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Thank you for visiting! We've put together some commonly asked questions to give you more information about elliTek and the products and services we provide.

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What does elliTek do? elliTek, Inc. is a premier distribution partner representing best-in-class industrial automation products. Coined as an “Engineering Elite” Automation Distribution company, this unmatched level of engineering service and support defines a level of “Value Added Services” that extend far beyond any being offered today. elliTek’s extensive integration background and firsthand experience with the products it promotes equips its engineers with the knowledge to confidently apply its in-house integration capabilities to empower its customers by meeting them exactly where they are. elliTek’s specialized training and support promote a focus on mutual success with End Users, Machine Builders, and Systems Integrators.

Is elliTek a distributor of robots and robot accessories? YES! elliTek is a robot distributor and integrator that provides robots, collaborative robots, pre-engineered robotic work cells, robotic vision systems, robot accessories, robot training, and support.

How is elliTek different from other robot distributors? elliTek's mission is to empower each customer and meet them wherever they are in their automation journey. Whether you're new to robotics or a seasoned veteran, our Systems Group will be with you throughout your entire project.

How much do industrial robots and collaborative robots cost? New industrial robots with controllers and teach pendants can cost anywhere from $50,000 to $150,000. Collaborative robots can cost from $14,500 to $50,000. Keep in mind, that the robot is NOT your enitre cost.

Why should my company use Industrial Robots or Cobots? Consider Brandon's Brandology on the four reasons to automate. 1) Qualtiy/Consistency, 2) Decrease Cyle Time/Increase Production, 3) Reclassify Labor, 4) Flexibility/Quick Setup

What are the types of industrial robots? Articulated robots, Cartesian robots, SCARA, Clyindrical robots, Polar robots, and Delta robots.

What is a collaborative robot? Collaborative robots aka cobots work alongside humans in a shared workspace or production line.

How do I choose the right robot? The varieties and options for industrial and collaborative robots can be overwhelming. elliTek's Systems Group has more than 20 years of experience in industrial automation has some tips to help narrow down your choices

What steps should be taken to implement an automation project? Here are some tips from elliTek's Systems Group for implementing an automated robotic system in your plant.

What advice can you offer when I'm ready to buy a robot? Buying an industrial robot or cobot is a big investment that can seem intimidating especially if it's your first robot or you're an SMB. elliTek's Systems Group shares some tips to help make the process easier for you and your company.

Where do I buy an Industrial or Collaborative Robot? This is the easiest question - elliTek! We partner only with those robotic manufacturers' that offer adaptable and dependable solutions for the best return on your investment. Our partners include Elite Robots, FANUC, Hanwha, and Yaskawa Motoman.

What will my pre-engineered robotic work cell include? Your turnkey robotic work cell from elliTek includes the robot, controller, teach pendant, table/pedestal, and optional peripherals such as end-of-arm tooling (EOAT), safety components, and programming to match a specific part or application. A custom robotic work cell is designed to fit individual requirements and specifications.

Does elliTek sell End of Arm Tooling (EOAT)? Yes, end-of-arm tooling (EOAT), also known as end effectors, are a vital aspect of your robot system. elliTek offers pre-engineered end-of-arm tooling, as well as customized designs to meet your application requirements.

What specifications should I consider when buying an industrial or collaborative robot? When selecting a robot for a particular industrial application, there are many elements to take into consideration. The expert engineers at elliTek share the features that should be considered when selecting your industrial robot.

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