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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Embedded Mini-ITX Motherboard leverages 6th Gen Intel Core CPU.

June 27, 2016

Powered by 14 nm, 6th generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 and Pentium® CPU in LGA1151 socket with Intel® H110 chipset, 170 x 170 mm MANO500 supports up to 32 GB DDR4 RAM and offers 3 SATA connections. While HDMI, VGA, DisplayPort, and LVDS/Embedded DisplayPort (optional) with dual view enable four 4K display support, expansion is fostered via PCIe x16 slot, PCIe Mini Card slot, SIM slot, and mSATA. Complementing multiple I/O options, SIM card socket allows Wi-Fi®/3G module installation. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Robotics

Hexapod serves motion simulation, compensation applications.

June 27, 2016

Deriving 6-axis movement from actuators placed in parallel between top and bottom platform, Hexapods comes in sizes with bases from 100 mm to 1 m, different stiffness configurations, and load capacities from 2–1,000+ kg. Each 6 DOF motion system, providing dynamic motion and sub-micrometer position resolution, is CIPA certified for 6-axis image stabilization capabilities of cameras. Software is included for alignment and tracking as well as defining trajectories and sinusoidal curves. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Vacuum Lifter-Tilter enables manual rotation of tubing.

June 24, 2016

With Model ETL10M2-OCMR, one person can safely position and change orientation of non-porous cylinders, such as pipes or other tube-shaped objects. Below-the-hook end-effector provides 90° power tilt operation with 360° manual rotation. Available in electric- and air-powered models, system can handle loads weighing up to 100 lb at 24 in. Hg min for cylinders with 9–15 in. diameter. It includes pendant controls on handlebar, vacuum gauge, and audible vacuum leakage warning system. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

ATI Industrial Automation's Annual Technology Fair Scheduled for August 11th, 2016

June 21, 2016

Apex, North Carolina: ATI Industrial Automation will host their Annual Technology Fair on Thursday, August 11th at the Michigan Sales Office located at 4577 South Lapeer Road, Suite I, Orion Township, MI 48359. This one-day event is a great educational opportunity for networking, sharing ideas, and also showcasing cutting-edge robotic and automation technologies. Multiple... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Rotary-Index Twin Spindle Machine enhances cellular manufacturing.

June 21, 2016

Expanded version of RXS-400 utilizes Fanuc M710 Robot, which carries 8 Model 900 guns in heavy-duty cabinet with powered sliding door. In addition to Alpha S4 servos, Apex precision 50:1 ratio gear boxes, precision stop CAM Technologies indexer, and roof-mounted Precision Rotary Union, components include 300/28 cyclone reclaim system coupled to 36 in. deck classifier with thin ball tray, PLC-controlled heater pad and vibrator mounted to 6 ft³ mixer box, and PLC-controlled Media adder. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Robotics

Robotic Automation System works interactively with co-workers.

June 20, 2016

Able to operate alongside existing workers or independently with no need for safety guards, Robo Packer is suited for pick and place, assembly, and packaging applications. Integrated packaging module is supplied with 6-axis robotic arm, infeed conveyor, and box conveyor all mounted onto common sub-frame which is fitted with leveling pads and casters. Portable system can be supplied with 1 of 3 robotic arm payloads depending on application, task to be performed, and level of productivity required. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Robotics

Bell and Howell Introduces Smart Lockers to North American Colleges and Universities

June 16, 2016

Will participate in CUPMAC and ACUHO-I annual conferences Durham, N.C. – With the rapid increase of e-commerce and rising expectations for expedited delivery, many college and university mailroom operations face logistical and physical obstacles to accepting and storing parcels until they are picked up. One solution that has been well received in Europe is intelligent parcel terminals, also... Read More

Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Modular Robotic Welding Workcell handles large workpieces.

June 16, 2016

Designed for jobs involving large parts or heavy deposition welding, ArcWorld® 2000 is scalable with one or two 6-axis Yaskawa welding robots and handles parts up to 5 m wide and payloads up to 6,300 kg. DX200 controller with menu-driven arc welding application software; integrated welding package (power source, wire feeder, and welding torch); positioner(s); operator interface; and safety barriers are standard. MotoMount&trade; fixture mounting system can also be included.<br /> Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Fanless Braswell Mini PC is based on Intel's NUC form factor.

June 16, 2016

Standing less than 2 in. tall with all-metal construction and no moving parts, Model CL100 features Quad-Core Intel Celeron N3150 processor with onboard Intel HD Graphics. System can power triple independent displays or accommodate 4k resolution. Passive thermal management cools internal components, allowing for completely ventless enclosure. WiFi and Bluetooth capable, CL100 can be configured with up to 16 GB of RAM and up to 512 GB of mSATA solid state storage. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools, Robotics

United Grinding Will Bring its Industry-Leading Technology to IMTS

June 15, 2016

Company to debut many new grinders and automation that works alongside humans. MIAMISBURG, Ohio, June 10, 2016 – At IMTS, United Grinding will showcase one of its most advanced surface and profile grinding systems paired with an equally advanced robot that can work side-by-side with humans. Also in booth N-6800, the company will debut several other new grinding systems, including an... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Mini High-Speed Video Cameras have 32 GB memory capacity.

June 14, 2016

In addition to offering 32 GB capacity, FASTCAM Mini AX/UX/WX are optimized for light sensitivity. Cameras provide ISO 40,000 (mono) and ISO 16,000 (color), as measured to ISO Ssat 12232 standard, with IR filter retained as per ISO 12232 (not removed to produce fictitious T values). Gigabit Ethernet interfaces facilitate viewing and analysis of slow motion video data from desktop or laptop PC, and 100 G, 10 msec, 6 axes testing ensures operation in high-G, high-shock environments. Read More

Robotics

Wheel Changer enables uninterrupted machine operation.

June 14, 2016

Available for use on WALTER HELITRONIC MINI POWER grinding machines and HELITRONIC DIAMOND EVOLUTION 2-in-1 eroding and grinding systems, Automated Wheel Changer boosts output through continuous uninterrupted machine operation, without increasing machine&#39;s footprint. Unit accommodates up to 6 grinding wheel sets or electrodes with max diameters of 150 mm. Belt-driven spindle increases grinding/eroding length by up to 40 mm over max length of conventional MINI POWER with 2 spindle ends. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

The Pioneer in UV Disinfection to Exhibit at APIC

June 9, 2016

Tru-D SmartUVC invites attendees to learn more about UV market's only total room disinfection robot CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 6, 2016 - Tru-D SmartUVC, the pioneer in the UV disinfection space, will attend APIC, June 11-13 in Charlotte, North Carolina. APIC delivers the largest annual conference of infection preventionists from across the U.S., and Tru-D invites the more than 2,500 attendees... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Secure, Rugged Notebook serves mission-critical applications.

June 9, 2016

Supplied in magnesium alloy chassis and powered by Intel® 6th gen Skylake Core i7 CPU, B300 is available with direct sunlight readable, 13.3 in. touchscreen display (1,400 nits). One-touch feature lets screen be viewed with night vision goggles without additional screen filters, and full-sized keyboard features red backlighting. Multiple security features as well as I/O options are standard, and dual hot swappable batteries provide up to 30 hr between charges. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

QorIQ-based 3U VPX SBC handles high bandwidth data processing.

June 8, 2016

Available with PCIe and 10G (XAUI) fabric options, rugged C912 is powered by T4 series QorIQ SoC multicore e6500 processors with 4 or 8 PowerPC cores. Each core supports 2 hardware threads that appear to application software as virtual CPUs, and dedicated AltiVec vector execution accelerator allows up to 16 complex math operations per clock cycle per core. Along with several memory arrays, air- or conduction-cooled SBC integrates multiple security features as well as I/O and expansion options. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

HMIs, Touch Panel PCs target Industry 4.0 nd IoT applications.

June 8, 2016

PC-based HMIs and Industrialized Touch Panel PCs come pre-installed with Windows® OS for open platform communications (OPC) for process, industrial manufacturing control, monitoring and automation applications. Open architecture platform and design, which allow OPC UA compatibility with Web, PLC, HMI, SCADA, and MES applications, also ensure network security. Both HMIs and PCs come in Premium, Standard, and Compact Series with range of processors and screen sizes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

B&R to Present Integrated Machine Control Platform and Advanced Technologies at IMTS 2016

June 7, 2016

Modular automation solution unifies CNC, PLC, HMI, robotics, safety and more At this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), from September 12-17 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, BR Industrial Automation Corp will exhibit its innovative automation solutions at booth E-4115. B&R specializes in standards-based, scalable and modular control systems integrating CNC, logic,... Read More

Robotics

Benchtop Fluid Dispensing Robots offer flexible mounting.

June 6, 2016

Eliminating need for external PC or control box for operation, EZ Series features all XYZ motion and valve/syringe control inside its head. Connectivity is possible via RS-232, network, and dual USB ports, and additionally included I/O and logic streamline integration. Motion paths may be defined by typing commands, importing CAD files, or using jog/teach functions. Hundreds of patterns may be stored on included CF memory card, and Super Speed technology performs at >20 ips. Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Robot-Guided System detects defects on shiny surfaces.

June 3, 2016

Offering alternative to manual inspection, reflectCONTROL Automation provides high-speed, automatic surface inspection of shiny/painted parts with complex geometries. System projects striped pattern onto measurement object. Defects cause deviations from striped pattern which are recorded by cameras and evaluated by software. Deflectometry sensor, which consists of monitor for striped pattern projection and up to 2 cameras, is guided over measurement object by robot for reliable 3D inspection. Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged Windows Tablet features 3D camera.

June 3, 2016

Integrating Intel® RealSense 3D rear facing camera, 8 in. xTablet T8650 captures 3D scenery and objects, overlaying virtual information into live image feed. Users can capture depth-based images for applications such as volume dimensioning, measurements, and scene capture. Based on Intel Atom X5-Z8550 processor with 4 GB memory and 64 GB storage, tablet also includes 2D barcode imager, fingerprint reader, and 4G LTE. Unit is IP65-rated and designed to meet MIL-STD-810G standards. Read More