Robotics

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™ fixture mounting system can also be included.
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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'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

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Evana Automation Provides Turnkey Robotic Cell Solution to a Manufacturer of Automotive Molded Parts

June 1, 2016

Evana integrates customer robot and bowl feeder to improve clip insertion process for automobile sills EVANSVILLE, Ind., Aug. 11, 2015 - Evana Automation Specialists, a leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently provided a turnkey robotic cell solution to a leading manufacturer of automotive molded parts. The Evana solution involved... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Robotics

ST Robotics Announces Strategic Distribution Partners in North America

May 31, 2016

PRINCETON, N.J., May 25, 2016 - ST Robotics is pleased to announce new distribution agreements with RobotShop and SuperDroid Robots to deliver its low-cost, easy-to-use ST R Series articulated and cylindrical robot arm systems across North America. "We are excited about our new collaboration with RobotShop and SuperDroid Robots which will allow us to provide the ST robot systems to a wider... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Industrial PCs support Windows 10 OS.

May 26, 2016

While available with Windows® 10, noax industrial PCs (IPCs) will continue supporting such operating systems as Windows 7/8.1/embedded and IGEL. OS support facilitates integration into existing computer network, and applications such as MES or QA systems can be used on IPCs in production areas. Completely sealed and fully splashproof, design meets requirements for protection classes up to IP69K. High-contrast and durable TFT displays are offered to ensure clear readability. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Upgradeable Laptops offer optimized Thunderbolt 3 throughput.

May 25, 2016

Sky X9, DLX7, and Sky X6 (17.3 in.) and Sky X4 (15.6 in.), can be configured with AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro hardware RAID and display dock solution. Utilizing Thunderbolt™ 3/USB C, AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro can deliver transfer speeds up to 770 MBps while simultaneously providing two 4K video streams to connected displays. Sony Vegas and Adobe Premier Pro users can edit or playback multiple streams of HD/4K content with enough headroom to daisy chain multiple 4K displays simultaneously. Read More

Robotics

New Mobile Robot Expected to Revolutionize Workplace Logistics

May 23, 2016

Stony Brook, New York – Mobile Industrial Robots, MiR, today announced that its award-winning autonomous mobile robot—the MiR100—will be available to North American companies as another tool to drive efficiency. Already in use in 19 countries at prominent manufacturers such as Leoni, Flextronics, and Continental, MiR leads a new generation of autonomous mobile robots whose ease of use,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged Tablet and Convertible offer multi-layer security.

May 20, 2016

Based on 6th Generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors with Intel® Authenticate Technology, F110 Tablet and V110 Convertible with full-size keyboard combine Intel's HD Graphics 520, Windows 10 OS, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and hot-swappable battery design. TPM 2.0 monitors and protects system start-ups to ensure device is tamper-free, while BitLocker protects data at rest, in use, and in transit. Sunlight-readable 11.6 in. LumiBond® 2.0 display delivers 10-point touch experience. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

BENZ IMTS Booth to Feature Advanced German-Engineered Tooling Products

May 19, 2016

HICKORY, N.C. — BENZ Inc. will present several tooling systems during IMTS 2016 (International Manufacturing Technology Show), September 12–17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Showing in Booth W-2445, BENZ will feature its LinA broaching tools, crown gear technology for heavy-duty machining, adjustable angle heads for machining difficult angles, and production-enhancing modular quick-change... Read More