Robotic Systems

Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Equashield Pro Robot features dose verification software.

November 24, 2016

Created to prevent deficiencies that exist when compounding with needles and syringes, Equashield® Pro Robot prevents escape of hazardous drug via leakage, aerosol and vapor. With dose verification software, system reduces occurrences of medication dosage and identification of errors in hospitals. Protecting health care workers from compounding stage all way through administration of these drugs to patients, CSTDs prevent deficiencies.

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Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Auto-Continuum 350 and 500 Welding System allows connection via Wi-Fi.

November 23, 2016

Connecting to robot via webpage interfaces in three ways, Auto-Continuum 350 and Auto-Continuum 500 welding system offers standard MIG and flux-cored welding processes. Featuring low-inertia motor assembly 350 offers 11,000watts (350 amps and 31.5 volts at 100 percent duty cycle). With Accu-Pulse® and regulated Metal Deposition, 500 provides 19,000watts (500 amps and 39 volts at 100 percent duty cycle) and includes Part Tracking to detect bad welds.

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Robotics

Deco Lighting Pursues Innovation with Rethink Robotics' Sawyer

November 18, 2016

Smart lighting manufacturer meets smart, collaborative robot to make assembly 1200 percent faster

BOSTON, Nov. 15, 2016  - Deco Lighting, a leading green lighting technology manufacturer, is planning to deploy Rethink Robotics' high-performance Sawyer robots to reduce production time with precision sub-assembly on each line. By introducing Sawyer into this process, Deco Lighting...Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

UR3 Automated Robot arms can be plugged directly into wall outlet.

November 16, 2016

Using an end-of-arm spray applicator, UR3 Automated Robot will simulate CO2 spray cleaning. Combining with GENESYS spray generation system for precision cleaning or cooling-during-machining, robots provide eco-friendly CO2 dry cleaning and cooling technology. Suitable for cleaning applications such as machine tool tending, benchtop spray cleaning, and confined space surface preparation, device offers automated 3D scanning and inspection solutions.

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Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

ClassMate Robotic Trainer designed to fit through standard doorway.

November 14, 2016

Suitable for community and technical colleges, trade schools and workforce development programs, Lincoln Electric’s ClassMate™ Robotic Trainer offers solutions such as robotic welding training, demonstration and recruiting. Featuring robotic arm from FANUC® Robotics, Robotic Trainer includes what is needed to get started: instructor training, curriculum, fully functional welding power source, and large expandable surface that sets up in seconds.

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First in North America to Utilize The Trumpf TruLaser 5020 Robotic Welder.

October 31, 2016

Regal Research and Mfg Co today announced the expansion of its automated robotic welding capabilities in becoming the first contract manufacturer in North America to utilize the Trumpf TruLaser 5020 Robotic Welder. “This equipment will expand our already robust welding service offerings as we continue to focus on product and assembly level manufacturing for the medical, aerospace, industrial,...Read More

Robotics

Instant Automation Gantry has ready-to-use design.

October 24, 2016

Offered with 6 XY travels from 11 x 13 in. to 48 x 41 in. and Z gantry clearances of 7.8, 11.8, or 19.7 in., Flat Bed Gantry provides universal tool for instant automation applications. Mounting of application tooling on Z axis instantly creates work cell, test center, or secondary manufacturing station. While available in XY or XYZ configurations, systems support rotary stages for use as 4- or 5-axis work station. Motor options include stepper, brushless servo, brush servo, or proprietary. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Robot Conveyor System automates filling of molds.

October 18, 2016

Featuring gantry robot with integrated slip roller conveyor system, RC Series handles filling of molds and other parts on pallets and trays. X Y Z motion system is located above dispensing plane to allow straddling over conveyor with rigid structure in space saving package. Modular design accommodates up to 16 valves making it suitable for multiple color applications. Motion paths may be directly imported from CAD and graphics programs, or taught with Jog & Teach function. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Microscan Demonstrates Inline Inspection at The ASSEMBLY Show 2016

October 13, 2016

RENTON, WA, October 5, 2016 – Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, verification, and lighting solutions, announces that it will showcase a number of machine vision innovations as well as visionguided robotics and new products throughout the conference from booth 1705 at The ASSEMBLY SHOW at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois from October...Read More

Robotics

ABB Robotics releases IRB 1200 Foundry robot for precision die casting processes.

October 5, 2016

Smallest foundry robot in its class, IRB 1200 is IP66/67 compliant from base to wrist. Along with Foundry Plus 2 optional protection system, robots can withstand harsh environments and are corrosion resistant with capacity to withstand high-pressure steam washing. Suitable for casting light weight metals in consumer electronic industry, IRB 200 come in 700 mm and 900 mm variants with payload capacity of 7 kg and 5 kg respectively. Read More

Robotics, Services, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Lincoln Electric to Showcase Advanced Technology at FABTECH 2016

September 30, 2016

Connect with Lincoln Electric companies in both the North and Central halls during the show Cleveland – Lincoln Electric’s exhibits at FABTECH 2016, Nov. 16-18, in Las Vegas will feature demonstrations, technologies and application experts from each of the company’s welding, cutting, automation and integration brands for the metal fabrication industry. This year, Lincoln Electric has...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Mazak Booth Draws Thousands at IMTS 2016

September 28, 2016

Company spotlights new advanced manufacturing systems and SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak hosted a record number of visitors through its booth during the six days of IMTS 2016, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place from September 12-17. The company demonstrated over 20 highly advanced manufacturing cells and systems. Among these were its next-generation HYBRID Multi-Tasking...Read More

Robotics, Transportation Industry Products

General Dynamics Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Detects Threats to Ship Hulls and Structures

September 26, 2016

Using acoustic sonar and high-resolution imaging, Bluefin Robotics' H-AUV records a hull's condition and can identify potential threats to the ship while keeping divers safe. MONTEREY, Calif. - General Dynamics Mission Systems featured the Bluefin Robotics hovering-autonomous underwater vehicle (H-AUV) at OCEANS 2016 in Monterey, California. The Bluefin Robotics H-AUV locates,...Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Absolute Haitian Provides Press, Servo Robot for ACS Tech Center

September 26, 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota – Absolute Haitian, the exclusive distributor of Haitian and Zhafir injection molding machines in the U.S. and Canada, and ACS Group, a manufacturer of comprehensive auxiliary equipment for the plastics industry under the AEC, Cumberland, and Sterling brands, are partnering to install an operating molding line for a new Technology Center in New Berlin, Wisconsin. The...Read More

Robotics

ABB Robotics to Hold a Silicon Valley Open House at its new San Jose, California Facility, October 5th

September 21, 2016

Event to feature robotic demonstrations, technical breakout sessions and innovation briefings from area vendors and startup companies SAN JOSE, Calif. – ABB Robotics will host a Silicon Valley Open House October 5th, 2016, from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm at their newly opened San Jose, California facility. The event will feature robotic demonstrations, technical breakout sessions and innovation...Read More

Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Automated Weld Cell System integrates up to 4 Fanuc robots.

September 7, 2016

Featuring 2-piece modular construction, including robot base assembly, H-Frame Weld Cell is suited for high-production-capacity environments and/or high-precision applications. Floor-mounted system has complete perimeter guarding with safety light screens and solid panels. Final main axis sweep has wedge-lock positioning. Available with 2 axis heights of 29.5 in. and 35.4 in. as standard, H-Frame positioners are rated at 2,200 lb per side, with max load offset of 5.5 in. Read More

Robotics

ABB to Bring the \"Factory of the Future\" to Life with Latest Robotics Technologies at IMTS 2016

September 1, 2016

Over twelve demos to showcase the Collaboration, Simplification and Digitalization that are the hallmarks of the flexible, agile and efficient factory of the future Auburn, Hills, Mich. - ABB will feature more than a dozen innovative robotic demos at the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), September 12-17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Occurring every two years, IMTS is...Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Robotics

Metal AM System targets aerospace and casting industries.

August 31, 2016

Featuring both laser powder and laser hot-wire process, Robotic Metal Additive Manufacturing System will help move metal additive manufacturing out of traditional, small-area, bed-built processes and expand build envelopes for robotically printing metal parts. System is suited for producing titanium aerospace parts and low-volume, complex parts to replace design-constrained castings in steel-casting sector. Read More

Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Compact Robot supports arc welding and machine tending.

August 4, 2016

With Integrated DressPack design, Model IRB 1660ID enables users to program and simulate predictable cable movements. Strong, rigid upper arm, offering 1.55 m reach and payload of 6 kg, is able to accommodate heavy weld torches and provides optimized wire feeding control near arc for high-volume production. This, combined with TrueMove™ technology and Accuracy Mode, delivers 0.05 mm path repeatability. Combined 1,390° working range of axes 4, 5, and 6 provides agility inside CNC machines. Read More

Robotics

Automotive Supplier Faurecia Engages Swisslog to Automate New Emissions Technologies (FECT) Manufacturing Facility in Columbus, Indiana

August 1, 2016

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Faurecia, global leader of seat frames and mechanisms, emissions control technologies and vehicle interiors will work with Swisslog Warehouse Distribution Solutions (WDS) to make its new facility Industry 4.0 ready. Applying intralogistics principles to the automotive manufacturing industry Faurecia retained Swisslog to apply intralogistics expertise to the automation and...Read More