Robotic Systems

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Machine Tool Systems offer robotics options.

July 29, 2016

Complementing traditional, large machine tool solutions, Liné Machines Robotics help maximize efficiency in aerospace, rail, and heavy equipment industries. Robotics platform supports variety of processes, including milling, trimming, and drilling; deburring and polishing; cleaning and surfacing; forming; inspection and scanning; automation, tooling, and part holding; and peripheral equipment for machine tools. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Robotics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Methods to Showcase Manufacturing the Future at IMTS 2016, Booth S-9119

July 12, 2016

3D Printing, Automation and Full Range of Innovative Machining Solutions Embody the Future of Manufacturing. Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, 3D printing technology, automation and accessories, has announced they will demonstrate a wide range of the latest developments in manufacturing technology in Booth S-9119 at... Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

EMVCo Qualifies First Fully Automated PICC Analog Test Solution

July 5, 2016

COMPRION has received the EMVCo Letter of Qualification for its EMVCo PICC Analog Test Solution, which can now be used for type approval of bankcards or smartphones by accredited test laboratories. The solution also helps phone and chipset manufacturers to test the compliance of their products before launching them. The EMVCo PICC Analog Test Solution consists of the conformance test system UT³... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Robot Monitoring System enables worker/robot collaboration.

June 30, 2016

With host of safety functions, including safe speed limits, safe standstill monitoring, safe axis ranges, and position and orientation supervision, SafeMove2 encourages development of innovative robot applications by integrating safety directly into robot controller. Software allows robots and operators to work closely together by restricting robot motion to precisely what is needed for application. SafeMove2 provides tools that speed commissioning workflow for faster setup and validation. Read More

Robotics, Services

New Plug and Play Motion System at IMTS

June 29, 2016

Visit Rollon at in the East Building at booth E-4528 Hackettstown, NJ - Rollon Corporation will be demonstrating its pre-engineered cartesian robot system, Motion Box, at this year's IMTS. Designed to deliver users six different motion profiles that can be set-up and running in a couple of hours, Motion Box includes everything from the human-machine interface (HMI) on one side to the... 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™ fixture mounting system can also be included.
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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

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

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

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