Robotic Systems

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

Robotics

Comau to Exhibit at the IndustryWeek Manufacturing and Technology Conference and to Participate in the NED Awards with its Racer3

May 4, 2016

Southfield, MI – Comau LLC will be an exhibitor at this year’s IndustryWeek Manufacturing Technology Conference Expo (May 3-5) , which will be held in Rosemont, Illinois in May. The event will highlight the latest in manufacturing trends, as well as introduce the most advanced innovations in industrial equipment, software and devices. New Equipment Digest, an IndustryWeek sister... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Mazak will Raise the Bar in Manufacturing Technology at IMTS 2016

April 28, 2016

Company to unveil groundbreaking innovations designed to drive the industry’s future FLORENCE, Ky. – The stage is set for Mazak Corporation to raise the manufacturing technology bar at IMTS. In booth S-8300, the company will demonstrate a host of new high-level developments in full digital factory integration, smart technology and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity – in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Precise Automation Collaborative Robots Measured and Certified by TUV to Exert Forces Within Collaborative Robot Guidelines

April 28, 2016

Fremont, California – TUV has measured and certified that the forces exerted by all Precise Automation collaborative robots (including SCARA, six-axis and Cartesian configurations) exert forces that are within the guidelines defined by the recent ISO/TS 15066 Standard on Collaborative Robots. Even maximum speed collisions in free space are well under the ISO force limits for operator safety. ... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Telemetrics Displays Feature-Rich, Cost-Effective Camera Robotics Products at NAB 2016

April 26, 2016

Offers Full Complement of Camera Robotics Hardware for Any Studio Application Las Vegas, NV  - Telemetrics. Inc. is demonstrating a wide selection of the company’s industry leading hardware-based camera robotics production products here at NAB. The innovative product line-up, part of Telemetrics’ rich heritage of camera control products and software systems, addresses critical industry... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

If at First You Succeed...Deliver, Deliver Again

April 22, 2016

Repeat business is the best kind of business. It not only shows that you have succeeded but it shows a willingness on both parties to continue to partner up and succeed. And as we all know, success breeds success. Case in point, a building hardware manufacturer and repeat customer of Creform Corporation was searching for another solution to its material delivery needs at one of its plants. The... Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vision Inspection System provides precision fault detection.

April 21, 2016

Integrated with full range of ST Robotics arms, STVS-X is used for automated and accurate handling, testing, and inspection of critical parts. ST robot arm, developed to address tight fault detection and QA in high-precision components manufacturing, picks up the part to be inspected and rotates it in front of Epix SV5M10 Hi-Res camera. Measurements can be made down to a 0.001 mm resolution. Golden Image comparison and Critical Measurements operational modes ensure accurate defect measurements. Read More

Robotics

ABB to Feature Two YuMi dual-arm, Collaborative Robot Demos at the 2016 Vision Show, May 3rd - 5th in Boston

April 15, 2016

The vision compatible YuMi is specifically designed to meet the flexible and agile production needs of small parts assembly and handling applications. AUBURN HILLS, Mich.  - ABB Robotics will feature two YuMi® collaborative robot demos at the 2016 Vision Show, May 3rd - 5th at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston (Booth #303). Sponsored by the Automated Imaging Association (AIA), the show... Read More

Robotics

The Future of the AGC is now!

April 12, 2016

Not all AGV's – also referred to as AGC's - are created equal. Handling Specialty's customized automatic guided vehicle was designed, built and tested at their facilities for a truck-body builder who required specific application details and safety options which Handling Specialty delivered. Flexibility to alter the assembly floor is a new advancement in automated guided... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Robotic Shuttle System automates order fulfillment.

April 6, 2016

To fully automate order fulfillment, solution integrates AS/RS shuttle technology with articulated robotic arm featuring vision technology and suction end-of-arm tooling. Design delivers flexibility needed to handle high volumes of individual orders for operations in eCommerce fulfillment and promotes productivity and accuracy over manual processes. Also, adaptability lets operations accommodate changing order profiles and manage SKU proliferation while redeploying labor resources. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

Tru-D SmartUVC to Showcase the Gold Standard in Disinfection Technology at AORN Expo

April 5, 2016

UV Market's only total room disinfection robot will exhibit in Anaheim, CA ANAHEIM, Calif. - The pioneer in UV disinfection robots, Tru-D SmartUVC will exhibit its state-of-the-art technology at the Association for Perioperative Registered Nurses' Surgical Conference and Expo 2016 in Anaheim, California April 3-5, 2016 at booth #1719. The leader in advocating for excellence in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Count On Tools, Inc. Sees Great Interest in MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX

April 4, 2016

Count On Tools, Inc. Sees Great Interest in MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX GAINESVILLE, GA - Count On Tools, Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, received great customer feedback at the recent IPC APEX EXPO. The company exhibited its new refreshed look for the first time and received many quality leads from prospective customers with special interest... Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Yaskawa Motoman's Strategy for Robotics Education is Strategy for the Economy

April 1, 2016

Dayton, OH — Successful workforce development and sustainable economic growth depend on close alignment of STEM education, certification and training with the needs and expertise of industry leaders. Organizations must provide the right products, technology and education to fill the gap between what the industry wants and what educational institutions can provide. Yaskawa Motoman is addressing... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

Passavant Area Hospital Bolsters Already Stringent Cleaning Protocols for Added Patient Protection

March 31, 2016

Tru-D SmartUVC Disinfection Robot to provide enhanced terminal room disinfection MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Passavant Area Hospital has added to its already strict cleaning strategies with the addition of Tru-D SmartUVC, a germ-eliminating UV disinfection robot. The hospital, located in Jacksonville, Illinois, is an affiliate of Memorial Health System and has been providing healthcare services in West... Read More

Robotics, Services

ABB to Feature an IRB 1200 Robot Paired with the PickOne Perception System at MODEX 2016 in Atlanta

March 24, 2016

The innovative vision system is designed for singulation tasks often found in Third Party Logistics and Mail Order Fulfillment Companies AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – ABB Robotics will feature an IRB 1200 robot paired with the PickOne Perception system at MODEX 2016, April 4th -7th at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. PickOne is an innovative vision system designed for singulation... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Bastian Solutions to Distribute Servus Technology in North America

March 22, 2016

Robotic shuttle system combines storage and transportation to create seamless product handling from receiving to shipping. Indianapolis, IN – Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator, announced today a partnership with Servus Intralogistics to distribute and integrate the company’s robotic shuttle system in North America. “The Servus technology offers our... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

PNC Purchases Universal Pick and Place Equipment

March 21, 2016

Sam Sangani, President and owner of PNC has announced that his company recently added a new Universal Pick and Place machine model Genesis GI-07 to its fast growing assembly department. Commenting on the acquisition, Mr. Sangani said, “This is a cornerstone piece of equipment for PNC Assembly at this time. Our goal as a true Total Concept company is to provide our customer with design,... Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rethink Robotics' Sawyer Takes Center Stage at IPC APEX EXPO 2016

March 16, 2016

Sawyer Robot to Demonstrate In-circuit Test Solution on the Show Floor BOSTON - Rethink Robotics' high-performance Sawyer robot will take center stage at IPC APEX EXPO 2016, showing off a key printed circuit board testing application. With its compliant motion control, Sawyer has a unique ability to feel its way into precise and fragile fixtures, even when part position changes. This... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Precision Rails Accessory supports micro-components.

March 11, 2016

With StripFeeder Precision Rails, customers can take advantage of StripFeeder platform when running micro-components such as 0201s, 01005s, and 03015s in 4 or 8 mm tape. Each rail features machined lanes based on industry tape standards. Ball detents located on one end of rail hold tape in place by sprocket hole for part registration and repeatable pick-and-place applications. With additional support underneath tape, microscopic components do not see violent movement as with some feeder systems. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

Tru-D SmartUVC Robot Gives Patient Peace of Mind

March 1, 2016

Cutting-edge UV technology provides safe hospital environment MEMPHIS, Tenn., – The value and benefits of Tru-D SmartUVC are quickly becoming widely known beyond hospital staff and medical professionals. The demand for Tru-D is now being heard from patients and their families, who want to ensure they receive the highest level of care possible. With his wife's history of infections... Read More