Machining & Finishing Robots

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

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

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Mechanical Order Picking Device eliminates bending, pulling.

November 12, 2015

Made of steel to hold up to 1,200 lb, Pick-Plank affixes to pallet and converts each pick slot from static to dynamic storage position. This allows all items on pallet to be accessible from aisle and helps eliminate bending and pulling. Mechanical order picking device, suitable for case picking less than full pallet from man aboard order picker, eliminates need for picker to reach or crawl into storage position. Design also improves warehouse space utilization, safety, and pick rates. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Airgas' Advanced Fabrication Technologies Group to Exhibit at FABTECH 2015

November 9, 2015

Airgas Experts to Demonstrate and Discuss New Technologies and Systems RADNOR, PA - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, as well as welding gases, consumables, and equipment, and related products, today announced that its Advanced Fabrication Technologies group will attend and exhibit at FABTECH 2015 (Booth #N18031),... Read More

Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Global Contract Manufacturing (GCM) Invests in State-of-the-Art Technology Upgrade to its Robotic Welding Operations

November 4, 2015

GCM, a Hi-Tech Manufacturing, LLC company, announces a major upgrade to its robotic welding operations with the purchase of the Power Wave R350 power source and companion software and production monitoring tools from Lincoln Electric Company, Cleveland, OH.  The Power Wave R350 is a next generation robotic welding power source that utilizes Waveform Control Technology™ to optimize arc... Read More

Portable Tools, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Lincoln Electric to Showcase Advanced Technology and Expertise at FABTECH 2015

October 13, 2015

Connect with Lincoln Electric Companies in both the North and South halls during the show Cleveland – Each fall, visitors go to FABTECH, North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, seeking the latest technologies to help them do their jobs better, faster, at a lower cost and with higher quality results. At FABTECH 2015, Nov. 9-12, at McCormick Place... Read More

Robotics

Single-Arm Robot automates precise tasks.

October 1, 2015

Weighing just 42 lb, Sawyer Robot features 8.8 lb payload, with 7 degrees of freedom and 1,260 mm reach that can maneuver into tight spaces and varied alignments of work cells designed for humans. High resolution force sensing, embedded at each joint, enables Rethink Robotics' compliant motion control, which allows robot to feel its way into fixtures or machines. Powered by Baxter, Sawyer is IP54-rated for harsh environments and includes embedded vision with built-in Cognex camera. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Deburring/Rounding Machine handles parts of greater thickness.

September 29, 2015

Supporting part parameter input via touchscreen controls, EdgeBreaker® can run jobs automatically on 25 kW upon stored data retrieval. Dry processing application can perform double-sided deburring and rounding. While oscillating roller-equipped unit removes unwanted burrs, transverse-running rounding units with rounding locks simultaneously round edges on both sides. One-Click system allows for accelerated replacement of rounding blocks. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Advantages of Utilizing Robotics in Plastic Injection Molding

September 8, 2015

Robotics in plastic processing is the natural progression of technology. It has ushered in a plethora of possibilities that have improved and supported the industry dramatically. Motivation for implementing robotics and downstream automation has primarily been to increase productivity, reduce cycle times, increase part quality and facilitate the assembly of small harder-to-handle components. ... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Fancort Industries to Exhibit Desktop Soldering Robots at SMTAI

August 31, 2015

CALDWELL, NJ – Fancort Industries, Inc., a global supplier of cost-effective solutions to electronics manufacturers, today announce plans to exhibit with Electronic Assembly Products (EAP), Ltd. in Booth #807 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 29 - 30, 2015 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Company representatives will demonstrate the Japan UNIX... Read More

Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

ABB Robotics to Hold Open House at Its New Houston Facility

August 14, 2015

Event to feature robotic demonstrations and technical training seminars HOUSTON, Tex. – ABB Robotics will host an Open House September 9th, 2015, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at their newly opened Houston facility. The event will feature robotic demonstrations and technical seminars targeted to benefit both those considering an initial foray into robotic automation, as well as those looking to... Read More

HVAC, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Bernard and Tregaskiss to Showcase Products at FABTECH 2015 in Chicago

August 7, 2015

BEECHER, Ill./WINDSOR, Ontario. – Bernard and Tregaskiss have announced plans to attend FABTECH 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago, November 9 to 12. To help companies improve productivity and quality, Bernard will showcase the latest in its semi-automatic MIG guns, fume extraction guns and consumables. Tregaskiss will feature its robotic MIG guns, peripherals and consumables. Both will share... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Software

CAM Software offers optimized collision checking.

July 15, 2015

With PowerMILL Robot 2015, manual and CNC programming of robots can be combined in single program. Software provides optimized collision checking, automatic avoidance of wrist singularities, and ability to generate robot programs from tape files produced in other CAM software. Users can duplicate in virtual environment teach-and-learn programming of robot for linking moves, which can then be integrated with cutting moves to provide complete sequence of operations. Read More

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

ATI Industrial Automation's Annual Technology Fair Scheduled for August 13th, 2015

July 7, 2015

Apex, North Carolina: ATI Industrial Automation will host their Annual Technology Fair at the Michigan Sales Office located at 4577 South Lapeer Road, Suite I, Orion Township, MI 48359. On Thursday, August 13th, discussions will detail the many new end-effector products developed by ATI over the past year along with their existing state-of-the-art products. ATI will provide cost-effective... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

3D Scan System enables flexible seam width welding with zoom axis.

June 23, 2015

Managing laser fine-positioning for remote welding, intelliWELD II FT has integrated zoom axis that allows dynamic, step-less varying of spot size up to x1.5 accompanied by uniform intensity distribution. Scan head feature include sealed housing, encapsulated optical path, and replaceable protective window, and protective window monitoring is also standard. Galvanometer scanners minimize position drift, and optical components accommodate disc and fiber lasers with up to 8 kW power. Read More

Robotics

Custom Parts Manufacturer Increases Global Competitiveness with Smart, Collaborative Robots

June 12, 2015

Standby Screw Machine Products Co. Powers Production, Precision with Baxter BOSTON, – A leader in custom manufacturing for outdoor power equipment, Standby Screw Machine Products Co., is leveraging Rethink Robotics' two-armed Baxter robot in two separate applications to increase flexibility and consistency in its manufacturing operations and better compete on a global stage. A... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Laser Soldering System optimizes laser exposure diameters.

May 26, 2015

Offering adjustable beam spot diameters from 0.1–3.0 mm, Multi-Phi Laser Soldering System optimizes soldering conditions for each component. Diameter range is determined by optical fibers and lens configuration. Laser’s output power is converted into thermal energy, and robot’s z-axis (vertical) stays fixed when adjusting beam diameter. Supporting variety of soldering patterns, component shapes, and sizes, Multi-Phi can feed solder wire from any direction with feeding mechanism. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Robotics Platform aids education and workforce development.

March 26, 2015

Designed specifically for classrooms, robotics labs, and robotics training centers, STEM Robotics Platform features aluminum extruded cart that is modular and lightweight. Suite of fully integrated academic tools includes Yaskawa Motoman’s web-based curriculum, offline modeling and programming tools, and STEM-aligned activity template. Available for material handling and welding, platforms use robots that are speed-limited for student safety. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

High-Payload Robot conserves space while increasing capacity.

March 20, 2015

Designed to efficiently manipulate components of significant size and weight, SMART NJ 650 handles payloads up to 650 kg, offers maximum horizontal reach of 2.70 m, and provides ISO 9283 repeatability from 0.15 mm. Space-conserving design, characterized by stiffness, is suited for such industrial applications as handling, spot welding, and component manipulation as well as palletizing, deburring/polishing, packaging, and general machining. Read More

Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

ABB to Showcase "New Era of Robotics" Built on the Pillars of Collaboration, Simplification and Integration at Automate 2015

March 12, 2015

Demos include advanced systems for small parts assembly, laser welding, high speed picking, customer service and operational software AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – ABB Robotics will showcase "A New Era of Robotics" built upon the three pillars of collaboration, simplification and integration at Automate 2015, March 23-26 at McCormick Place in Chicago (Booth # 571). The themes are represented by... Read More