Machining & Finishing Robots

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

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

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

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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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