Machining & Finishing Robots

Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies, Non-Industrial Products

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

Robotics, Machinery & Machining Tools

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

Six-Axis Robot suits machine tending applications.

February 5, 2015

With 280 kg payload, 2,446 mm horizontal reach, and 2,962 mm vertical reach, Model MH280 II is suited for material handling and press tending applications. From boring to milling to grinding, robot can help optimize product quality by removing inconsistencies of manual process. Dynamic DX200 controller, using Windows® CE programming pendant with color touchscreen, handles multiple tasks and controls up to 8 robots, I/O devices, and communication protocols. Read More

Robotics

Pre-Engineered Robotic Welding Cell facilitates automation.

November 18, 2014

Auto-Mate™ accelerates and facilitates implementation of automated welding for manufacturers and job shops. While single-zone Auto-Mate 5 is suitable for welding medium-sized to larger parts, 2-zone Auto-Mate 10 accommodates processes that include smaller parts. Regarding latter, robot can weld on one side while operator handles parts on other. Both cells enable MIG and flux-cored welding processes performed by Fanuc® Arc Mate® 0iB robot driven by Power Wave® R350 power source. Read More

Robotics

Arc Welding Robot has 10 kg payload and extended reach.

November 11, 2014

With 2,010 mm horizontal reach, 3,649 mm vertical reach, and ±0.08 mm repeatability, 6-axis MA2010 can be mounted to floor, wall, or ceiling. Contoured arm structure reduces interference by enlarging close-range motion area of robot, while hollow upper arm maintains optimum bend radius of welding torch cable. Along with DX200 robot controller, features include T-axis that can rotate torch ±210° without cable interference, integrated through-the-arm torch cabling, and 50 mm thru-hole. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Robotics

Arc Welding Robot reduces need for tracks via extended reach.

November 7, 2014

Available in floor-, wall-, or ceiling-mounted configurations, MA3120 has 6 kg payload, 3,121 mm horizontal reach, and ±0.15 mm repeatability. Integrated through-arm cabling eliminates cable interference, and through hole wrist diameter facilitates integration of pull-torches or welding sensors. While welding utilities can be routed through robot base, wire feeder mounts to upper arm. Other features include Yaskawa Motoman DX200 controller and Functional Safety Unit (FSU). Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Robotics

Compact Series Robots suit spot welding applications.

October 2, 2014

With respective payload capacities of 165 and 210 kg, MS165 and MS210 six-axis robots feature DX200 controller, high-speed spot and ARM (Advanced Robot Motion) control function, and 2,702 mm reach with ±0.2 mm repeatability. Gas spring and Sigma-5 motor technology reduce weight and profile. With respective payload capacities of 100 and 80 kg, MS100 and MS80W II robots can utilize Mid-Frequency Direct Current (MFDC) spot guns and offer reach of 2,236 mm and ±0.07 mm repeatability. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Soldering Robot offers variable diameter laser beam.

July 31, 2014

Adjustable for each soldering pattern, Multi-phi Laser Soldering System enables components to be soldered from any direction without interference. Variable diameter laser beam optimizes energetic conversion into heat, so system provides optimal conditions for each component and pattern. Further, system is immovable with fixed z-axis distance and its variable is 0.004-0.12 in. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Robotics

Robotic Welding System creates complex curvatures.

July 29, 2014

Capable of producing quality welds on 3D parts at high travel speeds, I-RoboSTIR Friction Stir Welding System utilizes I-STIR controller and spindle weld package, which communicates with Robot Controller, creating seamless solution. I-STIR controller offers path-correction feature which compensates for manipulator and/or fixture deflections under welding loads. Unlike standard fusion welding, this green technology uses virtually no consumables and generates no harmful fumes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Robotics

Tabletop Robots support cell production applications.

June 25, 2014

Employing rigid base, ball screw, and servo control motor, TTA Series provides max speeds of 800, 800, and 400 mm/sec in X, Y, and Z axes, respectively. Large memory stores programs and positions, while additional data recovery function makes sure original data can be restored should writing to FLASH drive fail due to power failure. Offering 16 points/16 points I/O, expandable up to 48 points/48 points, robots support CC-Link, DeviceNet, ProfiBus, and EtherNet/IP field networks. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Robotic Cartridge Paint System serves waterborne applications.

May 13, 2014

Made from cast and machined aluminum, Compact CBS II offers fully integrated robotic solution for internal charge waterborne painting. Process of cleaning and filling one cartridge while painting with other can be custom tuned per color to minimize material waste during color change, which occurs in <10 sec. Along with servo motor drive units for vertical and horizontal cartridge handling motion, features include dual DCUs (Dosing Control Units) and full integration with robot controller. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Robotics

Top Loading Carton/Case Loader utilizes Fanuc delta robots.

January 14, 2014

Designed to handle multiple products and packaging combinations in high-speed pick-and-place applications, Robotic Vertical Carton/Case Loader uses delta robots and vision to locate, inspect, orient, and nest product for top carton or case loading. System is capable of loading standard RSC cases, HSC cases, top load cartons, and display trays. Product can be loaded horizontally for bulk packing or vertically for high impact point of sale display trays. Read More

Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Machining and Assembly Robots offer integrated force control.

December 17, 2013

With Integrated Force Control, ABB Assembly and Machining Robots can handle process variations with real-time external inputs. Robots react to surroundings and deviate from programmed path or speed based on feedback from force sensor. They can also mimic motions of human arm to find correct position to assemble part. Edges and contours are followed precisely regardless of workpiece orientation. Integrated into ABB's hardware and software, force sensor is protected against overload and EMC. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Robotics

Industrial Robots combine performance, minimal maintenance.

November 21, 2013

Designed for spot welding, material handling, and machine tending, IRB 6700 series includes variants with rated payload capacity from 150–300 kg and reach from 2.6–3.2 m. These industrial robots are available with LeanID, Integrated Dressing (ID) designed for facilitated programming and minimized footprint. Built to withstand harsh work environments, robots are also available with Foundry Plus 2 protection system. Read More

Robotics, Services

NTMA Meeting to feature UR introduction by Arthur Machinery.

November 12, 2013

Arthur Machinery-Florida will host West Coast Florida NTMA January 9, 2014 meeting at their office/showroom from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. In addition to dinner being served, CNC as well as manual machines will be on display. Universal Robots (UR) showing will be followed by a brief presentation. Pre-registration is required for this event, and NTMA welcomes non-members to attend. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Robotics

Soldering Robot is available with safety guard.

September 30, 2013

G Series Hot Iron Soldering Robot is available with wraparound safety guard. Keyence light curtain is used to activate safety net at front of work cell, and robot control system integrates into guard to activate and deactivate light curtain for loading and unloading. Read More

Robotics

Multi-Tasking Robot offers automated dispensing solution.

August 5, 2013

Providing 600 x 600 mm working area within enclosed free-standing platform, Model F9960N is suited for dispensing and coating applications ranging from miniature SMT circuit boards to larger PCBs and finished assemblies. Gantry robot can be integrated within conveyor-dependent inline manufacturing environment or installed as stand-alone module. With interactive 178 mm touchscreen, users can program dispense path with unique characteristics, including continuous path and point-to-point routing. Read More

Robotics

Parts and Tools Handling Robot supports payloads up to 10 kg.

June 26, 2013

Model IRB 1600 features 10 kg payload in both 1.2 and 1.45 m reach variants of robot. Product includes QuickMove™ motion control system and low-friction spur gears which allow changes in speed in minimal amount of time, while robot maintains same path at all speeds. Suited for use in IP67 and Foundry Plus 2 environments, energy-efficient unit can be inverted or side mounted on shelf, wall, or other structures. Read More

Robotics, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Tunable Laser System delivers speed and versatility.

May 16, 2013

Ultrafast laser system, combining automated Spirit™-OPA (optic parametric amplifier) and Spirit 1040-4 or 1040-8 industrial-grade femtosecond laser, tunes virtually gap-free from mid-IR to deep ultraviolet (DUV), from 16 µm to 210 nm, and offers user-adjustable repetition rates from tens of kHz up to 1 MHz. Functionality serves such time-resolved spectroscopy applications as single molecule studies, nonlinear optics, and fluorescence lifetime measurements. Read More

Robotics

Pick-and-Place Machine fosters flexible SMD production.

April 26, 2013

Employing H-drive that minimizes maintenance and maximizes working surface, FLEXUS can be equipped with up to 240 feeders – either intelligent cassette feeder or single type feeder – at once. MIS software is included for setup planning, stock management, and traceability. Able to place up to 6,000 cph precisely with automatic fiducial identification and laser and vision centering, machine can also place all SMD components from 01005 up to 50 x 50 mm with component heights from 0–20 mm. Read More