Material Handling Robots

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, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Aseptic Robot features ISO 5 cleanroom rating.

November 24, 2014

Designed with special coverings for applications requiring biocontamination control, 6-axis Model VS-050 offers 520 mm reach and 4 kg payload capacity. Protective outer coating and sealed joints allow robot to be sterilized with hydrogen peroxide or UV light. Smooth, rounded exterior has no external screws, keeping contaminants from adhering to surface. With 0.37 sec cycle time and ±0.02 mm repeatability, robot is suited for assembly, dispensing, inspection, and packaging. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Order Fulfillment Systems handle mixed loads.

November 11, 2014

Suitable for retail replenishment applications, Alvey® Robotic Mixed-load Order Fulfillment solutions utilize advancements in robotic integration, software, controls, and vision technology to palletize and depalletize partial and mixed-load pallets, enabling operations to replace manual processes with efficiency and accuracy of automation. Systems feature adjustable end-of-arm tooling capable of handling up to 4 cases simultaneously and integrated stack-and-wrap system. Read More

Robotics

Tactical Robot is IOP-compliant as defined by U.S. Army.

October 22, 2014

Providing 16 total I/O ports, including IOP A and B connectors, TALON V has successfully completed U.S. Army's TARDEC Interoperability Profile testing. Man transportable robot is equipped with high torque drive motors capable of climbing 46° staircase, and multi-degree of freedom manipulator that can lift up to 65 lb. Offering 1080i HD and SD camera options, robot is used for counter-improvised explosive device missions, police operations, and hazardous material missions. Read More

Robotics

Robotic Vehicle Kit targets educational applications.

September 18, 2014

Supplied with RC5 remote control and battery charger, RP6V2-C Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Kit is programmable in C and is suited for universities, trade schools, high schools, and course hobby users. Robot integrates ATMEGA32 8-bit RISC microcontroller with 8 MIPS and 8 MHz clock, two 7.2 Vdc motors, and tank drivetrain that can negotiate steep ramps and obstacles. Additional features include USB interface, modular I2C bus expansion system, and 6 PCB expansion areas. Read More

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

Force Sensing Package suits precision assembly applications.

September 10, 2014

With 6-axis force sensor that can detect 3 translational forces and 3 axial moments, MotoFit™ alters robot's position based on force encountered to align/assemble parts. Touching, fitting, and inserting are combined to provide automatic precision fits of mating surfaces of 10–100 µm. High-speed fits up to 20 mm deep with h7/H7 tolerance can be done in 5 sec. Additional components include communication board, power supply box, robot mounting flange adapter, and Engineering Support Tool software. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Robotics

Surveillance Robot constantly patrols secured perimeter.

September 8, 2014

Traveling at about 7 kph on monorail that is attached to fence structure, RoboGuard conducts regular inspections of fence line, which are essential to maintaining integrity of perimeter. Robot can also respond and check on any suspected intrusion as needed. Complete system consists of autonomous robots, each covering up to 1 km, with docking station in between 2 adjacent robots, servicing them both with battery recharging and wireless communication. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Material Handling Robots offer 700 or 900 mm reach.

September 8, 2014

Designed with no offset in axis two, IRB 1200 Series delivers long stroke that allows robot to be placed close to work piece and still be functional. Standard variants include 700 mm reach model with payload up to 7 kg, and 900 mm model with payload up to 5 kg. Both can be mounted at any angle and come with IP 40 protection as standard, with IP 67 protection optional. With Ethernet port, 4 air ducts, and 10 customer signals, robots can be integrated with other equipment. Read More

Robotics

High-Speed Robots handle processing of large parts.

August 20, 2014

With payloads of 50, 35, and 20 kg, respectively, 6-axis Models MH50 II, MH50 II-35, and MH50 II-20 are suited for coating, dispensing, machine and press tending, material cutting and handling. Robots feature horizontal reach of 81.1, 100, and 122.3 in. and vertical reach of 140.9, 175.1, and 219.9 in., respectively. Equipped with DX200 controller, capable of controlling up to 8 robots, MH50 II-series includes brakes on all axes and can be floor-, wall-, or ceiling-mounted. Read More

Robotics

Pre-engineered System loads and unloads machine tools.

August 8, 2014

Using vision guided robotics to tend machine tools, FlexMT™ can handle most any size and type of part, and is compatible with wide range of machine tools, including horizontal and vertical lathes, machining centers, 5-axis machines, and grinders. Modular system comes with choice of 2- or 3-finger gripper, and both infeed and outfeed conveyor. FlexMT 20 features ABB IRB 2600 robot with 20 kg payload and 1.65 m reach, while FlexMT 60 features ABB IRB 4600 robot with 60 kg payload and 2.05 m reach. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Precision 3-Axis Dispensing Systems suit SMT assembly tasks.

July 7, 2014

Combining 3-axis robots with integrated digital dispense controllers, 2004D Series consists of <100 lb benchtop units that can store up to 10,000 different dispensing routines created via hand-held teach pendant. X-Y working ranges, depending on model, are 300 x 300 mm, 400 x 400 mm, and 500 x 500 mm, and all models offer 100 mm Z-axis stroke. With speeds to 800 mm/sec and repeatability of ±0.01 mm per axis, robots handle point-to-point, linear, or curved-arc application. Read More

Robotics

Human-Safe Robot offers expanded capabilities via software.

June 27, 2014

Baxter human-safe robot, when equipped with Intera v3, exhibits enhances performance and capabilities for automation in manufacturing. Skill set covers tending to machines, such as CNC lathes, ultrasonic welders, and press brakes; packing/unpacking parts and components; line loading/unloading; and kitting. 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

Robotics

High Speed Depalletizer handles reverse taper bottles.

June 17, 2014

Featuring solid channel steel frame and welded/bolted construction, Model 108RT maintains stability of reverse taper bottles during high speed transfer from pallet and throughout single filing. Devices square and secure top pallet layer and secondary layer prior to container transfer, and maintain slipsheet firmly as top layer is swept from pallet to loading table. In addition, each load is kept under control on all 4 sides throughout depalletizing process to contain bottles in tight pack. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Robotics

Robotic Packaging Systems promote safety for food producers.

May 16, 2014

Delfi, used for feed placing into primary packaging, and Paloma, used for placing into primary or secondary packaging, are vision guided solutions that feature GD33 Delta robot in open frame design. With its 3 kilo payload capability and speed, robot promotes productivity and application versatility. It can integrate with Gemini 4 control and software platform, and access to main components facilitates maintenance. Hygienic design with stainless steel frame option is also available. Read More

Robotics

Parallel Link Robot operates 24 hours per day.

April 28, 2014

Serving as automated assistant for various manufacturing applications, Parallel Link Robot is suited for insertion, wiring, assembling, adhesive application, soldering, and labeling operations. Direct teaching process uses hand-guided intuitive operation to replicate precise human motion. Six-axis robot does not require typical engineering skills and computer work needed to program most robots, and once it is programmed, it can be run 24 hours per day. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Bench-Top Robots provide automated precision fluid dispensing.

April 23, 2014

Compatible with all valve types and controllers, TSR2000 Series is designed specifically for fluid dispensing applications. Three models are available with working areas of 200 x 200 mm, 300 x 300 mm, and 400 x 400 mm. Bench-top robots provide total control over fluid placement from beads, arcs, and circles to repeated timed dots. Programmed via teach pendant, units are suited for dispense dots of solder paste, form-in-place gaskets, filling, potting, encapsulation, and bonding applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Pick-and-Place System supports small batch assembly.

April 22, 2014

Running under Windows 8, Pantera X features enhanced X-vision system that optimizes image processing for small chip components and complements on-the-fly laser centering feature. Digital image top camera enables image recording of fiducials, optimizing detection of PCB alignment. In addition to intelligent and motorized individual feeders, configurations with FLX/CLM cartridge feeders are available which will extend number of feeders from 115 to 190 for each machine. Read More

Robotics

Video Collaboration Robot enables remote management.

March 21, 2014

With self-driven Ava 500, people can use video to see and be seen while collaborating in environments that would otherwise be difficult or impossible from afar, including hallways and manufacturing floors. Remote user schedules and controls Ava 500 using iPad®, selecting destination by tapping location on map or by choosing location or employee name. At time of meeting, robot autonomously navigates its way to desired location and initiates call using Cisco TelePresence EX60. Read More

Robotics

Robot Loading System enhances production ALD systems.

March 7, 2014

Based on industrial robotics, fully automatic sample handling system suits large scale batch Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) reactors. Efficient production rate can be achieved by clustering several P-300B batch ALD tools and synchronizing sample loading/unloading of individual tools with robot. Other available sample handling options include linear loader, vacuum load lock, central vacuum robot sample handling unit, pneumatic chamber lift, and loading through inert atmosphere glove box. Read More