Other Robotic Systems

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

Collaborative Robots feature intrinsically safe design.

March 9, 2015

Available in SCARA, 6-axis Articulated, and Cartesian configurations, Collaborative Benchtop Robots will not injure user or other equipment even if there are accidental full-speed collisions. Precise Guidance Motion Controller offers gravity balanced free mode teaching aids and capabilities for automatically generating reliable motion sequences. Other features include Ethernet interface and embedded web server that permits robot to be operated locally or remotely. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Robotic Conversion Kit removes vehicle operators from harm's way.

February 10, 2015

By transforming manned industrial vehicles into unmanned robots, DriveRobotics™ add-on applique kit lets building demolition and roadside construction companies convert to unmanned operations whenever operators face hazardous situations. This commercial robotic system, which can also be installed in new vehicles and existing fleets, eliminates need for spotter. Remote-control capabilities enable or facilitate machine use in demanding applications. Read More

Robotics

Four-Axis SCARA Robots feature controller-less architecture.

February 5, 2015

Offering SCARA robotics in controller-less architecture, eCobra robots come in Lite, Standard, and Pro performance tiers to address different application complexity and throughput requirements. Models are available in 600 and 800 mm reach configurations and run on eV+ operating system. Featuring fully embedded controls that conserve floor space and simplify installation, robots serve such applications as mechanical assembly, material handling, and packaging. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Industrial Robot Controller measures 12.2 x 17.7 x 17.4 in.

February 3, 2015

Along with clean operator panel, second generation IRC5C features cable connections designed for facilitated access and use. External connectors are available for all signals, and built-in, expandable 16-in, 16-out I/O system is standard. TrueMove™ and QuickMove™ technologies promote such capabilities as accuracy, speed, cycle-time, programmability, and synchronization with external devices. Design also facilitates integration of additional hardware and sensors. Read More

Robotics

Six-Axis Articulated Robot features integrated controller.

January 12, 2015

With intrinsically safe mechanism that limits all collision forces, Model PAVP6 can operate safely side-by-side with personnel. Motion controller, harnesses, and power supplies are embedded within base. Precise Guidance Motion Controller offers gravity balanced free mode teaching aids, as well as ability to automatically generate reliable motion sequences. Additional features include Ethernet interface, kinematics for Cartesian motions, and embedded web server for operation via browser. 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

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

Robotics

Proactive Tracking System helps maximize baking band life.

September 25, 2014

Using high-temperature, self-cleaning, non-contact sensors, ActiveTrack™ collects and analyzes band speed and position data. This enables small and consistent bidirectional adjustments to be made in order to track oven band to within ±1/8 in. Along with integrated alarm system, features include external, heavy-duty bearings and rollers with adjustable center roll. System, which consists of 3 rollers on return path and 2 for load path of oven, can be used with bands with max width of 63 in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Fasteners & Hardware

Robotic Screw Fastening System reduces labor and improves QC.

September 9, 2014

Screw fastening system is built around Janome desktop, 3- or 4-axis robot that comes in 5 models with working areas from 200 x 200 mm to 510 x 600 mm and repeatable accuracy of ±0.01 mm. In addition to accommodating choice of drivers, system is available with several screw feeder options. Programming of screw tightening conditions is facilitated via remote teaching pendant with 7-line screen, and robot can store up to 255 programs in resident memory card. 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

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

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

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

CNC Router facilitates fence picket processing.

April 2, 2014

Offering production method that promotes productivity, 5 x 10 Venture Series features extended table surface that allows 6 ft pickets or posts to be stacked into self-centering customer clamp fixture. Production work cell also keeps track of number of routed parts so that production reports can be obtained by management for cost calculation and production planning. Operation streamlines loading and clamping of blanks, cutting, and unloading of completed pickets. 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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Robot Machining Cell universally adjusts to different tasks.

January 28, 2014

With installation size of 1,800 x 1,800 x 1,800 mm, RoboBox Machining Cell combines 6-axis articulated arm robot by Stäubli in closed production module with 7.5 kW water-cooled milling spindle. System features slotted table, 8 tool positions, and anti-collision protection. Robot does not have to be conventionally taught; all kinematic movements are programmed using Mastercam Robotmaster software. Standard task is milling, but other finishes and post-processing options are also possible. Read More