Accessories

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Robot Monitoring System enables worker/robot collaboration.

June 30, 2016

With host of safety functions, including safe speed limits, safe standstill monitoring, safe axis ranges, and position and orientation supervision, SafeMove2 encourages development of innovative robot applications by integrating safety directly into robot controller. Software allows robots and operators to work closely together by restricting robot motion to precisely what is needed for application. SafeMove2 provides tools that speed commissioning workflow for faster setup and validation. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged, Sunlight-Readable Tablet supports single-handed operation.

June 30, 2016

Targeting mobile field service and transportation technicians, MIL-STD810G- and IP65-certified Getac T800 leverages Intel® Atom™ CPU. Touchscreen offers 8.1 in. real-estate, and sunlight-readable LumiBond® 2.0 display delivers 10-point touch, 170° viewing angle, and 16:10 aspect ratio. Battery runtime is 10 hr max as standard; hot-swappable SnapBack battery option adds 10 hr. Features also include full HD webcam, 8 MP rear camera, 802.11ac Wi-Fi® (4G optional), and expansion slot. Read More

Robotics, Services

New Plug and Play Motion System at IMTS

June 29, 2016

Visit Rollon at in the East Building at booth E-4528 Hackettstown, NJ - Rollon Corporation will be demonstrating its pre-engineered cartesian robot system, Motion Box, at this year's IMTS. Designed to deliver users six different motion profiles that can be set-up and running in a couple of hours, Motion Box includes everything from the human-machine interface (HMI) on one side to the... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Embedded Mini-ITX Motherboard leverages 6th Gen Intel Core CPU.

June 27, 2016

Powered by 14 nm, 6th generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 and Pentium® CPU in LGA1151 socket with Intel® H110 chipset, 170 x 170 mm MANO500 supports up to 32 GB DDR4 RAM and offers 3 SATA connections. While HDMI, VGA, DisplayPort, and LVDS/Embedded DisplayPort (optional) with dual view enable four 4K display support, expansion is fostered via PCIe x16 slot, PCIe Mini Card slot, SIM slot, and mSATA. Complementing multiple I/O options, SIM card socket allows Wi-Fi®/3G module installation. 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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Rotary-Index Twin Spindle Machine enhances cellular manufacturing.

June 21, 2016

Expanded version of RXS-400 utilizes Fanuc M710 Robot, which carries 8 Model 900 guns in heavy-duty cabinet with powered sliding door. In addition to Alpha S4 servos, Apex precision 50:1 ratio gear boxes, precision stop CAM Technologies indexer, and roof-mounted Precision Rotary Union, components include 300/28 cyclone reclaim system coupled to 36 in. deck classifier with thin ball tray, PLC-controlled heater pad and vibrator mounted to 6 ft³ mixer box, and PLC-controlled Media adder. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Robotics

Robotic Automation System works interactively with co-workers.

June 20, 2016

Able to operate alongside existing workers or independently with no need for safety guards, Robo Packer is suited for pick and place, assembly, and packaging applications. Integrated packaging module is supplied with 6-axis robotic arm, infeed conveyor, and box conveyor all mounted onto common sub-frame which is fitted with leveling pads and casters. Portable system can be supplied with 1 of 3 robotic arm payloads depending on application, task to be performed, and level of productivity required. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Fanless Braswell Mini PC is based on Intel's NUC form factor.

June 16, 2016

Standing less than 2 in. tall with all-metal construction and no moving parts, Model CL100 features Quad-Core Intel Celeron N3150 processor with onboard Intel HD Graphics. System can power triple independent displays or accommodate 4k resolution. Passive thermal management cools internal components, allowing for completely ventless enclosure. WiFi and Bluetooth capable, CL100 can be configured with up to 16 GB of RAM and up to 512 GB of mSATA solid state storage. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Mini High-Speed Video Cameras have 32 GB memory capacity.

June 14, 2016

In addition to offering 32 GB capacity, FASTCAM Mini AX/UX/WX are optimized for light sensitivity. Cameras provide ISO 40,000 (mono) and ISO 16,000 (color), as measured to ISO Ssat 12232 standard, with IR filter retained as per ISO 12232 (not removed to produce fictitious T values). Gigabit Ethernet interfaces facilitate viewing and analysis of slow motion video data from desktop or laptop PC, and 100 G, 10 msec, 6 axes testing ensures operation in high-G, high-shock environments. Read More

Robotics

Wheel Changer enables uninterrupted machine operation.

June 14, 2016

Available for use on WALTER HELITRONIC MINI POWER grinding machines and HELITRONIC DIAMOND EVOLUTION 2-in-1 eroding and grinding systems, Automated Wheel Changer boosts output through continuous uninterrupted machine operation, without increasing machine's footprint. Unit accommodates up to 6 grinding wheel sets or electrodes with max diameters of 150 mm. Belt-driven spindle increases grinding/eroding length by up to 40 mm over max length of conventional MINI POWER with 2 spindle ends. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Secure, Rugged Notebook serves mission-critical applications.

June 9, 2016

Supplied in magnesium alloy chassis and powered by Intel® 6th gen Skylake Core i7 CPU, B300 is available with direct sunlight readable, 13.3 in. touchscreen display (1,400 nits). One-touch feature lets screen be viewed with night vision goggles without additional screen filters, and full-sized keyboard features red backlighting. Multiple security features as well as I/O options are standard, and dual hot swappable batteries provide up to 30 hr between charges. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

QorIQ-based 3U VPX SBC handles high bandwidth data processing.

June 8, 2016

Available with PCIe and 10G (XAUI) fabric options, rugged C912 is powered by T4 series QorIQ SoC multicore e6500 processors with 4 or 8 PowerPC cores. Each core supports 2 hardware threads that appear to application software as virtual CPUs, and dedicated AltiVec vector execution accelerator allows up to 16 complex math operations per clock cycle per core. Along with several memory arrays, air- or conduction-cooled SBC integrates multiple security features as well as I/O and expansion options. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

HMIs, Touch Panel PCs target Industry 4.0 nd IoT applications.

June 8, 2016

PC-based HMIs and Industrialized Touch Panel PCs come pre-installed with Windows® OS for open platform communications (OPC) for process, industrial manufacturing control, monitoring and automation applications. Open architecture platform and design, which allow OPC UA compatibility with Web, PLC, HMI, SCADA, and MES applications, also ensure network security. Both HMIs and PCs come in Premium, Standard, and Compact Series with range of processors and screen sizes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

B&R to Present Integrated Machine Control Platform and Advanced Technologies at IMTS 2016

June 7, 2016

Modular automation solution unifies CNC, PLC, HMI, robotics, safety and more At this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), from September 12-17 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, BR Industrial Automation Corp will exhibit its innovative automation solutions at booth E-4115. B&R specializes in standards-based, scalable and modular control systems integrating CNC, logic,... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged Windows Tablet features 3D camera.

June 3, 2016

Integrating Intel® RealSense 3D rear facing camera, 8 in. xTablet T8650 captures 3D scenery and objects, overlaying virtual information into live image feed. Users can capture depth-based images for applications such as volume dimensioning, measurements, and scene capture. Based on Intel Atom X5-Z8550 processor with 4 GB memory and 64 GB storage, tablet also includes 2D barcode imager, fingerprint reader, and 4G LTE. Unit is IP65-rated and designed to meet MIL-STD-810G standards. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Robotics

ST Robotics Announces Strategic Distribution Partners in North America

May 31, 2016

PRINCETON, N.J., May 25, 2016 - ST Robotics is pleased to announce new distribution agreements with RobotShop and SuperDroid Robots to deliver its low-cost, easy-to-use ST R Series articulated and cylindrical robot arm systems across North America. "We are excited about our new collaboration with RobotShop and SuperDroid Robots which will allow us to provide the ST robot systems to a wider... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Industrial PCs support Windows 10 OS.

May 26, 2016

While available with Windows® 10, noax industrial PCs (IPCs) will continue supporting such operating systems as Windows 7/8.1/embedded and IGEL. OS support facilitates integration into existing computer network, and applications such as MES or QA systems can be used on IPCs in production areas. Completely sealed and fully splashproof, design meets requirements for protection classes up to IP69K. High-contrast and durable TFT displays are offered to ensure clear readability. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Upgradeable Laptops offer optimized Thunderbolt 3 throughput.

May 25, 2016

Sky X9, DLX7, and Sky X6 (17.3 in.) and Sky X4 (15.6 in.), can be configured with AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro hardware RAID and display dock solution. Utilizing Thunderbolt™ 3/USB C, AKiTiO Thunder3 Duo Pro can deliver transfer speeds up to 770 MBps while simultaneously providing two 4K video streams to connected displays. Sony Vegas and Adobe Premier Pro users can edit or playback multiple streams of HD/4K content with enough headroom to daisy chain multiple 4K displays simultaneously. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

Rugged Tablet and Convertible offer multi-layer security.

May 20, 2016

Based on 6th Generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors with Intel® Authenticate Technology, F110 Tablet and V110 Convertible with full-size keyboard combine Intel's HD Graphics 520, Windows 10 OS, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and hot-swappable battery design. TPM 2.0 monitors and protects system start-ups to ensure device is tamper-free, while BitLocker protects data at rest, in use, and in transit. Sunlight-readable 11.6 in. LumiBond® 2.0 display delivers 10-point touch experience. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

BENZ IMTS Booth to Feature Advanced German-Engineered Tooling Products

May 19, 2016

HICKORY, N.C. — BENZ Inc. will present several tooling systems during IMTS 2016 (International Manufacturing Technology Show), September 12–17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Showing in Booth W-2445, BENZ will feature its LinA broaching tools, crown gear technology for heavy-duty machining, adjustable angle heads for machining difficult angles, and production-enhancing modular quick-change... Read More