Actuators

Robotics

Enormous Robotic Welding System with multi-axis programmable welding arm.

December 3, 2016

Able to weld at lengths up to 40ft long and 20ft high, Enormous Robotic Welding System has 6 axes on arm for high range of motion and precision needed in military and commercial projects. System comes with 2 sets of 30,000lb turning rolls and one 120,000lb turntable for positioning. Machine works at maximum speed of 30 in. per min. and is equipped with optical laser system and autonomous correction feature that automatically adjusts for minor variations in workpiece.

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Robotics

ABB Robotics releases IRB 1200 Foundry robot for precision die casting processes.

October 5, 2016

Smallest foundry robot in its class, IRB 1200 is IP66/67 compliant from base to wrist. Along with Foundry Plus 2 optional protection system, robots can withstand harsh environments and are corrosion resistant with capacity to withstand high-pressure steam washing. Suitable for casting light weight metals in consumer electronic industry, IRB 200 come in 700 mm and 900 mm variants with payload capacity of 7 kg and 5 kg respectively. Read More

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

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

PlateCrane EX360(TM) Offered by Terra Universal

September 20, 2016

Fullerton, CA – Automate the lab’s liquid handling operations using PlateCrane EX360 from Hudson Robotics, available on Laboratory-Equipment.com. The cylindrical robot arm is compatible with SBS footprint media including microplates, reservoirs and disposable tip racks (with and without lids). The instrument integrates with over 200 readers, washes and reagent dispensers. The EX360 has...Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Features Hendrick Motorsports Presentation at IMTS 2016

September 9, 2016

Manufacturing Intelligence Tools Drive "Why Not?" Engineering Culture at Hendrick Motorsports North Kingstown, RI - Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence North America today announced it will host a presentation featuring technology partner Hendrick Motorsports at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) 2016, Booth E-5202, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL from September 12- 16, 2016....Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Scan Arm supports forensic anthropology applications.

August 10, 2016

Coupling FusionM ScanArm with 3D Systems' Geomagic® software and 3D printing solutions, FARO® Forensic ScanArm utilizes blue laser technology to perform non-contact scanning of forensic artifacts, which are often fragile. Users can piece together forensic evidence into digital record for purpose of victim identification, and ultimately in solving and prosecuting crimes. For forensic anthropology applications, users can perform facial reconstruction and analysis using data from cranial scans. Read More

Robotics

SSL to Provide Robotic Arms to DARPA for Satellite Servicing

July 25, 2016

PASADENA, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it has received $20.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design and build robotic arm flight hardware for the first phase of the agency's Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program. SSL is receiving the funds...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

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hi-Res 3D Scanning Arm aids modeling, engineering applications.

May 18, 2016

FARO® Design ScanArm provides users with portable 3D scanning solution for 3D modeling, reverse engineering, and CAD-based design applications across PLM process. While lightweight and maneuverable design allows for desktop mounting, UI facilitates operation regardless of skill level or 3D scanning experience. Blue laser technology delivers Hi-Res point cloud data and seamlessly scans challenging materials without requiring spray or targets.
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Robotics

ABB to Feature Two YuMi dual-arm, Collaborative Robot Demos at the 2016 Vision Show, May 3rd - 5th in Boston

April 15, 2016

The vision compatible YuMi is specifically designed to meet the flexible and agile production needs of small parts assembly and handling applications. AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - ABB Robotics will feature two YuMi collaborative robot demos at the 2016 Vision Show, May 3rd - 5th at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston (Booth #303). Sponsored by the Automated Imaging Association (AIA), the show is...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Robotics, Transportation Industry Products

SSL Developing Robotic Sample Handling Assembly for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mars 2020 Project

March 3, 2016

PASADENA, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced it will design and build a robotic Sample Handling Assembly (SHA) for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) through MDA US Systems, a division of MDA, managed by SSL. The arm will be used on a rover vehicle exploring Mars to process and store samples acquired from the planet's surface....Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

ABB to Feature its New YuMi Dual Arm, Collaborative Robot at ATX West 2016 in Anaheim

February 5, 2016

Additional demos include a high speed picking system, the large work envelope IRB 1200 robot, and the ultra-compact FlexFeeder flexible parts feeding system. AUBURN HILLS, Mich.- ABB Robotics will feature YuMi, the world’s first truly collaborative dual-arm industrial robot, at ATX West 2016, February 9th - 11th at the Anaheim Convention Center (Booth # 4320). YuMi is specifically designed...Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable CMM Arm serves high-end 3D measurement applications.

January 22, 2016

Available in 6-axis models suited for touch-probe measurement and 7-axis models suited for high-speed laser scanning, 77 series ROMER Absolute Arm comes in 5 sizes with measuring ranges from 2.5–4.5 m. This portable coordinate measuring machine (PCMM), which offers acoustic and haptic operator feedback, can be switched on and used immediately without warm-up or referencing. Magnetic base (3000 N) offers mounting options for diverse applications and part sizes.
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Robotics

Universal Robots to Build Architectural Scale Pavilion in Direct Collaboration with Attendees at Autodesk University

December 2, 2015

The Autodesk University conference merges traditional craftsmanship with computational design and manufacturing processes as the Hive Pavilion takes shape during the three day event in Las Vegas December 1-3. The Pavilion will be designed and built with the collaborative Universal Robots working in tandem with attendees, showcasing the future of digital construction and human-robot...Read More

Robotics

Energid Technologies Developing Lightweight Robot Arm for Flying Platforms

August 3, 2015

New Robot Arm Funded by NASA and Leveraging Energid's Actin Software will Support Space and Terrestrial Applications CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— Energid Technologies Corporation has been funded by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop an innovative lightweight robot arm for use with Assistive Free-Flyers (AFF), small robotic research platforms that fly in...Read More

Robotics

Schunk Featured in Robot Revolution Exhibit at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

June 24, 2015

Exhibit supported by Google.org features SCHUNK and begins national tour in Chicago CHICAGO — They're here … to help and improve our lives. On May 21, 2015, the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) premiered a new national touring exhibit, Robot Revolution, supported by Google.org, which includes SCHUNK. Robot Revolution explores how robots, created by human ingenuity,...Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

T.J. Snow Upgrades CMM Capabilities

April 23, 2015

Chattanooga, Tennessee — T.J. Snow Company recently upgraded its CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) capabilities by purchasing a new FARO Edge 9-foot Arm with Laser Line Probe HD. T. J. Snow's new portable FARO Arm features state-of-the-art high definition scanning technology. The 7-axis FARO Edge is one of the most sophisticated non-contact measurement tools available in its class. ...Read More

Robotics

Robai and Intelitek Join Forces to Bring NASA Robotics Technology to STEM Education

February 27, 2015

Intelitek to Offer the CytonE Humanoid Robot for the Classroom CAMBRIDGE, Mass.– Robai and Intelitek have launched a new line of humanoid robots--the CytonE family--for education. The size of a human arm and weighing under five pounds, each CytonE arm has seven independent axes of motion plus a gripper. The CytonE's brains come from powerful software licensed from Energid...Read More

Robotics

Universal Robot Launches URCaps: The New \"app store\" for the UR Robots

February 16, 2015

East Setauket, NY -With URCaps, Universal Robots has created the equivalent of an app store for robots. The new online platform features useful accessories, hardware and software extending the capabilities of the robot arms developed by the Danish robot manufacturer. Until recently, industrial robots were so complex that industry most often bought them as part of a comprehensive - and...Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Robotics

Space-Efficient Radial Transfer Arm serves vacuum applications.

September 25, 2014

Radial Telescopic Transfer Arm (RTTA) provides sample reach of 760 mm beyond chamber connection flange. When fully retracted, arm will fit in chamber with ID of 630 mm and can hold up to 138 mm dia samples. Rotary feedthrough MagiDrives are used to achieve necessary actuation. While MD64LB has break-away torque of ~40 nm and provides stiff coupling, MD35 actuates mechanisms to drive arm in and out. True UHV rotation allows reproducibility of ≤0.5 mm fully extended to end stop. Read More