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Adept Technology Announces Global Preferred Food Primary Packaging Partners

Adept Preferred Partners Deliver Innovative, Fully Integrated Primary Packaging Solutions for Protein, Produce, and Confectionary Sectors PLEASANTON, Calif.Â- — Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions and services, today announced partnership agreements with an initial six preferred primary packaging system integrators....

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Grippers (Tools)

Adept Technology Delivers Robotic-Automation Products Specifically Designed for Primary and Secondary Food Packaging Applications

Systems Help Food and Beverage Companies Meet New Government Safety and Sanitation Mandates, Lower Labor Costs and Future-Proof Packaging Lines PLEASANTON, Calif.Â- — Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions and services, today announced the availability of primary and secondary food packaging robots and peripherals that...

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FIPA in Automation: Flexible Vacuum Grippers for Precise Handling of Precast Concrete Units
Grippers

FIPA in Automation: Flexible Vacuum Grippers for Precise Handling of Precast Concrete Units

CARY, North Carolina - When FIPA's (www.fipa.com) clients look for solutions, we deliver with innovative and customized products. Learn how we partnered with one of our clients to develop a customized gripper solution for the production of multi-layer concrete components. The solution was nominated for the 2013 BAUMA Innovation Award - an honor presented every 3 years to top companies which...

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Custom Gripper Nozzles target Panasonic CM machines.
Nozzles

Custom Gripper Nozzles target Panasonic CM machines.

Available for Panasonic CM and NPM machines with multifunction placement heads, Custom Gripper Nozzles feature precision-machined, vacuum-actuated jaws for securely gripping variety of parts and shapes that cannot be placed with traditional SMT placement tools. Nozzles pick components from several input types, including tape, trays, and other feeding solutions.

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Full Grip Jaws fit chuck sizes from 6-24 in. diameter.
Grippers (Tools)

Full Grip Jaws fit chuck sizes from 6-24 in. diameter.

Made of 356-T6 cast aluminum, Large Diameter Full Grip Jaws can provide minimum jaw force for thin-walled parts and distribute gripping pressure over more of work piece's surface to maintain repetitive accuracy. Wrap around type top jaws minimize distortion and provide friction for drive during turning operations. With close tolerances and concentricity maintained, jaws are suited for valves,...

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OPS+ Collision and Overload Sensor
Grippers (Tools)

OPS+ Collision and Overload Sensor

The OPS+ effectively protects the robot and end effector from being damaged during a crash.Â- The OPS+ will allow the EOAT to deflect and comply in the event of a crash.  At the same time, a mechanical switch will detect the deflection and send a signal to the robot controller, and then an E-stop can be issued. This protects the system from the damage that would have...

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Adjustable Gripper Nozzle handles variety of shapes.
Grippers

Adjustable Gripper Nozzle handles variety of shapes.

Available for 7-spindle InLine7™ and FZ7™ placement heads, Adjustable Gripper Nozzle comes equipped with 5 sets of tooling jaws to handle variety of component types and shapes, including connectors, headers, switches, and full array of odd-form devices up to 12.7 mm wide and 150 mm long. Gripper picks components from several input types, such as tape, trays, and other feeding solutions....

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Rotary Feed-Through supports up to 26 electrical signals.
Slip Rings

Rotary Feed-Through supports up to 26 electrical signals.

With DDF-I rotary feed-through, 13 of 26 electrical signals are used for valve actuation, while air and vacuum are supplied to actuators via fluid feed-through and slip ring contacts. Center bore enables feed-through of cables, liquids, workpieces, or use of camera. Product's ISO flange pattern connects device to different robots without adapter. Enabling rotation of last robot axis by over...

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Replacement Transfer Arm supports blow molding applications.
Resin Transfer Molding

Replacement Transfer Arm supports blow molding applications.

Designed to fit most Sidel® Series2 machines, BST2 Transfer Arm minimizes maintenance and downtime in stretch blow mold applications. Unit features roller bearing style assembly for rigidity, one-piece welded base, and bumper stop for both extend and retract motions. Transfer arm head includes oversized radial ball bearings, replaceable hardened jaw stop, and replaceable spring posts....

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