Robotic Components

Robotics Development Kit Announced by Digilent and Microchip Technology
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Robotics Development Kit Announced by Digilent and Microchip Technology

PIC32-based Kit Targets Academia and Hobbyists; Comes With Integrated Programmer/Debugger and Free C Compiler CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 14, 2009 [NASDAQ: MCHP] - Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced the availability of a PIC32 32-bit microcontroller (MCU)-based robotics development kit through Digilent Inc. Available for purchase...

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Robotic Components

Standardized Platform helps develop specific robotic cells.

As building block used to develop specialized robotic cells that perform one or more industrial operation, Universal Small Cell (USC) reduces mechanical and electrical engineering design efforts as well as labor and assembly. Pre-engineered features provide elements common to all robotic applications, including IRB 1410/1600/2400 robot with IRC 5 controller and graphical HMI teach pendant, 180...

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Robotic Components

Swivel Stand Systems support robot or machinery up to 550 lb.

Offering repeatable positioning for automated operations, swivel stand systems RSS-1000 and RSS-2000 allow robot to swivel out of way for access during set-up or maintenance. Mounting pattern can be set to custom specifications with various heights and arm lengths available. Featuring gear clamp for fast release, RSS-2000 will index every 3° over entire 360° rotation.

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Robot Support reacts to arm/welding torch collisions.
Robotic Components

Robot Support reacts to arm/welding torch collisions.

Robot support iCAT swings away mechanically by up to 10° in event of collision between welding torch and workpiece, helping avoid damage to welding torch, peripherals, and robot. Integrated switch-off fuse reacts directly in event of crash and stops robot immediately. Support features central media guide and torsion-resistant cable assembly excursion ±240° in 6th axis. System is...

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Robotic Components

RFID Provides Wireless EOAT Recognition

Wittmann has introduced a state-of-the-art EOAT (End-of-Arm-Tooling) recognition system supported by their R7 robot control based on "Remote Frequency Identification" (RFID) technology. A very economical and low-priced transponder is placed on the tooling to provide a 64-bit long, freely editable and remotely accessible identification number. The transponders are approximately 3.5 mm in diameter...

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Robotic Components

Conversion Package turns robots into in-line CMMs.

Mounted on end of industrial robot or multi-axis system, RoboGauge provides tools to create or transform industrial robot into in-line CMM. Real-time 3D data is provided for inspection of critical dimensions or optimal quality control in manufacturing processes and production lines. Along with SKEYE 6M 3D laser scanning head and RT-series vision controller, system features FLY 3D DAQ and 3D...

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Tool Holder can be programmed to relocate component holders.
Tooling

Tool Holder can be programmed to relocate component holders.

Programmable EOAT tool holder assists molders and manufacturers by eliminating multiple end-of-arm tools and tool changers. Each of 4 tool holders can be used for vacuum cups or grippers mounted on individual linear actuators programmable for up to 28 separate locations. Design allows for interfacing with any robot style or make. Device can be fitted with all standard SAS components.

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Tooling Changers

Pneumatic Tool Changers help improve production and safety.

Robotic Tool Changers, supplied in robot-side and tool-side configurations, are designed to automatically change grippers, end-effectors, or other peripheral tooling. Equipped with fail-safe, pneumatic locking mechanism, products will not drop part even if air pressure fails. They are designed to handle load capacities to 6,000 lb-in. with +0.01 repeatability and come in 7 sizes from 1-10 in. in...

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Optics Alignment Systems

Linear Slide adds flexibility to existing robots.

Able to be floor- or ceiling-mounted, self-contained, single-axis KUKA Linear Slide adds 7th or 8th axis when used with another robot. Range of movement is managed by programmable software limit switches, with safeguard of mechanical stops. Driven by brushless ac servomotor with rack and pinion gearing, KUKA KL 250/2, KUKA KL 100, and KUKA KL 1500/2 are designed for robots with payload capacities...

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Tooling Changers

Tools enable robots for laboratory applications.

Solution package enables system integrators and end users to acquire robotic tools necessary for laboratory automation applications. Suite of products includes servo and pneumatic grippers, microplate handling fingers, microplate hotels, tool changers, and collision sensors, all of which can be applied to user's choice of motion systems. Serial Servo Gripper is designed for open architecture and...

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Dodge® Raptor Coupling Now Available in Three Larger Sizes
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Dodge® Raptor Coupling Now Available in Three Larger Sizes

The Dodge Raptor coupling epitomizes the innovation and value that has made Baldor a world leader in industrial electric motors. For almost 100 years Baldor has been the go-to source for industries across the globe. The Raptor coupling is just one example of our dedication to engineered excellence and commitment to providing value and performance. See our video to learn more.

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