Handling Equipment

Case Picking System triples operator productivity.

Using mobile robots, CaseFetch allows every case-pick operator access to any pallet in building. With ItemFetchT and OrderFetchT solutions, it offers complete 4-walls product line for dc operations. Pallets entering building are fork-loaded onto mobile pod bases at pick-and-drop locations and transported to storage by mobile robotic drive units. During outbound order fulfillment process,...

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Robots

New! Motoman Introduces YS-Series Robots

Dayton, Ohio - Motoman Inc.'s new YS-series (Yaskawa SCARA) robots are high-speed, high-precision models that are ideal for small-payload, vertical motion mechanical assembly; case packing; packaging; kitting; and life science applications, such as test tube handling for research/discovery. These compact, economical four-axis SCARA (Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm) robots share the same...

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Automation Systems

Motoman Offers Robotic Bottle Handling Solutions for all Sizes, Shapes and Packing Patterns

Dayton, Ohio - Motoman Inc. provides highly flexible custom robotic automation solutions to the plastics industry for handling virtually any size or shape bottles and pack patterns. Solutions encompass packing bottle blanks and decorated bottles into trays, service cases, reshipper cases, gondolas, as well as bulk packing - including the ability to fill out case headers with rows of lay down...

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Automation Systems

Applied Manufacturing Technologies Inc. Announces Support Services for Behr Robots and Fixed Automation Systems

New Support Gives Behr Customers Expanded Programming, Training and Service Support Orion, Michigan - November 27, 2006, - Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. (AMT), a leading supplier of factory automation design, engineering and process consulting services today announced it has added support services for Behr robots and fixed automation systems. AMT is staffed and ready to provide a full...

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Robotics Automation for the Wire Industry

Highlighting the important reasons supporting the deployment of robotic automation technology in the manufacturing sector, this paper presents robotics as a contributor to improving manufacturing efficiencies. It reviews the gradual shift from an industrial to a service-based economy, resulting in technical labor shortages, while detailing the benefits of using robots. The latest robot models handling material faster and more accurately than a human, at an affordable cost for the small to mid size business are featured, and the easy and inexpensive customization associated with robots, as well as energy savings is mentioned. The paper also covers numerous robot applications in the wire industry, and includes a chart showing robot sales accounted by the North American robotic companies.

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Robots

Intelligent Food Robot performs high-speed picking.

Designed for food washdown environments, M-430iA/2F can continuously pick products at speeds to 120 cycles/min while using visual line tracking. Compact design allows mounting position flexibility, including floor, wall, or inverted, and has no food particle retention areas. Capable of working with primary (unpackaged) and secondary (packaged) food products, 5-axis robot carries IP67 rating and...

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Robots

Multiaxis Robot offers extended reach and high payload.

Designed for precision parts assembly and handling applications, Adept Viper(TM) s1700 features 20 kg payload capacity and working envelope with 1,717 mm reach. This 6-Axis articulated robot can be floor- or ceiling-mounted and runs on Adept SmartServo(TM) controller technology, which promotes path following capabilities as well as repeatability, precision, and reliability. Robot suits material...

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Inverted-Mount SCARA Robot performs high-speed packaging.
Robots

Inverted-Mount SCARA Robot performs high-speed packaging.

Designed for overhead mounting, Cobra s800 Inverted robot features servo-controls and amplifiers embedded into its base. Construction minimizes cabling and reduces space required inside control cabinet. Operated by SmartController CX(TM), which can control up to 24 additional axes of motion, robot supports sAVI and AdeptSight(TM) machine vision systems. It has 800 mm reach, 210 mm vertical axis,...

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Robots

KUKA Easy-to-Use PC Based Motion Control to Control Custom Gantry System

Clinton Township, Michigan - November 20, 2006 - KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it has been selected by Delta Sigma Corporation (DSC) as its robotics supplier for DSC's new gantry dispensing system . DSC, of Kennesaw, Georgia, will use KUKA Motion Control technology as its control architecture for its custom 6-axis gantry dispensing...

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Robots

New! Motoman DA20, Dual-Arm Robot Features Innovative, 13-Axis Design and "Human-Like" Flexibility of Movement

A Quantum Leap in Robot Technology Dayton, Ohio - Motoman's new DA20 dual-arm robot provides high-speed motion with two six-axis arms that provide enhanced, human-like flexibility of movement. This unique, innovative design makes the DA20 robot ideally suited for a wide variety of assembly, part transfer, machine tending and other handling tasks that formerly could only be done by people. The...

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Solder Redefined
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Solder Redefined

Indium Corporation has developed a new twist on traditional solder by developing a composite with a reinforced matrix internal structure. The result is a solder with increased strength and reliability. Check out this video to learn more about the mechanics behind the groundbreaking technology.

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