EDM Machine facilitates medical hardware production.
Robots

EDM Machine facilitates medical hardware production.

Combining MELFA RV-12S 6-axis robot with MD+PRO wire EDM, MD+CELL minimizes need for operator intervention and maximizes unattended running time. Robot provides 12 kg payload and 64-position magazine. MD+PRO comes with .006-.012 in. wire capable automatic threading and all-axis absolute control, which enables accurate positioning without returning to zero after power failure. Integration of...

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Transfer Arm suits stretch blow mold applications.
Robots

Transfer Arm suits stretch blow mold applications.

Series BST Fixed Head Transfer Arm is designed as direct replacement to fit most Sidel® Series 1 machines requiring fixed head. Head and jaws are made of hardened SS, and head features 30° low profile design as well as rigid design that reduces jaw vibration. All units come standard with FDA approved lubrication for use in food packaging applications. Common modular head design is used on all...

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Cartesian Motion System is used in mutli-axis applications.
Robots

Cartesian Motion System is used in mutli-axis applications.

CMS Cartesian Motion System with IndraMotion speeds programming and commissioning point-to-point and assembly applications. CMS handles payloads up to 25 kg, speeds up to 1.0 m/s, and acceleration rates up to 15 m/s-². PLC-based motion controller and VCP 08.2 HMI controller interface provide controls for Cartesian gantries with up to 3 linear axes (X, Y, Z) and 3 rotary axes (A, B, C). System...

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Programming Solutions promote operational flexibility.

Plugged into standard wall outlet, portable FLX500 picks devices from tray media, places them in sockets for programming, and returns programmed devices to output trays. Automated programming solution features self-contained air supply and language-independent, touch screen interface. After devices are mounted on PCB, ImageWriter in-system programming solution can program final application code...

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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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Kuka Robotics to Demonstrate Mixed Product Picking Concept for Goods Distribution at Packexpo 2006

Interactive Exhibit to Demonstrate Intelligent Diverse Product Picking System Designed to Improve Order Processing and Employee Working Conditions Clinton Township, Michigan - October 5, 2006 - KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it will demonstrate its new intelligent mixed product picking concept on its booth (#S-830) at PackExpo 2006...

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Handling Equipment

KUKA Robotics to Demonstrate Order Picking by Layer Concept at PackExpo 2006

High Payload Robot Fitted with Specialized End of Arm Tool Allows Manufacturers to Streamline Distribution by Palletizing and De-palletizing Products by Layers Clinton Township, Michigan - September 25, 2006 - KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it will demonstrate its new order picking by layer concept on its booth (#S-830) at PackExpo...

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Robots are suited for laser welding/cutting applications.

Robots, which feature modular design that promotes application flexibility, are intended for laser welding, laser cutting, and measuring applications and can also be reconfigured for use in tasks such as adhesive application. Despite size and reach capabilities, each robot offers path repeatability of 0.1 mm. Models KUKA KR 100 HA, KUKA KR 100 L90 HA, and KUKA KR 100 L80 HA offer respective...

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Six-Axis Robot provides abrasive water jet trimming.

Utilized in abrasive water jet applications, AccuTrim WJ-110 is equipped with Severe Dust and Liquid Protection package that delivers environmental rating of IP67. Robot also includes FANUC R-J3iC controller, Integral Diamond Eductor nozzle, and high-pressure, swivel-free plumbing package. Choice of H2O Jet Ultra High Pressure Pumps is available to produce up to 60,000 psi of water pressure.

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Gripper suits internal and external assembly applications.
Grippers (Tools)

Gripper suits internal and external assembly applications.

Designed to fit O-rings not only to shafts, but also in holes, 6-finger Model ORG 85 features integral stroke and triple jaw sets that move independently from one another. O-ring is first released from first 3 fingers, and then released from last 3 fingers in controlled manner. Clamping width of diameter to be fitted ranges from 5-150 mm. Stroke of 2 sets of triple jaws range from 0-21 mm for...

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