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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Controls and Controllers

New! Motoman IA20 Robot Features Revolutionary 7-Axis Design with Human-Like Flexibility

A Quantum Leap in Robot Technology Dayton, Ohio - Motoman's new IA20 robot features a revolutionary 7-axis design that enables amazing, human-like flexibility coupled with the ability to maneuver in very tight areas that were previously inaccessible by conventional robots. Its advanced, innovative design allows the IA20 robot to perform tasks formerly done only by people, opening up a wide range...

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Robots

Kuka Robotics Selected by SHL Automation, Inc. to Provide Robotics for New Grinding Cell

KUKA KR 16 Robot to be Used in Automated Grinding System to Improve Worker Safety and Quality Clinton Township, Michigan - November 14, 2006 - KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it has been selected by SHL Automation, Inc. (SHL) as its robotics supplier for its new grinding and scotching system. SHL Automation, Inc. of Tucker, Georgia,...

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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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Workstations

Robotic Workcell provides flexible part positioning.

Featuring Motoman EA-Series Expert Arc welding robot partially enclosed by cylindrical safety enclosure, ArcWorld® C-500 allows robot to access parts through opening in front of enclosure. Two MHTH headstock positioners with 4.3 in. dia through-holes for tooling connections are integrated into robot riser. Robot accommodates parts/tooling with span of 39.4 in. and diameter of 43.3 in....

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Robots

Robotic Welder provides alternative to manual welding.

Mini-Z resistance welder provides standalone option for short-run shops, and can be integrated into large scale production manufacturing operations. With 36 x 40 in. footprint, personal weld cell is accessible for tooling changeover and features 24 x 16 in. work window. System also includes programmable Kawasaki robot, teach pendant controls, Fronius weld control, 3D weld path modeling, and...

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Robots

Kuka Robotics Selected by AMF Automation Technologies to Provide Robotics for Meat Basket Stacking and De-Stacking System

KUKA KR 180 PA Palletizing Robot to be Used in Automated Food Distribution System to Increase Throughput and Improve Working Conditions Clinton Township, Michigan - October 2, 2006 - KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it has been selected by AMF Automation Technologies (AMF) as its robotics supplier for its new meat food distribution...

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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...

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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/s². 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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