ABB to Feature a Range of Advanced Technology Robotic Welding Demos for Fabricators of All Sizes at FABTECH 2015
Controls and Controllers

ABB to Feature a Range of Advanced Technology Robotic Welding Demos for Fabricators of All Sizes at FABTECH 2015

Demos include a compact welding robot, a three robot welding system with 20 axes of coordinated motion, a TIP-TIG production welding cell and YuMi, ABB's new dual arm collaborative robot AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – ABB will feature a portfolio of advanced technology robotic welding demonstrations at FABTECH 2015, November 9th -12th at McCormick Place in Chicago (Booth #N6054). The demos include a...

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Renishaw Neuromate Frameless Gen II Cleared by the FDA
Robots

Renishaw Neuromate Frameless Gen II Cleared by the FDA

Stereotactic robot has application in broad range of neurosurgical procedures, first U.S. installation at Philadelphia’s Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. The U.S. Food and Drug administration (FDA) has issued clearance for Renishaw’s neuromate® frameless Gen II stereotactic robotic system. Neuromate provides a platform for a broad range of functional neurosurgical procedures...

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ABB to Feature Its Flexible Robotic Gear Handling Cell Technology at Gear Expo 2015
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ABB to Feature Its Flexible Robotic Gear Handling Cell Technology at Gear Expo 2015

The cell is used to transfer gears between alloy trays and baskets in the heat treatment process, replacing manual handling and improving system performance and uptime. AUBURN HILLS, Mich.Â-  - ABB Robotics will feature its Robotic Gear Handling Cell technology at Gear Expo 2015, October 20th – 22nd at the Cobo Center in Detroit (Booth # 1039). The cell is used to transfer gears between...

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Lincoln Electric to Showcase Advanced Technology and Expertise at FABTECH 2015

Connect with Lincoln Electric Companies in both the North and South halls during the show Cleveland – Each fall, visitors go to FABTECH, North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, seeking the latest technologies to help them do their jobs better, faster, at a lower cost and with higher quality results. At FABTECH 2015, Nov. 9-12, at McCormick Place in...

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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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Six-Axis Articulated Robots suit industrial assembly environments.

Providing precise arm movements withÂ- respective max reaches of 723 and 912 mm, Viper 700 and 900 accommodate payloads up to 7 kg and feature integrated solenoid valves and offline programming and emulation software. Slim robotic arm design minimizes space required for work cells, while IP67 rating and corrosion-resistant materials facilitate washdown. Controls are embedded into amplifier,...

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Baxter, Sawyer Robots Take Center Stage at PACK EXPO 2015
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Baxter, Sawyer Robots Take Center Stage at PACK EXPO 2015

Sonoco Alloyd, Omega Design, Piab to Showcase Baxter BOSTON - As Rethink Robotics introduces its new Sawyer robot to the packaging world for the first time, the company's category-creating first product, Baxter, will be showcasing its popularity and versatility in several different booths around the show floor at PACK EXPO 2015. Last week, Rethink Robotics announced the availability and...

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Single-Arm Robot automates precise tasks.

Weighing just 42 lb, Sawyer Robot features 8.8 lb payload, with 7 degrees of freedom and 1,260 mm reach that can maneuver into tight spaces and varied alignments of work cells designed for humans. High resolution force sensing, embedded at each joint, enables Rethink Robotics' compliant motion control, which allows robot to feel its way into fixtures or machines. Powered by Baxter, Sawyer...

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Z-Theta System integrates linear and rotary axes.
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Z-Theta System integrates linear and rotary axes.

Customizable and adaptable to design requirements, Z-Theta system achievesÂ- rotary axis and linear axis in single unit that, when operated in coordinated motion, can effectively create a helical motion path. System can also be used to move to defined linear positions and then perform independent rotary moves. Based on Kerk ScrewRail®, design leverages Haydon and...

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Deburring/Rounding Machine handles parts of greater thickness.
Deburring Equipment

Deburring/Rounding Machine handles parts of greater thickness.

Supporting part parameter input via touchscreen controls,Â- EdgeBreaker® can run jobs automatically on 25 kW upon stored data retrieval. Dry processing application can perform double-sided deburring and rounding. While oscillating roller-equipped unit removes unwanted burrs, transverse-running rounding units with rounding locks simultaneously round edges on both sides. One-Click system...

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Japan Unix to Exhibit Desktop Soldering Robots at SMTA Guadalajara 2015
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Japan Unix to Exhibit Desktop Soldering Robots at SMTA Guadalajara 2015

TOKYO, JAPAN -Â-  Japan Unix, a solutions provider for manual and soldering automation, announces plans to exhibit in Booth #8 at the upcoming SMTA Expo in Guadalajara, Mexico, which is scheduled to take place October 14-15, 2015, at the Riu Hotel in Guadalajara, Mexico. Company representatives will demonstrate the 410S Series Japan Unix Desktop Selective Soldering Robots. The 410S Series is...

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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures
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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures

Locon Sensor Systems offer robust sensor solutions for even the most severe environmental conditions. Their line of high-temp inductive sensors and their cylindrical photoelectric series can operate in temperatures up to 250 degrees Celsius. See our video to learn more.

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