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Robotic Inspection System automatically ejects faulty products.

CountSafe™ with Automatic Ejection for Electronic Counters consists of inspection system with tool-less, 2-axis, linear robot that can be adapted and integrated to any electronic counter for rejecting any kind of defect: wrong shape, wrong color/size, broken product, or rogue. Products are rejected via vacuum system attached to closed bin equipped with pre-separator collector and HEPA filter....

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OEM and End-Users See Improved Efficiency and Productivity with Custom Workholding and Automation Products from DE-STA-CO
Automation Systems

OEM and End-Users See Improved Efficiency and Productivity with Custom Workholding and Automation Products from DE-STA-CO

Auburn Hills, Mich. — DE-STA-CO is expanding its custom manufacturing capabilities to provide OEM and end-users with application-designed productivity tools out of the box. Customers can work directly with DE-STA-CO engineers to modify any of its clamping, automation and material handling solutions, to produce products that are perfectly matched to a specific application. Standard tools often...

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DE-STA-CO Gives Press Room Customers 150 More Ways to "accelerate" Automation Line Productivity
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DE-STA-CO Gives Press Room Customers 150 More Ways to "accelerate" Automation Line Productivity

Auburn Hills, Mich — DE-STA-CO has added more than 150 parts to its Accelerate® Collection of lightweight tooling. The collection, introduced in 2013, was expanded in response to customer requests for additional options to increase automated press room stamping line speed. Accelerate is the world's lightest standard line of end effectors. New Accelerate Collection elements include:...

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CMM Machinery

T.J. Snow Upgrades CMM Capabilities

Chattanooga, Tennessee — T.J. Snow Company recently upgraded its CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) capabilities by purchasing a new FARO Edge 9-foot Arm with Laser Line Probe HD.-  T. J. Snow's new portable FARO Arm features state-of-the-art high definition scanning technology. The 7-axis FARO Edge is one of the most sophisticated non-contact measurement tools available in its class. The...

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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

Pipe Inspection Robot offers scalable design, advanced viewing.

Able to travel at 5 different speeds without impairing image quality, Stormer S3000 lets operators examine pipelines up to 820 ft long and 5.9–40 in. wide for defects. Waterproof pan-and-tilt camera, featuring CMOS image sensor and integrated adjustable LED lights, rotates in all directions and can be attached to front or top of crawler, which also supports use of different sets of...

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Floyd Medical Center Deploys Germ-Killing Robot to Elevate Patient Safety

FMC is the first hospital in Northwest Georgia to purchase Tru-D SmartUVC ROME, Ga.- — Floyd Medical Center recently bolstered its patient safety arsenal by deploying Tru-D SmartUVC, the only portable automated disinfection robot to accurately measure and deliver a pathogen-eliminating dose of UV light to terminally disinfect patient rooms, ICUs, surgery suites and other patient spaces. Short...

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Dual-arm Robot can operate in collaboration with humans.
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Dual-arm Robot can operate in collaboration with humans.

While YuMi was designed to meet production needs of consumer electronics industry, it has equal application in small parts assembly thanks to dual arms, flexible hands, universal parts feeding system, camera-based part location,- and precise motion control. Robot has lightweight yet rigid magnesium skeleton, covered with floating plastic casing, wrapped in soft padding to absorb impacts. If YuMi...

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Robot Software combines manual and CNC programming.
Software

Robot Software combines manual and CNC programming.

With PowerMILL Robot 2015, users can program robots for multi-axis machining operations. Program offers optimized collision checking, automatic avoidance of wrist singularities, and ability to generate robot programs from tape files produced in other CAM software. Release 2015 allows users to duplicate in virtual environment teach-and-learn programming of robot for linking moves. Programmed...

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First U.S. Installation of Renishaw neuromate
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First U.S. Installation of Renishaw neuromate

Renishaw's first neuromate® frameless Gen II stereotactic robotic system in the U.S. has been installed at the Hospital in Philadelphia. Ashwini D. Sharan, MD, Professor and Director of the neurosurgery department of the Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College Department of Neurological Surgery, and his colleague Dr. Chengyuan Wu, Consulting Neurosurgeon, have performed the...

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Six-Axis Robot features double yoke design.
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Six-Axis Robot features double yoke design.

Designed with curved upper arm,- Model MH24 excels in assembly, dispensing, material handling, machine tending, and packaging applications. Robot has 1,730 mm horizontal reach and 24 kg payload. Through-arm cable routing and 50 mm through-hole in upper arm extend cable life and minimize risks of snagging or interference. Large work envelope extends behind robot, permitting space for tool...

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Do You Have Unique Lifting Needs?
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Do You Have Unique Lifting Needs?

EZRig Cranes offers lifting solutions that are engineered for robust performance, providing the ultimate in portability. Designed for real-world lifting needs, our products are small and light with options and features that make them ideal for a broad range of applications. See our video to learn how an EZRig Crane can simplify your lifting requirements.

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