Universal Automates Success at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2015
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Universal Automates Success at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2015

Flexible technology lineup enables winning formula for automating contemporary odd-form challenges. Universal Instruments will display two solutions from its automated odd-form assembly portfolio at the SMT Hybrid Packaging trade show to be held May 5–7 at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg in Germany. The company will feature its FuzionOF™ Platform and Polaris Assembly Cell, exhibiting on Hall...

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Blakell Europlacer Reflects Growth with Expanded Presence at SMT 2015

DORSET, UNITED KINGDOMÂ- – Blakell Europlacer Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of comprehensive SMT placement systems for the global electronics industry, announces an expanded presence in Hall 7, Booth 7-318 at SMT/Hybrid/Packaging, scheduled to take place May 5-7, 2015 at the Messe in Nuremberg, Germany. Europlacer will showcase an extended range of equipment, including the iineo-I...

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Universal Robots Presents UR3 at RoboUniverse - the World's Most Flexible, Lightweight Table-top Robot to Work Alongside Humans
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Universal Robots Presents UR3 at RoboUniverse - the World's Most Flexible, Lightweight Table-top Robot to Work Alongside Humans

The Danish pioneer of collaborative robots has created a new, smaller robot for light assembly tasks and automated workbench scenarios.Â-  Odense, Denmark – Industries worldwide have embraced the collaborative benefits of the user-friendly UR5 and UR10 robots that feature unrivaled performance vs. affordability and can work next to people with no safety guarding. With the new UR3...

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Sercos Robot a Hit at Hannover Fair!
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Sercos Robot a Hit at Hannover Fair!

Sercos International, supplier of the Sercos® automation bus, recorded growing interest in Sercos-capable products at Hanover Fair 2015. A robotic demo from Schneider Electric was the highlight, attracting many visitors who used the opportunity to test their abilities by playing the robo-based game of Tic-Tac-Toe! The robotic solution consists of a fully stainless-steel PacDrive P4-robot...

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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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High Payload Gantry Robots suit material handling industry.
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High Payload Gantry Robots suit material handling industry.

Available in 7 sizes with Y axis lengths to 100 m, Model ZP-6 and ZP-7 are 2-axis linear modules that can be configured with multiple Z-axis arms. Machines feature third-generation cam follower cartridges which take 10 minutes to change, redesigned beams with narrow cross sections to fit small spaces, and machined pockets for guideways that are more rigid than flush-mounted guideways. For...

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Trimble Expands Geospatial Portfolio to Increase Productivity with Field-to-Office Workflows and Deliver Added Value to Spatial Data

New Geospatial Solutions Drive Efficiencies and Streamline Processes for Survey, Engineering and Mapping Organizations SUNNYVALE, Calif.Â- – Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today an expanded portfolio of geospatial solutions for surveyors, engineers and mapping professionals. Highlights include new total stations, a new GNSS receiver and new field and office software features. The...

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St. Vincent Healthcare Deploys Germ-Killing Robot to Prevent Infection, Protect Patients during Hospital Visits

BILLINGS, Mont. –Â- St. Vincent Healthcare is raising the bar when it comes to patient care. Already following strict disinfection routines, St. Vincent Healthcare is now also using germ-killing robot Tru-D SmartUVC to eliminate harmful germs, like Ebola, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), influenza and norovirus that can...

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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
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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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