High-Throughput Stringer solders solar cells in 2 sec cycle.
Automation Systems

High-Throughput Stringer solders solar cells in 2 sec cycle.

Designed to produce full and half-cell strings with up to 5 busbars, STRINGER TT1800 utilizes single track technology and offers throughput of up to 50 MWp per year. Cycle time of 2 seconds enables production ofÂ- up to 27 modules/hr, and throughput of complete standardized system – 2 STRINGER TT1800 and one layup – is rated at 100 MWp. Layup's 6-axis robot consists of...

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Adept Technology Wins 2.5 Million Dollars in Orders from Two Digital Storage Companies

Pleasanton, Calif. — Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile solutions and services, has received orders over the last several weeks totaling more than 2.5 million dollars (US Dollar) for its industrial robot products from two global companies in the digital storage industry. Shipments began in May and are scheduled to continue through...

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Consumers Energy Debuts New Technology to Help Monitor Power Lines, Equipment, Wind Turbines

Company is First Michigan Energy Company to Use Unmanned Aerial Vehicle JACKSON, Mich. -- Consumers Energy launched an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) near a Jackson County electric substation Monday to help determine whether the emerging technology can improve how the company serves Michigan residents. We are always looking for ways to innovate and provide Michigan with safe, affordable, reliable,...

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Schunk Featured in Robot Revolution Exhibit at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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Schunk Featured in Robot Revolution Exhibit at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

Exhibit supported by Google.org features SCHUNK and begins national tour in Chicago CHICAGO — They're here … to help and improve our lives. On May 21, 2015, the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) premiered a new national touring exhibit, Robot Revolution, supported by Google.org, which includes SCHUNK. Robot Revolution explores how robots, created by human ingenuity, will...

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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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Continued Innovation Further Strengthens Telemetrics Product Line
Cameras

Continued Innovation Further Strengthens Telemetrics Product Line

InfoComm Display Features Cost-Effective Camera and Control Technology Orlando, FLÂ- – Expanded product lines, innovative features and cost effective solutions for system enhancements are all on display in Telemetrics’ product lineup here at InfoComm. Exhibit highlights include the Advanced Presenter Tracking System (APTS), designed to make meeting room environments more...

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3D Scan System enables flexible seam width welding with zoom axis.

Managing laser fine-positioning for remote welding, intelliWELD II FT has integrated zoom axisÂ- that allows dynamic, step-less varying of spot size up to x1.5 accompanied by uniform intensity distribution. Scan head feature include sealed housing, encapsulated optical path, and replaceable protective window, and protective window monitoring is also standard. Galvanometer scanners...

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Controls and Controllers

Robot Controller utilizes EtherNet/IP safety software.

Available for DX200 Robot Controller Platform, EtherNet/IP™ Safety Software simplifies workcell installation and integration by minimizing amount of robot control wiring required. EtherNet/IP safety interface can be used with or without Functional Safety Unit capability, allowing wide range of safety control options. Software requires no additional hardware in robot controller, and operates by...

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Custom Parts Manufacturer Increases Global Competitiveness with Smart, Collaborative Robots

Standby Screw Machine Products Co. Powers Production, Precision with Baxter BOSTON,Â- – A leader in custom manufacturing for outdoor power equipment, Standby Screw Machine Products Co., is leveraging Rethink Robotics' two-armed Baxter robot in two separate applications to increase flexibility and consistency in its manufacturing operations and better compete on a global stage. A...

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SRI International to Showcase High-Impact Platform Technologies at DARPA Robotics Challenge Expo
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SRI International to Showcase High-Impact Platform Technologies at DARPA Robotics Challenge Expo

Demos to Include High-Efficiency Humanoid, Micro-Robots, Low-Cost Robotic Hand, and Wearable Robotics MENLO PARK, Calif.Â- — SRI Robotics, a major program of SRI International, will be demonstrating its leading-edge robotics platform technologies in booth E22 at the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Expo, June 5-6, 2015 in Pomona, California. Known for pushing the boundaries of the field, SRI...

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Jenoptik Presents Innovative Optical and Laser Solutions in Munich

The Jenoptik Lasers Material Processing and Optical Systems divisions are presenting at LASER World of PHOTONICS, the world’s leading trade fair for the laser and photonics industry, from 22nd to 25th June 2015 in hall A3 at booth 235 of the Munich trade fair centre. The lasers and laser machines of the Jenoptik Laser Material Processing division have many uses: for ophthalmology and...

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