Force Sensing Package suits precision assembly applications.
Robots

Force Sensing Package suits precision assembly applications.

With 6-axis force sensor that can detect 3 translational forces and 3 axial moments, MotoFit™ alters robot's position based on force encountered to align/assemble parts. Touching, fitting, and inserting are combined to provide automatic precision fits of mating surfaces of 10–100 Â-µm. High-speed fits up to 20 mm deep with h7/H7 tolerance can be done in 5 sec. Additional components...

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Robotic Screw Fastening System reduces labor and improves QC.
Robots

Robotic Screw Fastening System reduces labor and improves QC.

Screw fastening system is built around Janome desktop, 3- or 4-axis robot that comes inÂ- 5 models with working areas from 200 x 200 mm to 510 x 600 mm and repeatable accuracy of Â±0.01 mm. In addition to accommodating choice of drivers, system is available with several screw feeder options. Programming of screw tightening conditions is facilitated via remote teaching...

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Robots

Surveillance Robot constantly patrols secured perimeter.

Traveling at about 7 kph on monorail that is attached to fence structure, RoboGuard conducts regular inspections of fence line, which are essential to maintaining integrity of perimeter. Robot can also respond and check on any suspected intrusion as needed. Complete system consists of autonomous robots, each covering up to 1 km, with docking station in between 2 adjacent robots, servicing them...

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Material Handling Robots offer 700 or 900 mm reach.
Controls and Controllers

Material Handling Robots offer 700 or 900 mm reach.

Designed with no offset in axis two, IRB 1200 Series delivers long stroke that allowsÂ- robot to be placed close to work piece and still be functional. Standard variants include 700 mm reach model with payload up to 7 kg, and 900 mm model with payload up to 5 kg. Both can be mounted at any angle and come with IP 40 protection as standard, with IP 67 protection optional. With Ethernet port, 4...

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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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Fancort Industries to Exhibit Desktop Soldering Robots with EAP at SMTAI
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Fancort Industries to Exhibit Desktop Soldering Robots with EAP at SMTAI

MERIDIAN, IDAHOÂ- – Fancort Industries, Inc., a global supplier of cost-effective solutions to electronics manufacturers, will exhibit with Electronic Assembly Products (EAP), Ltd. in Booth #807 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 30-Oct. 1, 2014 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Company representatives will demonstrate the Japan UNIX Desktop...

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Europlacer to Demonstrate iineo II SMT Pick-and-Place Platform at SMTAI
Robots

Europlacer to Demonstrate iineo II SMT Pick-and-Place Platform at SMTAI

Tampa, FLÂ- — Europlacer, a manufacturer of market-leading flexible SMT placement machines, announces that it will showcase the iineo II SMT pick-and-place platform in Booth #907 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 30 - Oct. 1, 2014 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The award-winning iineo II is widely configurable for numerous requirements. The...

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ABB Robotics to Introduce New Robots, Turnkey Manufacturing Cells and Enhanced Technology at IMTS 2014 in Chicago
Robots

ABB Robotics to Introduce New Robots, Turnkey Manufacturing Cells and Enhanced Technology at IMTS 2014 in Chicago

Highlights include the new IRB 1200 robot family, the FlexMT machine tending cell, and part handling with the higher payload FlexPicker delta robot AUBURN HILLS, Mich.Â-  –  ABB Robotics will feature over ten advanced technology demonstrations at the 2014 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), September 8-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The demos include new robots,...

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Boomerang Systems Commences Implementation of 175 Space Automated Parking Facility in Hollywood, Florida
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Boomerang Systems Commences Implementation of 175 Space Automated Parking Facility in Hollywood, Florida

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Boomerang Systems, Inc., (OTCQB: BMER) the innovative U.S. designer and manufacturer of fully-automated robotic parking systems, announced today that construction has commenced inside the structure that will house an automated robotic parking system that the company has been contracted to install at the new 304-unit Costa Hollywood Condominium Resort on the Atlantic Ocean in...

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Wrapping Machinery

PACK EXPO International 2014 Bosch Showcases Entry-level to High-end Solutions

Focus on automation and enhanced hygiene Complete systems’ competence as single-source solutions provider Pack Series flow wrappers: from entry-level to fully-automated Vertical baggers and robotics for enhanced hygiene Chicago – At PACK EXPO International 2014, Bosch Packaging Technology, a leading supplier of processing and packaging solutions, will present several technologies from its...

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High-Speed Robots handle processing of large parts.
Robots

High-Speed Robots handle processing of large parts.

With payloads of 50, 35, and 20 kg, respectively, 6-axis Models MH50 II, MH50 II-35, and MH50 II-20 are suited for coating, dispensing, machine and press tending, material cutting and handling. Robots feature horizontal reach of 81.1, 100, and 122.3 in. and vertical reach of 140.9, 175.1, and 219.9 in., respectively. Equipped with DX200 controller, capable of controlling up to 8 robots, MH50...

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Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact
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Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact

Our goal is to help every athlete derive maximum enjoyment from their sport and become a better player. We offer a line of innovative training tools that combine cutting-edge technology and out of the box thinking to deliver an unbeatable competitive advantage. The Vector® Sports Training Ball is just another example of our commitment to innovation. To learn how the Vector® is helping ballplayers everywhere, see our video.

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