Robots

Marine Robot Fleet Expands Research Horizons

Robots Perform Unattended Data Capture in the Ocean CHESTERLAND OH — In a BBC News article released last week, a UK marine RD institution is funding an ambitious project which is launching a fleet of marine robots! These autonomous systems comprise a fleet consisting of seven unmanned submersibles in a new project headed by the United Kingdom's National Oceanography Centre. Pending the...

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Yaskawa Motoman Expands Delta-Style Product Line with MPP3H Robot

Dayton, OH — The MPP3H is Yaskawa Motoman's new delta-style robot for packaging, cartoning and kitting applications. The MPP3H robot features a parallel link arm configuration with a direct-driven rotary axis to simplify design and increase reliability. With a minimum installation area and zero footprint, this model is ideal for high-density installations, while providing a large working...

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RoboGuard and Cyberseal Win Security's Best Product Awards at ASIS International 2014

YAHUD, Israel –Â- Magal Security Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAGS), the world leader in physical and cyber security solutions, announced that two of its new products have been selected as winners in the 2014 ASIS Accolades Competition: Security's Best Award, each in their respective categories. A team of judges, representing end users and experts in security technologies, evaluated all...

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Fancort Industries Awarded for Japan UNIX Selective Soldering Robots
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Fancort Industries Awarded for Japan UNIX Selective Soldering Robots

MERIDIAN, IDAHOÂ- — Fancort Industries, Inc., a global supplier of cost-effective solutions to electronics manufacturers, announces that it was awarded a 2014 Global Technology Award in the category of Soldering Equipment - Other for the Japan UNIX Desktop Selective Soldering Robots. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 ceremony that took place at the...

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Automation Systems

OMRON Participates in CEATEC JAPAN 2014

-First Demonstration of Our Ping-pong Robot in Japan- KYOTO, JapanÂ-  - OMRON Corporation is going to participate in the Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC JAPAN 2014) to be held from October 7 to 11, 2014, at the Makuhari Messe international convention complex in Japan's Chiba Prefecture. This will be the biggest exhibit of the latest IT and electronic technologies in...

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Compact Series Robots suit spot welding applications.

With respective payload capacitiesÂ- of 165 and 210 kg, MS165 and MS210 six-axis robots feature DX200 controller, high-speed spot and ARM (Advanced Robot Motion) control function, and 2,702 mm reach with Â±0.2 mm repeatability. Gas spring and Sigma-5 motor technology reduce weight and profile. With respective payload capacities of 100 and 80 kg, MS100 and MS80W II...

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Space-Efficient Radial Transfer Arm serves vacuum applications.
Arms

Space-Efficient Radial Transfer Arm serves vacuum applications.

Radial Telescopic Transfer Arm (RTTA) providesÂ- sample reach of 760 mm beyond chamber connection flange. When fully retracted, arm will fit in chamber with ID of 630 mm and can hold up to 138 mm dia samples. Rotary feedthrough MagiDrives are used to achieve necessary actuation. While MD64LB has break-away torque of ~40 nm and provides stiff coupling, MD35...

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KUKA Systems Develops Robotic Riveting System for Boeing 777 Wide-body Fuselage Assembly
Automation Systems

KUKA Systems Develops Robotic Riveting System for Boeing 777 Wide-body Fuselage Assembly

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI and AUGSBURG, GermanyÂ- – When the Boeing 777X twin-aisle passenger jet goes into full production for its debut in 2020, each fuselage will be built using special advanced automation technology, the result of a collaborative effort by the airplane maker and the KUKA Systems Aerospace Group. The robotic pulse production line, known as the Fuselage Automated Upright...

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Robotic Vehicle Kit targets educational applications.
Robots

Robotic Vehicle Kit targets educational applications.

Supplied with RC5 remote control and battery charger, RP6V2-C Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Kit is programmable in C and is suited for universities, trade schools, high schools, and course hobby users. Robot integrates ATMEGA32 8-bit RISC microcontroller with 8 MIPS and 8 MHz clock, two 7.2 Vdc motors, and tank drivetrain that can negotiate steep ramps and obstacles. Additional features include USB...

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