Modular Stripfeeder features adjustable rails.
Robots

Modular Stripfeeder features adjustable rails.

Designed to load tape-and-reel components onto compact modules for prototyping and high-mix, low-volume applications, StripFeeder Modular (.mod) System v2 features removable rails that can be mounted to accommodate wide array of tape sizes. Mechanical lock-spring holds tape in place by sprocket hole for part registration and repeatable pick-and-place applications. To guarantee stable, repeatable...

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Schober to Highlight RSM In-Mold Label Technology and Photovoltaic Panel Production at K Show 2013, Booth #3E72
Stackers

Schober to Highlight RSM In-Mold Label Technology and Photovoltaic Panel Production at K Show 2013, Booth #3E72

Cincinnati, OH – Schober will feature Rotary Die Cutting Technology especially designed for converting of in-mold labels as well as die cutting equipment for the production of photovoltaic panels at the K Show in Dusseldorf-  in booth #3E72.  The Spider high-speed programmable robotic stacking and counting system, which combines acceleration, velocity and precision at speeds of up to 50...

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Controls and Controllers

TI's Technology Advances LEGO

The collaboration extends TI's commitment to STEM education, inspiring students to learn and create innovative projects DALLAS- – Today, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) announced that Sitara™ processors, along with TI connectivity and analog solutions, have been selected to power the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 robotics platform that is now available. The robotics tool kit contains hardware...

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Davlec Increases Production Capacity with Essemtec's Paraquda System
Robots

Davlec Increases Production Capacity with Essemtec's Paraquda System

Essemtec’s high-speed Paraquda SMT pick-and-place system has recently been selected by Davlec Ltd, an electronics company based in Wales, specialising in the design and manufacture of control equipment for the dairy farming industry. Due to the nature of Davlec’s diversification over the years into other areas of sub contract manufacturing, the company wanted to fully optimize its flexibility...

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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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Robotic Collision Sensor suits small payloads.
Automation Systems

Robotic Collision Sensor suits small payloads.

Designed to absorb crash and reset itself, Model SR-48 virtually eliminates tool damage, downtime, and need for human intervention. In operation, sensor is adjusted to support typical loads experienced by robot arm in all directions: angular, compression, and torsional. Following crash, sensor uses precise locating components to reset within 0.001 in.- of original position. Three-wire PNP...

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Robot Assisted 3D Scanning System combines CMM and StereoSCAN.
Scanners / Readers

Robot Assisted 3D Scanning System combines CMM and StereoSCAN.

DPA coordinate measuring machine, used in conjunction with- breuckmann stereoSCAN, delivers automated 3D scanning capable of handling delicate structures or minute deviations. With change of lenses or repositioning of camera modules, system can be adjusted to suit any individual scanning task. Measuring fields ranging from few millimeters up to 1 m, and accuracy level of

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The First ABB Robotics SVIA PickVision Machine Tending System Installed in the US at Atlas Copco in July 2013
Controls and Controllers

The First ABB Robotics SVIA PickVision Machine Tending System Installed in the US at Atlas Copco in July 2013

System at Atlas Copco in Grand Prairie, Texas to tend three Okuma lathes that manufacture parts used in mining applications AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- ABB Robotics and SVIA, LLC Industrial Automation announce that the first machine tending cell in the United States featuring SVIA’s PickVision™ Smart Camera vision system and an ABB robot was installed at the Atlas Copco facility in Grand Prairie,...

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Multitest MT9510 Pick-and-Place Handler Meets the Requirements of ICs for Connectivity and Cloud Servers
Robots

Multitest MT9510 Pick-and-Place Handler Meets the Requirements of ICs for Connectivity and Cloud Servers

Rosenheim, Germany- -- Multitest, a designer and manufacturer of final test handlers, contactors and load boards used by integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and final test subcontractors worldwide, announces that due to mobility and the related demand for connectivity, the data volume in cloud servers is significantly growing. CPUs are increasing in performance, but at the same time the cost...

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Pick and Place Unit handles weights up to 5 kg.
Robots

Pick and Place Unit handles weights up to 5 kg.

For complete cycle with 280 mm horizontal and 105 mm vertical stroke, linear motor driven Model PPU-E 50 has cycle time of 0.92 seconds with tooling mass of 2 kg and 2 x 60 ms (for gripper). Max acceleration is 100 ms-2 and max speed is 4 ms-1. Two integrated position sensors control vertical and horizontal movement, while 2 intelligent controllers control cantilever arm and actuators without...

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Software

Health Robotics' Announces Memorial Care's [CA] 57% Savings from Ameridose's Switch to i.v.STATION Robot

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy -- Health Robotics recently announced that Memorial Care Health System in Long Beach released to Health Robotics' User Group an ROI study focused on 57% average savings as a result of insourcing Sterile Compounding patient doses on the i.v.STATION Robot, compared to its prior equivalent costs with Ameridose. Ed Wong,Director of Pharmacy at Memorial Care's Miller Hospital...

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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit
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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit

Providing adequate fall protection is always a critical consideration and one that in many cases can be difficult to ensure. The new Mobile Fall Protection Unit is designed to facilitate positive fall protection in applications that would typically be difficult or impossible to provide with standard methods. To learn all about the advantages and convenience, see our video.

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