Arms

Stäubli Six-Axis TX60L cr Handles Wafers with Care

Clean room robot with precious cargo Robots moving parts from A to B may sound like a routine procedure. It is a very different matter, however, when they are handling wafers in the back-end area, since at this stage, a single wafer can be worth as much as 10,000 euros. SÃ-œSS MicroTec relies on the high-precision Stäubli TX60L cr robot to ensure ultra-safe handling of these precious...

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Ovens

Essemtec Brazil Exhibits at FIEE and Opens Training Center in Campinas, SP

Essemtec Brazil is substantially expanding its sales and service organization in Brazil to provide the highest level of quality in all aspects of its business. To continue this growth, it opened a training center in mid-February in Campinas, SP. Additionally Essemtec Brazil will exhibit its turnkey concept at the upcoming FIEE exhibition, which is taking place from April 1-5, 2013 in the Anhembi...

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ABB Robotics Flexible Tube Press and Weld System Wins Ford Global Powertrain Excellence "2012 Top Award"
Automation Systems

ABB Robotics Flexible Tube Press and Weld System Wins Ford Global Powertrain Excellence "2012 Top Award"

The new system allows Ford Sterling Axle to manufacture to the necessary volumes, and eliminate overcapacity and underutilization of equipment AUBURN HILLS, Mich.- A flexible Tube Press and Weld System developed by ABB Robotics for the Ford Sterling Axle Plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan, has won the 2012 Ford Global Powertrain Technical Maturity Model Excellence Award. Installed in 2012, the...

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Xyntek-Antares & ESS Technologies to Unveil New Ultra Compact TaskMate® Robotic Case Erector / Loader with Track & Trace at Interphex 2013
Robots

Xyntek-Antares & ESS Technologies to Unveil New Ultra Compact TaskMate® Robotic Case Erector / Loader with Track & Trace at Interphex 2013

BLACKSBURG, Va.- ESS Technologies, Inc. and Xyntek-Antares have partnered to develop a track & trace case packing solution to be demonstrated in booth #3188 at the upcoming Interphex NY conference and exhibition at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City on April 23-25, 2013. The new ESS Technologies TaskMate® Robotic Case Erector/Loader will be integrated with the Xyntek-Antares...

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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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Laser Design to Distribute New Line of Portable CMM Arms in North America through Regional Resellers
Arms

Laser Design to Distribute New Line of Portable CMM Arms in North America through Regional Resellers

Minneapolis, MN – Laser Design Inc. (LDI) announced today that it has been appointed the master North American distributor for Tomelleri Engineering's line of Space Arm® articulated-arm CMMs.Â-  The SPACE Arm line has been marketed successfully in Europe and product distribution is now expanding worldwide. Tomelleri's experience with portable arms spans 25 years and includes...

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New Ultra Compact TaskMate® Robotic Case Erector / Loader with Track & Trace at Interphex NY 2013
Robots

New Ultra Compact TaskMate® Robotic Case Erector / Loader with Track & Trace at Interphex NY 2013

Blacksburg, VAÂ- - ESS Technologies, Inc. and Xyntek-Antares have partnered to develop a track trace case packing solution to be demonstrated in booth #3188 at the upcoming Interphex NY conference and exhibition at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City on April 23-25, 2013. The new ESS Technologies TaskMate® Robotic Case Erector/Loader will be integrated with the...

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Robots

The Rodon Group Adds Baxter, America's First Adaptive Manufacturing Robot to Its Automated Facility

Hatfield, PA - A new manufacturing robot named Baxter has found a home at The Rodon Group.Â-  Baxter is the brainchild of Rethink Robotics of Boston, MA.  This new manufacturing tool is a user-friendly robot created to help American manufacturing companies compete more effectively. The robot can be used to complete repetitive production tasks and will complement The Rodon Group’s...

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Melexis Chooses Multitest's MT9510 Test Handler for Gesture Recognition IC
Handling Equipment

Melexis Chooses Multitest's MT9510 Test Handler for Gesture Recognition IC

Rosenheim, Germany- Melexis, a mixed signal semiconductor manufacturer headquartered in Belgium, has chosen Multitest’s Standard MT9510 Pick and Place Test Handler for an infrared, light sensing application. Multitest cooperated closely with Melexis to successfully develop a dedicated conversion kit to support this sensor application by integrating a third-party stimulus provided by Melexis....

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Printers

Essemtec to Highlight Paraquda SMD Pick-and-Place at AUTOMATICON

At the upcoming AUTOMATICON exhibition, taking place March 19 - 22 in Warsaw, Poland, Essemtec will highlight the Paraquda SMD pick-and-place, the first system ever to use ePlace operating software, as well as the table-top screen printer Fino. AUTOMATICON is the most important trade fair for automation, control, measurement and robotics in Poland. The mission of the event is to promote new...

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Sentry Equipment Introduces New Compact Hygienic Automatic Sampler
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Sentry Equipment Introduces New Compact Hygienic Automatic Sampler

As a leader in industrial sampling equipment at Sentry Equipment, our success is built on a history of innovation and designs that epitomize value and efficiency. The new Hygienic Automatic Sampler is another example of our dedication to developing quality engineered products. To learn how this product can streamline the sampling process for dry, free-flowing materials, see our new video.

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