ATI Industrial Automation to Exhibit New Products and Solutions at Automate 2013, Chicago, January 21-24
Controls and Controllers

ATI Industrial Automation to Exhibit New Products and Solutions at Automate 2013, Chicago, January 21-24

ATI Industrial Automation, a world-leading, engineering-based developer of robotic peripheral equipment, including Automatic Tool Changers, Multi-Axis Force/Torque Sensing Systems, Utility Couplers, Robotic Deburring Tools, Robotic Collision Sensors and Compliance Devices, will exhibit new products and solutions at Automate 2013, Booth #640, McCormick Place North, Chicago, Illinois, January...

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Benchtop Robot automates laboratory workflows.
Robots

Benchtop Robot automates laboratory workflows.

Adaptable to user demands, VALet allows multiple hotel positioning for customizable, high-density microplate movement and storage. User-defined choices include random or sequential storage access, providing capacity up to 45 or 120 microplates, respectively.Â- Thermotor™ technology enables VALet to be controlled directly from computer without additional controllers. With...

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ESSEMTEC to Exhibit Its Scorpion in America for the First Time at the IPC APEX Expo
Dispensers

ESSEMTEC to Exhibit Its Scorpion in America for the First Time at the IPC APEX Expo

Glassboro, NJ - Essemtec, a leading manufacturer of surface mount technology (SMT) production equipment, announces that it will showcase flexible Swiss-made solutions in Booth #3233 at the upcoming IPC APEX Expo, scheduled to take place February 19-21, 2013 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. The Scorpion fully automatic dispensing system sets new standards in dispensing technology....

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Controls and Controllers

MIMO Control System enhances and simplifies Gantry application.

Gantry, The Elmo Way combines distributed motion control with servo tuning tools. System provides precise control with 2Â- servo drives that operate as one integrated unit and can be mounted anywhere. Eliminating need for dedicated motion controller or extra moving cables, design employs MIMO communications; one servo drive is configured as master, with second drive following its lead and...

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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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Engineering Services

Staubli to Exhibit at Automate 2013

Advanced Connection and Robotics Technology for a Wide Range of Applications Duncan, SC - A global leader in automation technology, StÃ-¤ubli has announced plans to exhibit at AUTOMATE 2013 in Booth 668. Billed as North America's Broadest Automation Event," AUTOMATE 2013 will take place January 21 - 24, 2013 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The biannual AUTOMATE conference offers a unique...

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Software

University of Tennessee Medical Center Selects Health Robotics' i.v.STATION Robot and i.v.SOFT

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy - Health Robotics today announced that the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville [UTMC] has joined the growing number of American hospitals replacing their reliance on sterile compounding outsourcing with i.v.STATION. UTMC, a member of the Premier healthcare alliance, serves as a tertiary referral center for Eastern Tennessee, Southeast Kentucky and Western...

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Hardinge Demonstrates SUPER-PRECISION® Turning with Automation
Automation Systems

Hardinge Demonstrates SUPER-PRECISION® Turning with Automation

ELMIRA, NY: Hardinge Inc. (www.hardinge.com), a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions, demonstrates automated production of hydraulic spool valve housings on their T51 MSY SP SUPER-PRECISION® Turning Center. The automated machine-tending package, designed by Gosiger Automation, features a Fanuc M-10iA six-axis, industrial robot integrated to the Hardinge T-51...

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Germany High-Tech for the Chinese Heavy Machinery Industry
Robots

Germany High-Tech for the Chinese Heavy Machinery Industry

With a grand opening in October 2012, hand-over of the world-wide first robot welding system especially designed for internal seams in concrete mixing drums took place at Zoomlion Concrete Yuanjiang Industry Park in Hunan, China. Reis Robotics was involved as developer and manufacturer of the robot system. The new system was presented to the staff of Zoomlion and representatives of the press. Dr....

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Nu Flow Broadens Scope of Work by Offering Spin Casting
Robots

Nu Flow Broadens Scope of Work by Offering Spin Casting

SAN DIEGO, CA - Nu Flow has broadened its scope of pipe lining work by adding spin casting technology to its tool belt. Belco Pipe Restoration, a Nu Flow licensee in Commack, New York, recently lined 2,000 feet of a 8 -wide potable water main using spin casting technology. This unique technology sprays a NSF61-approved epoxy liner via spinning robotics, to coat the inside of large potable pipes...

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SCARA Robots feature lightweight, die-cast aluminum arms.
Robots

SCARA Robots feature lightweight, die-cast aluminum arms.

With arm lengths of 300 and 400 mm, respectively, Models THL300 and THL400 feature max payload capacity of 5 kg and cycle times of .48 sec with 2 kg load. Units have working envelope of 4 axes, with Z-axis rotation of 360°. TSL3000 Controller, offering storage capacity of 6,400 point + 12,800 steps, includes USB compatibility as standard. Robots are suitable for small parts handling and...

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