Germany High-Tech for the Chinese Heavy Machinery Industry
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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
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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.
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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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Lightweight, Rigid SCARA Robots have 5 kg max payload capacity.
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Lightweight, Rigid SCARA Robots have 5 kg max payload capacity.

Along with respective arm lengths of 300 and 400 mm, THL300 and THL400 feature working envelope of 4 axes with Z-axis rotation of 360°. Design minimizes required supporting and vibration-suppression elements, while simplified gearboxes and motors facilitate maintenance. Suited for small parts handling and assembly, robots are built with rigid, die cast aluminum arms and offer cycle times, with 2...

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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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Intelligrated to Showcase Latest Alvey Robotics Material Handling Solutions at Automate 2013
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Intelligrated to Showcase Latest Alvey Robotics Material Handling Solutions at Automate 2013

In-booth demonstration features robotic case packing, unpacking and palletizing capabilities CINCINNATI, OH, - Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider, will showcase its latest Alvey® Robotics case packing, unpacking, palletizing and depalletizing solutions in booth #614 at Automate 2013, January 21-24 in Chicago....

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Collapsible Robotic Welding Cell aids student and workforce training.
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Collapsible Robotic Welding Cell aids student and workforce training.

Robotic Welding Education Cell 2.0, featuring collapsible 2,000 in.-² max work surface area, has shielding gas bottle rack/storage, fume extraction system mounting, and welding robot. Mounted on wheels, lightweight unit fits through standard doorway and also has AutoDrive® 4R100 wire feeder, Magnum® PRO robotic welding torch and consumables, and SuperArc® L-56® GMAW welding wire. Unit...

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Ten Live ABB Robotic Applications to Feature New Metal Fab Technology and Simplified Programming at FABTECH 2012
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Ten Live ABB Robotic Applications to Feature New Metal Fab Technology and Simplified Programming at FABTECH 2012

Highlights include new robots, complete welding cells, cutting systems and advancements that reduce programming and operational complexity AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - ABB Robotics will feature ten live application demos highlighting a comprehensive range of new metal fabrication systems and user friendly programming and operational advancements at FABTECH 2012, November 12-14 at the Las Vegas...

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St. Louis Metallizing to Feature Robotic Thermal Spraying and Laser Cladding Technology at FABTECH 2012
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St. Louis Metallizing to Feature Robotic Thermal Spraying and Laser Cladding Technology at FABTECH 2012

SLM utilizes ABB robots to achieve the ultimate in precision, repeatability and speed in spraying parts that vary widely in size and complexity AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - St. Louis Metallizing (SLM) will feature its thermal spray and laser cladding technology at FABTECH 2012, November 12-14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (Booth # N-2315). For over 60 years SLM has been applying metal and ceramic...

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Production Solutions to Highlight the RED-E-SET Line at the SMTA Wisconsin/Great Lakes Expo & Tech Forum
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Production Solutions to Highlight the RED-E-SET Line at the SMTA Wisconsin/Great Lakes Expo & Tech Forum

POWAY, CA - Production Solutions Inc., manufacturer of the industry-leading Red-E-Set Board Support System, will highlight the new RED-E-SET SZ GO! at the upcoming SMTA Wisconsin/Great Lakes Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at the Milwaukee Wyndham Airport Hotel in Milwaukee, WI. Production Solutions' GO! is a cost-effective board support tooling solution...

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Two-Armed Robot System features 11-axis design.
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Two-Armed Robot System features 11-axis design.

Tandem R125 features two 5-axis vertically articulated robot arms mounted to programmable carousel. Also included are 2 interconnected K11R robot controllers enabling communications to synchronize motions of both robots or allowing robots to alternate turns while performing one task. RoboForth II software, teach pad, equipment interfacing, and cables are included in industrial system.

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Fresh Air Intake Designed to Meet ASHRAE 62.2 standards
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Fresh Air Intake Designed to Meet ASHRAE 62.2 standards

Alan Manufacturing has a long history of developing innovative solutions for HVAC applications. With over 1,000 product designs under our belt, we have gained a reputation as the go-to source for HVAC dampers, hardware, duct supports, zone control systems, and much more. Adding to this extensive list of achievements we now announce the release of our new line of Fresh Air Intake products. Designed to meet ASHRAE 62.2 standards, they are the most robust and high-performance product of their kind. See our video to learn more.

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