ABB Robotics and Fronius Reach Global Agreement to Collaboratively Develop Fully Equipped Welding Packages
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ABB Robotics and Fronius Reach Global Agreement to Collaboratively Develop Fully Equipped Welding Packages

Relationship will provide customers cost-effective robotic welding systems, easier operation, and integrated programming interfaces AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – ABB Robotics and Fronius International, a leading worldwide welding equipment company, have entered a global agreement to collaboratively develop fully equipped robotic welding packages, and support both new and existing customers with...

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Demonstration Laboratory
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Demonstration Laboratory

Empire's testing and product demonstration facility is un-excelled by any other manufacturer of air-blast finishing equipment. The lab houses a comprehensive list of equipment purposely selected for prototyping, validation and process optimization. Demonstrator Lab Equipment list: • ABB Robotic Air-Blast System – Features roof mounted 6 axis robot and coordinated 7th axis part rotation. The...

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Robotic Blasting: Key Applications & Efficiencies
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Robotic Blasting: Key Applications & Efficiencies

To compete in a hyper competitive global finishing market the use of robotics in air-blasting is quickly becoming the preferred method to reduce costs, increase productivity and improve product quality. Our experience has enabled Empire to design robotic blasting systems that meet the needs of today’s most demanding applications. Key Applications: Empire has custom engineered and built hundreds...

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Key Electronics Chooses Cogiscan for Factory Wide Traceability
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Key Electronics Chooses Cogiscan for Factory Wide Traceability

BROMONT, CANADA — Cogiscan Inc., the leading track, trace and control solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, announces that it was selected by Key Electronics, Inc. to expand its existing traceability structure into a complete Track, Trace and Control system that spans the entire factory.Â-  In early 2012, Key Electronics purchased two new Juki pick-and-place lines...

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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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Bridge Gantry Robot offers 135 x 12.5 x 3 m work envelope.

Featuring freely programmable work envelope, Rail-Guided Bridge Gantry Robot is suitable for arc welding, resistance welding, and laser welding as well as gluing and general processing tasks. All axes of gantry and all installed robots are integrated into unit. In addition to synchronized path control, system is available with sensors for positioning. Different design versions, with up to 1...

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ABB Wins Order for 2,400 Robots from BMW Group

Zurich, Switzerland - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is poised to start the New Year with a bang following the order of 2,400 robots by BMW Group. Over the next three years the robots will be installed at factories in Regensburg and Leipzig, Germany, as well as in Tiexi, China. The ABB robots will mainly be used for material handling tasks, as well as gluing and spot...

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Stäubli Connectors to Exhibit at PLASTEC South 2013

StÃ-¤ubli Connectors is a leader in plastics processing and quick mold change solutions, including mold loading, clamping, energy connection and transfer technology engineered to boost efficiency and productivity. This year at PLASTEC South, taking place March 6 - 7 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, attendees will have the opportunity to experience Stäubli's latest...

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High Speed Machining Robot handles composite materials.

With 1,835 mm range, RX170 hsm is suitable for machining large work pieces made of carbon-fiber composites. Machine's repeatability of ±0.04 mm exceeds general requirements that apply in CFRP processing. Robot's upper arm and wrist mechanism replaces sixth axis with milling spindle. Entire power supply, together with cooling and lubrication for spindle, runs inside arm. Complex tool paths...

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Evana Automation to Supply Custom Assembly Cells to Tier 1 Automotive Supplier to Simplify the Production of Automobile Seat Rail Link Arms

Evansville, Indiana – Evana Automation Specialists, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently received a contract from a Tier 1 automotive supplier to provide two custom, semi-automated assembly cells that will simplify the production of automobile seat rail link arms. The first automated...

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Gestamp Wind Steel Chooses IDPSA to Robotize the Processes for Applying Coatings on Turbine Tower Sections in Its Production Plants

Thanks to this framework agreement, the manufacturer of wind turbine towers will achieve an increase and optimization of production at its plants through the automation using robots for the processes of application and curing of coatings for wind turbine tower sections. Madrid, Spain - Gestamp Wind Steel, a division of Gonvarri Steel Industries (Gestamp Corporation) chose IDPSA to robotize its...

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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership
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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership

At 3Sixty Mission Critical, we specialize in maintaining the performance and uptime of our customer's mission-critical applications. Our services are comprehensive and designed to take on the entire burden of maintenance. Our "UPS as a service" is just another example of how we develop out of the box solutions to help our customers operate more efficiently; see our video to earn more.

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