Robots

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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Automation Systems

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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Robots

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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Robots

Health Robotics Expands into Qatar with i.v.STATION Robot Pediatric Installation at Hamad's Al-Wakra Hospital

BOZEN, SUD - TIROL, Italy - Health Robotics reported today its first positive results originating from its 2012 change in distribution channels within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) area, and the exclusive appointment of PharmaTech as the replacement of AHCSC. Health Robotics is pleased to extend its unique technology to the first GCC hospital to utilize i.v.STATION (or any other IV robotic...

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Cut/Clamp/Restart Module increases productivity, throughput.
Handling Equipment

Cut/Clamp/Restart Module increases productivity, throughput.

CCR changing system automatically exchanges fresh cut/clamp/restart (CCR) unit whenever needed on fiber placement machines, eliminating downtime and allowing machines to maintain full production rates. This increases machine utilization on part production through minimized interruption of part layup. One end effector is automatically exchanged for second that processes same width material...

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Manncorp to Unveil New Stencil Printer and Vapor Phase System at IPC APEX Expo 2013
Cabinets

Manncorp to Unveil New Stencil Printer and Vapor Phase System at IPC APEX Expo 2013

Electronic manufacturing equipment provider Manncorp will be unveiling several all-new products at IPC APEX Expo Booth #118 in San Diego, California, February 19-21. Among the new products will be a compact, touchscreen-controlledÂ- vapor phase soldering system designed for the most complex, temperature-sensitive soldering and conductive adhesive curing applications. The...

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Robots

How to Connect Robot Cells to Any Industrial Network.

SVIA in Sweden use Anybus X-gateways to connect their DeviceNet-based robot cells to any network that their customers are using. Seeing robots Svensk Industriautomation (SVIA) is a fast-growing automation company in JÃ-¶nköping, Sweden, developing robot systems for customers in the Nordic countries, Germany, U.K., the Netherlands, and the U.S. The systems are put together to robot...

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Pick and Place Machine enables nonstop LED board production.
Robots

Pick and Place Machine enables nonstop LED board production.

Featuring 3 pick-and-place heads mounted on ball-screw-driven gantry, Model MC-LEDV3 is built to assemble LED tube lights, flexible LED strips, and LED bulb boards. Simultaneous pickup, vision based component alignment, and feeder placement optimization combine to achieve placement rates up to 10,000 LEDs/hour, per IPC-9850. Machine places both standard and domed LEDs from 1 x 0.5 mm to 8 x 8 mm,...

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ABB and andyRobot Develop Standard RoboScreen Packs, Available Q2 2013 for Entertainment and Commercial Uses
Software

ABB and andyRobot Develop Standard RoboScreen Packs, Available Q2 2013 for Entertainment and Commercial Uses

Function packages feature five robot and screen size combinations, dedicated software and concert style mixing board for simplified control Â-· Innovative: Transformative robotic entertainment industry technology simplified · Creativity unleashed: From live performance to permanent installations, explore new boundaries · Easy programming: Integration between Maya and ABB's...

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Robots

Smart UGV offers OS, arm, and chassis options.

Available with 3-wheeled, 2 drive motorÂ- or 4-wheeled, 4 drive motor chassis, CoroBot Jr™ intelligent unmanned ground vehicle (smart UGV) provides robotics researchers and developers flexible platform on which they can develop applications and services for UGVs. Water-resistant chassis integrates PC-class CPU, IR sensors, HD 1080p camera, and wireless controller for teleoperation....

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