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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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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Lightweight, Rigid SCARA Robots have 5 kg max payload capacity.
Robots

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,...

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

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...

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Collapsible Robotic Welding Cell aids student and workforce training.
Robots

Collapsible Robotic Welding Cell aids student and workforce training.

Robotic Welding Education Cell 2.0, featuring collapsible 2,000 in.Â-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...

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