Arc Welding Robot features fully integrated dressing.
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Arc Welding Robot features fully integrated dressing.

Providing 1.5 m reach and 4 kg payload, Model IRB 1520ID can be installed in wide range of production configurations, in either floor or invert mount positions. Unit features internal Axis-1 routing of welding cable, ABB FlexPendant multilingual HMI, and second-generation TrueMove(TM) technology. Upper arm integrated dressing design facilitates programming and provides protection for all media,...

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Partnering with KS Tooling

Last year we added a Cartesian robot to our production line to package and inspect our products. While we were integrating the robot into our line we were able to maintain production speed without having to slow down or stop. With it we were able to increase throughout and improve the quality of our parts. Before we added the Cartesian robot we were producing parts in bulk, taking them out,...

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New Danish Robot Eliminates All Automation Barriers
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New Danish Robot Eliminates All Automation Barriers

After record growth in over 40 countries, Universal Robots' lightweight robotic arms are now making their US debut at this year's International Manufacturing Trade Show (IMTS) in Chicago. ODENSE, Denmark -- The UR5 robotic arm manufactured by Universal Robots has been announced The world's most innovative robot" by The International Federation of Robotics and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society....

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Portable Welding Robot includes laser vision system.
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Portable Welding Robot includes laser vision system.

Capable of welding in all positions on any material and joint type, Model MWR-350 also performs automated plasma beveling and cutting as well as weld inspection. Fully programmable unit allows operator to run several systems simultaneously. Integrated laser vision seam tracking system, featuring embedded color video camera, allows for remote teaching and process monitoring, making it possible for...

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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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Laser Profiling Attachment reduces pipe geometry scanning effort.
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Laser Profiling Attachment reduces pipe geometry scanning effort.

Attaching in seconds without tools or electrical connections to ROVVER X inspection crawler, RedLine(TM) operates up to 16 hr on one AA battery and provides everything necessary to geometrically profile interior of buried pipelines. This laser accessory can profile lines up to 18 in. dia when mounted directly to crawler, and larger lines are addressed by mounting to skid pulled by crawler....

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ABB IMTS 2012 Booth to Feature Diverse Range of Robotic Demos Designed for High Performance Manufacturing
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ABB IMTS 2012 Booth to Feature Diverse Range of Robotic Demos Designed for High Performance Manufacturing

Highlights include Okuma and Haas machine tending cells, and a four robot MultiMove display highlighting the coordination of complex motion patterns AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - ABB Robotics will feature a unique set of robotic automation demos, highlighting products, systems and technology designed to increase manufacturing productivity for operations of varying sizes and needs at the International...

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Production-Ready MC-400 Pick & Place from Manncorp Brings Affordability In-House
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Production-Ready MC-400 Pick & Place from Manncorp Brings Affordability In-House

Bring prototyping, short run and low volume printed circuit board assembly jobs-even those requiring considerable placement accuracy and precision-in-house with the new MC-400 benchtop pick & place machine from Manncorp. Also suited to design houses and contract manufacturers who are looking to offer first article approval and small batch production to their customers, MC-400 offers the quality...

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Unmanned Convoy System Currently Undergoing Military Trials Receives U.S. Patent

PETERSBORO, Utah - The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) awarded patent rights to Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) for the Guideline(TM) Robotic Leader-Follower System (No. 8, 116, 921 B2). The Guideline Unmanned Convoy System provides a variety of immediate and significant benefits to military and industrial operators: - Reduce driving personnel by 2X or more - Keep more military...

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Robotic Packaging Automation Cell packs clamshells into cases.

Offering standardized, fully integrated solution that adapts to each customer's production line, ClamPAC(TM) minimizes food processor's integration complexity and deployment time. SoftPIC grippers, made of soft silicone that conforms to shape of clamshell, provide direct vacuum path to product, helping system achieve gentle handling at high speeds. Before delivery, customer-specific modifications...

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Pick and Place Handler features integrated 2D code reader.
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Pick and Place Handler features integrated 2D code reader.

To ensure 100% device traceability and lot integrity, Model MT2168 is available with optional 2D code reader, which identifies each single package. Package ID can then be used to verify data with lot information that has been provided to handler by manual HMI input or via scanned bar code. Additionally, ID of each device under test can be read by tester via RS232 or IEEE interface. Using package...

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Precision Machined Parts for High Tech Applications
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Precision Machined Parts for High Tech Applications

For precision and value that sets the standard for quality and craftsmanship, EGS Production Machining is the source for precision and value. Our extensive capabilities and dedication to customer service allow us to deliver the optimal manufacturing solution. See our video to learn more.

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