Pipe Inspection Crawler features motorized camera elevator.
Robots

Pipe Inspection Crawler features motorized camera elevator.

Able to inspect 6-72 in. dia pipe, ROVVER X(TM) is available with motorized elevator capable of positioning camera anywhere throughout its 7.1 in. vertical travel range. Elevator, used in combination with crawler's lift carriage accessory and various wheel sets, allows centerline viewing in any pipe up to 48 in. dia. Controlled directly from ROVVER X pendant, lift accepts ROVVER X pan/tilt/zoom...

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Arms

Six-Axis Portable Measurement Arm comes in 4 lengths.

Prime arm, part of FaroArm line, offers accuracies as tight as .019 mm. Available in 6-12 ft lengths, contact-only unit is Bluetooth® equipped to eliminate need for tether, and features extended-use battery and composite material construction for durability. Product is compatible with CAM2 Measure v10 software. It also provides solution for basic measurements in inspection, reverse...

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Robots

Special Design Award Goes to Pneumatic Hand

Robot hand uses Zipper-style cable carriers from igus East Providence, RI - Louisiana Robotic Machines has developed an innovative, all-pneumatic robot hand that uses Zipper-style cable carriers in its finger joints. The design won the Special Design" award in the igus® vector® 2012 competition, which sought to honor those implementing polymer cable carriers in unique and challenging...

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Robots

Maes Containers to Start the Robotic Revolution of Sustainable Recycling with ZenRobotics Recycler

Technology to save the Earth: World's first solar-powered robotic recycling system will be installed in Belgium this year HELSINKI- Containers Maes the Belgian experts in sustainable recycling are to install the now globally available ZenRobotics Recycler(TM)[http://zenrobotics.com/english/product/index.html ], the world's first robotic recycling system. The Maes facility near the corporate...

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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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Featuring Live Tools, Fuji's New CSD-300R Twin Spindle, Twin Turret Lathe Turns, Drills, and Mills in the Same Setup
Lathes

Featuring Live Tools, Fuji's New CSD-300R Twin Spindle, Twin Turret Lathe Turns, Drills, and Mills in the Same Setup

Vernon Hills, IL - Taking its CSD Series of lathes to the next level, FUJI Machine America Corporation has equipped its new CSD-300R with live tools for the fastest machining in its class. This twin spindle, twin turret lathe can in one setup achieve turning, milling and drilling in just 21.2 seconds from start to finish. For the fastest loading/unloading in its class, the CSD-300R boasts a...

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Robots

Six-Axis Cleanroom Robots are capable of 0.33 sec cycle times.

With cycle times from 0.37-0.33 sec and repeatability from ±0.03 to ±0.02 mm, ISO 5 (class 100) cleanroom versions of VS-Series 6-axis articulated robots provide reaches from 500-900 mm and payload capacities from 4-7 kg. While ultraslim arms facilitate integration, and optional bottom-side cable connection helps conserve floor space. Also available, internal wiring option allows...

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Robots

Pick-and-Place System accommodates precision dispenser option.

When equipped with precision dispenser option, Paraquda high-speed SMD pick-and-place system can dispense up to 20,000 glue or paste dots per hour in addition to placing 15,000 components/hr. Dispensing option, mounted directly on pick-and-place head, can be equipped with time-pressure or screw dispensing valve. Vertical motion of latter is controlled via motor/encoder system, and Hi-Res laser...

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Robots

Multipurpose 6-Axis Robot delivers accelerated cycle times.

Able to complete 1 kg picking cycle of 25 x 300 x 25 in 0.52 sec, IRB 120T offers 180° axis 6 reorientation and meets needs of assembly and pick and place applications. Standard payload is 6.6 lb, vertical wrist payload is 8.8 lb, reach is 580 mm, and stroke is 411 mm. Offering repeatability of pose (RP) of 0.01 mm, 55 lb robot can reach 112 mm below its base, can be mounted at any angle,...

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Juki Goes All Out for Its 25,000th Shipment at JISSO PROTEC 2012
Robots

Juki Goes All Out for Its 25,000th Shipment at JISSO PROTEC 2012

MORRISVILLE, NC - Juki Automation Systems, Inc., a world-leading provider of automated assembly products and part of Juki Corporation, will participate in Juki's 25,000th machine shipped celebration that is being held in conjunction with the upcoming JISSO PROTEC 2012 exhibition, scheduled to take place June 13-15, 2012 at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan. JAS, Inc. will host Scott Fillebrown,...

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Software

Adept Technology Demonstrates Expanded Siemens PLC Solutions at AUTOMATICA Show in Munich

Adept Technology, a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions, announced that it will be showcasing its Adept ePLC Connect solutions this week in Hall B2, Stand 311 at the AUTOMATICA show in Munich, Germany at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre. The company has expanded the ePLC Connect solution to make it compatible with Siemen's SIMATIC S7-300 series controllers. The...

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Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact
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Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact

Our goal is to help every athlete derive maximum enjoyment from their sport and become a better player. We offer a line of innovative training tools that combine cutting-edge technology and out of the box thinking to deliver an unbeatable competitive advantage. The Vector® Sports Training Ball is just another example of our commitment to innovation. To learn how the Vector® is helping ballplayers everywhere, see our video.

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