Robots

First Peruvian Surgical Procedure for Renishaw's NeuroMate® Robot

Renishaw is pleased to announce that the first neurosurgical robotic procedure with its NeuroMate® stereotactic system has taken place at the Neurosurgery Department of Hospital Nacional Guillermo Almenara in Lima, Peru. This is the first South American installation of NeuroMate, which provides cutting-edge robotic technology that enables neurosurgeons to deliver field proven...

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VERO S NSR: Space Saving Robot Coupling for Pallet Handling
Handling Equipment

VERO S NSR: Space Saving Robot Coupling for Pallet Handling

VERO S NSR: Space Saving Robot Coupling for Pallet Handling The slim design of the new VERO S NSR enables pallet loading extremely close to the machine table. This allows a low setup of the clamping station and pallet, maximizing utilization of the machine room. The high pull-in force creates an exceptionally rigid system with excellent holding power for maximum torques. Handling of heavy pallets...

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Robots

Six-Axis Articulated Robots target cleanroom applications.

Available in ISO 5 cleanroom versions, VS-Series offers 500-900 mm reach and payload capacities from 4-7 kg with cycles times from 0.37-0.33 sec and repeatability from ±0.03 to ±0.02 mm. Internal wiring option allows connection of Gigabit Ethernet devices and servo grippers directly to robot flange, preventing cables from becoming tangled or interfering with peripheral equipment....

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Manufacturing Services

Action Prototype Introduces Green Manufacturing for Better Services

Action Prototype and Urethane Casting, LLC offers green manufacturing processes that can help reduce any risks of damage to the environment. It is one of the efforts of the company to reduce the consumption of energy and fossil fuel. As one of the leading providers of rapid prototyping, injection molding and urethane casting, Action Prototype is now using Green Manufacturing to help reduce the...

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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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Robots

Health Robotics' i.v.STATION Robot Receives Prestigious INDUSTRIESPREIS 2012 Award for Medical Devices

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy - Health Robotics today announced a new outstanding Award for its world-leading i.v.STATION Robot at Germany's Hannover Messe, the world's largest and most prominent technology trade fair. This new Award follows the 5th Annual Club Meccatronica Prize also won in 2011 by Health Robotics[1]. Gaspar DeViedma, Health Robotics' Executive Vice President, stated: Health Robotics...

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Designs One-of-a-Kind Robotic Workflow Solution
Robots

Thermo Fisher Scientific Designs One-of-a-Kind Robotic Workflow Solution

Robotic System at Donald Danforth Center to Provide Information to Improve Crops and Meet Demands of a Growing, Changing Population CANADA - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has supplied a revolutionary robotic system at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, MO. Researchers will use the Yeast 1 Hybrid solution to automate the interactions of...

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Software

Lincoln Electric to Showcase Recent Innovations at the 2012 International Manufacturing Technology Show

Cleveland - Visitors to Lincoln Electric's booth at the 2012 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) will see the Company's leading edge robotic welding equipment, fume control technology and welding education innovations. IMTS 2012 will take place Sept. 10-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Lincoln Electric will be located in the North Hall at booth N-6618. The Company invites show...

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Guides

Plastic Bushings Are the Backbone of Students' Robot

The 21st annual FIRST® Robotics Championship came to a close on April 28th in the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO. More than 30,000 fans, families, educators and industry leaders gathered for the week-long event, which celebrated the engineering and robotics accomplishments of more than 600 student teams from all over the globe. igus®, a diamond-level sponsor for the organization,...

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Robots

Stereotaxis Releases V-Sono(TM) Intracardiac Echocardiography Module for the Vdrive(TM) Remote Navigation System

Announces First Human Case for V-Sono(TM) Module ST. LOUIS, -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: STXS) today announced that the Company has released to the European market the V-Sono(TM) intracardiac echocardiography manipulator module for the Vdrive(TM) Remote Navigation System. Designed to manipulate accessory devices such as variable loop catheters, steerable sheaths, and ultrasound catheters, the...

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Robots

Alternatives to Pick-to-Ticket

The Pick-to-Ticket process has become an antiquated approach to fulfillment. The process is very inefficient and is generally comprised of printing out a picking ticket, taking the ticket and working through the warehouse to find the product. There is no automation involved and the operator must manually enter data. The confirmation of the pick is also realized at a later time. The inefficiencies...

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