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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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
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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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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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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
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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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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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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
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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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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money
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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money

Thanks to the unique SpinSelect™ Multi-Pocket selectable quick change tool holder, it's time to rethink the range, complexity and volume of parts that your lathe can produce. Our Spin-Select™ tool was created to increase productivity and consistency by decreasing downtime associated with lathe cutting tool and insert setups or changeovers. This product is a game-changer for the industry and we're pleased to show you why.

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