Bionic Joint Modules for Humanoid Robots

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - igusÂ-® introduced an innovative robot joint module system at the Hanover Fair 2010. Previously, robot developers were forced to put together complex, custom solutions from numerous individual components. igus is currently looking for beta testers for this new product. The joints in the Robolink system are controlled by cable tension, in a similar way to the human...

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Manncorp Adds Two Higher-Throughput PCB Assembly Systems to Turnkey Line-up

Manncorp Adds Two Higher-Throughput PCB Assembly Systems to Turnkey Line-up

In response to increased interest from OEMs aiming to cut costs by bringing PCB assembly in-house, Manncorp has expanded the top end of its turnkey lines. The two new systems are the High-Throughput Flex Line which includes twin MC-385 pick and place machines with a combined placement rate of 10,000 cph, and the Box Builder Line with the MC-387 placer that houses a huge 224-feeder capacity. The...

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Lincoln Electric Enhances Welding Equipment and Software with New Technology to Better Measure Heat Input

Lincoln Electric Enhances Welding Equipment and Software with New Technology to Better Measure Heat Input

Lincoln introduces new technology in anticipation of ASME Code changes Cleveland - The Lincoln Electric Company has equipped its Power WaveÂ-® advanced welding power sources with proprietary new technology that more accurately measures the heat input of welds. Heat input calculations are used extensively in industrial welding, but recent advances in welding technology have created the need to...

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Acme's New Affordable Dual Arm Robotic Polishing & Deburring System Provides Manufacturers a Better Solution than Low Cost Off-Shore Manual Labor Markets

Acme Manufacturing Company in Auburn Hills, Michigan, U.S.A., the world leader in design and integration of automated polishing, buffing, deburring, and grinding systems since 1910, has introduced a new line of high production dual arm robotic (Fanuc) polishing and deburring systems for aluminum die cast components. Highly flexible design is targeted for the domestic and world market. High...

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Modular Robotic Picking System handles mixed load pallets.

Modular Robotic Picking System handles mixed load pallets.

Incorporating robots fitted with slim end effectors, intelligent Cube-IQ project planning software, conveyors, and stretch wrappers, Model ROP2000 offers fully automated, all-in-one solution for picking and palletizing complete mixed load pallets. Two articulated robot arms pick products from in-feed conveyors and place them on pallet that descends to stretch wrapper, while Cube-IQ software...

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Lincoln Electric's Automated Welding Robot to Be Featured in Movie Sequel

Lincoln Electric's Automated Welding Robot to Be Featured in Movie Sequel

Iron Man 2 Film Features the Company's Robotic Welding Automation Cell Cleveland - A Lincoln Electric automated welding robot cell, featuring a Lincoln Electric Power WaveÂ-® i400 welding power source and a FANUCÂ-® ARC MateÂ-® 100iC robotic arm, will co-star in the movie sequel, Iron Man 2. Lincoln Electric's welding equipment and consumables were used by actor Robert Downey Jr.'s...

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Adept Technology to Showcase The Future of Robot-Human Collaboration at National Robotics Week

Live Demonstrations of Human Interaction with Robots Using the First iPad Interface and Brain Wave Activity to be Displayed at the Stanford Robot Block Party and Adept Open House Pleasanton, Calif. - Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will be exploring the possibilities with its theme of...

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System Integration Enhances Factory Automation Capabilities

System Integration Enhances Factory Automation Capabilities

Solon, Ohio...Bardons & Oliver, a leader in the manufacture of tube and bar cut-off equipment and CNC Turning Machines, offers system integration that can enhance factory automation capabilities. Bardons & Oliver CNC and Rotating Head machines are already maximized for efficiency but as an authorized Fanuc Robotics integrator, Bardons & Oliver can further increase factory efficiency by...

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R.P. Gatta, Inc. Introduces the Series 4000i, an Error Proof Marking System Using an ABB IRB 4600 Robot

R.P. Gatta, Inc. Introduces the Series 4000i, an Error Proof Marking System Using an ABB IRB 4600 Robot

The first marking system using a 6-axis industrial robot offers greater flexibility than standard, fixed tool systems. Offered in three variations. AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - R.P. Gatta, Inc., an assembly line equipment manufacturer based in Aurora, Ohio, has developed an error proof marking system using an ABB IRB 4600 robot. The new Series 4000i, the first known marking system that incorporates an...

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Are you in need of safer, more efficient transportation equipment? Do you feel like your delivery equipment could really use an upgrade? Check out this video, and learn about Halo Ramp Company's patented safety platforms, and how they help you bypass your trickiest delivery challenges.

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