Coping Robots eliminate manual marking and finishing.
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Coping Robots eliminate manual marking and finishing.

Featuring 6-axis robotic arm, Models CRII 7030 and CRII 1040 offer capacities of 28 and 40 in., respectively. Units provide coping, piece mark, scribing, and cutting capabilities, and can process bolt holes, slots, flange thinning, and weld preps in structural steel. Robots automatically compensate 4° for natural taper of plasma to ensure straight cuts. With fully enclosed design, robots...

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GeckoSystems Marketing SafePath(TM) Technology for Mobile Robots and Conventional Navigation Systems

CONYERS, Ga., -- GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (Pink Sheets: GOSY | http://www.geckosystems.com/) -- announced today that as a result of recent enhancements to GeckoNav(tm), the company is now calling their suite of fundamental mobile robot solutions for automatic, self-navigation: SafePath Enabled(tm)." GeckoSystems is a dynamic leader in the emerging mobile robotics industry revolutionizing their...

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Arms

Articulated Robot Arm provides effective reach of 500 mm.

Utilizing digital motors driven by steel-reinforced, polyurethane timing belts, R12-six is suited for testing, sample handling, and machine feeding. Self-contained 6-axis bench-top unit is available with optional incremental optical encoders, plus hand that incorporates mounting plate for grippers and vacuum cups.

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Manncorp's "Production Runner" Turnkey is Ideal for Flexible Mid-Volume SMT Assembly
Ovens

Manncorp's "Production Runner" Turnkey is Ideal for Flexible Mid-Volume SMT Assembly

Manncorp's new Production Runner" turnkey PCB production line is designed to meet the needs of high-mix, low-to-mid-volume automated assembly and is equally suitable for both short and long runs. The line includes Manncorp's acclaimed dual-head 8,000 cph MC-385V2V pick and place, the 5500 dual squeegee stencil printer and the CR-4000C lead-free hot air convection reflow system. CEO Henry Mann...

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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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Presses

Plastics Professionals Visit NPE in Orlando

Negri Bossi and Sacmi fly to Florida to present their latest range of products, from the revolutionary EOS to the innovative CHS vision system used to eliminate closing defects. Npe, the most important exhibition in the world for the plastics industry, will take place from April 1 to 5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This occasion is not to be missed by the Sacmi...

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Robots

TimBar Adds Automatan Autofeeders

(New Oxford, Pennsylvania) TimBar Packaging & Display's Oxford Division in New Oxford, Pennsylvania recently installed 2 Automatan Autofeed Robotic Prefeeders on its large Ward Flexo Folder Gluer and its Emba Flexo Folder Gluer. The Autofeed saves 50% floor space when compared to conventional prefeeders. In addition, the system helps to increase productivity and reduce injury risks especially...

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Robotic Palletizing Components feature pre-engineered configurations.
Robots

Robotic Palletizing Components feature pre-engineered configurations.

Available for high-speed bag palletizing or compact end-of-line case palletizing, PalletPack 460 function package consists of IRB 460 palletizing robot, Flex-Gripper EOAT, control PLC, Jokab safety PLC, PalletWare support software, user documentation, and FlexPendant graphical HMI. The 4-axis IRB 460 features 2.4 m reach and 110 kg capacity, and streamlined programming wizard does not require PLC...

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Mobile Robot offers advanced audio features to enhance safety.
Software

Mobile Robot offers advanced audio features to enhance safety.

ADAM (Autonomous Delivery and Manipulation) mobile robot operates safety due to interactive voice messages and vehicle-in-motion jukebox capabilities of ADAM RAP (Reactive Audio Playback). To promote interaction between workers and robots, programmable sound system application plays various sound bites or text-to-speech audio based on particular function robot is undertaking. It meets...

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Essemtec Poland to Highlight Pantera XVC at Automaticon 2012
Robots

Essemtec Poland to Highlight Pantera XVC at Automaticon 2012

One year ago, the leading manufacturer of surface mount technology (SMT) production equipment Essemtec AG has entered the Polish market directly, by founding Essemtec Poland. The permanent presence in Poland guarantees a better service and support structure for Polish customers. Following the strategy of other European markets, Essemtec has founded a subsidiary in Warsaw, Poland beginning of last...

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Robots

Adept Technology Receives $820K Order for Vision-Guided Robots

Leading Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturer Selects Adept for Capacity Expansion PLEASANTON, Calif. - Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions, today announced it has received a $820 thousand dollar order for vision-guided robots from a major international consumer electronics manufacturer with major operations in...

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