Robots

Robot Line provides lightweight models for reduced energy use.

THL Series SCARA Robots include the THL500, THL600 and THL700 with lightweight die cast aluminum arm lengths of 500 mm, 600 mm, and 700 mm. Each THL offers payload of 10 kg with cycle times of .45 s for the THL500 and THL600 and .50 s for the THL700. Robots feature working envelope of 4 axes, with a Z-axis rotation of 360Â-º. Maximum speeds range from 6.3 m/s to 7.9 m/s overall. TSL 3000...

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Software

Robots for UGV Operations offer hardware, software options.

CoroBot® Classic and CoroBot Explorer are available with software and hardware options that help researchers, educators, and engineers accelerate development of unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) applications. Software upgrades include teleoperation application and full Robotic Operating System (ROS) compatibility. Microsoft Kinect® hardware option gives users IR imaging and depth...

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Six Axis Robot features 20 kg payload capacity.
Robots

Six Axis Robot features 20 kg payload capacity.

Offering long reach of 1.7 m, Viper(TM) s1700D is suited for applications that require precise automation, including material handling, machine tending, packaging, cutting, and assembly. Robot features Adept ACE(TM) software and advanced self-diagnostics for proactive monitoring and troubleshooting. With Ethernet TCP/IP capability, robot can be controlled through PC, PLC, or controller.

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Robots

Robotic Welding Cells automate manufacturing processes.

Delivering flexibility to meet complex application needs, standardized and flexible LeanArc systems come with all necessary components: welding robot, positioner, torch, HMI, torch cleaner, full operator safety package, and welding power supply. Assortment of pre-engineered robotic welding cells, intended for fabricators, include virtual models for use in optional offline programming. Optional...

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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

Robotic Press Brake Systems can automate standard cells.

Standard robotic press brake systems include all components, less press brake, and can accommodate common sizes and weights of typical parts. Providing robotic automation of press brake operation, most press brake equipment is capable of integration into Wolf standard cells. Components include virtual station offline programming, squaring tables, regrip stations, gripper racks, incoming/outgoing...

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Pick and Place Unit offers less than 0.01 mm repeat accuracy.
Robots

Pick and Place Unit offers less than 0.01 mm repeat accuracy.

Able to carry out high-speed assembly tasks with precision, freely programmable PPU-E30 is designed for vertical stroke of up to 100 mm, horizontal stroke of 270 mm, and moving mass of 3 kg. Cycle time is 0.58 sec, including switching and gripping times at 40 mm vertical stroke, 120 mm horizontal stroke, and moving mass of 2 kg. All utility lines for power supply, sensor, and pneumatic systems...

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Essemtec's Cobra Wins Global Technology Award 2011
Dispensers

Essemtec's Cobra Wins Global Technology Award 2011

Essemtec, a leading manufacturer of surface mount technology production equipment, announces that it has been awarded a Global Technology Award in the category of Pick-and-Place Equipment - Low-Medium Volume for its Cobra SMT Assembler. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, November 15, 2011 ceremony that took place at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany during...

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Tregaskiss Expands TOUGH GUN(TM) ThruArm(TM) G2 Series Robotic MIG Gun Offering
Robots

Tregaskiss Expands TOUGH GUN(TM) ThruArm(TM) G2 Series Robotic MIG Gun Offering

WINDSOR, Ontario - Tregaskiss has expanded its TOUGH GUN(TM) ThruArm(TM) G2 Series of robotic MIG guns to include configurations for robots from ABB, FANUC, KUKA and OTC. The series incorporates superior alignment features that help maintain tool center point (TCP), ensuring consistent and reliable welding performance. The TOUGH GUN ThruArm G2 Series also includes the exclusive Low-Stress Robotic...

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Ball Joint Module makes service robots mobile.
Automotive Ball Joints

Ball Joint Module makes service robots mobile.

Featuring -170 to +170° angle of rotation and 2 integrated servo axes that can each achieve 35-64 Nm torque, SPB Powerball can be used to implement lightweight arms, service robots, and other handling applications. Integrated control and regulation electronics and 24 Vdc power supply provide basis for decentralized and mobile applications. With integrated intelligence, universal CAN...

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SMD Pick-and-Place Machine can pick 4 components at once.
Robots

SMD Pick-and-Place Machine can pick 4 components at once.

Used in high-variety electronics production, Cobra offers production speed of 21,000 cph and capacity for 240 intelligent feeders. Quattro-Pick feature, with software-optimized production sequence, lets machine pick 4 components from as many feeders simultaneously. Featuring 2 parallel rows, 8 pickup nozzle arrangement lets 4 nozzles on either front or back pick components concurrently. Feeder...

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