Software

Lantek, Kaltenbach and Remmert Bring their Open Technology Innovations Together

Lantek, a global leader in the development and commercialization of integral software solutions (CAD/CAM/MES/ERP) for the machine tool sector, has recently carried out an open innovation process along with Kaltenbach, a machine tool and sheet metal machining product manufacturer, and Remmert, a company specialized in the robotization and automation of industrial warehouses, in order to reach an...

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Robots

DENSO Receives International Forum Design Award for New VS-Series 6-Axis Robot

LONG BEACH, Calif. - DENSO announced that its VS-068 high-speed, compact, six-axis articulated robot has received the International Forum (iF) Design Award. The VS-068 has the second-longest reach of DENSO's new VS-Series robots, which offer the world's fastest speed and slimmest arms in their class. The International Forum Design Award has been held in Germany since 1953 and receives entries...

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An ABB Industrial Robot Provides Automated Luggage Storage and Retrieval at New Yotel in Manhattan
Robots

An ABB Industrial Robot Provides Automated Luggage Storage and Retrieval at New Yotel in Manhattan

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - An ABB articulated arm industrial robot serving as an automated luggage storage and retrieval system is one of the unique features of the new Yotel that opened in June at Times Square West in Manhattan. The new Yotel, the brand's first location outside of its three airport hotels in London and Amsterdam, is part of MIMA", a mixed-use development located at 570 Tenth Avenue,...

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Robotic Welding Package suits small to medium operations.
Controls and Controllers

Robotic Welding Package suits small to medium operations.

Fully configured ArcPack(TM) Lean 1410 includes IRB 1410 robot, IRC5 Compact controller, Fronius TransSteel 3500 power supply and wire feeder, and Tregaskiss 500 Amp air-cooled welding torch. Six-axis robot, specially designed for arc welding, features 5 kg handling capacity with supplementary 18 kg load capacity on upper arm for application equipment. With positional repeatability of...

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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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TaskMate(TM) Robotic Loading System Demonstrated with Alloyd Blister Sealing Machine at Pack Expo
Robots

TaskMate(TM) Robotic Loading System Demonstrated with Alloyd Blister Sealing Machine at Pack Expo

September 2011, Blacksburg, VA - The ESS Technologies, Inc. TaskMate(TM) Robotic Loading System combines a FANUC LR Mate mini robot with ESS-designed equipment to create a system that reduces repetitive motion in loading blister sealing machines and other types of packaging machinery. ESS Technologies, Inc. will be demonstrating the TaskMate(TM) with our OEM partner, Tegrant Corporation - Alloyd...

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Cleaning Compounds and Chemicals

Evolution Robotics Extends Award-Winning Product Line with Mint(TM) Plus Automatic Floor Cleaner

Company Offers Consumers Mint(TM) and Mint Plus(TM) Versatility PASADENA, Calif., - Evolution Robotics, Inc., a leading robotics technology company, today unveiled the next generation in robotic floor care, Mint(TM) Plus Automatic Floor Cleaner. Building on the success of the original Mint product line, the Mint Plus offers an enhanced wet cleaning system, including a self-dispensing reservoir,...

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Handling Equipment

Motoman Robotics Invites Wynright Robotics to Debut Automated Robotic Truck Loader at Packaging Show

Elk Grove, IL - Wynright Corporation, the nation's leading independent, U.S.-based provider of intelligent material handling systems will be partnering with Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. at Pack Expo 2011, on September 26-28 in Las Vegas. Wynright will be unveiling their proprietary, automated robotic truck loader, the recent development in their expanding robotic technology...

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Robots

Compact Welding Cell has 2 freely programmable additional axes.

Allowing robotic welding even for short production runs, completely enclosed and movable welding cell consists of 6-axis RV10-6 vertical articulated arm robot, high-capacity RobotStarV control, and 2 freely programmable additional axes. Welding robot, which may be arranged upright or suspended overhead, has payload capacity of 13.23 lb and repeatability of 0.002 in. All supply, exhaust, and...

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Robots

Foundry Robot System performs all hazardous operations.

Distancing foundry workers from furnace and its molten metal, ARMS® (Automated Robotic Melt Shop) System uses robot to perform full scope of hazardous operations. These include checking metal bath grounding, dipping thermocouple lance, slagging furnace, taking metal samples, and adding any required trim materials. From control room, furnace operator activates pre-programmed robot and...

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"A Basis for the Next 15 Years"
Robots

"A Basis for the Next 15 Years"

WEY Elektronik AG increases production with the new Cobra pick-and-place from Essemtec. Four years ago, Markus Portmann, Production Manager at WEY Elektronik AG in Switzerland, was asked to describe his ideal SMD pick-and-place machine. His input influenced the development of Essemtec's new Cobra Pick-and-place. Today, he is testing the new SMD placement system in production. The WEY group offers...

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