Reasons Why Automation Is Vital for Injection Molding Today
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Reasons Why Automation Is Vital for Injection Molding Today

Automation in injection molding projects minimizes hands on involvement, resulting in improved consistency, repeatability, product quality and ultimately the best value for the customer. Robotics can be used throughout the injection molding process during the insert molding or over molding process, helping to assist in secondary operations and quality inspections. Using automation processes can...

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Handling Equipment

Adept Technology Reduces the Cost and Complexity of Automating Packaging

OctoMation Robotic Workforce Simplifies the Packaging of Fresh Produce and Processed Foods PLEASANTON, Calif. - Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions and services, today announced that they will be presenting methods by which the food packaging industry can reduce the cost and complexity of deploying and owning automation at...

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

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 Brands at...

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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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Robot Tended Spindle-Blast Machine
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Robot Tended Spindle-Blast Machine

Guyson Corporation has integrated a machine-tending robot to automatically load and unload its RXS-900 rotary spindle blast system in an unmanned or lightly-attended blast finishing work cell. The component-manipulating robot and automated spindle-blast system are capable of supporting a faster pace of blast treatment and higher production volume than a human operator could handle. Based on the...

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Controls and Controllers

CAMEROBOT Sets New Standards in Broadcasting Automation

BAYREUTH, Germany - Bavaria-based Camerobot Systems GmbH has introduced a radical new approach to broadcasting - by bringing state-of-the-art robotics into the studio. Camerobot, a robotic system for automating cameras, features a variety of new technological solutions for longstanding challenges on live and virtual sets. At a time of intense competition among networks, particularly those...

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Pick-and-Place Unit performs up to 120 cycles/min.
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Pick-and-Place Unit performs up to 120 cycles/min.

Pneumatic PPU-P suits handling and assembly involving small components. Due to valve control unit, connected gripper can be placed directly over individual target position and actuated via standard control interface. Horizontal and vertical motion overlap and are positively driven by curved roller, minimizing cycle times. At 145 mm horizontal stroke, 45 mm (20 mm linear) vertical stroke, and up...

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RMT Robotics Launches New Case and Crate Picking Solutions for the Dairy Industry

Systems will help dairy producers improve profitability by streamlining operations, lowering costs Grimsby, Ontario, Canada - RMT Robotics® (www.rmtrobotics.com), manufacturer and integrator of innovative robotic gantry material handling systems, will introduce both a case and crate picking solution at the 2011 International Dairy Show. The systems reduce the footprint of standard pick...

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Robotic Cartoner Infeed integrates with new or existing machines.
Packaging Machinery

Robotic Cartoner Infeed integrates with new or existing machines.

Combining FANUC LR Mate 200iC robot with ESS end-of-arm-tooling, Robotic Cartoner Infeed is available as stand-alone robotic cell that also integrates with cartoners or existing packaging lines. Six-axis robot has payload capacity of 5 kg, and can handle infeed speeds up to 400/minute with multiple products per pick, or up to 80 cycles/min. Infeed is suited for packaging pharmaceuticals,...

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Packaging Machinery

Intelligrated at PACK EXPO 2011: PLC-Controlled Robotic Case Packing and Unpacking

Company demonstrates Alvey® Robotics operating on industry-standard controls for improved line integration (Cincinnati) Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-owned automated material handling solutions provider, will feature the latest in Alvey® robotic case packing, unpacking and palletizing capabilities at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011 on September 26-28....

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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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