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"
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"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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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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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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