Essemtec to Highlight Paraquda SMD Pick-and-Place at NEPCON South China
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Essemtec to Highlight Paraquda SMD Pick-and-Place at NEPCON South China

At the upcoming NEPCON South China exhibition, taking place August 30-September 1 in Shenzhen, China, Essemtec will highlight the Paraquda SMD pick-and-place, the first system ever to use ePlace operating software, as well as the new Cobra feeder. NEPCON South China is one of the biggest and longest standing SMT trade events in South China that features all major brands in the SMT world. It is a...

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Robots

Torchmate CNC Robotic Cutting Machines Hit Classrooms

RENO, NEV. - At the Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology in Reno, Nev., students are learning to fabricate and prototype on the same robotic technology that is the preferred tool of aircraft engineers, ship builders and the U.S. military. The Reno, Nev. school is one of many across the nation that has turned to the cutting-edge, industry-leading CNC (computer numerical controlled) technology...

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Robots

Energid Technologies Assists Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Development of Next-Generation Robot for Nuclear Power Plant Heat Exchanger Tube Inspection

Robotic Hardware Integration Test Successfully Completed Advanced Robotic Concepts Under Development Cambridge, Massachusetts (July 15, 2011) - Energid Technologies Corporation has developed a next-generation robot prototype for heat exchanger inspection in nuclear power plants. The robot was created for use in an inspection system by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Ltd. To support continual...

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Manncorp Installs SMT Turnkey Line at Oven Industries, Leading Manufacturer of Temperature Sensors & Controls
Ovens

Manncorp Installs SMT Turnkey Line at Oven Industries, Leading Manufacturer of Temperature Sensors & Controls

Recognizing the opportunity to exercise greater control of product quality and time to market, Oven Industries Inc. has joined the growing number of OEMs taking PCB assembly in-house. The company, in Mechanicsburg, PA, recently acquired a Manncorp turnkey line to assemble the circuit boards for its numerous products used in temperature monitoring, sensing and control. A sister company that also...

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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

Adept Technology Receives Major Order from Packaging Automation Solution Partner in Australia

Walls Machinery Places Order for Two Dual OctoLoader Systems With Adept's Octomation Group in Denmark PLEASANTON, Calif. - Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced that Walls Machinery has secured an order for two dual OctoLoader systems inclusive of four Adept Quattro s650H robots to automate...

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Robotic Components

Multi-Axis Joint Modules suit lightweight applications.

Suited for automation applications, Robolink multi-axis joint modules feature actuators and control module, decoupled from tools, that minimize dynamic forces. Corrosion-resistant joints, made from tribologically optimized plastics, are driven by cables and can rotate and swivel freely. Along with central drive option, mechanical accessories are available for attaching robot joints and routing...

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Robots

NexLogic Technologies Adds New Fuji NXTII Ultra-High Accuracy Placement System

The new Fuji machine has a number of important features. But among its key ones benefiting NexLogic's OEM customers are high-speed, extreme placement accuracy of fine-pitch, small packaged components, advanced camera capabilities, and placement flexibility. NexLogic Technologies, Inc., a complete one-stop shop for PCB design, fabrication, and assembly, today announced the addition of a new Fuji...

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ABB Introduces the LeanArc 1410 Robotic Welding Package, a Fully Configured, Quick Start Unit Ideal for Smaller Operations
Controls and Controllers

ABB Introduces the LeanArc 1410 Robotic Welding Package, a Fully Configured, Quick Start Unit Ideal for Smaller Operations

Base package priced in the range of $35,000, includes ABB robot and compact controller, Fronius power supply and Tregaskiss welding torch AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - ABB Robotics, a leading supplier of industrial robots, has developed the LeanArc(TM) 1410, a fully configured, quick start robotic welding package with an array of options to suit the needs of many small to medium welding operations. The...

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RobotStudio Palletizing PowerPac Highlights Expanded ABB Palletizing Portfolio Unveiled at Interpack 2011 in Germany
Software

RobotStudio Palletizing PowerPac Highlights Expanded ABB Palletizing Portfolio Unveiled at Interpack 2011 in Germany

Revolutionary new software merges features of a simulation tool with production software; simplifies programming and reduces installation costs AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - ABB Robotics, a leading supplier of industrial robots, introduced a comprehensive range of new palletizing products at Interpack 2011, May 12-18 at the DÃ-¼sseldorf Fairgrounds in Germany. The new offerings include two new...

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Robots

Telemetrics Robotic Systems Improve Operations in CNBC's Newly Upgraded European Headquarters

London Studio Showcases Automated Technologies Mahwah, NJ - Telemetrics Inc, the industry leader in camera robotics and control systems for robotic camera systems, has added a new entry to its impressive list of international projects with the recent installation at CNBC's newly revamped London studios. The state of the art studio has increased in size by 40 percent and is complemented by a...

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Cut and Bevel Pipe up to 63" Diameter with a Single Lightweight, Portable Machine
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Cut and Bevel Pipe up to 63" Diameter with a Single Lightweight, Portable Machine

CS Unitec is a leader in power tools designed for industrial applications, with products that set the standard for robust performance and industry-leading reliability. Adding to our long list of innovation is a new line of pipe cutting machines. For cutting and beveling pipe up to 2" in thickness and diameters from 12" to 63", no other cutting system comes close. See our video to learn more.

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