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Essemtec to Highlight Paraquda SMD Pick-and-Place in Utrecht

At the upcoming Electronics & Automation exhibition, taking place from May 25-27 in Utrecht, Netherlands, Essemtec will highlight the Paraquda SMD pick-and-place, the first system using ePlace operation software. Also highlighted will be the new Cobra feeder. Electronics & Automation in Utrecht is the most important exhibition in the Benelux for the electronics industry. Essemtec, the Swiss...

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Bosch Direct Drive Technology Gives Major Boost to Delta Robot Speed

o Entry-level Delta robot cell Paloma D2 1R features highly compact frame o Easy cleaning, fast changeovers and high efficiency o Gemini 3.0 software simulates the production process in 3D Bosch Packaging Technology will showcase its Direct Drive Delta robot DD23 at Interpack 2011, in Düsseldorf. This new development enables a 50 percent speed increase of Delta robots. The DD23 robot is the...

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Tube Inspection Systems utilize non-contact, IR probes.
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Tube Inspection Systems utilize non-contact, IR probes.

ROMER non-contact tube inspection systems meet needs of tube and wire bending applications such as inspection, bend correction, reverse engineering, and fixture verification. IR probes provide operator-assisted visual notification via laser stripe indicating measured area, enabling operator to view where data points are acquired on tube/wire during inspection. Series is based on Absolute Arm...

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Five-Axis Gantry Mill is built for tall part manufacturing.
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Five-Axis Gantry Mill is built for tall part manufacturing.

Designed to minimize downtime, part reorientation, and setup, adjustable-rail U6 Series enables 5-axis machining and contouring with automatically interchangeable heads. It can be configured with Y-axis up to 29.5 ft, and adjustable W-axis provides up to 16.4 ft of vertical travel to complement up to 8.2 ft Z-axis ram. Latter, with 25.6 x 29.5 in. rectangular cross section, supports multiple head...

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Essemtec to Premier Cobra Pick-and-Place in Paris

Essemtec will introduce the Cobra SMD pick-and-place at the upcoming Cien Exhibition in Paris, from May 24-26. Cobra is the latest product from Essemtec, the Swiss manufacturer of production machines for electronics. It combines very high flexibility with the fast placement speed of an 8-axes placer. Essemtec is the Swiss provider of Real Turnkey Solutions for electronics manufacturing: machines,...

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ABB to Introduce New Palletizing Products at Interpack 2011; Expanded Portfolio Set to Revolutionize Robotic Palletizing
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ABB to Introduce New Palletizing Products at Interpack 2011; Expanded Portfolio Set to Revolutionize Robotic Palletizing

Two new robots, a comprehensive software package and three new grippers to make palletizing easier, faster and more efficient AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - ABB Robotics, a leading supplier of industrial robots, will unveil a range of high performance palletizing products at Interpack 2011, May 12-18 at the DÃ-¼sseldorf Fairgrounds in Germany (Hall 16, Booth A35). The new products, which include two...

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Essemtec Wins an NPI Award for the Cobra Placer
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Essemtec Wins an NPI Award for the Cobra Placer

New Pick-and-Place Wins Coveted Award The Cobra pick-and-place from Essemtec, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronics, has been awarded an NPI Award for creative advancement in technology in the Component Placement Â-¯ Multifunction category. Its developers have been exploring new technical solutions and have now been decorated for their innovation. This NPI Award is a...

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Robotic TurnKey Solutions delivers Robotic Welding System
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Robotic TurnKey Solutions delivers Robotic Welding System

Thompson/ Center Arms, a Smith and Wesson Company takes delivery of Robotic GTAW (TIG) Welding System Turner, Maine (April 26, 2011) - Robotic TurnKey Solutions, llc today announced it has shipped a completed Automated Robotic Welding Cell to Thompson/ Center Arms, a Smith and Wesson Company located in Rochester, New Hampshire. Robotic TurnKey Solutions has successfully integrated an ABB IRB140...

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QinetiQ North America Sends Unmanned Bobcat Systems to Japan

(RESTON, VA.) QinetiQ North America today announced that the government of Japan has accepted its offer to provide unmanned vehicle equipment and associated training to aid in Japan's natural disaster recovery efforts. QinetiQ North America's technology and services will allow Japan's response teams to accomplish critical and complex recovery tasks at a safer distance from hazardous debris and...

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Using Automatic and Semiautomatic Pick-and-Place Systems in Parallel Proves a Successful Strategy

Combining an automatic SMD pick-and-place for series production with a semiautomatic placer for prototyping proves beneficial. A universal data interface developed by Essemtec ensures an easy, secure transition from prototyping into production and avoids confusion about data versions. Many electronics manufacturers use automatic pick-and-place machines for series production and other systems for...

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