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
Robots

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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Robots

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

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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