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Ziehm Imaging and Medtronic Present Interface for Image-Guided 3D Navigation

Raising Reliability Standards in the OR With Distortion-Free Intraoperative 3D Imaging NUREMBERG, Germany -- Medical technology players Ziehm Imaging and Medtronic teamed up to improve the use of 3D imaging together with intraoperative navigation. The Ziehm Vision FD Vario 3D C-arm now connects to Medtronic's StealthStation(R) navigation system over the Ziehm NaviPort interface to deliver...

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Adept Technology Unveils Expanded Automation Solutions for Producers at Pack Expo 2010

New Primary Packaging Platform Combines Safety and High- Throughput for Food Packaging Applications; Suite of Mobile Solutions Addresses Logistical Challenges Faced by Packaging Manufacturers PLEASANTON, Calif., Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, will showcase their two newest products at the Pack Expo 2010...

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Robotic Packaging System reduces labor requirements.
Packaging Machinery

Robotic Packaging System reduces labor requirements.

Intended for use by bottle manufacturers, Pakman Packaging System features fully-articulated, 6-axis robot mounted on structural sub-frame. Other features include infeed product conveyor, box-in-feed and exit roller conveyor, and safety guards. Able to be moved around via heavy-duty castor wheels, system is designed to pack blow molded containers into boxes in layers. Functionality is further...

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Germantown Tool & Machine Incorporates Two New Robotic Welding Systems to Increase its Robotic Welding Capabilities
Robots

Germantown Tool & Machine Incorporates Two New Robotic Welding Systems to Increase its Robotic Welding Capabilities

Germantown Tool & Machine Inc. in Huntingdon Valley, Pa has acquired two Robotic Welding Systems to add to their already extensive MIG welding capabilities. The Fanuc M-16iB20, 6-axis Robots with R-J3iC controls are equipped with Lincoln PowerWave 455M Power Sources. Capacities include 65 Reach and up to 8 ft linear weld path. These new additions bring the number of Robotic Welding Cells we...

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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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Raytheon Unveils Lighter, Faster, Stronger Second Generation Exoskeleton Robotic Suit

Unveiling coincides with release of Marvel Studios' Iron Man 2 on Blu-ray and DVD TEWSKBURY, Mass. -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) unveiled its second generation Exoskeleton (XOS 2) at its research facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, during a demonstration with Paramount Home Entertainment. The new robotic suit is lighter, faster and stronger than its predecessor, yet it uses 50 percent less power....

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Automation Systems

Gantry Machine offers multi-axis motion platform.

Available in 3 fully assembled models, TechnoMod Gantry Machine comes complete with built-in industrial computer, swing arm console with monitor and keyboard, cabling, software, and enclosure. Travel ranges are 650 x 300 x 275 mm for Model 30, 650 x 450 x 275 mm for Model 45, and 650 x 650 x 275 mm for Model 65. For complex operations, 4th or 5th rotary axis can be added. Machine is suited for...

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Murata Invites Visitors to View Demonstrations Including Unicycling Robot and RFID Capabilities at Electronica 2010

Murata Power Solutions power products also featured Hoofddorp, Netherlands: Murata will be exhibiting at Electronica 2010 in Munich, Germany, 9-12 November 2010, on booth B5:107. The company will demonstrate its unicycling robot, Murata Girl, alongside the flexibility of its RFID technology, MAGICSTRAP®, plus its micro-blower spot cooling device and other solutions for consumer, automotive and...

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Packaging Machinery

Robotic Platform enhances food packaging processes.

Packaging Automation Cell (PAC) is designed to accommodate high-speed primary packaging applications requiring flexible and sanitary processing, specifically addressing hygienic requirements of meat and poultry packaging. Built with rigid, stainless steel frame, cell integrates Quattro s650HS USDA-accepted parallel linked robot, motion and vision controllers, touchscreen interface, and predefined...

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Robots

Increased Flexibility through Modularity

The constantly increasing variety of vehicle models in the automotive industry along with smaller production quantities requires a dramatic increase in flexibility of production lines including the robots, fixtures, handling devices, etc. Following the new trend of light construction and modern designs, joint applications such as welding, riveting, gluing, drilling and clinching are constantly...

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Robots

Schneider Packaging Demonstrates Lean Automation

At Pack Expo, October 31- November 3, 2010 at Chicago's McCormick Place, Booth 2212 CHICAGO, IL (October 31 - November 3 , 2010) - Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Inc., will exhibit some of its latest innovations for end-of-line case packing and palletizing solutions at Pack Expo 2010, McCormick Place, Chicago, Booth 2212. Focusing on lower total cost of ownership, smaller footprint, rapid...

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Simple Connection – MGB with EtherNet/IP

The new MGB with EtherNet/IP is a leap forward in access door safety. Designed for easy installation, flawless performance, and long service life, it is engineered with robust features and cutting-edge technology that places it firmly at the leading edge of the door safety device industry. To learn all about the benefits of the Euchner MGB, see our video.

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