Robots

Essemtec to Highlight Real Turnkey Solutions at IPC APEX 2011

Essemtec will highlight its Real Turnkey Solutions concept in booth #773 at the upcoming IPC APEX exhibition, taking place April 12-14 in Las Vegas. The single supplier concept guarantees maximum performance at minimum support and service requirements. Essemtec's Real Turnkey Solutions concept is like a modern smart phone for electronics production: machines, software, know-how, education,...

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Packaging System supports pick-and-place and palletizing.
Automation Systems

Packaging System supports pick-and-place and palletizing.

Integrating robots, vision systems, and conveyor belts, KeMotion Packaging Solution provides palletizing cycles of 15 packages/min and pick-and-place sequences up to 220 picks/min. KAIRO robot command set facilitates intuitive programming and integration of vision and tracking systems, while integrated, dynamic robot model provides continuous, forward-thinking movement analyses for sequences at...

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Robots

ABB Robots Help Wanfeng Group Improve Productivity, Quality and Worker Safety

Established in 1994, Wanfeng Auto Holding Group is headquartered in Shaoxing, China The Group has 12 subsidiaries around the world and its clients include BMW, Volkswagen, Toyota, Ford, General Motors, Hyundai and Yamaha. They produce aluminum alloy wheels for motorcycles and automobiles, and casting is a key part of their production process. Harsh and hazardous environment unsafe for manual...

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Robots

Articulated 6-Axis Robots offer 0.37-0.33 sec cycle times.

Mounted on floor, ceiling, or wall without any special hardware, VS-Series features repeatability from ±0.03 to ±0.02 mm, reaches from 500-900 mm, and payload capacities from 4-7 kg. Internal wiring option facilitates connection of Gigabit Ethernet devices and servo grippers directly to robot flange. Along with ANSI and CE safety compliance, robots feature IP40 protection as standard...

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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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Core3D Provides Dental Labs with New Materials and New Products through Advanced Manufacturing Techniques
Robots

Core3D Provides Dental Labs with New Materials and New Products through Advanced Manufacturing Techniques

International firm uses robotic ultrasonics and conventional machine tools to supply product, usually with 24-hour turnaround; achieving near 24-7 unattended operation with over 15 percent reduction in scrap material on very expensive substrates OpenHealth, one of the world's leading providers of business and technical solutions to the dental healthcare industries, was formed by the owners of...

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DENSO and DENSO Wave Receive World-Renowned iF Design Award for New VS Series 6-axis Compact Robots

KARIYA (Japan) - DENSO Corporation and DENSO Wave Incorporated, a DENSO Group company that develops industrial systems and devices, received the International Forum Design Award (iF Design Award) for the model VS-068, one of the new VS Series six-axis compact robots released by DENSO Wave in November 2010. Designed for maximum ease of use, the new VS Series are compact industrial robots that move...

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Mid-Size Material Handling Robot has 15 kg payload capacity.
Robots

Mid-Size Material Handling Robot has 15 kg payload capacity.

Along with 1.85 m reach and 15 kg payload, Integrated Dress pack (ID) model IRB 2600ID features flexible mounting options and work envelope that extends below robot's baseline. Multipurpose robot, with swing base radius of 337 mm and base width of 511 mm, comes with Quick-Move motion control software for max acceleration at all times. Flexible conduit in upper arm/wrist, used for routing cables...

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Gostai Jazz Robots Give CeBIT 2011 a Taste of Science-Fiction
Software

Gostai Jazz Robots Give CeBIT 2011 a Taste of Science-Fiction

Paris, France - CeBIT is the place to be to show cutting edge technologies. Gostai takes this opportunity to showcase its Jazz robot with a brand new LCD screen in Hannover. Jazz will roll down the aisles of hall 9 starting from booth B09 in the French Pavillion from March 1 to March 5. Jazz is a robot made for mobile telepresence. It is 1-meter tall, fitted with a camera and connected to the...

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Automation Raises Output and Cuts Labour Costs in Engine Component Manufacture
Robots

Automation Raises Output and Cuts Labour Costs in Engine Component Manufacture

Gantry robot loader makes chuckers as productive as bar-fed lathes On the shop floor at Burnley subcontractor, BCW Engineering, an Iemca gantry robot loading system from 1st MTA has been retrofitted to a twin-spindle Biglia CNC chucking lathe supplied in 2008 by Whitehouse Machine Tools. As a result, productivity has increased by up to 50 per cent compared with when billets were loaded and...

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Robotic Feeding System offers flexible configurations.
Handling Equipment

Robotic Feeding System offers flexible configurations.

TaskMate(TM) Flexible Feeding System includes high-speed FANUC multi-axis robot with end-of-arm tool and impulse-based flexible feeder. Feeder flips or recirculates parts into robot's pick zone, which uses FANUC iRVision system to locate and pick part regardless of orientation on feeder. Able to be programmed to handle many product configurations, system integrates with other packaging machinery...

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