Robots

RMT Robotics Wins Major Warehouse Automation Project for North American Beer Distributor

One of North America's largest beer distribution centers will utilize robotic case picking system to handle 300 SKUs and 250,000 cases per day Grimsby, Ontario, Canada - RMT Robotics® (www.rmtrobotics.com), a Cimcorp Oy company, announces that it has been awarded a contract to supply a large-scale robotic case picking solution for a major North American beer distributor. The system, which...

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Dispensers

Robotic Liquid Pipettor works with plates, microplates, slides.

SOLO(TM) High Resolution Liquid Dispenser accommodates groupings of up to 10 syringes with varying bore sizes to support aspirating and dispensing volumes from less than 1 Â-µL to greater than 10 mL on same unit. Able to perform DNA transformations, cherry picking, serial dilutions, and plate replications, platform occupies 14 x 16 in. footprint, supports optional peristaltic pump for tip...

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Motor Controllers and Drives

Roboteq Publishes WiFi Robot Platform Design Based on Company's Motor Controller and Intel Atom Mainboard

Phoenix, AZ - Roboteq, Inc., the leading developer of motor controllers for the mobile robotics industry, announces the publication of a WiFi Robot design platform featuring the Roboteq's AX3500 DC Motor Controller and an Intel Atom Processor-based Mini-ITX mainboard. The robot is a battery-operated, 4 wheel-drive unit, built around 1.5 by 2 feet (46cm x 61cm) aluminum frame, with WiFi...

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Robotic Waterjet and Saw System optimizes countertop cutting.
Robots

Robotic Waterjet and Saw System optimizes countertop cutting.

Combining Paser® waterjet cutting system with 20 hp direct drive saw, Mach 4r helps customers achieve precise corner radius, max material usage, and straight-line cutting. Foundry-grade, 6-axis robot has 20,000-hr maintenance cycle and extended reach of 3.1 m. Dual work zones enable operator to simultaneously load and cut slabs. Featuring automatic tool pathing, system is programmed by...

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Robots

Electrophysiology: Piezos Enable Faster Solution Switching

Electrophysiological studies require fast motions of a double-bore (theta-glass) pipette across cell membranes. With a cell held in a patch clamp and monitored electrically, one bore of the pipette flows a buffer solution, while the other carries a drug or other chemical. By quickly sweeping the pipette so one bore or the other suffuses the cell, its electrophysiological response can be...

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Lifting Cylinder integrates necessary function in compact case.
Lifts

Lifting Cylinder integrates necessary function in compact case.

Powered by compressed-air, lifting cylinder with integrated vacuum generation combines multiple functions to solve challenges in pick and place application. In 160 cmÂ-², design offers all components necessary for dynamic stacking and de-stacking of flat or porous pieces. Switching compressed air supply on/off to lifting cylinder controls workflow, and blow-off pulse accelerates placing of...

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Mobile Robot Application provides reactive audio playback.
Software

Mobile Robot Application provides reactive audio playback.

Optimizing vehicle in motion notifications, ADAM RAP can play text-to-speech messages, sound bites, or musical interludes that can be actively or passively triggered in reaction to operational conditions and system inputs. Through ADAM Commander mapping software, regions on facility map can be embedded with commands to automatically load specific tunes or prompt voice messages. For example, ADAM...

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Multipurpose Industrial Robots have payload capacity 12-20 kg.
Robots

Multipurpose Industrial Robots have payload capacity 12-20 kg.

Able to be floor-, wall-, invert-, or shelf-mounted, IRB 2600 robots feature total arm weight of less than 300 kg and have lightweight mechanical linkages that optimize speed and acceleration. They are available in two 1.65 m short arm variants for 12 or 20 kg payloads, and 1.85 long arm variant with 12 kg payload. With wrist vertical, up to 27 kg payload is achievable for pick and place...

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Parallel Robot provides extended reach.
Robots

Parallel Robot provides extended reach.

With work envelope of 1,600 mm, max speed of 10 m/s, and max payload of 4 kg, Adept Quattro s800H is specifically designed for high-speed applications in packaging, manufacturing, assembly, and material handling. Overhead-mount unit features advanced control algorithms, embedded amplifiers, and patented 4-arm design that helps minimize power consumption. Conveyor tracking with integrated vision...

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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)
Sponsored

Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)

Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), represents a truly groundbreaking advancement in structural reinforcement. Lightweight, strong, and green, they are changing the way the construction industry thinks about rebar. Unlike steel, FRPs don't rust and are far stronger than standard rebar. To learn why Fiber Reinforced Polymers are poised to change the way the world builds, see our video.

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