Automation Systems

Adept Technology High Speed Flexible Handling Solutions Demonstrated at Major Chinese Packaging Event

Adept Parters with Austong Intelligent Robot Technology to Showcase Solutions at the ProPak China 2010 Show that Enable Manufacturers to Increase Production While Reducing the Total Cost of Ownership Pleasanton, Calif. - July 7, 2010 - Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will be showcasing...

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Adept Technology Furthers Commitment to Sustainable and Green Production with Validation of Adept Quattro Energy Savings
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Adept Technology Furthers Commitment to Sustainable and Green Production with Validation of Adept Quattro Energy Savings

Adept Quattro(TM) s650HS Robot Provides Significant Energy Savings and Sustainable Manufacturing Practices for Critical Production Processes Pleasanton, Calif.- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it has further demonstrated its commitment to green and sustainable manufacturing through...

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Robots

8-Axis Linear Robotic Feeder targets press room applications.

Able to transport and orient parts in various directions, FEEDERplus8 provides for maximum flexibility in feeding of blanks to complex dies and in parts removal. Feeder can process 10-12 large parts/min and can be installed in small press gaps with min distance of 6,500 mm between press tables. Designed for payload of 120 kg including blank, tooling, and tooling adapter, feeder can optionally be...

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Robots

Bionic Joint Modules for Humanoid Robots

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - igus® introduced an innovative robot joint module system at the Hanover Fair 2010. Previously, robot developers were forced to put together complex, custom solutions from numerous individual components. igus is currently looking for beta testers for this new product. The joints in the Robolink system are controlled by cable tension, in a similar way to the human...

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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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Manncorp Adds Two Higher-Throughput PCB Assembly Systems to Turnkey Line-up
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Manncorp Adds Two Higher-Throughput PCB Assembly Systems to Turnkey Line-up

In response to increased interest from OEMs aiming to cut costs by bringing PCB assembly in-house, Manncorp has expanded the top end of its turnkey lines. The two new systems are the "High-Throughput Flex Line" which includes twin MC-385 pick and place machines with a combined placement rate of 10,000 cph, and the "Box Builder Line" with the MC-387 placer that houses a huge 224-feeder capacity....

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Lincoln Electric Enhances Welding Equipment and Software with New Technology to Better Measure Heat Input
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Lincoln Electric Enhances Welding Equipment and Software with New Technology to Better Measure Heat Input

Lincoln introduces new technology in anticipation of ASME Code changes Cleveland - The Lincoln Electric Company has equipped its Power Wave® advanced welding power sources with proprietary new technology that more accurately measures the heat input of welds. Heat input calculations are used extensively in industrial welding, but recent advances in welding technology have created the need to...

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Polishers

Acme's New Affordable Dual Arm Robotic Polishing & Deburring System Provides Manufacturers a Better Solution than Low Cost Off-Shore Manual Labor Markets

Acme Manufacturing Company in Auburn Hills, Michigan, U.S.A., the world leader in design and integration of automated polishing, buffing, deburring, and grinding systems since 1910, has introduced a new line of high production dual arm robotic (Fanuc) polishing and deburring systems for aluminum die cast components. Highly flexible design is targeted for the domestic and world market. High...

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Modular Robotic Picking System handles mixed load pallets.
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Modular Robotic Picking System handles mixed load pallets.

Incorporating robots fitted with slim end effectors, intelligent Cube-IQ project planning software, conveyors, and stretch wrappers, Model ROP2000 offers fully automated, all-in-one solution for picking and palletizing complete mixed load pallets. Two articulated robot arms pick products from in-feed conveyors and place them on pallet that descends to stretch wrapper, while Cube-IQ software...

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Lincoln Electric's Automated Welding Robot to Be Featured in Movie Sequel
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Lincoln Electric's Automated Welding Robot to Be Featured in Movie Sequel

Iron Man 2 Film Features the Company's Robotic Welding Automation Cell Cleveland - A Lincoln Electric automated welding robot cell, featuring a Lincoln Electric Power Wave® i400 welding power source and a FANUC® ARC Mate® 100iC robotic arm, will co-star in the movie sequel, Iron Man 2. Lincoln Electric's welding equipment and consumables were used by actor Robert Downey Jr.'s...

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Controls and Controllers

Adept Technology to Showcase The Future of Robot-Human Collaboration at National Robotics Week

Live Demonstrations of Human Interaction with Robots Using the First iPad Interface and Brain Wave Activity to be Displayed at the Stanford Robot Block Party and Adept Open House Pleasanton, Calif. - Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will be exploring the possibilities with its theme of...

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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money
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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money

Thanks to the unique SpinSelect™ Multi-Pocket selectable quick change tool holder, it's time to rethink the range, complexity and volume of parts that your lathe can produce. Our Spin-Select™ tool was created to increase productivity and consistency by decreasing downtime associated with lathe cutting tool and insert setups or changeovers. This product is a game-changer for the industry and we're pleased to show you why.

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