Cartesian Arm System handles medical technology.
Robots

Cartesian Arm System handles medical technology.

Providing 3 linear axes, backlash-free UNIPLACE 2300 contains drive and control unit as well as media feed-through, which can be used to feed air, or for forwarding electrical signals. System allows working area up to 1,000 x 400 x 240 mm to be covered, while integrated distance measurement system with resolution of 8 -µm allows repeat accuracy of ±0.05 mm. Able to move weights up to 5 kg,...

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Molding Systems automate wind-turbine blade fabrication.
Cranes

Molding Systems automate wind-turbine blade fabrication.

Delivering repeatable process control as automated blade molding facility, CNC-controlled Rapid Material Placement System (RMPS) offers integrated manufacturing capable of spraying in-mold coatings, dispensing/lay-up of glass and carbon fiber materials, and dispensing/application of adhesive. Also available, quick-cure molding system produces molds using customer CAD data, yielding finished blade...

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Robot features 350 mm SCARA arm.
Robots

Robot features 350 mm SCARA arm.

With working quadrangle of 494 x 494 mm, EPSON RS3 robot suits lab automation and process-heavy applications. Unit has no dead space in center of work envelope. Zero footprint robot's work envelope allows for design flexibility with over 360° of axis rotation for omni directional access.

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Workstations

Adept Technology to Showcase Solar Cell Handling System at PV Expo 2009 in Tokyo

First Japanese Showing of Adept Quattro Robot Features Solar Cell Handling with Integrated Inline Inspection PLEASANTON, Calif.- February 25, 2009, Adept Technology, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced its solar cell handling system will be showcased at the 2nd International Photovoltaic Power Generation Expo in Tokyo, Japan...

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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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Robots

Zero-Footprint SCARA Robot maximizes work envelope.

Since there is no dead space in the center of the work envelope, 350 mm SCARA arm on EPSON RS3 features max working quadrangle of 494 x 494 mm. Ability to maneuver back under itself for shortest movements possible accelerates cycle rates, while work envelope allows for design flexibility, providing over 360° of axis rotation for omni-directional access. Capable of integration into compact...

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Robots

DENSO XR-Series Compact Gantry Robots Win Japan Robot Award

February 17, 2009 LONG BEACH, Calif. - DENSO Robotics announced that Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has awarded the DENSO XR-Series four-axis, compact gantry robots a prestigious Robot Award 2008," in the category of industrial robots. METI began the award competition in 2006 in order to promote robot research and development. The XR-Series robots, which are the latest in...

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SAS Automation Announces Lifetime Guarantee for GRF-20 Spring Return - Gripper Fingers
Robots

SAS Automation Announces Lifetime Guarantee for GRF-20 Spring Return - Gripper Fingers

SAS Automation is pleased to announce a new Lifetime Guarantee on all of its GRF-20 Spring Return Single Acting Gripper Fingers purchased after January 1, 2009. SAS Automation designs and manufactures in the USA, robotic End-of-Arm Tooling components using the highest quality materials. For the past twelve years, they have proudly pioneered many industry-firsts" including: on-site service,...

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Cartesian Motion System features modular design.
Automation Systems

Cartesian Motion System features modular design.

Providing building-block style modular design, camoLINE System includes electromechanical and pneumatic axes, bolt-together connection technology, and aluminum structural framing. Users can locate holes as needed and select from pneumatic, ball screw, and belt-drive actuators. Customers can also choose among servomotors, side drives with timing belts, or planetary gears to complement design...

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Pad Printing Work Station adapts to application.
Printers

Pad Printing Work Station adapts to application.

Adaptable to manufacturing and assembly applications as well as product marking and decorating, XE-Robot features 4-axis SCARA robot that is programmed to select from 6 pads of different shapes and sizes, and pick up variety of inked images from 6 cliches, each with its own ink cup. Two-axis fixture assembly allows printing on 5 sides of part, in multiple locations on each side. Robot can be...

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Compact Painting Robot offers intelligent operation.
Robots

Compact Painting Robot offers intelligent operation.

Designed to paint small parts, Paint Mate 200iA offers wrist load capacity, repeatability, work envelope, and speed suited for hazardous coating environments. It comes with FANUC standard purge control system and incorporates intelligent functions such as internal programmable controller, Ethernet, iRVision, iPendant, line tracking, HandlingTool, and PaintTool. Multiple mounting positions are...

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