Robot suits high-speed assembly applications.
Automation Systems

Robot suits high-speed assembly applications.

Model M-1iA intelligent assembly robot is 17 kg, compact 6-axis robot suited for small part handling, high-speed picking, and assembly applications. Parallel-link structure maximizes speed and accuracy and robot includes 3-axis wrist. Unit operates via R-30iA controller with integrated functions such as iRVision®, Robot Link, and Collision Guard. It is also available as 4-axis model, for...

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Delta Robot Platform promotes production diversity.
Robots

Delta Robot Platform promotes production diversity.

Suited for pharmaceutical, food, and confectionery industries, LDx is comprised of compact cells with integrated Delta robots adaptable to suit various applications. Standard steel and stainless steel versions have exposed structure with no enclosed spaces and smooth, angled surfaces. Like all other major drive components, bearings in arms are made of ceramic and are nonwearing. Cells can be...

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Robotic Case Packer offers cycle time of 8 rows/min.
Robots

Robotic Case Packer offers cycle time of 8 rows/min.

Using 6-axis robot, Robotic Case Packer automatically packs stacked, upright, inverted, or horizontal bottles into plastic/film lined or standard corrugated pre-erected cases. It has interchangeable tooling that is adjustable for wide range of product sizes and pick positions, and includes operator pendant for recipe management and error reporting. Double Case Packer can pack 2 different style...

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Label Doming Done Right
Dispensers

Label Doming Done Right

Fluid Research® Corporation (www.fluidresearch.com) offers solutions for dispensing optically clear single and dual component materials accurately. Domed labels are printed or embossed labels encapsulated in a thick resin coating - generally optically clear. Traditionally associated with high-end consumer goods, they are becoming common in medical devices, home appliances and cars, as well...

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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

Top Loading Robot minimizes changeover time.

Designed for secondary packaging applications, Paloma-D2-Delta Robot aligns and places pre-packaged and wrapped products into trays and shipping cartons at rates from 50-240 per minute. Gemini v3.0 Software allows simulation of new production processes and products on virtual machine; 3D view lets operators adjust and optimize pick-and-place patterns and other settings for each product. Available...

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Robots

GeckoSystems Develops Energy Conservation Paradigm for Mobile Robots

CONYERS, Ga., May 7 -- GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (OTC Pink Sheets: GCKO) announced today that they have further improved mobile robot performance, while holding costs constant, with the introduction of their GeckoMotorController 6.4. GeckoSystems is a dynamic leader in the emerging Mobile Service Robot industry revolutionizing their development and usage with "Mobile Robot Solutions for Safety,...

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Multipurpose Robot features 4.6 m reach.
Robots

Multipurpose Robot features 4.6 m reach.

Model IRB 4600, weighing 880 lb, is suited for various manufacturing and material handling applications. It is available in 2 short-arm, 2.05 m versions for 60 or 45 kg payload and 2 long-arm 2.50 and 2.55 m versions for 40 or 20 kg. Semishelf mounting enables reach below base of robot and unit allows floor, tilted, and inverted mounting. It also offers minimized cycle times, optimized path...

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Automation Systems

Robotic System is engineered for job shop automation.

Designed for use with small to mid sized CNC mills, lathes, and grinding machines, Minuteman XA add-on robotic automation system can be specified with Fanuc articulated robotic arm or gantry style automation. It facilitates real time changeover by using pre tooled/set-up kits for repeat jobs, and also allows for unattended night time operation. Options are available for different material...

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Robotic Pallet Cell integrates dispenser and conveyor.
Robots

Robotic Pallet Cell integrates dispenser and conveyor.

Able to palletize 25-30 RSC cases/min, robotic pallet cell incorporates FANUC robot, with vacuum-, gripper-, or hybrid-style end-of-arm-tooling; automatic pallet dispenser; and flow-through conveyor, all in 19 x 8 ft space. It can be configured to allow multiple zones and full pallet discharge can be in-line or 90°. All standard pallet sizes are accommodated and dozens of preprogrammed...

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Controls and Controllers

Adept Technology to Showcase Automation Solutions for Solar Manufacturing at Shanghai International Photovoltaic Power Show

Adept Booth will Feature Solar Cell Inspection Technology, Adept Quattro(TM) Robot, and Adept Cobra(TM) Robot PLEASANTON, Calif.- April 30, 2009, Adept Technology, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will be participating and showcasing its automation solutions for solar manufacturing at the SNEC (2009) PV Power Expo in...

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