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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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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Robots target 40-300 ton injection molding machines.

Accommodating various tools and parts, 61-91 G series robots feature strip forward design of up to 600 mm that prevents interference of strip stoke with machine hoppers, feeders, and blenders. It includes beam-mounted control cabinet, minimizing floor space, as well as SCP control pendant with touchscreen for simplified programming and 3-position safety switch allowing left- or right-handed...

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Care-O-bot - Robots in Service Gain Independence
Robots

Care-O-bot - Robots in Service Gain Independence

The Care-O-bot® 3 is a mobile robot assistance system developed by the Fraunhofer IPA. It is capable of navigating independently as well as planning and carrying out complex motion sequences such as pick and place services. The predecessor of this development system is already used today as a trade show or museum guide, a welcome robot, an advertising platform, or for product presentations....

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German and South Korean Leaders Review ABB Renewable-Energy Capabilities at Hannover Messe
Automation Systems

German and South Korean Leaders Review ABB Renewable-Energy Capabilities at Hannover Messe

Zurich, Switzerland, April 21, 2009 --- German Chancellor Angela Merkel and South Korean Prime Minister Han Seung-soo visited ABB's stand at a major trade fair in Hanover, Germany on April 20, where they reviewed technologies that maximize the output from renewable-energy plants and integrate their production into the grid. The leaders were also introduced to ABB's FlexPicker, a lightweight robot...

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ABB Wins Frame Order for 2,100 Robots

Five-year agreement will enhance productivity at carmaker BMW AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (April 14, 2009)- ABB Robotics, a leading supplier of industrial robots, has signed a frame agreement with BMW Group to deliver 2,100 industrial robots over five years, beginning in 2010, to support the carmaker's operations in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. The robots will be applied in parts...

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Sentry Equipment Introduces New Compact Hygienic Automatic Sampler
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Sentry Equipment Introduces New Compact Hygienic Automatic Sampler

As a leader in industrial sampling equipment at Sentry Equipment, our success is built on a history of innovation and designs that epitomize value and efficiency. The new Hygienic Automatic Sampler is another example of our dedication to developing quality engineered products. To learn how this product can streamline the sampling process for dry, free-flowing materials, see our new video.

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