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

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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Robots

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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Robotic Loading System integrates with tube filler/closer.
Robots

Robotic Loading System integrates with tube filler/closer.

TaskMate(TM), designed to meet cGMP standards, incorporates FANUC multi-axis robot and end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) to load infeed of tube fillers/closers. Incorporated with empty tube case accumulation system, robotic loader allows tube filling system to operate unattended for extended production runs. Other components include Allen Bradley PLC, touchscreen display, and interlocked Lexan guarding....

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Swivels

Swivel Stand Systems support robot or machinery up to 550 lb.

Offering repeatable positioning for automated operations, swivel stand systems RSS-1000 and RSS-2000 allow robot to swivel out of way for access during set-up or maintenance. Mounting pattern can be set to custom specifications with various heights and arm lengths available. Featuring gear clamp for fast release, RSS-2000 will index every 3° over entire 360° rotation.

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Triad's JSU Series of Power Supplies Provide Robust, Low Cost Solutions
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Triad's JSU Series of Power Supplies Provide Robust, Low Cost Solutions

Triad Magnetics is an established leader in power supply innovation, offering product lines that span a wide range of diverse industries and applications. Adding to their long list of successful product launches, Triad announces the release of the new cutting-edge JSU Series of power supplies. To learn about all of its advantages and advanced features, see our video.

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