CMM Machinery

CMM Arms include Bluetooth wireless technology.

Offered in 6, 8, 10, and 12 ft lengths, Quantum FaroArm Series provides precision up to 16 microns, making it suited for inspection and reverse engineering of precision components for aerospace, automotive, and machine building. Platinum and Fusion FaroArms feature Bluetooth® wireless technology, enabling users to inspect, digitize, and transmit data up to 30 ft away, even through walls,...

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Truck Equipment Manufacturer Moves to Robotic Welding and Meets Growing Customer Demand Head on
Robots

Truck Equipment Manufacturer Moves to Robotic Welding and Meets Growing Customer Demand Head on

Truck equipment manufacturer Taylor Wings moved to robotic welding when it expanded its facilities in order to better compete both domestically and internationally. The company, based in Rancho Cordova, Calif., installed a Lincoln Electric System 55, a dual station, dual servo driven positioning robotic cell, which was partnered with a Power Wave® 455 inverter power source. One project...

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Turnkey Line enables flexible SMT assembly.
Ovens

Turnkey Line enables flexible SMT assembly.

Suitable for prototyping, short runs, or full production, Economy Turnkey Line features 3 main components. MC384 pick-and-place machine, offering speeds of 4,000 cph, includes 128-lane feeder capacity and ability to mount 0201s, CFPs, and Â-µBGAs in 14.5 x 13.4 in. placement area. Model 5500 Stencil Printer has independent, pressure-controlled dual squeegees and pneumatically controlled...

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Robotic Welding System handles small- to medium-sized parts.
Workstations

Robotic Welding System handles small- to medium-sized parts.

System 20 combines Power Wave® i400 and AutoDrive(TM) 4R90 robotic system with FANUC ArcMate 100iC robot arm, which provides high speed and 6-axes for maximum flexibility. It offers 58 in. dual-zone work system that can handle 600 lb/side maximum payload capacity with index time of 2 sec delivered by FANUC driven servo positioner. Steel skid structure is equipped with fork pockets for...

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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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Laser Photonics Announces Partnership with FANUC Robotics
Robots

Laser Photonics Announces Partnership with FANUC Robotics

LAKE MARY, FL., JULY 30, 2008 - Laser Photonics is pleased to announce the integrated partnership agreement between itself and FANUC Robotics. The partnership agreement was finalized July 29, 2008. This partnership is a step in the right direction for both Laser Photonics and FANUC Robotics. For the past week, Laser Photonics employees have been receiving training on the FANUC Robots and one has...

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FANUC Robotics Receives USDA Acceptance for M-430iA Robot
Automation Systems

FANUC Robotics Receives USDA Acceptance for M-430iA Robot

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., July 21, 2008 - FANUC Robotics America, Inc. today announced that its M-430iA/2F high-speed, food picking robot is the first and only robot to meet the hygiene requirements for meat and poultry processing, and receive equipment acceptance from the United States Department of Agriculture. We're extremely proud that the M-430iA is built in accordance with the USDA, AMS...

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Robots

Multiple Component Dispenser features integrated robotics.

Designed with gantry robotic cell integrated into chassis, Multiple Component Dispenser moves on X, Y, and Z planes and can incorporate as many options as needed to ensure proper material handling. Robotic cell utilizes ViscoTec's Perfectly Dosed Progressing Cavity pumps to ensure pulse-free dispense. Optional NeverEmpty Material Management Unit ensures material is always available, while IR...

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Software

A Smooth Ride with the Cadillac of Robots

Wolf Robotic's 110,000-square-foot plant is nestled at the base of the spectacular Rocky Mountains in Fort Collins, Colorado. From here, Wolf Robotics designs, builds and installs heavy welding installations for large companies throughout North America. The welding system of choice is an integral part of Wolf's history. For customers like Caterpillar and Deere-Hitachi, to the venerable motorcycle...

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Mitsubishi Demonstrates Total Supply Chain at IMTS 2008
Mechanical Wire, Cable and Rope

Mitsubishi Demonstrates Total Supply Chain at IMTS 2008

June 10, 2008 See How Joe Gibbs Racing Relies on Mitsubishi Supply Chain at Booth D-4202 Wood Dale, IL - MC Machinery Systems, Inc. prepares for an exciting 2008 IMTS. With a total supply chain of complementary technologies, Mitsubishi has the experience and equipment solutions to help U.S. manufacturers achieve maximum productivity in every industry. Mitsubishi's industry-leading technology,...

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Pick and Place Unit suits mid- to high-volume SMT assembly.
Robots

Pick and Place Unit suits mid- to high-volume SMT assembly.

Optimized for speed and flexibility, Hi Output Line features Cognex® flying vision-controlled MC683 conveyorized dual gantry system with 2 heads that pick as other 2 simultaneously place with repeatable accuracy of ±0.01 mm. Off-line loadable plug-and-play modular smart feeder trolley facilitates changeovers, while 10,500 cph placement speed promotes throughput. Automated, turnkey...

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