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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Robots

Plug-and-Play Sensor Kit adds to robot in-field versatility.

Modular CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosive) kit is available to supplement new or existing GEN IV TALON robots. CBRNE/Hazmat TALON includes sensors for radiation, nerve agents, excessive temperatures, explosives, TNT, and volatile gases. Plug-and-play modularity promotes application adaptability and versatility. Heavy-duty shoulder and gripper are also available,...

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Cartesian Arm System handles medical technology.
Handling Equipment

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 Â-µm allows repeat accuracy of ±0.05 mm. Able to move weights up to...

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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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Dodge® Raptor Coupling Now Available in Three Larger Sizes
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Dodge® Raptor Coupling Now Available in Three Larger Sizes

The Dodge Raptor coupling epitomizes the innovation and value that has made Baldor a world leader in industrial electric motors. For almost 100 years Baldor has been the go-to source for industries across the globe. The Raptor coupling is just one example of our dedication to engineered excellence and commitment to providing value and performance. See our video to learn more.

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