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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
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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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Foundry Robot withstands extremely harsh environments.
Robots

Foundry Robot withstands extremely harsh environments.

Offering payloads from 20-70 kg, 6-axis M-710iC/50 SE FoundryPRO Robot is coated with epoxy and features IP67 protection. Wrist has protective covers to withstand high-pressure washing, while base of robot purges air to avoid vapor entrance. Providing 1,360-3,110 mm reach, robot mounts to floor, ceiling, angle, and wall. Compact size and ability to flip over and work behind itself maximizes...

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Gantry Robots feature space saving design.

Combining ceiling-mounted SCARA robot with long-stroke Cartesian robot, 4-axis XR-Series can operate in many applications without need for conveyor. Units have reach of 200-300 mm and X-axis stroke of 850-1,660 mm with cycle time of 0.53 sec, repeatability of ±0.015 mm, and payload capacity of 3 kg.

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Controls and Controllers

Ten Million Strong and Growing

Yaskawa Makes All the Right Moves in Becoming First Manufacturer to Ship 10 Million Drives Waukegan, Ill. (June 4, 2008) Yaskawa Electric, a world leader in the manufacture of AC drives, servomotors, motion controllers and robotics, recently became the world's first to ship 10 million variable frequency drives. In reaching this milestone, the company now claims to have more than 14 percent of the...

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Software

The Best Robotics Solutions Come from a Pedigree of Robotic Development Spanning over 30 Years

2008-03-08 - With over 150,000 robots installed in all industries, ABB Robotics has also an unequivocal claim to be the largest supplier in the packaging industry. From its portfolio of standard robots, ABB Robotics has developed a range of specialised packaging machines that meet every conceivable packaging need. ABB argues that while the robots themselves are clearly an important consideration...

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Robots

ABB Robot Certified to the Most Stringent Clean Room Conditions

2008-04-08 IRB6640 robot now complies with strict photovoltaic industry specifications for Class 5 clean rooms Working in close cooperation with systems integrator Sieghard Schiller GmbH, a specialist in automated manufacturing, ABB has upgraded its IRB 6640 robot to create a new clean room" version. The project was undertaken in response to the strict specification required for thin film...

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Robots

Latest Innovative Technology for Robot Automation of the Die Casting Part Manufacturing Process

The automated treatment of casting is becoming increasingly significant for foundries. Robot-automated pressure die-casting cells and the use of robots in permanent mold casting, sand casting and in core manufacturing are established technologies. But, constant development of such applications is needed in order to optimize reliability, quality and cycle times and ABB is on the forefront of this...

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Robots

Inverted SCARA Robot targets packaged goods market.

Impervious to dust, dirt, and liquid, Cobra(TM) s800 Inverted IP65 SCARA Robot brings high-speed handling to case and carton loading applications. System is suited for mechanical assembly, material handling, packaging, machine tending, and screwdriving operations. Robot supports options such as conveyor tracking, vision guided motion, auxiliary servo axes, and general machine control.

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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring
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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring

Krueger Sentry Gauge, a leader in chemical sight gauges, now offers the ultimate in aggressive liquid storage monitoring devices. From sulfuric and hydrochloric acid to bleach, and acetone, our products are designed with robust features that deliver a long and trouble-free service life. See our video to learn all about this new and innovative line of sight gauges.

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