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GF AgieCharmilles Machining Cells Incorporate Automatic Inspection with Hexagon Metrology CMM Technology

New ProductionCell to be Demonstrated at IMTS 2008 in Chicago, IL GF AgieCharmilles (Lincolnshire, IL) and Hexagon Metrology, Inc. (North Kingstown, RI) today announced their collaboration to incorporate measurement systems into machining cells. Integrating GF AgieCharmilles machining cells with CMM technology from Hexagon Metrology creates a complete closed loop manufacturing system that...

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FKI Logistex to Launch Latest Palletizing Solution at PACK EXPO 2008

FKI Logistex exhibit spotlights new, high-speed palletizing solution at show in Chicago, November 9-13 (ST. LOUIS: August 28, 2008) FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, will showcase its latest palletizing technologies at PACK EXPO 2008 in Chicago, Ill., Nov. 9-13. The 4,224-square-foot FKI Logistex display (Booth S-1582) will...

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Robots

Unmanned Ground Vehicle can be modified in field.

Dragon Runner Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle is modular ground robot system capable of reconnaissance and improvised explosive device disarmament in urban, mountainous, or rural environments. Modular base unit weighs less than 20 lb and field-transformable features snap or bolt into place. Operators can add tracks, manipulator arm, cameras, and motion and sound detectors. It also offers...

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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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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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