Packaging Machinery

Vertical Robotic Case Packer Uses High Speed Servo-Driven Case Transfer System

October 2007, Blacksburg, VA - The ESS Technologies, Inc., Model V 30 Vertical Robotic Case Packer incorporates the latest servo drive technology to create a high speed vertical case packing system. The V 30 is capable of handling jars, bottles (plastic or glass), tubes, bags, and/or cartons. Designed around a Fanuc M-16iC Robot, the V 30 Case Packer includes all the necessary software to address...

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Robots

Castell and Newton Labs Announce Partnership for Next Generation Machine Guarding

Erlanger, Kentucky and Seattle, Washington (November 5, 2007) - Castell and Newton Research Labs, Inc. have partnered to develop the next generation of machine guarding systems. By incorporating a sophisticated three dimensional imaging technology and redundant system components, the new systems will provide a far more efficient and cost-effective means of protecting personnel and property than...

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Robots

Epson Launches New High-Speed, High-Precision G Series SCARA Robots

Epson Launches New High-Speed, High-Precision G Series SCARA Robots " Offering 168 models with top-class motion capabilities to respond to a broad range of equipment specifications" - TOKYO, Japan, September 26, 2007 - Seiko Epson Corporation ("Epson") announced that it is beginning sales of its new G Series SCARA robots today, September 26. The G Series employs Epson's original smart motion...

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Robot Support reacts to arm/welding torch collisions.
Robotic Components

Robot Support reacts to arm/welding torch collisions.

Robot support iCAT swings away mechanically by up to 10° in event of collision between welding torch and workpiece, helping avoid damage to welding torch, peripherals, and robot. Integrated switch-off fuse reacts directly in event of crash and stops robot immediately. Support features central media guide and torsion-resistant cable assembly excursion ±240° in 6th axis. System is...

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Dispensers

Robotic Dispensers suit manual load/unload applications.

Robot Automation Dispensing Systems can apply 1- and 2-component adhesives, sealants, and lubricants onto manufacturer's products that require precision bonding, gasketing, potting, and sealing during assembly. Engineered, manufactured, and programmed to meet end-user specifications, systems include manual load-unload fixture, part tooling, safety components, system assembly and controls, robot,...

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CMM Machinery

Computer-Aided Measurement Arm offers .0014 in. accuracy.

Suited for in-process measurement and reverse-engineering applications, ergonomically designed Fusion FaroArm provides portable solution for inspections, tool certification, and CAD-to-Part analyses. Users guide arm's touch-probe along surface of object to be measured, and Fusion's laptop computer simultaneously illustrates 3D measurements on-screen while recording all data. It then creates 3D...

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Robot suits small parts assembly.
Robots

Robot suits small parts assembly.

Eliminating need for fixed automation, LR Mate 200iC/5H can be mounted in variety of positions including floor, tabletop, inside machines, angled, and inverted. Integrated iRVision system, requiring camera and cable, has 2D robot guidance tool to accomplish part location, error proofing, and other operations that normally require special sensors. FANUC FS-60 force sensor provides 3D assembly with...

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Robots

Robotic Router handles large part trimming.

Design for automated trimming of plastics and composites, RoboTrim® RT-1900 features inverted, rail-mounted KMT AccuTrim® R-110 robot inside steel enclosure with side access door and safety interlocks. Rail permits robot to move up to 4.5 m, and 2-sided, 19 ft rotating servo table supports up to 700 lb on each side while accommodating parts up to 13 x 5 ft. Various safety features,...

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Robots

Robot features interchangeable weapon and manipulator arm.

MAARS(TM) (Modular Advanced Armed Robotic System) features chassis with uni-body frame that provides battery and electronics accessibility and utilizes M240B Medium Machine Gun. Manipulator arm has nominal 100 lb lift capacity and can replace turret-mounted weapon, transforming robot from weapons platform to Improvised Explosive Device (IED) identification and neutralization tool. System weighs...

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