Robots

Robotic System performs PET blow-molded bottle handling.

Robotic SUBTA (Stand Up Bottle Take Away) System enables in-line automated PET bottle handling and unloading. Able to roll away from molding machine to allow mold changes, portable unit grabs and sets bottles on conveyor standing up. Single- and double-row systems offer pattern teaching capability, tooling the permits use of angled and/or tapered bottles, and on-the-fly programmable operator...

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Baxa Corporation and Health Robotics Announce Strategic Alliance to Automate IV Admixture Preparation

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 18 / / -- Baxa Corporation and Health Robotics announce a strategic alliance to automate the preparation of patient-specific chemotherapy drug admixtures. Under the agreement, Health Robotics will optimize its technology for the exclusive use of the Baxa Two-Fer(TM) Needles in the automated vial and final containers' access steps for its CytoCare(TM) Robot. Baxa Two-Fer...

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Robots

Robotic System is suited for PET blow-molded bottle handling.

Robotic SUBTA (Stand Up Bottle Take Away) enables in-line automated PET bottle handling and unloading for coating, leak checking, case packing, and bulk palletizing. For larger mold machines, it uses FANUC M-6iB or M-16iB robot. System grabs and sets bottles on conveyor standing up, acting as takeaway unit. With ability to handle any mold configuration (single/double row), product uses angled...

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Robots

Robot suits heavy lifting and manipulation applications.

With ability to withstand static torque of 60,000 Nm, Model KR 1000 titan is 6-axis robot that provides payload capacity of 1,000 kg and reach of 3,200 mm. Featuring robust steel base frame, it has total of 9 motors. Axes 1 and 3 each have two motors that feed into single gear unit while axis 2 is powered by 2 motors, each with its own gear unit. Robot is designed for building materials,...

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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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Compact Loader can load/unload trays and conveyors.
Handling Equipment

Compact Loader can load/unload trays and conveyors.

Weighing less than ton, Model DS1100-TD can be moved from one point of use to another with pallet jack. It can load in less than 2 sec and cycle in less than 10 sec, and transfer parts to secondary operations such as washing, inspection, or marking. Featuring 2 drawers, 7-axis robot can handle tray of up to 18 x 24 in. Clean room compatibility makes it suitable for assembly, medical, electronics,...

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Robots

Placement and Bonding System covers range of processes.

Suited for R&D laboratories, universities, and pre-production environments, KADETT provides flexible and open platform for assembly and bonding of devices on variety of substrates. Semi-automatic machine performs accurate pick-and-place functions, and accurate alignment is achieved via vision system with 2 independent video microscopes and high-resolution (0.1 Â-µm) XY alignment stage....

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Safety Mats protect workers and vehicles.
Automation Systems

Safety Mats protect workers and vehicles.

Featuring molded plastisol outer skin, Extra Heavy Duty Series 14HD-EHD provides effective safety barriers to workers and vehicles entering hazardous or restricted machine and production areas. Mats can be wired to stop robots, machinery, doors, and alarms. By adding Snap-On aluminum connectors and edging, they can be customized to fit any size area. Totally molded to prevent fluid entry, mats...

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Controls and Controllers

Motion Control Solution from Portescap is Compact Powerhouse for K Team's Next Generation Educational Robots

WEST CHESTER, PA - Portescap, a Danaher Motion company, in partnership with its distributor partner, Delta Line Europe, has developed a miniature motion control solution for Swiss-based K Team's next generation Khepera III robots. K Team is a leading Swiss manufacturer of educational robots. The Khepera III robot is designed for robotic demonstrations and experiments in training future engineers...

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Robots

Boeing and iRobot Team to Develop New Reconnaissance Robot for Military, Civil and Commercial Use

ST. LOUIS, April 23 -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ:IRBT) today announced they have signed a teaming agreement to design and develop a next-generation, small unmanned ground vehicle (SUGV) called the SUGV Early. The vehicle will provide military, civil and commercial users with unprecedented reconnaissance and secure, real-time intelligence capabilities. The SUGV Early will be a...

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Video Inspection Crawler performs full-speed scanning.
Cameras

Video Inspection Crawler performs full-speed scanning.

ROVVER crawlers are available with DigiSewer(TM) digital visual sidewall scanning (DVSS) camera, which enables full-speed, Hi-Res pipeline inspection. By grabbing one frame of video at established intervals, DigiSewer generates complete sidewall scan whose length corresponds to length of pipe and height corresponds to pipe's full circumference. Scans load directly into freeware viewer on any PC...

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Dies & Stamping Services with Over 25 Years of Experience
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Dies & Stamping Services with Over 25 Years of Experience

PDS is an established leader in progressive die stamping, with a reputation for providing precision and value that dates back more than half a century. Through extensive capabilities and a staff of seasoned professionals, we set the standard for quality, delivering flexible services that can meet the needs of the most challenging requirements. See our video to learn more.

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