The Innovation Behind the Orbital Flex™ Design Gear Solution
Motus Labs was built around the concept of innovation in the robotic gear solutions space, & we're constantly looking for ways to improve the customer experience and the performance of our robotic gears. This idea is even further supported by our recent gear solution design.
ABB to expand Robotics factory in US
Newly expanded, highly automated facility will create new jobs in the state of Michigan. Expansion featuring the latest in automated and advanced manufacturing processes to open November 2023
Motors and Motion Control Technologies in Orthopedic Surgical Robotics
Motors found inside orthopedic tools normally serve as the primary power source for driving devices like bone saws, drills or shavers. In these variable speed applications, motors need to be exceptionally small in diameter, lightweight & capable of running at high speed.
Designing the Trustworthy Cobots and Robotics Systems of the Future
Learn more about USING SECURE, CLOUD-BASED TECHNOLOGIES. Robotics is moving from an opportunity in business and facility operations to a necessity in many industries. As a result, organizations must plan for multi-vendor robots, intelligent traffic flows, storage, and more.
Enabling Peak Servo Performance with Thermal Protection
Motion control systems with brushless DC, voice coil or three-phase direct drive actuators use a position servo controller that dynamically changes the current in each motor phase.
Insights from Brenton Engineering Company
Equipment Flexibility Key to Accommodating Changing Applications , The Upside of Automation on Your End-of-Line Operation, The Value of Project Management
Robots in Automotive Industry: How to Use Them to Increase Efficiency
The use of robots in automotive manufacturing processes enables a very high degree of repeatability and precision, resulting in process optimization and increased productivity. This is how the increasingly high industry standards demanded by manufacturers are met.
Comparing XY-Theta Motion / Positioning Stage Options for Precision Automation Applications
These systems can be configured and supplied as individual components or as complete integrated motion systems with custom interfaces, cable management solutions, vacuum feedthroughs and application-optimized integrated granite and aluminum structures.
Intelligent Box Opening Device (IBOD)
You have lots of cartons coming into a typical warehouse, let's say 600 boxes per hour, and razor blades are used to cut these boxes while keeping up with intake speeds. This invites risks and employees still get injured, despite safety precautions.
End-of-Arm-Tooling powered by Stäubli Fluid Connectors
Stäubli Fluid Connectors presents a new End-of-Arm-Tooling range: The mechatronics specialist offers a broad technology portfolio from a single source coupled with advice for individual solutions in robotic material handling.
North America Sees Record Robot Sales in 2022
Association for Advancing Automation stats show 44,196 robots ordered in 2022, up 11% over 2021; records result from resurgence in sales from automotive companies looking to boost EV production
The Most Common Causes of Spindle Failure
Have you experienced a series of spindle failures, causing you to wonder why? Maybe you're a Quality Control engineer looking for reasons your cuts are going out of tolerance.
Automatic box palletizing in the food industry
BX suction cups made of double-strength Duraflex® in combination with Piab's COAX® vacuum generation technology have enabled Tradicional Panadera to palletize different carton formats with a single gripper.
Improving Materials Processing With Robotics
End users are looking to machine builders to provide innovative solutions that improve upon the speed and accuracy of manual-based applications while maintaining the same level of flexibility.
SUPPLIER SELECTION FOR CRITICAL MOTION CONTROL APPLICATIONS
In this article, I attempt to arm manufacturers with the questions that they need to ask to ensure that the motion control solution option chosen is right first time and up to the job. These questions should ideally focus on not just capabilities but also values.
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Industrial Robotics - Featured Product
ATI Industrial Automation - Manual Tool Changers
Simpler, stronger, and more precise. ATI Industrial Automation has developed a series of Manual Tool Changers that provides a cost-effective solution for quickly changing tools by hand. They feature a unique design that combines high strength, excellent repeatability, and a patent-pending screw-cam locking mechanism with multiple fail-safe features, which resists vibration and prevents loosening. These robust and compact Manual Tool Changers can handle payloads up to 80 pounds (36 kg) and pass pneumatics and electrical signals.