Industrial Robotics - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Purdue Polytechnic to dedicate nation's largest smart manufacturing ecosystem for engineering technology
This interdisciplinary program synergizes science, engineering, information systems and computing, focusing on manufacturing's next evolutionary step called Industry 4.0. The new facility ecosystem also has wide-ranging applications, opening up potential curriculum expansion
The easy-to-integrate system consists of a module for robot arms, a computing unit with pre-installed intelligent software and a camera module, each equipped in series with two uEye+ XCP cameras from IDS.
The World Robotics 2021 Industrial Robots report shows a record of 3 million industrial robots operating worldwide – an impressive 10% increase from the previous year.
What’s Holding Back Robot Adoption? - With the UK Lagging Behind Its Competitors, What Needs to Change?
While it’s hoped that figures will have changed since the IFR’s previous report, the gap between the UK and other countries shows there’s still a clear need to drive up robotic adoption.
Understanding resolution, accuracy and repeatability is critical to specifying a position sensor. This paper defines these terms and discusses how they relate to overall system performance.
In today’s demanding market, efficiency of operations is an essential factor to remaining competitive. One area where there are often substantial opportunities for improvement is your warehouse pick paths.
The actual workflow that FrameSense is designed to automate is part of many manufacturing operations. A component comes out of a machine - here a press - and runs on a conveyor belt to a container.
Industrial Robotics - Featured Stories
GrayMatter Robotics and BetterWay Products Inc. Revolutionize Marine Manufacturing with Cutting-Edge Robotic Innovation
Food processors often deal with challenges when delicate items are mishandled and broken or dropped. Soft gripper robots can tackle this problem, especially since many are specially designed to handle fragile items, such as eggs.
Collaboration to integrate automation, advanced planning and design of large-scale factories to transform modular housing manufacturing.
Industrial Robotics - News Headlines
Cloud-based software empowers customers using Mobile Industrial Robots' autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) to make data-driven decisions, optimizing fleets performance, minimizing downtime
• Designed to meet growth opportunities in key markets including electronics, automotive and renewable energy production • Delivers 10% increase in throughput compared to other SCARA robots in its class by handling more and heavier workpieces at once • Offers 200% stronger push-down capability for force-intensive operations - improving productivity and product quality
Shapiro Administration Invests Millions in Astrobotic Technology, Helping the Leading Space and Robotics Company Expand and Create Nearly 300 High-Tech Jobs Ahead of December Moon Launch
Astrobotic has purchased a vacant five-story building and plans to create a 'space campus' that will create jobs, spur innovation, and invest in new technologies. Since January, the Shapiro Administration has facilitated over $1 billion in new private sector investments in Pennsylvania - and this latest investment is helping Pennsylvania innovate and lead America back to the moon.
Industrial Robotics - Featured Product
Zimmer Group - THE PREMIUM GRIPPER NOW WITH IO-LINK
IO-Link is the first standardized IO technology worldwide for communication from the control system to the lowest level of automation.
Industrial Robotics - Featured Company
DENSO offers a wide range of compact four-, five- and six-axis robots, for payloads up to 20 kg and reaches from 350 to 1,300 mm. Repeatability is to within 0.015 mm. ANSI and CE compliance allows global deployment. UL-listed models are available for both the U.S. and Canada.