Industrial Robotics - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Getting the Right Grip: Designing Soft and Sensitive Robotic Fingers

Scientists make a big leap in development of soft robotic grippers by integrating sensing mechanisms into 3D printable fingers.

MakinaRocks, Hyundai Robotics sign MOU to 'advance AI-based industrial robot arm anomaly detection'

"As an increasing number of customers request AI-integrated robots, an AI-based analysis platform for robot functions is an indispensable necessity. We plan to expand our userbase with robots that can autonomously predict failures and perform quality management."

Warehouses Turn to Automation to Meet Permanent Peak Demand

Supply chains are relying on automation to effectively adapt to fluctuating demand levels, new safety protocols, and shrinking labor pools. The need to operate efficiently, safely, and productively with less people is critical for today and also for success in the future.

Incremental Steps to Creating Value With Industrial Data Analytics

There is a lot of buzz surrounding industrial analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). However, companies are not limited to taking large and costly decisions when it comes to exploring the possibilities.

Innovative Manufacturing Approach Reduces Costs and Optimizes Electrification Time to Market

Manufacturers looking to enter or expand their electrification business often find themselves balancing key production requirements with the unpredictability of an emerging market where best-practice standards are still evolving.

Readers Choice 2020: Preparing to be Acquired: COVID-19 Has Inspired Small Manufacturers to Embrace Robotics

Every position is being assessed by small manufacturers. Jobs that can be replaced with robots make the company more attractive for a potential buyer.

Readers Choice 2020: Using Mesh Network Applications for Robotics

Many companies make mesh network products for home Wi-Fi systems. Those are indeed valid and popular applications, but there are ample opportunities to use mesh networks for robotics, too.

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A brighter future? Automation trends of 2021

The latest Manufacturing Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Report on Business, reveals that economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew significantly in October 2020.

Embracing automation and robots in industry

Autonomous vehicles and effective autonomous transport solutions for instance can contribute a significant improvement in throughput efficiency and error reduction for e-fulfilment applications.

A philosophy of automation - TM Robotics and Evershed help Ricoh automate its manufacturing process

Ricoh approached Evershed Robotics initially, who suggested using a combination of Toshiba Machine TH650 SCARA robots and a Toshiba Machine Cartesian robot to work with their six bowl feeders and a rotary index table.

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ABB launches condition-based maintenance service for fleet and individual robot assessments

New service enables optimized production performance through improved robot management

ITRI Exhibits Innovations in AI and Robotics at CES 2021

Technologies Include Dual Arm Robot System, Self-Learning Battery Management System, and UVC LED Water Sterilizer HydroNovation

ATI now offers CRX-Ready End-Effector Kits - all-in-one packages to increase the flexibility of FANUC CRX Cobots

CRX-Ready End-Effector Kits include everything needed to get FANUC CRX cobot applications up and running. In addition to the end-effector, the kit features all the hardware and software required for system connection.

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Arcos - Robotized system for cutting and grinding turbine blades
Arcos - Robotized system for cutting and grinding turbine blades

Arcos - Robotized system for cutting and grinding turbine blades

Robotized system for automatic cutting and grinding turbine blades , starting from the rough product. The system is equipped with fully automatic component loading and unloading. Approved 3M Robotics System Integrator.

Industrial Robotics - Featured Company

Brenton Engineering Company

Brenton is a global leader in designing and manufacturing integrated end of line packaging systems and machines, specializing in case packing and palletizing using both robotics and other automation.