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Using FPGA Supercomputers to Build a High Precision Robot

We solve the motion platform problem with a combination of innovative techniques. These include: an extremely accurate sensor system, high speed computing, optimized power to weight ratio, and 3D printed parts.

Omron to Introduce New i4 SCARA Product Family

Top of the line SCARA in speed and precision is designed for easy integration into the production line with predictive maintenance functions

Protecting your Robot with Robosuit

A Robosuit® is a conformal, custom-fitted cover that protects a robot from extreme manufacturing (or operating) conditions. It fits over the robot’s castings and servo motors without impacting the robot’s articulation or work-envelope (reach).

DC Motor/Gearmotor “MTBF” A Few Facts About Life Expectancy

If the duty is continuous, that means the motor, if properly sized, will reach thermal equilibrium typically in about 20 Minutes of continual operation (possibly more, depending on the size of the unit).

Want a Job With Robots? 5 Amazing Careers for Robots Enthusiasts

With more and more industries utilizing robots to make the workplace safer by automating dangerous jobs or to simplify menial tasks, positions are continuously being created for people who are passionate about robotics.

Conventional vs. Robotic Palletizing

Rather than getting immersed in ambiguous statistics and marketing buzzwords like flexible or fixed automation, this paper looks at the specific applications that favor each technology to chart the future of palletizing automation.

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New Collaborative Robot Vacuum Tool

The NEW Collaborative Robot Vacuum Tool (CRVT) from Bimba adds unparalleled flexibility to your collaborative robot. The standard CRVT is highly configurable to meet your application needs, but simple to install and operate.

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5 Tips for Writing a Great Robotics Engineer Resume

As a robotics engineer, your education is the most important part of your resume. You’ve obtained a very valuable and specialized degree, so put that front and center in this section.

Industry Giants Dell, IBM, Intel and Microsoft Join 300+ Sensing Technology Providers at 2018 Sensors Expo & Conference

Thousands of leading engineers and innovators flock to Sensors each year to see the largest showcase of sensing technologies and identify new ways to improve products and expand capabilities using sensors.

Robots Double Worldwide by 2020 - IFR Survey

Nearly 70 percent of employees believe that robotics and automation offer the opportunity to qualify for higher skilled work. This is the result of a worldwide automatica survey of 7,000 employees in seven countries.

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Geek+ Robotics Unveiled the World's First Interweaving Sorting Robot, No Warehouse Reconstruction Required

Geek Plus Robotics has launched the latest version of what it claims is "the world's first interweaving sorting robot" for warehouses, which could be an alternative to conveyor systems.

OnRobot Launches Innovative New Collaborative Grippers and Force-Torque Sensor Upgrades

The newly founded OnRobot presents its first new products at automatica 2018 since merging three international companies

OCTOPUZ, a great sales tool for Robotic Integrators

OCTOPUZ is a great sales tool for Robotic Integrators. With OCTOPUZ, Integrators can create a quick simulation that will demonstrate exactly how the entire robotic solution will look in their facilities and even simulate the entire program.

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Midwest Motion Products Inc - “gra52” Right Angled Gearmotor System

Midwest Motion Products Inc - "gra52" Right Angled Gearmotor System

Midwest Motion Products Inc., based in Howard Lake, Minnesota, is pleased to announce the release of the new "GRA52" Right Angled Gearmotor System. This new 1:1 Right Angled Gearbox allows for significantly increased versatility, and design whose geometry allows for the unit to be mounted in tight spaces. We employ our Standard Brushed or Brushless DC Motors and Planetary Gearheads to complete the new R/A Design. Features/Benefits: Cost effective design - as low as $250*, Very Versatile - Output Ratios ranging from 3.7:1 to 2076:1, Fully Reversible Design, Readily available - Samples can be built from Stock Material, High Volume capacity.

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Servo2Go.com Ltd.

Servo2Go.com Ltd.

Servo2Go.com is an Online E-Store Distributor of Automation & Motion Control Systems & Components including: Servo Motors & Drives, Stepper Motors & Drives, Automation & Motion Controllers, Positioning Systems & Actuators, Gearboxes, Couplings, Brakes, Encoders, Tachometers, Linear Displacement Transducers, HMI's, PLC's and Embedded Controllers. Servo2Go.com is an ISO9001:2008 Registered Company.