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RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Oct 4/17

Acting Like a Muscle, Nano-Sized Device Lifts 165 Times its Own Weight

RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter
RoboticsTomorrow Newsletter - Oct 4/17
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Acting Like a Muscle, Nano-Sized Device Lifts 165 Times its Own Weight

Rutgers University-New Brunswick engineers have discovered a simple, economical way to make a nano-sized device that can match the friendly neighborhood Avenger, on a much smaller scale. Their creation weighs 1.6 milligrams (about as much as five poppy seeds) and can lift 265 milligrams (the weight of about 825 poppy seeds) hundreds of times in a row.

The Three Vital Elements That Will Make Autonomous Shipping a Reality

Autonomous shipping has become a topic of discussion over the past year with large industry players stating their interest in developing this technology.

Talking with Epson Robots about PACK EXPO

We showcased our newly launched T3 All-in-One SCARA robot, which addresses the need for a cost-effective and easy-to-use automation solution that is ideal for simple applications and a great alternative to slides.

Four Robotic Adoption Tips Manufacturers Can Learn From Medical Industries

Since the medical and manufacturing industries both handle sensitive materials, the shift to having robots handle them instead can save lives and cut costs.

1.7 Million New Robots to Transform the World's Factories by 2020 - Forecasts IFR

In 2017 robot installations are estimated to increase by 21 percent in the Asia-Australia region. Robot supplies in the Americas will surge by 16 percent and in Europe by 8 percent.
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Story of the Day

Special Tradeshow Coverage for PACK EXPO Las Vegas

PACK EXPO was held from September 25th - 27th in Las Vegas. This Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.
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News Headlines
Special News Report for PACK EXPO 2017
Intel and Qualcomm deliver Key Notes at first Embedded Vision Europe
Latest MapleSim Release Makes Difficult Modeling Tasks Easier
Robotiq Launches INSIGHTS Software To Measure Universal Robots Performance
Honeywell Intelligrated showcases Palmat pallet conveyor at PACK EXPO 2017
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Featured Product

igus® Robolink: Articulated joint modules for robots. Lightweight. Compact.


Robolink: Articulated joint modules for robots. igus® now offers a lightweight, maintenance- and corrosion-free range of robot joints for humanoid systems or other automated applications. The carbon-fiber plastic joints can rotate and oscillate freely via four wire ropes. No more expensive milling, cutting or DIY systems. Moving mass is reduced to a minimum. The actuators (engines, pneumatics and hydraulics) and the control module (DP, PC) are kept separate. Contact igus® for more information and free samples.

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Featured Company

ATI Industrial Automation

ATI Industrial Automation is a world-leading developer of robotic accessories and robot arm tooling, including Automatic Tool Changers, Multi-Axis Force/Torque Sensing Systems, Utility Couplers, Robotic Deburring Tools, Robotic Collision Sensors, Manual Tool Changers, and Compliance Devices.

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