IMTS - FANUC Introduces New Collaborative Robots in Human/Robot Interactive Demonstrations at IMTS 2016
FANUC America Corporation introduced the new CR-4iA and CR-7iA table-top size collaborative robots, and demonstrated its CR-35iA heavy-payload collaborative robot at IMTS 2016, booth #S-8919.
Fanny Platbrood for SafeToWork: Human-robot collaboration (HRC) describes a work scenario in which humans and automated machines share and work in the same workspace at the same time. Driven by Industry 4.0, this model of collaboration promises highly flexible workflows, maximum system throughput and productivity, as well as economic efficiency. However, ensuring that HRC is actually able to live up to this promise requires exactly the right safety technology for the application in question. One of the major issues associated with Industry 4.0 is making work processes flexible. At the extreme end of the spectrum, this may involve manufacturing products in batch size 1 under industrial mass-production conditions – that is, manufacturing unique items on a conveyor belt. Cont'd...
The Internet of Robotics comes to life with KUKA Connect - KUKA's all-new cloud software platform that securely transforms robot data into insightful information accessible from any device at anytime
With an increasing number of obsolete components on major manufacturing lines, CNC Center has found a way to keep them running smoothly without downtime.
Mobile robotics is programmable manipulator able to perform multipurpose activities as human within an environment. The global mobile robotics market is segmented on the basis of navigation, application and region.
Deployment will begin in September, when the robots will be implemented into Fiege's Mega Center to pick shoes that have been ordered online.
DoF is meant as a medium for sharing ideas and solving automation problems. "We realized that the know-how is locked in the head of automation engineers who can't talk to each other because they are far apart, focused on making their factory run," explains Samuel Bouchard, CEO of Robotiq.
Robotmaster will be exhibiting at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) which will be held September 12-17 at the McCormick Place in Chicago (IL).
RND Automation & Engineering was selected for the 2016 Florida Gulf Coast 500 list. A collection of the largest companies on Florida's west coast ranked by revenue.
Precision manufacturer uses smart, collaborative robot to increase speed, safety
The latest version of Microscan's AutoVISION Machine Vision Software (AutoVISION 4.0) features advanced Locate, Measure, and Color tools for powerful automated visual inspections, and provides the machine vision interface for new MicroHAWK MV devices - the world's smallest smart cameras.
Roberta Nelson Shea is Universal Robots' new Global Technical Compliance Officer. She has chaired the U.S. National Robot Safety Committee for 23 years, spent 35+ years within manufacturing automation, and is recognized as a global authority on robot safety - most recently as Convenor of the ISO committee publishing technical specifications on risk assessments of collaborative robots.
Novotechnik U.S. introduces the Vert-X 51 Series of rotary magnetic encoders feature up to 16-bit resolution and repeatability to 0.1° - depending on model.
KUKA Robotics will showcase the future of manufacturing at IMTS 2016 booth #N6200 -September 12-17
Kawasaki Robotics Releases the "duAro", a First-of-its-Kind Collaborative Robot, for North American Market
The next generation duAro robot is designed to work alongside humans on material handling, assembly, machine tending and dispensing applications.
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Industrial Robotics - Featured Product
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.