Beckhoff Automation introduced the AM8800 stainless steel servo motor series. The stainless steel motors are implemented completely in a food-grade design; they can be used in extremely harsh or corrosive environments and are particularly suitable for use in the food, chemical or pharmaceutical industries.
Aerotech introduced the A3200 Automation Controller, a motion control industrial computer The controller is a rugged, compact panel-mount or rack-mount (1U or 4U) computer designed for industrial environments.
Utilizing digital motors driven by steel-reinforced, polyurethane timing belts, R12-six is suited for testing, sample handling, and machine feeding. Self-contained 6-axis bench-top unit is available with optional incremental optical encoders, plus hand that incorporates mounting plate for grippers and vacuum cups.
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has completed tests determining that unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, can be used effectively to assess storm damage on utility distribution systems.
Robotmaster CAD/CAM software for programming robots - Robotmaster seamlessly integrates robot programming, simulation and code generation delivering quicker robot programming. Ideal for all applications including trimming, de-burring, dispensing, grinding, polishing and mold
The Pentagon’s research and development agency has announced a contest to develop ground robotic capabilities to execute complex tasks in dangerous, degraded, human-engineered environments. The program will focus on robots that can utilize available human tools, ranging from hand tools to vehicles.The DARPA Robotics Challenge will consist of three key events – a Virtual Disaster Challenge, and two (2) Disaster Response Challenges. Participation in the Virtual Disaster Challenge is required only for teams working exclusively on control software development. The agency has not yet announced how much it intends to spend on the program or the size of the prize but previous contest awarded two million dollars for the top prize with one million dollars for the runner up. The full contest details and registration can be found here .
Why are unmanned systems developers offering so many different kinds of platforms and ideas, when there is comparatively little demand by the civilian market? Why are there more offerings than customers?
Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, HDT Global is widely recognized as the world leader in the design and manufacture of many products in use by U.S. and allied military units, civilian governments, and commercial customers today.
It will be worth your time to analyze each segment of your business and decide if automation is right for your business and if automation can produce more efficiency or profit.
Adept and Bremer Werk fur Montagesysteme GmbH Deliver Future-Proof Assembly Concept for High-End Razors
When Philips, a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting products, decided to build an assembly line capable of manufacturing their current line of high-tech shavers and support any future redesigns, they turned to Adept Technology (Nasdaq:ADEP) as their supplier of robotics and flexible feeding systems.
Advantech's Five Mega Missions for Enabling the Intelligent Planet as Industrial Computing Enters its Golden Decade
According to IDC (International Data Corporation) research, the number of intelligent embedded devices worldwide will grow to 25 billion by 2020, with over 30% of these being in the energy, transportation, and surveillance sectors.
If machine tools are loaded automatically, a reliable, precise, and space saving workpiece change is playing an important role.
KLEENLine selects the ABB IRB 360 FlexPicker for its new, ultra-sanitary high-speed robotic pick-and-place system
The KLEENPick series features the IPK69 stainless steel FlexPicker model, hygienically designed for packaging applications with open food
NEOFAME TECHNOLOGIES SDN BHD and Acad Pte.Ltd turned to cooperate with GstarCAD from their former partner. After established a long-term strategic relationship with GstarCAD, they are happy to find that the market share has enlarged gradually.
Free Full-Version Programmable Safety Controller Software Available From Omron STI For A Limited Time
Microsoft® Windows 7 compatible configuration software enables users to quickly and easily manage G9SP programmable safety controllers
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Industrial Robotics - Featured Product
Since Robotmaster V7 uses integrated CAD/CAM functionality, for the first time, the power of Robotmaster can be used by welding, cutting and other process experts without buying or learning complex CAD/CAM software. As in past versions, Robotmaster V7 imports paths, but now makes it even easier for end users to leverage any CAD/CAM tool choice. It is an intuitive tool that anyone could use, with or without robotics expertise. It bridges the gap between robots and manufacturing by providing easy programming solutions for part manufacturing.