FEATURED ARTICLESin Robots & Robot Controllers
Benefits of Robotics Systems for Many Applications
By Bob Goossens, Acieta
Robots protect workers from jobs hazardous to their health, increase capacity and enable new products that couldn’t be...
A Unifying Vision for Distribution and the Robot Revolution
By Krishnan Sundaresan, ARRYVE
Robots, in the not-too-distant future, will evolve from an advanced technology to a critical component of...
Collaborative Robots Transform Industry
By Bill Lydon, Editor
I am convinced that collaborative robots are the highest impact automation development to improve manufacturing since the...
Robot use increases more than 27% in 2014
By Bill Lydon, Editor
According to IFR, more than 220,000 robots were sold globally in 2014. The automotive industry is still the strongest,...
NEWSin Robots & Robot Controllers
- Adept to supply Lynx Mobile Robots to Techmetics
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- Teradyne to Acquire Universal Robots
- March Manufacturing Technology Orders Up From February
- ISA and Automation Federation take part in annual FIRST Championship
- JMP Automation Becomes Certified robot Integrator
- Incubed wins robotics award at Hannover Messe
- ABB acquires Gomtec
- Yaskawa Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary
- Transition to Welding Robotics Inevitable
- Computer scientists enhance robotic manufacturing
- ABB Robotics announces Customer Certification Program
PRODUCT NEWSin Robots & Robot Controllers
Physik Instrumente introduces H-845 hexapods
Six-axis H-845 hexapods can move loads weighing up to one metric ton.
Roboteq introduces FBL2360 motor controller for AGVs
FBL2360 intelligent controller is capable of simultaneously driving two brushless DC motor up to 60Amps each at up to 60V. Price: $595
ST Robotics announces ST-RVS Vision System
ST-RVS includes a Matrox GigE camera (1920x1448 pixels), C-mount lens with zoom, focus and exposure control and LED lighting. Price: $4,000.
MEDIAin Robots & Robot Controllers
RESOURCESin Robots & Robot Controllers
Catalog covers End-of-Arm-Tooling (EOAT ).
Catalog covers configurations for standard modules of TrackMotion, gantry and linear motion units in virtually any size and for all robots.
Version 5 is now is available to elementary and middle school students and teams.
WHITE PAPERSin Robots & Robot Controllers
By John Lewis, Cognex
Vision-guided robotics (VGR) is not without its pitfalls. In order to realize all the benefits of VGR you need to know the...
By Tyler Glieden, SICK
By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment...
The white paper explores the differences between the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) based robotic...
CASE STUDIESin Robots & Robot Controllers
NATT's automated plant uses material handling robots to ensure efficiency and maximize throughput. Theyr etrofitted the press control system...
The tabbing and framing cell takes the Sportbrake body floor out of the assembly line to have the side body panels, roof and other components put...
Sogerma Composites Aquitaine uses Robotmaster software to program a rail-mounted 6-axis robot. Applications include tooling thermal protection...
EVENTSin Robots & Robot Controllers
The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation--from process and discrete to motion control and drives.
As the China top industry automation expo, AIAE-2015 covers the areas of machinery manufacturing, electrical power, automobile manufacturing, IT and electronics, aerospace, food and beverage, rail transportation, chemical industry, new energy, light machinery and other industries.
11th China International Industrial Automation Show 2015(AIAE-Beijing) offers its audience a comprehensive idea of the prevailing technological trends. Over 600 exhibitors from 40 countries & regions are presenting live demonstrations of an impressive range of machines, tools and systems across eight exhibition halls. More than 60,000 trade visitors from 38 countries and regions will attend...