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APRIL FEATURED PRODUCTS

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RESOURCES

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Enerpac Publishes Workholding Catalog

E215 Workholding Catalog features 232 pages of information on their full range of high pressure hydraulic workholding devices, accessories, and power units.

MISUMI announces Motion Control Webinars

The webinars in January focus on how configurable components can reduce design time, improve product quality and speed time-to-market.

DENSO publishes robot product catalog

Catalog covers descriptions, specifications and technical drawings of DENSO four-axis SCARA and five- and six-axis articulated robots, as well as controllers, teach pendants and programming software.

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WHITE PAPERS

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Transforming the Light Curtain

By Tyler Glieden, SICK
By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment they are protecting. Light curtains using pattern and object recognition require fewer sensors and less wiring while providing a safety solution that’s secure.

PLC-Based Robotic Controls Versus OEM Robotic Controls

The white paper explores the differences between the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) based robotic control systems, and guides decision makers through different applications.

The Benefits of Using Rigorously Tested Routines from Numerical Libraries

By Numerical Algorithms Group

This white paper intends to help robotics and automation engineers understand how and why to incorporate use of extensively documented numerical libraries into their application development practices.

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CASE STUDIES

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Robotic Cake Decorator

Control Design
Concept Systems supplied a 3-D vision system retrofit for a pair of robotic cake decorating lines for a large unnamed bakery, replacing a 2-D camera system that only provided the center point of the cake.

Kollmorgen motors drive Universal Robots

Universal Robots was able to embed the motors directly into the articulation axes of UR 5 and UR 10 robots without need for additional housings.

Robotic cartoning adds efficiency, subtracts labor costs

Packaging World
Pharmalab, a manufacturer of natural health, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products, and food supplements switched from manual cartoning to automated robotic cartoning with the addition of five new MK-DLT integrated Delta 3 robotic cartoners provided by AFA Systems.

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EVENTS

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April 23, 2014 - April 26, 2014
San Diego , CA, USA


This year’s CSIA conference provides systems integrator members with educational and networking opportunities to help your company put on an Inspiring Performance for your customers.

May 6, 2014 - May 9, 2014
Jönköping , SWEDEN


Elmia Automation is the leading trade show in Sweden on industrial automation for manufacturing industries. The show showcases complete solutions for efficient and automated production. The leading suppliers of components and industrial robots together with expert suppliers of machine building and customized solutions show the advantages of industrial automation.

May 12, 2014 - May 15, 2014
Montevideo , Uruguay


The IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC) is the most important international conference sponsored by the IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society every year.

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TRAINING

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