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SOMIC introduces ReadyPack end-of-line case packing system
October 28, 2019

SOMIC introduces ReadyPack end-of-line case packing system

ReadyPack is a smaller version of SOMIC’s 424 T2 (D) machine and completely different than the larger SOMIC FLEXX III that was introduced a year ago. ReadyPack is also designed with a slower collating speed.

SICK introduces Safe Robotics Area Protection safety system
October 18, 2019

SICK introduces Safe Robotics Area Protection safety system

The SRAP system consists of a Flexi Soft safety controller and a safety laser scanner – either the S300 Mini Remote for shorter scanning ranges or the microScan3 Core for larger monitoring fields. Safe Robotics Area Protection satisfies the criteria of Performance Level PL d in accordance with EN ISO 13849-1.

Energid releases version 5.5 of the Actin software development kit (SDK)
October 17, 2019

Energid releases version 5.5 of the Actin software development kit (SDK)

Actin version 5.5 adds Actin Viewer enhancements, Motion Script updates and G-code support, for robotic systems developers to focus on the robot’s tasks rather than joint movement and paths.

Universal Robots' helps Vectis Automation power Vectis Cobot Welding Tool
October 16, 2019

Universal Robots' helps Vectis Automation power Vectis Cobot Welding Tool

The Vectis system comes with all hardware provided fully integrated onto a 3ft x 6ft mobile modular fixturing cart enabling metal fabricators to bring the cobot to the work, or the work to the cobot with no anchoring nor dedicated footprint required.

Creform introduces CA-B50100-NSI AGV material handling system
September 19, 2019

Creform introduces CA-B50100-NSI AGV material handling system

The model is a bi-directional AGV that provides more flexibility for movement along its guidepath as it can travel in both directions and when necessary rotate in place. The dual drive wheels also give this AGV the ability to travel laterally.

ABB Robotics announces third generation of PickMaster robotic software
September 19, 2019

ABB Robotics announces third generation of PickMaster robotic software

PickMaster Twin is available in a multitude of configurations and can work with all ABB robots, and a range of virtual and physical machines. Coupled with the inherent software, the PickMaster Twin is suited for factories and production lines.

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Universal Robots announces UR16e collaborative robot
September 17, 2019

Universal Robots announces UR16e collaborative robot

The UR16e combines a 35-lb payload capacity with a reach of 900 mm and pose repeatability of +/- 0.05 mm making it suitable for automatingtasks such as heavy-duty material handling, heavy-part handling, palletizing, and machine tending.

ROEQ announces Docking Station Precision solution for mobile industrial robots
September 12, 2019

ROEQ announces Docking Station Precision solution for mobile industrial robots

The solution will be showcased at ROEQ’s Pack Expo booth 7384B in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 23-25 featuring a MiR200 robot with ROEQ’s cart solution and top roller TR125 conveyor module performing precise delivery between two docking stations.

Flirtey introduces Flirtey Eagle drone delivery technology
September 09, 2019

Flirtey introduces Flirtey Eagle drone delivery technology

Flirtey’s system is designed to safely get packages to customers with the delivery goal of less than 10 minutes using drones.

Yamaha announces YK400XE SCARA robot
September 06, 2019

Yamaha announces YK400XE SCARA robot

This “YK400XE” is a successor model of the conventional model “YK400XR”. The maximum payload is 4 kg that is 1.4 times larger than the conventional modeland the standard cycle time is reduced approx. 10% to achieve 0.41 sec.

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Hirerobotics and Universal Robots partner to develop BotX Welder
August 26, 2019

Hirerobotics and Universal Robots partner to develop BotX Welder

The complete product offering comes with the UR10e cobot arm, cloud connector, welder, wire feeder, MIG welding gun, weld table, and configurable user-input touch buttons.

igus announces plastic clamps for energy chains
August 26, 2019

igus announces plastic clamps for energy chains

The plastic clamps can be attached to the arm of the robot by a screw connection. The triflex R is attached to the clamp by a clip and fixed. The clamps are suitable for cobots from Universal Robots, TMS and Kuka LBR iiwa robot arms.

Kryon announces Kryon Process Discovery Version 19.3
August 02, 2019

Kryon announces Kryon Process Discovery Version 19.3

Kryon Process Discovery 19.3 is intended to offer offers quicker analysis, process mapping accuracy, process insights, prioritization tools and overall faster time-to-automation.

Falkonry announces Falkonry LRS 2.0 version of operational machine learning system
July 30, 2019

Falkonry announces Falkonry LRS 2.0 version of operational machine learning system

In field trials, Falkonry LRS 2.0 has provided performance, visualization and scale, enabling customers to realize improvements in the uptime, quality, safety and yield of their industrial operations.

Elephant Robotics introduces Catbot smart assistant robotic arms
July 19, 2019

Elephant Robotics introduces Catbot smart assistant robotic arms

Their robotics approach is initiating access to the robotics world through optional actuators. They developed 2 sizes of motors and drive modules in the robotic arm. This modular design allows to reduce SKUs in volume manufacturing and reduce production.

Beckhoff Automation to introduce eXtended Transport System (XTS) into the U.S. market at Pack Expo 2019
July 10, 2019

Beckhoff Automation to introduce eXtended Transport System (XTS) into the U.S. market at Pack Expo 2019

Beckhoff will showcase a lineup of updated automation hardware, software and gigabit communication via EtherCAT G for packaging machinery during the trade show, which runs September 23 – 25, 2019, and is expected to draw 30,000 attendees.

Yamaha Motor Europe Factory Automation Section announces YK-XG and YK-TW orbital SCARA series
July 02, 2019

Yamaha Motor Europe Factory Automation Section announces YK-XG and YK-TW orbital SCARA series

Yamaha’s SCARA robots are designed for noise immunity and reliability by eliminating the effects of contamination such as dust or grease that exist in industrial environments.

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New Scale Robotics introduces NSR-PG-10-20-URe Precision Parallel Gripper for Universal Robots (UR) e Series cobots
June 17, 2019

New Scale Robotics introduces NSR-PG-10-20-URe Precision Parallel Gripper for Universal Robots (UR) e Series cobots

The NSR-PG-10-20-URe Precision Parallel Gripper takes advantage of the e-Series robots’ RS-485 digital communications interface

Han’s Motion introduces HMHD-II Harmonic Gearing Reducer for robot and automation equipment applications
June 17, 2019

Han’s Motion introduces HMHD-II Harmonic Gearing Reducer for robot and automation equipment applications

HMHD-II series Harmonic Gearing Reducer pursues the flat limit —Super Flat Hollow Shaft type— design. Compared with HMHS series, the axial length is only half.

Yamaha introduces LCM100 linear conveyor module
June 03, 2019

Yamaha introduces LCM100 linear conveyor module

Each LCM100 module contains an independently controlled linear motor that enables bidirectional movement and programmable speed up to 3000mm/second. Production lines can be configured, not dependent on the longest process cycle time, and utilize inline equipment more efficiently to save space.