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FlexArm introduces GH-60 tapping arm
November 13, 2018

FlexArm introduces GH-60 tapping arm

FlexArm GH-60 tapping arms are an alternative to tapping large diameter holes manually, or via CNC, even laser cut holes - with no reaming or preparation required.

Allied Motion introduces SWS Steering Wheel Sensor
November 05, 2018

Allied Motion introduces SWS Steering Wheel Sensor

Steering wheels can be mounted directly to the SWS and connected to a CAN bus. For drivers, the SWS delivers a steering feeling from its no stick-slip, no wear, integrated magnetic friction system.

Honeywell Intelligrated announces Alvey 890i palletizer
October 16, 2018

Honeywell Intelligrated announces Alvey 890i palletizer

The Alvey 890i palletizer is capable of handling a range of packaging types, in a variety of stacking patterns. An touch-screen interface offers access to diagnostics.

Pick-it and Zivid collaborate to introduce Pick-it M-HD (High Definition) robotic 3D vision solution
October 08, 2018

Pick-it and Zivid collaborate to introduce Pick-it M-HD (High Definition) robotic 3D vision solution

The M-HD solution enables robot operators to get started with 3D bin-picking . By using HD 3D color vision that can handle all sorts of objects, whether it be tiny or shiny, the Pick-it software now detects parts that are 10x smaller with 30x increase in picking accuracy.

ABB introduces IRB 1100 6-axis robot
September 27, 2018

ABB introduces IRB 1100 6-axis robot

Powered by ABB’s OmniCore controller, the IRB 1100 is equipped with motion control capabilities, for supporting rapid assembly, pick and place, and material handling applications.

Electromate introduces POSITAL encoders for cobots
September 24, 2018

Electromate introduces POSITAL encoders for cobots

POSITAL-FRABA has developed new sensing technologies – such as magnetic and capacitive rotary encoders – that provide cobot manufacturers feedback for closed-loop control systems.

RoboSense announces RS-IPLS Intelligent Perception LiDAR autonomous driving system
September 21, 2018

RoboSense announces RS-IPLS Intelligent Perception LiDAR autonomous driving system

An autonomous driving system, the RS-IPLS features real-time data pre-processing and a “gaze” function similar to human eyes.

KEB Automation and KUKA partner to release C6 HMI LC system
September 20, 2018

KEB Automation and KUKA partner to release C6 HMI LC system

The KEB system combines display, using an HMI, and control, via a PLC – in a single machine. EtherCAT, as a fieldbus, also facilitates connection to the robot.

Seegrid announces GT10 Series 6 Plus self-driving vehicle
September 12, 2018

Seegrid announces GT10 Series 6 Plus self-driving vehicle

Seegrid’s data analytics offering, the Seegrid Performance Report, leverages data captured on self-driving vehicles. Dashboard views provide customers with actionable insight into the movement of materials in their facility and the productivity of their entire fleet.

OnRobot introduces Robotics Tool Quick Changer
September 07, 2018

OnRobot introduces Robotics Tool Quick Changer

The Quick Changer releases end-of-arm tools with a click and inserted tools are automatically positioned correctly with a repeatability of ±0.02 mm. The Quick Changer can be used on any robot arm, drone, or other equipment with an ISO-9409-1 flange.

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Hand Prompt Batching Station
September 05, 2018

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Hand Prompt Batching Station

The Hand Prompt Batching Station serves a range of industrial applications where the negative effects of time consuming and problematic manual batching needs to be eliminated.

New Scale Robotics introduces NSR-PG-10-20 Precision Parallel Gripper
August 30, 2018

New Scale Robotics introduces NSR-PG-10-20 Precision Parallel Gripper

The NSR-PG-10-20 Precision Parallel Gripper is a smart gripper available for collaborative robots, including the UR3, UR5 and UR10 robots from Universal Robots (UR).

GAM releases GPL zero-backlash planetary gearboxes
August 29, 2018

GAM releases GPL zero-backlash planetary gearboxes

The GPL series is available in seven sizes with ratios from 36:1 to 200:1. Output options for the GPL series include a solid flanged output (GPL-F) and a hollow shaft flanged output (GPL-H).

Hexagon introduces portable Absolute Arm range
August 28, 2018

Hexagon introduces portable Absolute Arm range

This Absolute Arm range retains many features of the previous generation of ROMER Absolute Arm. These include the proprietary Absolute Encoders and diagnostic reporting, as well as rotating grips and a counterweight system that facilitate movement and measurement.

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ABB introduces IRB 14050 single-arm YuMi collaborative robot
August 15, 2018

ABB introduces IRB 14050 single-arm YuMi collaborative robot

Weighing less than 10kg, and capable of being mounted from a ceiling, table and wall, this addition to the YuMi family offers increased flexibility to help meet high-mix, low volume production in short cycles.

Saki Corporation introduces Saki Self-Programming Software for automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment
August 14, 2018

Saki Corporation introduces Saki Self-Programming Software for automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment

Saki Self-Programming is a system that doesn't require DFM software. It combines technology that captures complete height and XY data and images while simultaneously scanning multiple fields of view.

KASTO introduces KASTOmiwin range of double mitre bandsaw
August 10, 2018

KASTO introduces KASTOmiwin range of double mitre bandsaw

Initially available as the semiautomatic KASTOmiwin U 4.6 and the automatic A 4.6 version, it is designed particularly for cut-to-size pieces in the steel industry, the iron and steel trade, plant construction and special machine building.

Electromate releases GAM GPL-V (shaft) and GPL-H (hollow) planetary gearboxes
August 09, 2018

Electromate releases GAM GPL-V (shaft) and GPL-H (hollow) planetary gearboxes

The GPL-V (shaft) and GPL-H (hollow) have a backlash of ≤0.1 arc minute and are planetary gearboxes for horizontal and vertical robotic applications. Tilting rigidity results in positioning accuracy with a rated 20,000 hours.

Universal Robots announces UR3e, UR5e and UR10e robot arms
July 20, 2018

Universal Robots announces UR3e, UR5e and UR10e robot arms

With a built-in, tool-centric force/torque sensor, the e-Series is ready to take on collaborative robot applications that require force control such as sanding, buffing, polishing and deburring where force-feedback is paramount in order to obtain uniform results.

ABB introduces ABB Ability Connected Paint Atomizer
July 19, 2018

ABB introduces ABB Ability Connected Paint Atomizer

ABB’s paint atomizer is designed to double the operating time between manual cleaning from two to more than four hours for the externally-charged atomizer. The entire ABB painting system offers an environmentally friendly solution that provides real-time analysis and diagnostics.