Techno-Sommer releases GGL3060 gripper for food handling
This specialized gripper features jaws that swing open to a full 180º. This makes it very easy to have the gripper clear material below it. Additionally, the angular design of this gripper provides up to 33Nm (24lbft) of gripping torque and the unit includes sensors that sense jaw position.
RS Components announces addition of 39 products to its range of laser-diode modules
The products include interchangeable pattern optics to enhance the existing LaserLyte Flex range for the projection of lines, crosses and grids. A...
ULVAC introduces NA-1500 dry etching system for 600mm advanced packaging substrates
While there are many 200mm/300mm wafer dry etching systems in the market today, there was no dry etching system for 600mm substrate, providing for...
Axiomtek introduces P1197E-500 19" touch panel computer
The CE-certified 19-inch expandable human machine interface supports up to 32 GB system memory of dual-channel DDR4-2133 to deliver computing...
Zero-Max releases Model 650 overhung load adaptor
OHLA applications include pump drives, forestry shredders, recycling systems, fan drive for heat exchanges, conveyor drives, off road construction...
AMS/Acam introduces TDC-GPX2 time-to-digital converter
The device delivers up to 70 mega-samples per second – for drones, radar, LIDAR, PET scanner, automatic test equipment (ATE), photon counting and...
HighJump's 3PL WMS solution brings Canadian frozen storage company to the cloud
HighJump’s cloud solution is designed to simplify each step of the supply chain while assuring levels of service through system uptime, response...
On Robot to announce expansion into US market at Automate 2017
Officially launching to the North American market at Automate 2017 in April, On Robot’s two-finger RG2 grippers—available in both single and...
Rockwell Automation to showcase smart packaging, recognize Best Future Machines at interpack 2017
At interpack 2017, May 4 to 10 in Düsseldorf, Germany, visitors to the Rockwell Automation stand (hall 6/stand A61) will see the next generation...
EU Horizon 2020 launches RobMoSys robotics software project
RobMoSys (Composable Models and Software for Robotics) is an €8 million Innovation Action involving 9 partners from 5 countries and will be...
Solving Food Manufacturing Labor Shortages Through Robotic Automation
By Maria Ferrante, PMMI
PMMI had a chance to speak about new technologies and trends in automation with Don Wickstrum, president and owner of...