Robotics / Automation

Robotics / Automation: Articles

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Robotics / Automation: Industry News

Yaskawa Motoman Partners with Teams for Amazon Picking Challenge

Rutgers University’s PRACSYS Lab, The University of Texas Nuclear Robotics Group and Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Autonomous Robotic Collaboration Lab will each receive a dual-arm robot.

Lincoln Electric Acquires Easom Automation Systems

This investment strategically advances Lincoln's position in automated welding and cutting.

Partners in THINC Welcomes Bucci Industries

Bucci's IEMCA bar feeders and gantry loaders integrate seamlessly with Okuma’s THINC®-OSP control on lathes. 


Robotics / Automation: Products

IMTS 2014: Industrial Automation North America

Booth E-4746: A compact, self-contained Touch Robot from Force Robots performing delicate airfoil machining. The system requires only 120 VAC and shop air to operate. It consists of a 4-axis material removal arm and a 2-axis part positioner mounted to a 1.2 m x .8 m portable work table. Dividing the system's six degrees of freedom between the two coordinated mechanisms preserves the deft touch of the tool arm while permitting manipulation of heavy castings up to 0.4 m long. 
Here is the place to find solutions for factory, process, and building automation.

Smart Camera System Makes Robotic Applications Faster and Easier Than Ever

ABB Integrated Vision, powered by Cognex, features sophisticated imaging technologies such as the patented PatMax® algorithm for advanced part location.
ABB's Integrated Vision allows manufacturers to track products more accurately, improve supply chain management, improve quality, troubleshoot challenging lines and processes, and significantly expand their use of robotic automation. 

Next-Generation Controller Provides Enhanced Multiple Robot and System-Level Controls 

Motoman DX100controller
Yaskawa Motoman's energy-saving DX100 features faster processing speeds, advanced robot arm control, built-in collision avoidance and quicker I/O response.