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Robotic welding cells with arc-monitoring and -reporting capability provide peace of mind in two ways. They ensure consistent production and automatically collect and store data a fabrication company can easily share with customers that impose traceability requirements.
A robotic system is ‘collaborative’ only if all elements – robot, tooling, workpiece, and work area – meet international safety standards. Depending on application, you may be able to turn a standard industrial robot into a cobot and comply.
Customize the MOVit series of TAS and WAS from LVD Strippit for your LVD Phoeniz and Electra laster cutting machines. Both systems offer the option for unloading directly on the machine.
An upgrade to the CSD-300 twin-spindle lathe, the front-facing CSD-300II from Fuji Machine America is more robust and loaded with new-or-improved features for faster and easier operation than its predecessor.
BLM Group’s LT360 laser cutting system provides 6-axis cutting flexibility that’s fast and easy to program. Its capacitive height sensing feature gives you freedom to truly cut any 3D piece at 360 degrees.
The synergistic alliance between Mecsoft and RobotDK means milling solutions can be adapted for robotic milling applications. The RobotDK simulation software supports over 500 robot arms and more than 50 different robot controllers.
The OB7-Stretch from Productive Robotics extends 1.25 meters, but with a payload of 4kg, it offers an affordable alternative to bigger-payload, long-reach cobots. Its seven axes design gives it a dexterity with which to circumvent obstacles.
Pre-defined system packages containing the most frequently used Sinumerik 828D CNC drive, motor and accessories will be stocked in the U.S. to ensure quick delivery. The fast-package program includes a price discount.
Comau’s highly specialized laser laboratories feature Comau NJ-220 robots and LHYTE technology that optimizes high-precision joining. The labs are in Italy, Shanghai, and Michigan.
Tailored for the company’s M8, M7, and M6 Control Series, the CNC Total Care Package combines software backup, machine tuning, and preventive maintenance to minimize downtime. The goal is to make customers’ machines as productive as they were when new.
As part of a strategy to increase uptime, enhance the accuracy of machined parts, and expand the size of parts they can produce, J&R Machine installed two DMG MORI NZX 2000 automated CNC systems at its Shawano, Wis., headquarters. A single machine operator will be able to more than double his or her current output of complex parts.
Connected, customizable, safe, and space-saving describe some of the automation features coming from DMG MORI. Fifty-two automated workpiece and pallet handling solutions are hitting the market, including Robo2Go, PH Cell, WH3, and the RPS21.
Miller Releases Improved OpenBook Learning Management System
Improvements include an updated interface and new software features that offer a more robust experience for welding instructors and students.
Optomec Receives Air Force Contract for System to Repair Aircraft Engines
LENS technology using DED process will enable production repair of titanium turbine blades at cost savings up to 70%.