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Automation/Robotics

Automation is the individual use or integrated configuration of computer software, machines or other technologies ranging from fully mechanical systems to fully virtual networks, very simple to intensely complex in functionality, to carry out a task that would typically be done by a human worker. Robotics is a segment of automation involving a machine (robot) capable of making independent movements programmed to perform complex tasks ranging from simple handling of parts to full machine tending, welding, grinding and other operations typically performed by a human worker.

Automation/Robotics: Articles

Parts Distributor Becomes Profitable Job Shop After Deploying Flexible Manufacturing System

What with designing tombstone fixtures, selecting tooling, and programming the operations, the time and money required to buy and use a flexible manufacturing system (FMS) may be off-putting. But as this Massachusetts manufacturer learned, the investment brings peace of mind by providing financial stability.

What with designing tombstone fixtures, selecting tooling, and programming the operations, the...

Upsizing with Jigless Welding

Greater robot payloads are opening the door to automatic fabrication of large, unwieldy components.

Greater robot payloads are opening the door to automatic fabrication of large,...

Data Requirements for Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing

Ready to enter the world of Big Data? Before AI can effectively learn a model of a manufacturing process, the data requirements must be properly designed and fed enough examples of the right data for the algorithms to automatically learn complex patterns from a sample of data. Here are some insights to help you get prepared.

Ready to enter the world of Big Data? Before AI can effectively...

Skilled Hands

Humanoid manipulators with an ever-higher flexibility of motion are here and will grow in demand in the future because the closer human beings and robots work together, the greater the relevance of five-fingered gripping hands. Here’s why.

Humanoid manipulators with an ever-higher flexibility of motion are here and will...

In It for Life

Facing shorter product lifecycles, demands for faster production startups and the need for higher flexibility in machining, more shops are looking for “life partners” who plan and coordinate machine tool installations, deliver faster commissioning and startup, and provide extensive portfolios of remedies, repair and support for the entire service life of the system.

Facing shorter product lifecycles, demands for faster production startups and the need...
Automation/Robotics: Products

Laser Welding Labs Specialize in Electric Motors, Batteries

Comau laser labs

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.

Comau’s highly specialized laser laboratories feature Comau NJ-220 robots and LHYTE technology...

Mitsubishi Electric Consolidates CNC After-Sale Services

Mitsubishi CNC Total Care

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.

Tailored for the company’s M8, M7, and M6 Control Series, the CNC...

Achieve Autonomous Manufacturing with Milling Automation Solutions

Fifty-two DMG MORIDMG MORI PH Cell

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.

Connected, customizable, safe, and space-saving describe some of the automation features coming...
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