ROBOTIC INTEGRATION

Industrial robots improve productivity, product quality and efficiency, making them ideal for manufacturers large and small. Many companies looking to automate their applications cannot afford the upfront cost of new equipment. Using used industrial robots for new applications is an excellent way to minimize the cost of a project and increase the return on investment.

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CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE APPLICATION OF ROBOTIC WELDING IN MANUFACTURING

Robotic welding innovations have had many beneficial effects on production. Welding settings can be monitored and improved without any downtime with the appropriate hardware and software. Modern welding processes now offer flexibility and productivity thanks to advanced automation and programming capabilities. Robotic welding is now commonly used in production contexts due to today’s sophisticated computational

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COLLABORATIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR MACHINE TENDING

Machine Tending is a term used in the industrial sector to describe the “care and attention of machines”. The metalworking industry, and more especially machining processes, is one of the industries with the highest demand for automated applications. These processes are repetitive and involve medium to long batches. As a result, companies want solutions that

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SMALL INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS HAVE MANY BENEFITS

One of the most popular robotic automation trends is small industrial robots. The rate at which manufacturers are automating their processes is attributed to the proliferation of small robots. Small robots can automate processes that would be impossible for a large robot to do. Improved efficiency Because industries believe that robots are more reliable and

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ROBOTIC CLEANING AND HYGIENE

Robotic systems used in direct and indirect food handling are designed to withstand many washdowns. The robot must be built to withstand a large amount of water being sprayed from a high-pressure, high-volume hose. To improve the flow rate of product spills and cleaning solutions, surfaces should be convex, rounded or sloped. Robots used in

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SECOND GENERATION OF KUKA KR ROBOTS QUANTEC PA

The KUKA KR QUANTEC PA robot presents the second version of this much faster palletising robot with shorter cycle times. The robot grips cleanly and is a great advantage for the food industry, thanks to its load capacity of up to 240 kilograms and its version with NSF H1 food lubricants. The KR QUANTEC PA

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NEW FANUC R-2000iC/190S

FANUC’s R-2000iC/190S 6-axis articulated arm robot is designed to overcome obstacles in precision applications such as direct component manufacturing. While the use of robots for milling applications is not new, most current solutions focus on workpiece materials such as plastic and resin. The R-2000iC/190S, on the other hand, allows users to mill more difficult materials

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FACTORS TO CONSIDER WITH YASKAWA PAINTING ROBOTS

Paint robots fine-tune the spraying of paint or adhesives, bringing clear benefits. The long-term use of robotic automation helps industries save on materials and costs by establishing a safer working environment and delivering consistent end quality. A slim-arm, compact robot design with high speed and six axes is perfect for a successful paint application. Product

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FANUC DR-3iB SERIES DELTA ROBOT

FANUC‘s first stainless steel food-grade delta robot for picking and packing primary food products is the new DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS. Showcased at Automate 2022 in Detroit, as well as a wide range of FANUC robots, cobots and industrial automation solutions. The exhibit features a new DR-3iB/6 STAINLESS delta robot that picks up bread, dairy and meat

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YASKAWA ROBOTS AND SOFTWARE CAN HELP YOU SOLVE YOUR PRODUCTION PROBLEMS

The problems experienced by manufacturers over the last year and a half have taught us a lot. Many lessons were learned, ranging from the need for supply chain resilience to the usefulness of remote monitoring. When you include changing customer expectations and ongoing technological advances, you have a wealth of data to sort through and

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