Robotics

Modular robotics kits can be assembled on site

An innovative solution from Parker Hannifin looks set to help struggling UK manufacturers cut the cost of production while at the same time improving both productivity and profitability. The company has launched an extensive range of modular automation and robotics kits, ranging from simple twin…

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How robots could help sustain the UK’s manufacturing growth

The economic problems of the past two years have led many people to question whether it’s time to return attention to the UK’s manufacturing sector as a way of achieving a more balanced economy. Nigel Platt, sales & marketing manager for ABB Robotics, reveals how robots could…

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Controller extends robot range without human intervention

TM Robotics (Europe), the European robot partner of Toshiba Machine, has announced new controller technology which makes the addition of a sliding fifth axis to its SCARA robots easier than before. End users will be able to extend the range of a SCARA robot or use the modified machine to transfer…

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Low cost gantry for biomedical pick & place

Heason Technology has developed a new range of low-cost Cartesian style gantry positioning systems for pick and place applications in the growing biomedical and laboratory automation market and other industries where medium precision and medium duty robotic handling for assembly or parts sorting is…

🕘 31/12/2011