Learn how a vision system and custom gripper enabled a UR5e cobot to pick and place multiple small parts after part type and orientation verification.
Collaborative Robotic Arms - Latest News
Collaborative robotics market leader Universal Robots and software company Rocketfarm have announced that UR cobots can now support the OPC UA industry-standard communications protocol.
ABB is celebrating five years of numerous applications for the dual-armed and singled-armed YuMi collaborative robots.
Paradigm Electronics, a manufacturer of high-performance loud speakers and subwoofers, uses a UR10 cobot from Universal Robots in a polishing application.
Already producing over two million parts per month, Swiss Productions turned to Productive Robotics’ OB7 cobot to maximize machine time.
The “We Are Cobots” virtual event, which is free of charge to attend, will feature over 30 virtual booths and 50 live keynotes.
Roberta Nelson Shea, Global Technical Compliance Officer at Universal Robots, will discuss the basics of collaborative workspaces, robot safety standards, and new speed and separation monitoring techniques.
Mitsubishi Electric launched its first MELFA ASSISTA collaborative robot. The 6-axis RV-5AS-D offers positioning accuracies as low as ±0.02mm, a reach of 900mm, and a payload of 5kg.
MTEK has made its MCell Insertion software-defined robotic system for electronics assembly generally available. The Swedish company said MCell can improve performance and reduce costs.
The new OB7-Stretch is similar to the company’s standard OB7 cobot, but it has a longer reach of 1250 millimeters and a slightly lower payload of 4kg. Productive Robotics said applications in plastics molding, packaging, and palletizing will benefit from the OB7-Stretch.
Coty Cosmetics uses eight Universal Robots cobots to automate the picking and packing of products at the powder presses, saving $500,000 per year.
Universal Robots’ new ActiNav application kit is designed to simplify the integration of autonomous bin picking of parts using collaborative robots.
Leading ladder manufacturer Hailo uses three collaborative robots from Universal Robots to relieve its employees of strenuous activities while guaranteeing high product standards.
After installing a Productive Robotics OB7 cobot on its wire EDM machine, True Precision doubled output and met deadlines early.
Join us on April 23 to learn about the current state of collaborative robotics, including emerging capabilities, new applications, powerful enabling technologies, and what to expect in the future.
Ease of programming, versatility, and a fast payback period are just some of the reasons why manufacturers should consider investing in collaborative robots.
Yaskawa introduced the HC20XP collaborative robot with a 20 kg payload and 1,700 mm maximum reach for material handling, machine tending and assembly tasks.
Cambrian Intelligence is giving collaborative robot arms skills for manufacturing tasks such as pick and place, binpicking, cable insertion and more.
Kassow Robots, founded by a former Universal Robots co-founder, introduced the KR1410 cobot and started production of the KR 1805.
UR+ ecosystem is expanding today by adding “plug-and-produce” application kits that make it easier to automation among widely used applications.