FANUC has been quite busy of late. It introduced a line of arc welding cobots at FABTECH in November. And earlier this week it began distributing the mGrip modular gripping system from RBR50 company Soft Robotics. Today at iRex in Tokyo, the world’s largest robotics show, FANUC introduced its series of CRX cobots. There are […]
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Industrial automation provider Toshiba Machine announced its first humanoid collaborative robot and its first SCARA cobot, as well as a division return to its original name.
Koyo Electronics Industries has been involved in the development, manufacturing, and sales of electronic equipment since its establishment in 1955. It is also a member of the JTEKT group that boasts the world’s top share in the automotive steering bearings. Challenge In the production of products that require strict quality, such as the main product […]
The certified URCap software provides a one system interface for OnRobot’s new versions of RG2, RG6, and VG10 grippers with Universal Robots’ collaborative robot arms.
Yaskawa’s new MOTOMAN-HC20DT collaborative robot arm is designed to be suitable for automotive manufacturing and food handling.
Ford has long used robots to make its automobiles. Ford is now using collaborative robots at a factory in Cologne, Germany to ensure every Ford Fiesta has a perfect finish. The six cobots, all UR10s from Universal Robots, complete a choreographed sequence to sand the entire body surface in just 35 seconds. During the production […]
Chicago-area manufacturer RCM Industries improved its global competitiveness by deploying UR10e collaborative robot arms for precise and repetitive tasks, adding automation while retaining U.S. workers.
Kassow Robots’ lineup of 7-axis collaborative robot arms now comes standard with three I/O ports and a free drive button. The Denmark-based company was launched in part by former Universal Robots Co-founder Kristian Kassow. The company had its coming out party at Automatica 2018. Head of Sales Dieter Pletscher said the I/O ports will streamline […]
OnRobot’s unified interface connects any of the company’s end effectors to a wide range of robot arms, and it was recognized in the Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program’s awards for industrial automation.
The Doosan Robotics A Series collaborative robot arms were unveiled at the Korea Machinery Fair 2019. The lineup consists of four models: A0509, A0509s, A0912, and A0912s.
Cummins, a global manufacturer of diesel and alternative fuel engines, will more than double the number of collaborative robots it is using by the end of 2019. The company said at least 30 cobots will share workspace with employees at 15 different sites across the world by the end of the year. This is part of […]
As the implementation of smart factories surges forward, more companies are becoming aware of the growing importance of and uses for collaborative robots, according to a new report from Tractica. Still, a gap exists in understanding what these robots are as well as the implications for businesses. Large company adoption of cobots is already occurring […]
Universal Robots and Mobile Industrial Robots are expanding their operations in Barcelona, Spain, opening a collaborative robotics hub to serve Southern Europe.
FANUC America will introduce a line of collaborative arc welding robots at FABTECH 2019 in Chicago. The new arc welding cobots offer the same level of performance as FANUC’s ARC Mate robots, but a built-in sensor allows the new welding cobots to work safely alongside people. Both of FANUC’s new welding cobots provide six axes […]
Robots and robotic technologies have a long history of success in healthcare. But recent advancements in the field of collaborative robots have made for additional possibilities to support the healthcare sector across a variety of applications. Corey Ryan, Manager of Medical Robotics at KUKA Robotics, is one of the keynote speakers at the Healthcare Robotics […]
A comparison of 100 collaborative robots by maximum payload, maximum horizontal reach, repeatability and degrees of freedom.
When you’re ready to automate, one of the first questions you’ll face is whether to use traditional industrial robots or cobots. Here is a look at the major differences between the two.
With shortages of skilled welders, shops are turning to automation to help. Several welding robot systems using UR cobots will be on display next month at FABTECH.
Doosan Robotics, the South Korean-based cobot manufacturer founded in 2015, will open its first headquarters in the United States by the end of 2019. Located in Buford, Georgia, the US headquarters will lead sales, marketing, training, and service for customers in the Americas. Doosan launched its first-generation M Series cobots in 2018. Doosan’s M Series […]
The Safe Robotics Area Protection, or SRAP system from SICK is designed to be easy to integrate, provide safety around automation, and reduce downtime.