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Han’s Robot, which has rebranded itself as Neura Robotics, announced a new lightweight collaborative robot arm, as well as mobile robots and mobile manipulator combinations.
Techman Robot said its collaborative robot and smart vision system have helped a Japanese automaker improve its quality inspection process, just as it benefited Continental with a pick-and-place operation.
ONExia’s PalletizUR 2.0, which is based on the Universal Robots cobot, can simultaneously stack two pallets up to 70 inches.
Cobot Expo 2.0 will feature 25-plus live demos from Universal Robots’ partners, as well at 15 informative keynotes. Attendees will learn about cobot applications such as welding, machine tending, autonomous bin picking and end-of-line packaging, while hearing from top automation experts about safety, ROI and service.
The Education Program provides a pathway to master cobot programming and deployment as part of an Industry 4.0 career.
Han’s Robot Germany said it has spent the past year and a half developing a new collaborative robot that incorporates sensor and AI advances for more human-like motion and high repeatability.
Collaborative robots can accelerate inclusion of people with disabilities in work, said Rethink Robotics, wertkreis Gütersloh, and the University of Duisburg-Essen. They are using two Sawyer cobots in a demonstration project.
Mitsubishi Electric has launched its MELFA ASSISTA collaborative robot arm in North and South America. The 6-axis RV-5AS-D, which first launched in May 2020, offers positioning accuracies as low as ±0.03mm, a reach of 900mm and a payload of 5kg. The RV-5AS-D features a Windows-based programming environment, called RT Visual. The software allows non-expert users […]
Cable management is usually. headache for collaborative robot arm users, but the Southwest Research Institute has developed the ADDRESS system, a new dress pack method for avoiding tangling.
The Robotiq Bin Picking Kit is compatible with bins of up to 800 x 600 x 450mm, handling parts of a minimum size of 10 x 10 x 5mm.
Montana-based solar module maker MT Solar turned to collaborative welding robots to meet a seasonal surge in demand.
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Scape Technologies has added the SCAPE Mini-Picker to its robotic bin-picking line as an introductory product that is more affordable and has many of the features of its other systems.
Collaborative robots can be an intimidating frontier for SMMs, especially for those whose early efforts with automation and digital technologies did not go well.
Rethink Robotics GmbH, a subsidiary of German automation expert HAHN Group, opened its new headquarters and production facility in Bochum, Germany. Rethink also announced Siemens Technology Accelerator acquired a minority stake in the company.
Kassow Robots, the Danish cobot company founded by former Universal Robots co-founder Kristian Kassow, introduced its KR1018 7-axis cobot arm. The KR1018, the company’s fifth cobot arm, handle payloads up to 18 kilograms and has a reach of 1000 millimeters (1 meter). Kassow Robots said the new cobot is designed for industrial companies in the […]
Scape Technologies said its new SCAPE Easy-Picker is intended to make automated bin picking easier for small and midsize manufacturers.
Qobotix said its new operating system can help manufacturers benefit from collaborative robots by coordinating them and enabling them to learn from humans and one another.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 2 PM ET / 11 AM PT A large percentage of small-to-medium manufacturers have missed out on the many benefits of robotic industrial automation such as increased productivity, improved quality and enhanced competitiveness. Rapid change, however, is underway. Both traditional industrial robotics companies, as well as a number of new vendors, […]