Box manufacturer Alliora had wanted to add automation to its production lines for a while. Unfortunately, its first experience was difficult.
End of Arm Tooling
Collaborative robot markets are expected to see high growth in the years ahead, with end effectors representing the largest component market.
ATI’s QC-29 Robotic Tool Changer is designed for robots in the 25 – 35 kg payload class. It’s the first standard ATI Tool Changer designed with a rectangular body that mounts directly to 40mm and 50mm robot wrists.
Aim Robotics developed a software tool and four patent-pending robotic dispensing units that are electronically controlled.
ATI Industrial Automation established an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) plan in 2012. The federally-qualified ERISA benefit plan makes employees owners in the company.
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ATI is a leading developer of end-of-arm tooling, including robotic changing systems, force/torque sensors, and collision sensors for industrial, collaborative, and medical robotic applications.
The Robotiq screwdriver offers precision fastening to torques of 1 to 4 Nm and has error-proofing features for uninterrupted screwdriving.
Yaskawa announces the Smart Series for collaborative robots. The product line includes robots, grippers and everything necessary to configure and deploy a collaborative robot.
The TC1 has four integrated pass-through air ports plus optional electrical passthrough modules that connect directly to cobots from Universal Robots.
The OnRobot MG10 electric magnetic gripper features a built-in proximity sensor and doesn’t require compressed air or cables for operation.
After a busy year product-wise in 2020, OnRobot released its first new end-of-arm tool (EOAT) for 2021. The VGP20 is an electric vacuum gripper that can handle payloads of 20kg (44.09lbs). OnRobot said the VGP20 is “compatible with all leading robot brands” and is designed primarily for heavy-duty palletizing applications, but it can be used for […]
The WINGMAN Tool Changer can be installed in only a few minutes and provides fast and easy manual and automatic tool change on collaborative robot arms.
ATI Industrial Automation released a slew of end-of-arm tooling kits designed specifically for FANUC’s CRX Series collaborative robot arms.
A Canadian bakery uses a UR10 cobot and six-finger Soft Robotics mGrip gripper to grab loaves of bread and carry them to a bagging machine.
The vacuum-based soft gripper can hold sensitive and lightweight oblong objects with odd geometries and/or objects with an unusual surface.
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.
The 2FG7 parallel gripper offers a maximum payload of 11 kg (24.3 lb), an external grip range of up to 74 mm (2.91 in) and a gripping force of between 20-140 N.
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.
Grabbing some beer is now possible for packaging and palletizing robots, thanks to a new gripper from Piab. It has designed a vacuum system that can handle six-packs without damaging them.