The TC1 has four integrated pass-through air ports plus optional electrical passthrough modules that connect directly to cobots from Universal Robots.
End of Arm Tooling
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.
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.
The OnRobot Sander, an all-electric, random orbital sander, can be used with all major collaborative and lightweight industrial robots.
OnRobot said the software update for its Eyes vision system can help users apply robots to flexible production and industrial inspection.
End-of-arm tooling maker Soft Robotics has announced the appointment of a new executive chairman and a new chief operating officer, as well as the departure of its CEO.
OnRobot is looking to help manufacturers automate a variety of screwdriving processes. The RBR50 company introduced its OnRobot Screwdriver end-of-arm tool that handles a variety of screws.
ZAGO Manufacturing faced an increase in demand, but had a limited workforce. It turned to Robotiq and Universal Robots for a robust automated solution.
OnRobot Eyes is a 2.5D vision system that can be mounted on a cobot’s wrist or externally in a production cell. It is OnRobot’s first product that isn’t a gripper, force torque sensor or tool changer.
The new OnRobot Soft Gripper is designed to work without an external air supply. The end effector comes in three configurations, is FDA-certified, and works with the One System Solution.
New gripper options and sensors are widening manufacturing applications for collaborative robots, according to experts from Gibson Engineering and Robotiq.