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.
End of Arm Tooling
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.
OnRobot has been upfront about its aggressive plan to expand its product portfolio. It appears the Danish company is sticking to its word as it just released its second new product in about one week. The new OnRobot 3FG15 three-finger gripper features a 150mm stroke and 15 kg (33 lb) payload. It offers a gripping […]
New Scale Robotics, which develops smart automation tools for flexible manufacturing operations, announced today that two of its products have received UR+ certification from Universal Robots. The NSR-PG-10-20-URe Gripper/Caliper and NSR-MTM-3-URe Multi-Tool Mount are now approved to work with the UR e-Series of collaborative robots to provide users with fast deployment, simple programming and reliable […]
ATI Industrial Automation has introduced the AOV-10 Axially-Compliant Orbital Sander that is designed for robotic surface preparation and finishing. With built-in compliance, the AOV-10 is well-suited for many robotic applications. A pneumatically-actuated compliance mechanism allows for dynamic control of contact forces. The compliance force is adjustable to accommodate a variety of applications. Double-acting motion offsets […]
The new Gecko Single Pad gripper is designed for smaller industrial applications but still uses the same innovative technology as its larger siblings.
Saint-Gobain’s plant in Sully-sur-Loire, France, focuses on glass production for the military and aeronautical industries, as well as civilian markets. It was founded in 1665 under King Louis XIV’s reign. Now a global company, it employs more than 185,000 people worldwide. Near its original headquarters in the outskirts of Paris, human labor provides high-value work to the […]
In this month’s issue of The Robot Report, a special print insert in Design World, we get a grip on robotic manipulation and end-of-arm tooling.
To address the growing demand for safe collaborative robots in manufacturing, TE Connectivity (TE) has designed a safety torque sensor with integrated and improved functional safety, including increased accuracy and speed, in the next generation of human-robot collaboration. TE’s ring-shaped safety torque sensor, which can be integrated at each cobot joint, meets the new level […]