ABB opened a new 67,000-square-meter robotics factory in Kangquiao, Shanghai, China last week.
In addition to the integration and programming of a YuMi cobot, moveline also designed a pneumatic/mechanical device with two vacuum suction pads so that YuMi can insert the labels into the holder.
ABB expanded its cobot portfolio with the GoFa and SWIFTI lines that offer higher payloads and speeds to complement its YuMi cobots.
ABB is celebrating five years of numerous applications for the dual-armed and singled-armed YuMi collaborative robots.
MTEK has made its MCell Insertion software-defined robotic system for electronics assembly generally available. The Swedish company said MCell can improve performance and reduce costs.
The software is based on Blockly, an open-source visual coding method that presents programming code as interlocking blocks. A user can simply drag and drop functions on YuMi’s FlexPendant to adjust its actions.
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.
ABB opened its first global healthcare research hub on the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus, in Houston, Texas. ABB showcased a number of concept technologies, including a mobile YuMi robot that assists with laboratory and logistics tasks in hospitals. The dual-arm, mobile YuMi will be able to sense and navigate its way around its human […]
Collaborative robots can help small and mid-size enterprises stay competitive, providing the benefits of industrial automation but with greater ease of use, affordability, and flexibility. Dutch manufacturer DEONET is an example of how robots that work alongside people can boost quality and productivity. DEONET was founded 25 years ago and is based in the technology […]
ABB announced today that it will introduce collaborative robots to medical laboratories as it opens a new healthcare hub at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) innovation campus in Houston, Texas. The facility will be ABB’s first dedicated healthcare research center when it opens in October 2019. ABB’s research team will work on the TMC campus with […]