Vention announces recent product partnerships with collaborative robot tool maker OnRobot, along with the addition of the FANUC CRX cobot to the Vention product line.
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 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.
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.
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.
Robotics Business Review, a sibling publication to Collaborative Robotics Trends, has announced the 2020 RBR50 innovation awards, which recognize excellence and advancement of technology, business, or applications.
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.
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 […]
The new Gecko Single Pad gripper is designed for smaller industrial applications but still uses the same innovative technology as its larger siblings.
Tomenson Machine Works is a third-generation, family-owned manufacturer of precision hydraulic manifolds used in a variety of machinery across the agricultural, mining, and construction industries. Founded in 1977 by Thomas Roake, the Chicago-based company has become a world leader in hydraulic manifolds with the products now considered a “gold standard” in the industry. The company turned […]
Cobot end-of-arm tooling maker OnRobot ended a busy 2019 with investment from the European Investment Bank and prominent Danish investors.
The certified URCap software provides a one system interface for OnRobot’s new versions of RG2, RG6, and VG10 grippers with Universal Robots’ collaborative robot arms.
OnRobot’s unified interface connects any of the company’s end effectors to a wide range of robot arms, and it was recognized in the Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program’s awards for industrial automation.
When you’re ready to automate, one of the first questions you’ll face is whether to use traditional industrial robots or cobots. Here is a look at the major differences between the two.
Founded in 1983 and based in the town of Åseda in Southern Sweden, FT Produktion is a machine shop that supplies metal parts measuring up to 7.5 meters in size to a variety of industries. The company has 25 employees that hail from Sweden, Norway, Lithuania, Syria, and Thailand who work in tandem with neighboring company Profilgruppen. […]
The CEO of OnRobot describes the promise and prospects for cobot grippers, which are necessary for a widening range of applications and helping the robotics market grow.
OnRobot A/S announced a unified electrical and mechanical interface for its end-of-arm tooling for collaborative robot arms. The company said it will make robotic applications faster and easier to implement, dramatically simplifying automation. With a single robotic system, a single platform for programming and training, and a single vendor relationship, manufacturers now have access […]