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  • Vision-guided part localisation systems

    January 17th 2019

    SICK claims its PLOC2D and PLB 520 vision-guided part localisation systems are suitable for use with both cobots and conventional industrial robots…

  • Raising the roof

    November 19th 2018

    When it comes to roof gluing, vision systems such as the one in operation at FCA Cassino will lead to a return on investment in a short time

  • Ford automates hot-forming process

    November 7th 2018

    Germany – The automated line at Ford is being used to produce the new Focus

  • New sensors for touch and automate system

    September 24th 2018

    Isra Vision says that its MONO2½D- an MONO3D ‘Touch & Automate‘ sensors will now be equipped with embedded technology to speed up scanning times…

  • Robotic materials handling for industrial saws

    September 12th 2018

    Kasto claims it can implement combined storage and sawing systems for its customers in which all processes are automated, from storage of the raw material to retrieval of the cut parts…

  • Compact welding robot

    September 12th 2018

    Fanuc says its ARCMate 100iD/10L is suitable for high-batch production lines where the quality and function of the weld are critical…

  • Benchtop dispensing robot

    July 30th 2018

    The Fisnar F4500N dispensing robot offers an expanded format of 500x500mm says Intertronics. Integrated with dispensing equipment from the company’s range, the robot can dispense beads, dots, arcs and infills in three dimensions…

  • Universal compliance compensator

    July 2nd 2018

    The new U1-050 Universal Compliance Compensator from ATI Industrial Automation is said to combine a variety of features making it adaptable to tasks such as automated assembly, bin picking, loading and unloading machines and robotic finishing…

  • New compact robot series

    June 30th 2018

    Fanuc says its compact, general purpose robots are suited to smaller, narrow work spaces and top-mount applications. The company claims its M10iD/12 model is an easy-to-install robot solution for factories…

  • New welding technology

    February 23rd 2018

    According to NIMAK its new generation of robot welding guns are designed to meet the requirements of multi-material mix and use in large-scale production for conventional steel applications. The company points out that these are based on a centralised motor and gear unit that reduces weight…