Case studies

Eaton hose provides secure supply to hexapods

Eaton hose provides secure supply to hexapods

A crucial factor for driving comfort and safety within motor vehicles are suspension components. A renowned automotive manufacturer therefore tests each component thoroughly at its research centre. Within the facility the company operates state-of-the-art test rigs, including a hexapod test bench: the characteristics of suspension elements as well as their transmission function are determined here. […]

By February 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Kuka robot boosts productivity for Linecross

Kuka robot boosts productivity for Linecross

Telsonic’s ultrasonic modules and systems have been designed to be applied in a diverse number of ways. For many applications, where there are few variations in part type or size, a dedicated automation solution is often the most appropriate. However, where ultimate flexibility is required, either due to the complex shape of a part or […]

By February 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots draw the crowds in Regent Street

Universal Robots draw the crowds in Regent Street

Two Universal Robots UR10 articulated arms are capturing the attention of those passing the display window of a prestigious new store in London’s West End. Global sportswear giant ASICS has recently opened its flagship European retail premises on Regent Street, where front-of-house UR10 robots – supplied and commissioned by RARUK Automation – are engaging shoppers […]

By January 22, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Yaskawa servo packaging suits packaging robots

Yaskawa servo packaging suits packaging robots

When a leading automated packing and packaging machine manufacturer was searching for a compact, yet high-precision servo drive package, it found the ideal solution from Yaskawa. For its new production line, Ixapack Global based in Western France selected the current dual-axis modules of the Sigma-7 Servo Systems from Yaskawa. For over 40 years Ixapack Global […]

By December 6, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Brillopak robot solution yields 15 month ROI for McVities

Brillopak robot solution yields 15 month ROI for McVities

Highly commended at the 2017 PPMA Group Industry Awards for robotic innovation, an automated turnkey installation from end-of-line automation specialist Brillopak has provided McVities with a flexible, small footprint, multi-line palletising solution that has paid for itself within 15 months through reduced labour costs. The seven Brillopak C2 KT400 robotic palletisers, located on a mezzanine […]

By December 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robot UR10s speed up labelling process

Universal Robot UR10s speed up labelling process

New Zealand based plastic manufacturer Talbot Technologies combines plastic thermoforming and injection moulding technologies to deliver a wide range of high quality products. In the past, the company relied heavily on manual handling of products. However, due to the rapid growth of the company production had to be streamlined. Having tried a fixed rail robot […]

By November 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
3D printing using a Mitsubishi Electric 7-axis robot

3D printing using a Mitsubishi Electric 7-axis robot

A project at the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) is looking at 3D printing from a totally different angle – where the emphasis is placed on meaningful expression, rather than the accurate reproduction of digital data. A flexible Mitsubishi Electric MELFA RV-7FLM articulated arm industrial robot is at the centre of the project. Additive […]

By November 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
HMS provides wireless access for disinfection robot

HMS provides wireless access for disinfection robot

STERISAFE-Pro is a disinfection robot from the Danish company INFUSER. It disinfects surfaces in any given room – for example patient rooms, operating theatres or hotel rooms – removing up to 99.9999% of pathogens. The robot fills the designated room with an Ozone-based biocide agent which kills unwanted bacteria, viruses and fungi, while purifying the […]

By November 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Güdel gantry robots sort and palletise tyres

Güdel gantry robots sort and palletise tyres

Güdel’s Gantry Robot Systems have become something of an industry standard amongst the Worlds’ major tyre manufactures. Companies such as Bridgestone, Michelin, Goodyear, Continental and Pirelli all rely on Güdel technology to manipulate, transport, sort and palletise tyres through their various manufacturing processes. Güdel UK’s Will Bourn explains why the Gantry Robot has become the […]

By November 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots for injection moulding

Universal Robots for injection moulding

Rapid and accurate handling of injection moulds for prototyping and short-run manufacturing relieve injection-moulding machinery operators from physically demanding, repetitive work and eliminate the risk of injuries. Universal Robots (UR) can be used across all areas of plastic and polymer production, including injection moulding applications. They are able to run most applications autonomously, allowing your […]

By October 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Plastics for robotic motion
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