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Functional safety option for robot controller

Functional safety option for robot controller

New from Yamaha Robotics is the RCX3-SMU functional safety option unit for SCARA robots and Cartesian robots with three or more axes controlled by the robot controller RCX340. As demand for industrial robots expands against the backdrop of labour shortages, rising labour costs and the need for advanced automation in new fields such as IoT/CASE, […]

By June 17, 2024 Read More →
Work safely under the most rugged conditions

Work safely under the most rugged conditions

With the PSENradar safe radar system from Pilz, protection zone monitoring can now be implemented in rugged environments for additional applications: thanks to expanded field of vision functions, the radar sensors are easier to integrate into different production environments. The flexibility resulting from adaptable fields of vision offers particular advantages in confined spaces. It is […]

By June 14, 2024 Read More →
Robotic conformal coating and dispensing system

Robotic conformal coating and dispensing system

Altus Group addresses the need for increased efficiency and reduced labour in electronics manufacturing with the introduction of the Delta 6 robotic conformal coating/dispensing system from PVA. Electronics manufacturers facing highly labour-intensive processes such as masking components and hand spraying conformal coatings can address that burden with an automated solution. It is clear that manufacturers […]

By June 14, 2024 Read More →
Robot eases bottleneck for salad dressing producer

Robot eases bottleneck for salad dressing producer

By employing a 6-axis industrial FANUC robot to automate the palletising of its bottled salad dressing line, Swiss condiment producer Brunos has alleviated production inefficiencies, allowing the company to keep pace with its growing order book. Founded in 2001, Brunos produces cooled salad dressings and gourmet butters. Since its inception, sales have risen steadily, prompting […]

By June 14, 2024 Read More →
Grippers, accessories and rotary and linear modules

Grippers, accessories and rotary and linear modules

SCHUNK, a seasoned expert in engineering solutions with over 70 years of experience, has a portfolio that features more than 11,000 standard components, providing a comprehensive range for your automation projects. SCHUNK is recognised for delivering dependable, high-precision components that meet the demands of various industries. With a commitment to quality and a focus on […]

By June 12, 2024 Read More →
ABB launches OmniCore robotics control platform

ABB launches OmniCore robotics control platform

ABB Robotics says its OmniCore intelligent automation platform increases business productivity and flexibility through faster, more precise and more autonomous automation. The OmniCore platform, the result of more than $170 million of investment in next generation robotics, is a step change to a modular and futureproof control architecture that will enable the full integration of […]

By June 11, 2024 Read More →
UKIVA to launch Vision Integrator Standard

UKIVA to launch Vision Integrator Standard

The countdown is on for the eagerly anticipated Machine Vision Conference which opens the doors at the Coventry’s CBS Arena on 18 June 2024. The UK Industrial Vision Association (UKIVA), MVC organisers, are thrilled to unveil Laurie Barnes, Chief Technology Officer at Automate UK, as this year’s featured speaker. He will be introducing UKIVA’s very […]

By June 9, 2024 Read More →
Flexible Manufacturing Roadshow proves a hit

Flexible Manufacturing Roadshow proves a hit

OMRON’s Flexible Manufacturing Roadshow recently concluded its European tour with well-attended invitation-only events held across three days at the RAF Museum in Cosford. Delegates learned about a wide range of solutions that are redefining flexible, efficient, and sustainable production for the factory of the future. Live demonstrations of technology at work – usually inaccessible beyond […]

By June 6, 2024 Read More →
Rockwell Automation to advance intelligent AMRs

Rockwell Automation to advance intelligent AMRs

Rockwell Automation has announced further collaborations with NVIDIA to supercharge the development of safer and smarter industrial AI mobile robots. OTTO Motors by Rockwell Automation will create next-generation autonomous mobile robots enhanced with NVIDIA technologies. Earlier this year, Rockwell announced its ongoing work with NVIDIA to increase the scale and scope of AI in manufacturing. […]

By June 4, 2024 Read More →
Simplifying industrial machinery safety

Simplifying industrial machinery safety

Euchner will attend Drives and Controls 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham, from June 5-6, demonstrating how the company’s products can improve safety in various industrial machinery applications and showing visitors the benefits of bringing safety devices into their fieldbus network. On the stand, Euchner will showcase the MGB2 Multifunctional Gate Box – a guard locking […]

By May 31, 2024 Read More →