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Fanuc robot welds large pieces in small spaces

Fanuc robot welds large pieces in small spaces

A new addition to Fanuc’s ARC welding robot range is set to make automated welding more viable for manufacturers with compact floor space, but large workpieces. The ARCMate 100iD/10L can be used to boost the productivity of high-batch production lines, particularly those working with pieces larger than 1,500mm diameter. Its repeatability and quality-control capability make […]

By May 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc launches light-weight painting robot

Fanuc launches light-weight painting robot

Fanuc UK has extended its family of paint robots with the launch of the light-weight P-40iA intelligent robotic arm. The latest addition to the range is ideally suited to a wide variety of painting and coating applications, and has a maximum payload and reach of 5kg and 1300mm respectively. As with all Fanuc robots, the […]

By April 27, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc launches its first SCARA robot range

Fanuc launches its first SCARA robot range

Fanuc UK has introduced its first range of Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm (SCARA) robots for picking and packing, assembly, and material handling applications. The SR-3iA, which was first unveiled at last year’s International Robot Exhibition (iREX) in Tokyo, is perfectly suited for manufacturers requiring automated, fast assembly within a circular working envelope. The robot […]

By March 28, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
UK business must come together to enhance productivity

UK business must come together to enhance productivity

Fanuc UK’s managing director, Tom Bouchier, has called on businesses across the UK to work together to improve productivity and global competitivity during a keynote speech at Fanuc’s UK facility in Ansty Park, Coventry, on Thursday 16th March. Speaking at the event, Mr. Bouchier said: “As a nation, our manufacturing output is consistently behind other […]

By March 22, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc introduces laser guided smart welding camera

Fanuc introduces laser guided smart welding camera

A new laser guided smart welding camera for robots that aims to improve weld quality and reduce production costs is being introduced into the UK market. The new FUJI-CAM smart welding camera is being launched in the UK by Cyber-Weld, Fanuc’s strategic arc welding systems supplier. The product will be available exclusively to the UK […]

By March 13, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc launches latest 3D simulation program

Fanuc launches latest 3D simulation program

Fanuc UK has launched the latest, upgraded version of its intelligent 3D simulation software for robot motion control. ROBOGUIDE Version 9 can be used for pre-sale concept simulations, right through to a full offline programming package for use on the shop floor. It is suitable for both new, and experienced, robot users, and has several […]

By March 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc launches compact, general purpose robot series

Fanuc launches compact, general purpose robot series

Fanuc UK has launched a new generation of compact, general purpose robots that are highly suited to smaller, narrow work spaces and top-mount applications. The M10iD/12, which is the latest model from Fanuc’s M-10 robot series, provides a slim, easy-to-install robot solution for factories and production lines, particularly those with limited floor space. Defining features […]

By January 31, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc’s new robot turns press-to-press transfers upside-down

Fanuc’s new robot turns press-to-press transfers upside-down

Press-to-press transfer applications will become faster, smoother and more compact, thanks to the latest rack-mounted industrial robot by Fanuc UK. The R2000iC/100P, which can be attached to a wall or ceiling, is a space-saving alternative to traditional, floor-mounted robots. It can achieve a larger work envelope in a smaller surface area, making it the perfect […]

By January 25, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc says it’s now or never to bridge the skills gap

Fanuc says it’s now or never to bridge the skills gap

Coventry-based Fanuc UK is urging manufacturers across the country to prioritise skills and training for young people in 2018. Since launching its purpose-built training facility in Ansty Park last May, the company has seen overwhelming demand for its robotics, robo-machines and CNC programming courses, as well as its long-standing apprenticeship scheme. Anthony Bentham, customer services […]

By January 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc launches food-friendly robot

Fanuc launches food-friendly robot

Fanuc UK has launched a new robot for cleanroom and food-handling environments. The M20iB/25C has been specifically designed to ISO Class 5 standards, bringing automated picking, packing and handling to applications for which hygiene and cleanliness are paramount. As well as incorporating Fanuc’s drives and controls, including advanced servo technology – which can increase cycles […]

By December 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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