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Güdel linear tracks expand robot envelopes

Güdel linear tracks expand robot envelopes

Placing a robot on a track greatly expands its operating envelope, potentially allowing it to tend multiple machines or to transfer materials across much greater distances. Will Bourn of Güdel explains how linear tracks can be used in many innovative ways to expand robot work envelopes in three dimensions. We are all used to seeing […]

By April 16, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Güdel pivot arm robot overcomes height restrictions

Güdel pivot arm robot overcomes height restrictions

Güdel’s new PA-5 pivot arm gantry robot concept retains all of the benefits of a traditional gantry robot – reach, payload and a small footprint – but with the added advantage of being able to operate in areas with a low ceiling. The vertical axis of this new gantry robot is a pivoting arm which […]

By November 23, 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 →
UK manufacturing industry must wake up to automation

UK manufacturing industry must wake up to automation

Will Bourn of Gudel UK looks at the UK’s past record of investment in robotics and automation and the positive impact that future investment in automation and robotics can have on UK competitiveness. The UK is currently in the midst of some of the most significant political and economic changes seen in a generation. As […]

By October 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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