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Harmonic Drive offers actuators for robotics

Harmonic Drive offers actuators for robotics

As the robotics industry gathers pace and evolves, there is an increasing need for high levels of power, accuracy and precision from smaller machines. Harmonic Drive will be showcasing several solutions that offer just this at the Drives & Controls 2016 exhibition in April on stand D775, showcasing a range of servo actuators tailor-made to […]

By January 26, 2016 Read More →
Collaborative robots could drive UK adoption

Collaborative robots could drive UK adoption

As a nation, for many years we’ve lamented the poor state of the UK robotics market. According to a 2014 report by the International federation of robotics (IFR), countries including China, Japan, the United States, Korea and Germany account for 70 per cent of global robot sales. Despite this global growth, sales of industrial robots […]

By October 21, 2015 Read More →
Robot drive components impact on performance

Robot drive components impact on performance

Talking about the qualities and capabilities of today’s industrial robots, Harmonic Drive managing director Graham Mackrell argues that the whole is only as good as the sum of its parts. Pictured right: Harmonic Drive’s SDH is a shorter gear component for use in robotics, addressing the trend for smaller, lighter rigs “After reading a recent […]

By July 29, 2015 Read More →
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