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Maxon launches powerful motor for robotics

Maxon launches powerful motor for robotics

Several different versions of the high-torque, brushless EC-i motors from Maxon Motor are now also available in small diameters. The company says these new motors are perfect for applications in robotics. With the EC-i 30, drive specialist Maxon Motor is introducing a new brushless DC motor (BLDC). It has a diameter of 30mm and is […]

By December 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Shadow Robot smart grasper increases efficiency

Shadow Robot smart grasper increases efficiency

The Shadow Robot Company used its 20 years’ experience of developing world class robotic hands and thought about how it could apply this knowledge to service robots. The result is the Smart Grasping System (SGS), an industrial grasper with built-in intelligence. Industrial graspers are built to pick up one thing, move it and put it […]

By December 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Anthropomorphic hands for industrial robots

Anthropomorphic hands for industrial robots

Shadow Robot managing director Rich Walker discusses how the company applies robotics technology to solve real-world problems. The company is best known for designing and manufacturing state-of-the art anthropomorphic robot hands like the Shadow Dextrous Hand, which is sold globally and is used by clients in cutting edge research and industry. Key components of the […]

By March 17, 2016 Read More →
Load cells verify forces in humanoid robotic arm

Load cells verify forces in humanoid robotic arm

The Robot Studio made a statement in the world of humanoid robotics when they aspired to replicate the form and function of arguably the most precise, versatile, and complex mechanical system to exist: the human forelimb consisting shoulder, arm, and hand. The mechanical structure was constructed to emulate the material properties and geometry of human bones, joints, […]

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