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Mitsubishi mobile robots put manufacturing on the move

Mitsubishi mobile robots put manufacturing on the move

An autonomously guided vehicle (AGV) equipped with a robot arm has been developed by Mitsubishi Electric and Mirage, making it possible to deploy the same robot at multiple workstations. The system has been designed to give unprecedented flexibility to assembly lines and boost plant productivity. An articulated arm robot fixed in a static position can […]

By August 13, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Mitsubishi’s enables intelligent, flexible conveying

Mitsubishi’s enables intelligent, flexible conveying

Mitsubishi Electric’s latest Linear Transfer System (LTS) with Smart Carriage technology can increase productivity and flexibility, while maintaining plant safety and improving responsiveness. The innovative line transfer solution, combined with the unique Smart Carriages, provides an intelligent transport system for the integration of production and packaging lines. The LTS and its Smart Carriages bring product […]

By July 26, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Mitsubishi pictures the factories of the future

Mitsubishi pictures the factories of the future

Factories populated by autonomous vehicles delivering parts and sub-assemblies across the shop floor, robots working alongside human operators to assemble customised products – all scheduled automatically by live orders placed online. While this is a utopian vision of manufacturing for many and there are certain industry sectors where the journey to smart manufacturing is a […]

By April 24, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Mitsubishi Electric puts robot control on the PLC rack

Mitsubishi Electric puts robot control on the PLC rack

The increasing modularity of PLC components means that in principle life has been getting easier for systems integrators of late, with the ability to implement complete automation systems on a single backplane. However, with a host of new PLC modules making it feasible to implement full control of a complete production line without ever leaving […]

By February 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Mitsubishi extends range with first collaborative robot

Mitsubishi extends range with first collaborative robot

At SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, Mitsubishi Electric demonstrated production in an Industry 4.0 environment, including a new collaborative robot, working together with an operator without safety barriers. The launch of the new collaborative MELFA robot marks the company’s first dedicated development in the area of Human-Robot Cooperation (HRC). Mitsubishi Electric says the new collaborative […]

By December 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Mitsubishi adds robot CPU to iQ-R series PLC

Mitsubishi adds robot CPU to iQ-R series PLC

Mitsubishi Electric is highlighting the benefits of the PLC as a platform for automation, with a complete set of dedicated CPU modules for the MELSEC iQ-R Series PLC. A CNC CPU module and a robot control CPU now complement the existing options for analogue and digital I/O, motion, positioning, process control, safety and networking, delivering […]

By December 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
3D printing using a Mitsubishi Electric 7-axis robot

3D printing using a Mitsubishi Electric 7-axis robot

A project at the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) is looking at 3D printing from a totally different angle – where the emphasis is placed on meaningful expression, rather than the accurate reproduction of digital data. A flexible Mitsubishi Electric MELFA RV-7FLM articulated arm industrial robot is at the centre of the project. Additive […]

By November 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Mitsubishi presents new concept for maintenance

Mitsubishi presents new concept for maintenance

At EMO 2017 Mitsubishi Electric demonstrated innovative predictive maintenance possibilities for robots that can reduce operational costs, increase asset productivity and improve process efficiency. The cloud-based solution is based on the AI platform within IBM Watson, which enables the smart analysis of operational data to highlight maintenance requirements. In addition, to increase the speed and […]

By October 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The age of the PLC platform is now says Mitsubishi

The age of the PLC platform is now says Mitsubishi

Can an automation system be more than just the sum of its parts? Barry Weller of Mitsubishi Electric argues that it can and that the age of the PLC platform is now bringing a host of benefits that extend far beyond ease of programming and simplicity of integration. Replacements and upgrades aside, it is rare […]

By October 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Mitsubishi robot automates printer cartridge refills

Mitsubishi robot automates printer cartridge refills

A team of UK maintenance engineers has developed a new automated cartridge refill cell built around a Mitsubishi Electric articulated arm robot. The cell quickly and accurately refills printer cartridges, making the company’s recycling programme more cost effective to operate. The solution has proved so successful that it is now being rolled-out to other plants […]

By October 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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