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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 →
Low cost robotics will revolutionise production, says Igus

Low cost robotics will revolutionise production, says Igus

Until recently, due to the high costs involved, robots were used mainly by large, profitable industries producing high-value commodities. Today, a revolution is changing the way we think about production: low cost robotics. In this video, Igus highlights how its robolink technology is empowering small to medium sized businesses to integrate robotic automation into a […]

TM Robotics: Automating the plastics industry

TM Robotics: Automating the plastics industry

One of the biggest challenges for robotics manufacturers is the perception that the technology is here to take the jobs of humans – but that is simply not the case. Unfortunately, the notion that automation poses a threat to jobs often overshadows the potential benefits of investing in the technology. Here, TM Robotics founder and […]

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 →
RARUK becomes TM Robotics distributor

RARUK becomes TM Robotics distributor

To strengthen its position as a leading UK provider of automation solutions, RARUK Automation has teamed up with TM Robotics to offer the Toshiba Machine SCARA, Cartesian and 6-axis robots. The systems complement the company’s established product programme that has been focused on collaborative and mobile transport robots, automation systems and feeding solutions. These new […]

By March 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Igus offers complete, low cost robot arm with controller

Igus offers complete, low cost robot arm with controller

Cost-effective automation of simple tasks is the aim of the Igus robolink product range. In the new, compact version, the control system is located in the base and the arm is operated without the need for a switch cabinet and PC. The new robolink solution is a complete 4 or 5-axis robot in which a […]

By March 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Kuka robot boosts productivity for Linecross

Kuka robot boosts productivity for Linecross

Telsonic’s ultrasonic modules and systems have been designed to be applied in a diverse number of ways. For many applications, where there are few variations in part type or size, a dedicated automation solution is often the most appropriate. However, where ultimate flexibility is required, either due to the complex shape of a part or […]

By February 9, 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 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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