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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 →
Epson to launch autonomous dual-arm robot

Epson to launch autonomous dual-arm robot

Epson has commercialized a “seeing, sensing, thinking, working” autonomous dual-arm robot that it says will expand the scope of automated production. Epson will roll out the new robot, named the WorkSense W-01, in stages beginning this winter. In recent years, manufacturers’ needs have grown more diverse with demand for products fluctuating sharply and a growing […]

By November 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Sertec invests £500,000 in Fanuc robot welding cell

Sertec invests £500,000 in Fanuc robot welding cell

Tier One automotive supplier Sertec has invested in a new £500,000 robot welding cell to manufacture parts for the new Toyota Auris. The West Midlands-based company won the contract to manufacture the rear seat assembly for the new Auris from Toyota supplier Adient. The new manufacturing cell, designed and supplied by Cyber-Weld, Fanuc’s strategic arc […]

By November 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New articulated welding robot from Baumüller

New articulated welding robot from Baumüller

Nuremberg-based drive and automation specialist Baumüller has developed the new welding robot QIROX QRC-290 together with Cloos, a manufacturer for robot and welding technology. The new six-axis articulated robot can hold welding torches with a weight of up to 4kg and offers precise dynamic movements at a high speed. From the operating software to the […]

By November 28, 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 →
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