Collaborative robots

Universal Robots launches next generation cobots

Universal Robots launches next generation cobots

Universal Robots is continuing to evolve its ground-breaking, collaborative automation technology with the introduction of its new flagship e-Series cobots. This new collaborative robot platform includes technology advances that enables faster development for a wider variety of applications. Improvements include the ability to economically address even more applications, thanks to greater precision and sensitivity provided […]

By June 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Igus highlights robolink ReBel joints for mobile applications

Igus highlights robolink ReBel joints for mobile applications

The new robolink ReBeL joints from Igus can be used for robotic tasks in the workplace and in the private sector. They are particularly suitable for mobile applications in which a robotic arm is mounted on a moving platform. The robolink ReBeL joint a cost-effective flyweight with which 6 DOF robotscan be implemented. This prototype […]

By June 13, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
AMRC highlights collaborative robotics research

AMRC highlights collaborative robotics research

Engineers at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) are leading the way in collaborative robotics research in a drive to help SMEs integrate the technology onto factory floors. Collaborative robots – also known as cobots – differ from conventional industrial robots in that they feature technology that allows them to operate safely […]

By May 16, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Applied Automation takes on three new product lines

Applied Automation takes on three new product lines

Applied Automation has announced that it is now an official UK distributor of products from OptoForce, On Robot and EasyRobotics. These companies produce products that work with the Universal Robots collaborative robot arms, which Applied Automation is an existing UK ‘preferred partner’. The sale of collaborative robots has seen tremendous growth in the last few […]

By May 13, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Acrovision combines low cost cobot with vision

Acrovision combines low cost cobot with vision

Acrovision is an experienced integrator of industrial barcode reading and camera vision inspection systems and have expanded their automation solutions to include collaborative robots. The company is beginning to see that cobots are having quite the revolutionary effect on vision systems. The company’s cobot offering comes from AUBO Robotics, and Acrovision is the sole distributor […]

By April 25, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots’ gold edition cobot giveaway

Universal Robots’ gold edition cobot giveaway

To celebrate the sale of 25,000 cobots worldwide, Universal Robots is giving away its first and only Gold Edition cobot, shipped free of cost, to the lucky customer who orders the 25,000th cobot. With its joints painted in a rich, gold-coloured finish, this Gold Edition cobot is a refreshing take on Universal Robots’s iconic blue […]

By April 24, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Motion Control Products introduces Elfin cobot

Motion Control Products introduces Elfin cobot

As industry today strives for more efficiency, increased output and reduced costs, Motion Control Products has introduced the Elfin series of collaborative robots to support the automation procedures associated with repetitive tasks. The Elfin robot arm system integrates the motors, harmonic gearboxes, brakes, feedback devices/sensors, drives and cables into a compact structure. This achieves high […]

By April 23, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
TUV SUD discusses collaborative robot safety

TUV SUD discusses collaborative robot safety

The use of collaborative robots can be considered to be part of the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0. ISO 8373 defines an Industrial Robot as: “An automatically controlled, reprogrammable, multipurpose manipulator programmable in three or more axes, which may be either fixed in place or mobile for use in industrial automation applications.” Collaborative Robots, sometimes […]

By April 22, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots boost profitability at machining company

Universal Robots boost profitability at machining company

A leading specialist in multi-axis machining is leveraging the benefits of Universal Robots supplied by RARUK Automation to load and unload its machine tools. A mix of seven UR5 and UR10 robots have helped Rousant Sherwood maximise the productivity of its workforce by automating repetitive tasks and allowed the company to bid for contracts which […]

By April 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots for bin-picking and packaging

Universal Robots for bin-picking and packaging

Online sales show no sign of slowing and the growth is driving demand for fulfilment operations to pack and ship all those ordered goods. The work is repetitive, however, and requires high accuracy to reduce costly errors or returns. That means that jobs in picking and packaging items for shipping aren’t particularly desirable, especially in […]

By March 7, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
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