Automotive

Comau provides battery manufacturing line

Comau provides battery manufacturing line

Comau UK has been selected by the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC) to develop and deploy a semi-automated battery module and battery pack assembly line for the publicly-funded ‘open access’ battery production development facility. The Module and Pack assembly line is the first of UKBIC’s innovative battery manufacturing equipment to have been installed, commissioned and […]

By April 22, 2021 Read More →
SCARA robot series handles payloads up to 15kg

SCARA robot series handles payloads up to 15kg

Omron’s latest industrial robot, the new i4H SCARA is designed to meet the demands of mass customisation, allowing manufacturers to produce high mixes of products at low volume to offer a wider array of goods to people. The i4H SCARA follows the recent release of the i4L light duty SCARA robot. The i4H boasts unique […]

By March 8, 2021 Read More →
Top 5 robot trends for 2021 explored

Top 5 robot trends for 2021 explored

Annual installations of industrial robots more than tripled within ten years (2010-2019) reaching 381 million units in factories around the world. The International Federation of Robotics shows top 5 trends shaping industries around the globe. “The mission to combine traditional production with ´go digital strategies´ puts robots in a pole position,” says Dr Susanne Bieller, […]

By February 17, 2021 Read More →
Simmatic named Innovator of the Year 2020

Simmatic named Innovator of the Year 2020

Simmatic Automation Specialists, a leading provider of complete pneumatic solutions, has been named Vacuum and Pneumatic Products Innovators of the Year 2020 for the Midlands Enterprise Awards. The Midlands Enterprise Awards has taken place for four years now, and is in place to give recognition to SMEs all over the region who are striving to […]

By February 2, 2021 Read More →
Techman Robot brings collaborative automation to car maker

Techman Robot brings collaborative automation to car maker

A well-known Japanese car manufacturer has adopted collaborative robots from Techman Robot to process the final quality check of all detailed assembly inspections. Techman Robot helped the customer to install the “next generation smart inspection system” utilising a customized stand including four Techman collaborative robots. Besides the built-in smart vision, 36 external front and rear […]

By January 13, 2021 Read More →
Volkswagen lets its charging robots loose

Volkswagen lets its charging robots loose

Volkswagen provides a glimpse into the future in which the search for charging stations for electric cars comes to an end. Volkswagen Group Components’ mobile charging robot takes over this task – and drives to the electric car completely autonomously. After it is started via app or V2X communication, the mobile robot drives itself to […]

By January 7, 2021 Read More →
Comau technology for the production of the new fiat 500

Comau technology for the production of the new fiat 500

Comau is proud to have participated in the production of the New 500. The company has provided FCA and the Fiat brand with advanced automation solutions and its know-how in the development of innovative industrial processes to produce FCA’s first fully electric vehicle, a Made in Turin product. The path started symbolically in July 2019 […]

By November 26, 2020 Read More →
Faster solution to high-performance robot vision

Faster solution to high-performance robot vision

A leading producer of automotive components quickly overcame its automation challenges by leveraging the speed and simplicity of Yamaha’s RCXiVY2+ dedicated robot vision system The automotive industry is a leading adopter of robot technology and continues to automate more and more processes. As OEMs and their suppliers strive for greater productivity and quality, introducing vision […]

By October 20, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Single-pad gripper for small-footprint applications

Single-pad gripper for small-footprint applications

OnRobot, has launched a compact, single-pad version of its innovative Gecko no-mark adhesive gripper. The new Gecko Single Pad (SP) gripper brings the previous model’s revolutionary adaptability to more varied applications with smaller payloads. It is available in three sizes, SP1, SP3 and SP5, indicating the different grippers’ lifting capacities in kilos. The new Gecko […]

By February 20, 2020 Read More →
Schunk has a fingerprint in automotive industry

Schunk has a fingerprint in automotive industry

With its additively manufactured gripper fingers, Schunk has opened a new chapter of online sales in the field of mechanical and plant engineering. Automotive supplier ROS from Coburg uses the clever 3D design tool Schunk eGRIP for diverse robot handling in assembly systems. Just a few clicks are sufficient to upload the step or STL […]

By November 26, 2018 Read More →