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Stäubli expands MPS robotic tool changer range

Stäubli expands MPS robotic tool changer range

As a world leading manufacturer of connectors and industrial robots, Stäubli is recognised internationally as a trusted partner across a diverse range of industry sectors. Also credited as one of the pioneers in the development of robotic tool changing systems, Stäubli already offers a comprehensive product range up to 1530 kg robot payload capacity. Five […]

By May 22, 2021 Read More →
Omron joins forces with OnRobot for cobot solutions

Omron joins forces with OnRobot for cobot solutions

Omron Industrial Automation Europe has signed a new distribution agreement with OnRobot, the Danish manufacturer of tools for collaborative robot (cobot) applications. This will enable Omron to offer OnRobot’s products – which can be fully integrated with the Omron TM cobot – to its customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The agreement between […]

By March 31, 2021 Read More →
Pneumatic clamps for automation and robotics

Pneumatic clamps for automation and robotics

Elesa announces for this year a partnership with the well-known name of Misati, whose high-performance pneumatic clamps offer exceptional clamping action in work holding, or transport of assemblies in manufacturing operations. They are designed for robotic use, being easy to install, robust and well proven, with fast and reliable operation supported by simple power and […]

By March 31, 2021 Read More →
3D printed grippers transform machine effectiveness

3D printed grippers transform machine effectiveness

Mechanical grippers – used, for example, for attaching lids to jars – have very restricted ‘closed/open’ dexterity. When a new product is introduced, a new gripper to match that product can take weeks to design and manufacture. So why not print them? Robust 3D printed plastic grippers made of Igus tribo-filaments can be manufactured 85 […]

By March 18, 2021 Read More →
Tiny air preparation units from Festo for end of arm tooling

Tiny air preparation units from Festo for end of arm tooling

The new MS2 air preparation units from industrial automation specialist Festo allows machine builders and design engineers to put precision and accuracy close to the process without compromising on flow rates. The MS2 air preparation units designed to deliver the optimum combination of compact design, low weight and high flow rates that are ideally suited to […]

By March 3, 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 →
Breakthrough technology for flow pack packaging

Breakthrough technology for flow pack packaging

Coval asserts that its FPC series suction cup is a universal solution for all types of flow pack packaging. FPC stands for FlowPack Cup, and Coval says the suction cup is a real technological breakthrough for a constantly evolving packaging method. FlowPack packaging provides a number of advantages, including direct food contact, large visible area […]

By February 2, 2021 Read More →
Festo puts knife production at the cutting edge

Festo puts knife production at the cutting edge

Festo automation technology is being used to help STANLEY Tools in the UK to meet continued demand for its renowned safety knives, while continuing to maintain the highest standards of safety and quality. Festo automation sits at the heart of a new rotary assembly cell designed and supplied by PCE Automation. The new production cell […]

By December 21, 2020 Read More →
The gripper for automated handling of six packs

The gripper for automated handling of six packs

With Piab’s new gripper, six-packs with cardboard wrapping can be handled automatically, gently and without leaving any marks. This provides the beverage industry with a new solution for more efficient packaging and palletizing of bottles. After various discussions with customers from plant engineering and the beverage industry, it was clear to Piab’s experts that a […]

By October 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
OnRobot launches out-of-the-box robotic sanding tool

OnRobot launches out-of-the-box robotic sanding tool

OnRobot has launched OnRobot Sander, an all-electric random orbital sander for automated finishing applications, including sanding and polishing. Traditional sanding automation solutions often require a background in robotics to implement and maintain. With the launch of OnRobot Sander, manufacturers now have access to a complete out-of-the-box sanding tool that’s easy to use with all major […]

By September 17, 2020 0 Comments Read More →