Materials handling industry videos

  • Robot automates temperature controlled manual handling process
    CKF Systems was recently commissioned to automate a process within the Rick Bestwick Chesterfield facility to reduce the manual handling requirements of their blast freezing process, increasing safety and also streamlining ...
  • Mabey puts cutting-edge ABB robots to work
    Leading bridge and engineering services specialist Mabey has put its new robots to work at its Mabey Bridge site in Lydney, Gloucestershire. Forming one complete cell, the new robots support ...
  • ABB introduces high payload IRB 8700 robot
    ABB Robotics has introduced its highest payload, multipurpose industrial robot, the IRB 8700. The IRB 8700 robot has a reach of 3.5m and is capable of handling a payload of ...
  • Fast and cost-effective robotic automation
    Comau has introduced a new high-speed, 6-axis articulated robot featuring a payload of 3kg and a reach of just 630 mm. The third robot within the award-winning Racer family, Racer3 ...
  • Articulated robot helps ‘first timer’ meet growth demand
    A first Kawasaki R series articulated robot installed at its Isle of Wight facility has helped marine pump manufacturer Separator Spares International (SSI) meet customer demand that had seen exponential ...
  • Robot claimed to be the fastest in its class
    Comau claims its new Racer 999 articulated robot is the fastest in its class, and can reduce cycle times by up to 25% when compared to the previous generation robot, ...
  • Compact robot makes machines smaller and faster
    Today’s requirements in the production environment include machines that are smaller and which offer reduced cycle times. ABB Robotics reports that it can help in both of these areas, with ...
  • Robots handle barrels at heritage cooperage
    Automation technology is proving it can mix effectively and unobtrusively with the heritage craft of barrel manufacturing at Speyside Cooperage in Alloa. Two Kawasaki robots and a purpose designed lathe ...