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Robotic Resources

Case Studies

October 2014

Robotic Machine Tending Case Study - Regal Beloit

POSTED: 10/01/2014

Company – Regal Beloit Product: 2-Finger Adaptive Gripper-85 mm Industry: Electrical Equipment Manufacturer Application: Machine Tending Robot: Universal Robots UR10 Regal Beloit Corporation is one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world. The company has more than 13,000 people working

September 2014

Small but mighty DC Micromotors power 5-Axis CNC Machine

POSTED: 09/30/2014

There is a clear trend towards making components as small and compact as possible, even in mechatronic components. It saves both raw materials and costs! Even the production of these components has potential for savings. A new compact 5-axle CNC machine is now making the production of complex small components

DC Micromotors Make for a Powerful and Flexible Robot Arm

POSTED: 09/30/2014

DC Micromotors Pack a Powerful Punch Today, mobile robots are often deployed in critical situations that are simply too dangerous for humans to handle as part of industrial operations, law enforcement or anti-terror measures, e.g. to identify a suspicious object or disarm a bomb. Owing to the extreme circumstances,

Piezo Motors Power MRI Robot

POSTED: 09/30/2014

Surgeons treating brain cancer face a conundrum: They can capture ultra-high-resolution images of the tumor using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or they can use ultra-precise surgical tools to remove the tumor, but they can’t do both at the same time. At least they couldn’t previously. Today, Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor

June 2014

In-house Solutions, Canada: Octopuz off-line programming solution

POSTED: 06/19/2014

Many Visual Components partnerships start from smaller cooperation and slowly grow into relationships that last for years. Visual Components and In-House Solutions have worked in close collaboration since 2013. We talked to Edward House, CEO and president at In-House Solutions, a Canada based provider of CAD/CAM, DNC, PCMM and Robotic

March 2014

Custom-Engineered EOAT and Degating System Puts Pr

POSTED: 03/19/2014

How SAS Automation helped an automotive parts leader automate a complicated degating process and increase productivity with a specially designed end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) system. The Client Delphi is one of the world’s leading suppliers of electronics, parts, and technologies for the consumer and commercial segments of the automotive

Intelligrated integrates Alvey robotic and conventional palletizing system to handle Hershey’s wide range of product

POSTED: 03/17/2014

Intelligrated integrates Alvey robotic and conventional palletizing system to handle Hershey’s wide range of product   Please note: Intelligrated acquired Alvey® palletizing products through its purchase of the North and South American operations of FKI Logistex® in June 2009.   At the Hershey manufacturing facility where packaging systems engineer Alex

January 2014

Automated Assembly System

POSTED: 01/09/2014

Automated Knurling Machine

POSTED: 01/09/2014

Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. provided a valve plate knurling machine for a metal fineblanking company. This machine is used to fully automate the knurling process for an automotive industry application. The Challenge

November 2013

Case Study - Manufacturing, Robotics, Material Handling

POSTED: 11/19/2013

Tech-Con Automation develops robotic rack transfer system utilizing FANUC robots to provide fully automated production. A globally diversified automotive supplier was in need of adding a system to their production line that would increase overall productivity. The purpose of this system was to provide automated component rack

October 2013

Micro-Actuators Move Sensitive 4-Finger Hand

POSTED: 10/07/2013

To date, use of robotic hands in industrial production has been restricted to rugged two and three-finger grippers. They are being used for the purpose of executing relatively simple movements. Robotic hands for more delicate tasks have proven unsuccessful due to the lack of available technical capabilities. Positive interaction of

Printing is This Color Right?

POSTED: 10/04/2013

Solar Wafer Production in Horizontal Furnace

POSTED: 10/04/2013

800x600 Modern micro-electronics and photovoltaic “live“ on coated silicon chips. The most cost-effective way to produce them is to cut out individual transistors, CPU chips and solar cells from large units known as silicon wafers. This means that the highly sterile silicon wafer has to be accurately

Compliance in Motion - an Automotive Parts Application

POSTED: 10/04/2013

Creative Automation, Inc. headquartered in Whitmore Lake, Michigan, provides turnkey automation solutions for industry. The company is in the process of building and commissioning the materials handling systems for eight gear machining work cells for a major automotive parts


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