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Date: Last 12 Months

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

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

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

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

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

Tech-Con Automation Recently Implemented the Most Recent Version of INDUSTRIOS

POSTED: 09/23/2013

“Not only did we buy a software solution, but we purchased the expertise of the people from INDUSTRIOS and their implementation team. They’ve really helped us improve how we operate our business today,” Nino LaDuca, General Manager Since its inception in 1995, Tech-Con Automation

How the New PV-JB/MF Open Format Junction Box for PV Modules Came to Light

POSTED: 09/23/2013

Multi-Contact AG, a global electrical connector manufacturer using advanced contact technology, has been active in the solar industry for decades. The company is a pioneer in photovoltaics, having developed the MC3 connector system (the world’s first plug-and-play) as well as the ubiquitous MC4 connector system. Though

Robotic Rover

POSTED: 09/19/2013

Standard Motors Keep Vehicles Moving On Tough Terrain Modern computer and sensor technology is perfect for fast, reliable data-gathering. Even such inhospitable environments as volcanoes, furnaces and the inner workings of nuclear power stations are no longer a problem. Unfortunately, this technology has always had one disadvantage: its lack

Small DC Motors Power Mini Reconnaissance Robot

POSTED: 09/19/2013

Ruggedized motors, coupled with a titanium housing and clever clutch design deliver a dumbbell-sized unmanned ground vehicle that can survive a 30 foot drop onto concrete. On March 22, 2012, French commandos surrounded a building in Toulouse where an Islamic extremist was holed up after a shooting rampage that

Welding Simulator Steps Up

POSTED: 09/19/2013

Stepper motors retract electrode in welding trainer to simulate realistic performance. Arc welding processes require the welder to use good workmanship in order to produce sound welds. Poor technique such as an overly long distance between the electrode and the work piece (arc length) can make the difference between


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