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Industry : Semiconductor

Deployment of Robots Within Insert Molding Workcells Results in Dramatic Improvements

POSTED: 04/29/2009

Every year products are being made smaller and smaller and tolerances become tighter and tighter. And when you add the need to meet strict safety-code requirements, it becomes a formula for finding new ways to

Nuclear Scientists in Australia Choose Pilz PSS to Safeguard Facility and People

POSTED: 07/07/2008

(CANTON, MI) - No other Australian safety system faces the intense scrutiny as that focused on the country's nuclear reactor and, arguably, no Australian workplace takes safety more seriously. So, when some of the world's most brilliant scientists use a new Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO) experimental facility,

Easy Does It: Robotic Packing and Palletizing of Lightbulbs

POSTED: 06/01/2008

Problem: A lightbulb manufacturer faced intense pressure to produce high-quality, reliable products while keeping consumer costs low. In this extremely competitive market, this manufacturer needed to maintain production uptime, improve reliability and minimize product damage.  To meet

A Stäubli RX130 CR Robot Used for Wafer Production

POSTED: 06/01/2008

Faverges (France) - - MEMC Electronics Materials located in Novara, Italy, is one of the largest semiconductor companies in the world. MEMC recently installed an STÄUBLI RX130 Cleanroom robot automating a very delicate production step: the unloading of wafer cassettes from the wet bench process and the loading of

Trans-gun Tool Changing

POSTED: 11/29/2004

  Reprinted by permission from Robotics World Magazine Robotic spot welding has become the metal joining method of choice in many manufacturing operations, primarily the production of automotive body parts. To keep robots flexible and make the best use of limited floor space, robotic tool changers for trans-gun resistance

Stäubli Six Axis Robots Benefit Cell Phone Assembly

POSTED: 02/04/2004

Company:  Stäubli Corporation Industry:  Consumer Goods Application:  Assembly Product or Part Automated:  Cell phones Robot Model or Type:  RX 60 Robot Integrator: EIMO Americas Key Peripheral Supplier (special tooling, machine vision, etc.): Spectra Technologies Total Robots Installed:  12 Date Installed:  June 2002 Shifts Per

Silicon Valley Group; USA - Thermal Systems Division & Stäubli

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Faverges (France) - February 22th, 2000 - SILICON VALLEY GROUP THERMAL SYSTEMS will use the Stäubli Unimation RX90 CR robot in their newest generation of semiconductor processing equipment. Two systems will use the same robot model. One system addresses the pre-metal dielectric and trench isolation deposition markets with atmospheric chemical vapor

Linear Motors Power Disk Drive PNP Robot

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Problem: A major disk drive manufacturer needed a robot to load and unload a large vertical array of Servo Track Writers (STW's) plus an input and output shuttle within a Class 100 mini-environment.  With only a few inches of space for mechanism beyond the travel envelope, the robot

Flexible Disk Media Handling with RX Robots

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  Faverges (France) - - The demand for increased memory in personal computers continues to explode. In 1997 well over 100,000,000 disk drives will be shipped containing over 350,000,000 individual disks. This volume presents a challenge of efficient product handling and tracking to insure high quality as well

Custom Injection Molder Chooses Zero-Backlash Robots

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When Triple S evaluated robots for future expansion of automated cells in their factories, they selected a robot as much for what it doesn't do as for what it does do. No backlash. 'If a robot over-accelerates between positions, when it stops it has to 'find itself' which causes it to

Lighting Components Supplier Improves Assembly Throughput and Increases Quality

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Problem: Effectively manufacturing modern lighting systems in high volume, such as fluorescent light fixtures, has traditionally been a very labor-intensive process. Labor costs and the need to precut and stock various lengths of wiring for different fixture configurations reduces materials management flexibility and results in higher levels of work-in-process, and more

Company Increases Throughput and Time-to-Market with Robotic Assembly System

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Problem: About two years ago, Murr Elektronik found itself facing a growing demand for its electronic products. The company needed to increase throughput and time-to-market, but it was already having trouble controlling manufacturing expenses. Companyexecutives needed a way to control manufacturing costs without relocating their facilities to areas

Alstom Services S.A (France) - Automated Assembly: a Large Scale Application A Large Scale...

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Faverges (France) -  For 25 years, ALSTOM SERVICES S.A. Systems and Services is one of the main European automated assembly experts with increasing participation in the international market. This company, located very close to the international airport of LYON SATOLAS, has already shipped several cells with Stäubli

Automated Assembly: a Large Scale Application

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Faverges (France) -  For 25 years, ALSTOM SERVICES S.A. Systems and Services is one of the main European automated assembly experts with increasing participation in the international market. This company, located very close to the international airport of LYON SATOLAS, has already shipped several cells with Stäubli

Fiber Optics Patch Cords Patch Cords

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Problem: The manual assembly of fiber optic pigtails requires operators to work with super small parts that have sub-micron assembly tolerances. Improper component assembly causes misalignment of the fiber cables which greatly reduces the output capacity of the finished connectors. Traditional first pass yields from


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