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Robotic Resources

Case Studies

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

September 2013

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

Multiple-Axis Joint Makes Robotic Arm Lighter

POSTED: 09/18/2013

Freely moving arms are a well-established solution when it comes to handling tools within a three dimensional space, and not just for robots. But most of the solutions available thus far have struggled to overcome the

Carnegie Mellon Successfully Exploiting Manufacturing Robots with Robotmaster

POSTED: 09/18/2013

Client Profile:   Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a global research university with campuses located in Pittsburgh, Qatar and Silicon Valley.  The Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture in Pittsburgh has consistently ranked in the top ten professional architecture degree programs, with a reputation for being

Face of the Future

POSTED: 09/17/2013

Micro Drives Gives Humanoid Service Robots Human Traits Since time immemorial,people have dreamed of creating artificial human beings. Nowadays,modern technology is capable of realizing this dream in the form of the humanoid robot. Even if there is still a considerable amount of development work necessary, every project has to

Quad Robot Waterjet Cutting Cell Assists Automotive Client with Increasing Accuracy, Productivity and Quality.

POSTED: 09/17/2013

Our client, a leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, required an increase in production volumes in contour cutting of automotive interior components including periphery, holes and various geometries. Our team’s approach, incorporating FLOW International UHP equipment, was to design, manufacture, assemble, test and install our Quad Robot Waterjet


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