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Speed Palletizing

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Problem: Intensive manual labor required to depalletize bags of seed. Solution: Design of a turnkey system to automated the process of depalletizing various sizes and weights of bags of seed.  With this system the robot lifts up to three bags at a time.  (No one in the industry was moving

SCARA Robot Equipped with an Integrated Vision System, Special End of Arm Vacuum Tooling and a Conveyor System Automates Packaging

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Problem: A major pharmaceutical company needed a fully automated packaging to load tablets into cavity blister packs. When packaged manually, unacceptably high scrap rates were common because of the tablets’ soft exterior finish. Solution: Engineers at Janssen-Ortho LLC (a Johnson & Johnson Company pharmaceutical partner) in Gurabo, PR designed

Krupp Polysius (Germany): RX Robots in Laboratory Automation; Sample Preparation and Analysis.

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Faverges (France) - KRUPP POLYSIUS is one of the leading engineering companies worldwide for the equipment of cement, lime and plaster industries. Out-standing concepts, proven competence in solution proposals, and the efficiency and respect of project development deadlines, make KRUPP POLYSIUS internationally renowned as a privileged partner

Machine Loading Cell Made More Efficient with Robotic System

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Problem: The customer wanted to match and automate an existing Okuma machining center with a new Okuma twin spindle vertical lathe.  The operations included maching 8 different bearing housings weighing approximately 40 lbs. each.  Some parts required side 'A' and side 'B' machining, which accounted for 15 separate

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

Case Palletizing at SICO-MULCO

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  SICO Inc. manufactures and distributes trade, industrial, and specialty paints, varnishes, stains, coatings, caulkings and adhesives to Canada, Mexico, United States and Europe under a variety of brand names.   SICO Inc.’s St-Hubert’s plant in St-Hubert, Quebec, Canada, recently implemented the company’s first robotic palletizing workcell to

Small Part Deburring

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Problem: Intensive manual labor in a high temperature environment required to unload powdered metal parts from a press deburr and load into an oven for hardening. Solution: Design of a turnkey robotic system to automated the load/unload deburring process.  The operator is no longer required in the high temperature environment. 

Motoman System Surpasses Cutting Accuracy and Cycle Time Requirements

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 Challenges Achieve 34-second cycle time, making a 7” bottom cut and a 5” top cut on 0.032” galvanized steel parts (body sides) weighing approximately 30 lbs. each.Produce straight, dross-free edge cut with accuracy within ± 0.020” on

Large Part Handling & Deburring

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Problem: Intensive manual labor required to deburr engine crankshaft and provide a way to check for quality of previous operation. Solution: Design of a turnkey system to automated the process of deburring and performing a quality check of previous operation on two crankshaft styles.  The robot is able to manipulate

Flexible Router Trimming

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Problem: A blow molder company based in South Carolina looked to expand theirt rimming capacity as well as improve the trimming accuracy of their finished products.  In addition, this blow molder wanted to reduce injuries relatedto trimming while increasing productivity and reducing labor and capitalequipment costs. Solution: Robotic Production Technology (RPT) has designed

Factory Five Racing and Robotic Production Technology Team Up to Improve Kit Trimming Quality and Cost

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Challenge Factory Five Racing, Inc. is a kit car company based in Wareham, Mass. that produces affordable Roadster replicas.  For seven years the company hand trimmed the kit panels using router and trim fixtures.  The trimming results varied depending on the person who did the trimming

Small Robots Reduce Costs in Paint Cells

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Several years ago Rodgers Finishing Tools, Inc. (RFT), a finishing systems integrator and paint tooling manufacturer in Lebanon, Indiana, was looking for the one thing that would make the company's self-contained painting system even better: A compact robot that could be ceiling mounted. Even without the ideal

Rapid Design and Deployment of Special-Purpose Automated Product Inspection Systems

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Sandia's Intelligent Systems and Robotics Center (ISRC) has proven its capability to develop and deploy automated inspection stations. ISRC designers meet with customers to compile a list of requirements, specifications, and hardware and software needs. From those requirements, a cost-effective system is developed to meet their special

Complex Assemblies: Rapid Automated Generation of Correct Assembly Sequences

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Manufacturing companies throughout the world are rapidly changing in order to survive in today's highly competitive market environments. Some examples of coping with changing environments are manufacturing globalization, automated and intelligent manufacturing, virtual manufacturing, and agile manufacturing. The objective of the movement in manufacturing is to improve flexibility, reliability, and

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


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