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Robotic Resources

Case Studies

Application: Spot Welding

Resistance spot-welding of aluminium moves from test phase to production-line implementation

POSTED: 04/30/2012

Georg Fischer Automotive uses innovative resistance spot-welding process for vehicle door-frame joins The automobile industry supplier Georg Fischer Automotive has deployed an innovative version of the highly productive resistance spot-welding process to weld joins on the door-frames of the new Porsche Panamera. Delta Spot has allowed the car-making specialists at GFA’s

Robot Arm Lends a Hand for Remote Breast Exams

POSTED: 04/25/2012

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Robotic Deburring

POSTED: 04/18/2012

The customer in this case is in the early stages of including flexible automation in the processing of precision shafts, gears and housings. The plant uses dozens of machine tools, various heat treat and material treatment facilities and assembly equipment for the manufacture of power transmission equipment. The plant operates

Stäubli RX robots are simulating the actions of vehicle drivers to test the reliability of satellite navigation equipment at Siemens Automotive AG, Regensberg factory in Germany.

POSTED: 04/11/2012

Five Stäubli RX robots are being used for testing in car satellite navigation equipment at Siemens’ Regensberg plant. Three RX60 models are used for mechatronic final testing on the automated assembly lines, the robot’s precision allowing specific testing of the buttons and rotational transducers. A fourth is used at

Stäubli robots increase productivity by 33% at Simpson Strong-Tie

POSTED: 04/04/2012

Two Stäubli RX90L six axis robots, manufacturing construction connectors at Simpson Strong-Tie, have improved productivity by 33% and provide a useful additional degree of flexibility to the production line at their Tamworth factory. Modern house building techniques increasingly call for factory assembled roof and flooring modules to minimize construction

Dramatic productivity improvements achieved at ITW Envopak using Stäubli RXplastics robots

POSTED: 03/28/2012

Six axis robotics are increasingly being used in injection moulding shops, bringing more flexibility and additional functionality to automated demoulding. Using one robot to service two independent IMMs is rather unusual, but this is how security product specialists, ITW Envopak, have dramatically improved productivity at their main moulding facility in

RX Robots Bring Added Flexibility to the Molding Shop

POSTED: 03/21/2012

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Robot System Safety in Aseptic Drug Manufacturing

POSTED: 03/14/2012

Summary The key to Advanced Aseptic Processing (AAP) is absolute control of all sources of contamination, most importantly human-generated contamination. Robotics and isolator-barrier systems will increasingly be the core technologies furthering this effort. A properly integrated robot system that is compliant with ANSI/RIA safety requirements, combined with a properly designed and

Robot System Safety in Aseptic Drug Manufacturing

POSTED: 03/14/2012

Summary The key to Advanced Aseptic Processing (AAP) is absolute control of all sources of contamination, most importantly human-generated contamination. Robotics and isolator-barrier systems will increasingly be the core technologies furthering this effort. A properly integrated robot system that is compliant with ANSI/RIA safety requirements, combined with a properly designed and

Automated Cell Phone Assembly Line

POSTED: 03/14/2012

An automated vision cell phone-housing assembly line was designed by SPECTRA TECHNOLOGIES, Inc. of Euless, Texas for Eimo Americas (formerly Triple S Plastics, Inc.) of Vicksburg, Michigan. The assembly line consists of twelve stations that combine to automatically load, assemble, process and unload parts. Ten of the twelve stations

Increased Competitiveness through Automation

POSTED: 03/14/2012

In an effort to remain competitive in the market place, Baxter Healthcare has continued to evaluate their manufacturing processes for production throughput. Baxter, one of the world leaders in the Medical Device industry, has been a progressive company and has implemented innovative techniques and equipment in their production facilities.  Because

New Syringe Filling and Stoppering System Using Robotics

POSTED: 03/14/2012

BASCO Technologies introduces its new Filling and Stoppering Machine Type 535 for dosing and closing nested syringes  and other nested containers. Ideal for pharmaceutical manufacturers  and biotech companies looking to automate and/or validate the filling  of products in clinical trials or in development, BASCO’s affordable  new filling and stoppering machine

Multi-axis Robotics Used to Automate Assembly on the Production Line for a New Range of Vacuum Cleaners

POSTED: 03/14/2012

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Robot System Safety in Aseptic Drug Manufacturing

POSTED: 03/14/2012

Summary The key to Advanced Aseptic Processing (AAP) is absolute control of all sources of contamination, most importantly human-generated contamination. Robotics and isolator-barrier systems will increasingly be the core technologies furthering this effort. A properly integrated robot system that is compliant with ANSI/RIA safety requirements, combined with a properly designed and

A Stäubli RX 60 robot working with two fully integrated vision systems has dramatically improved production for a crucial component of the U.S. Navy’s Aegis Weapons System

POSTED: 03/14/2012

The component is a 12' x 12' aluminum base plate, which holds thousands of tiny ceramic windows forming a protective front for an array of phasers at the heart of the computer-controlled AN/SPY-1 radar system.  Designed and developed by Lockheed Martin Naval Electronic & Surveillance Systems-Surface Systems, Moorestown, NJ, the Aegis


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