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Staubli robots provide the ideal solution for injection moulding specialists

POSTED: 06/06/2012

The integration of multi-axis robots within the trade injection moulding sector is gaining pace as moulders increasingly realise the benefits of automation. Frequently, an initial reluctance to adopt multi-axis robot solutions stems from partial appreciation of the cost/benefit profile achievable by using the latest automation equipment. One of the first injection

Six axis robots benefit plastic molders

POSTED: 05/30/2012

Plastic injection moulders are increasingly adding value to their activities by incorporating additional operations such as in mould decoration, insert loading and finishing/assembly activities into the basic demolding cycle. These extra tasks are changing the traditional approach that the sector has taken to automation and in particular to the selection

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


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