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Robotics Case Studies

January 2015

Intuitive Robot Programming for Flexible Aerospace Manufacturing

POSTED: 01/21/2015

Robots are proving to be flexible tools for aircraft manufacturing and assembly. Their full poten-tial however can be limited by the challenges of programming a robot in a CAD/CAM environ-ment. Software that integrates offline programming, simulation, code generation, and path opti-mization makes the process seamless and error-free. Robots are

December 2014

75-ton Turbine Requires Güdel Gantry for Precise Robot Measurement

POSTED: 12/03/2014

The Challenge : Automate inspection of large, complex geometry of a 75-ton turbine Manual inspection of a 75-ton turbine is a time consuming, difficult task that takes teams of workers up to two weeks, requires high levels of precision and is prone to human error. Precision and repeatability are the

March 2014

Custom-Engineered EOAT and Degating System Puts Pr

POSTED: 03/19/2014

How SAS Automation helped an automotive parts leader automate a complicated degating process and increase productivity with a specially designed end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) system. The Client Delphi is one of the world’s leading suppliers of electronics, parts, and technologies for the consumer and commercial segments of the automotive

Intelligrated integrates Alvey robotic and conventional palletizing system to handle Hershey’s wide range of product

POSTED: 03/17/2014

Intelligrated integrates Alvey robotic and conventional palletizing system to handle Hershey’s wide range of product   Please note: Intelligrated acquired Alvey® palletizing products through its purchase of the North and South American operations of FKI Logistex® in June 2009.   At the Hershey manufacturing facility where packaging systems engineer Alex

January 2014

Automated Assembly System

POSTED: 01/09/2014

Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. provided a water outlet assembly system for an injection molding & prototyping company. The final system was a completely automated system that moved unassembled parts through three (3) assembly operations.   The Challenge System

Automated Knurling Machine

POSTED: 01/09/2014

Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. provided a valve plate knurling machine for a metal fineblanking company. This machine is used to fully automate the knurling process for an automotive industry application. The Challenge Machine must be capable of programming four

November 2013

Case Study - Manufacturing, Robotics, Material Handling

POSTED: 11/19/2013

Tech-Con Automation develops robotic rack transfer system utilizing FANUC robots to provide fully automated production. A globally diversified automotive supplier was in need of adding a system to their production line that would increase overall productivity. The purpose of this system was to provide automated component rack

October 2013

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

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

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

Tech-Con Proven Robotic Palletizing System Ensures Increased Product Throughput

POSTED: 09/17/2013

A leading North American manufacturer of electrical enclosures required an increase to their product throughput and improved safety features for its workforce. Our team partnered with MOTOMAN Canada to produce a successful solution. CHALLENGES Lack of resources for quick and accurate

Tech-Con Automation Successfully Installs Thermoform FANUC Robot Press Handling Machine to Increase Productivity

POSTED: 09/17/2013

A global supplier of household appliances approached Tech-Con with a requirement to increase their productivity. The client required multiple stacks of incoming product with accurate location to unload and serve a finished part to an exit conveyor thus allowing the finished part to exit the cell and serve the following


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