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Hello, could you please tell me if a standard or principles exist concerning the calibration and the transfer of points from robots?

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Traditionally machine tending has been performed either manually or through some traditional PLC system. But, as I know, both these approaches have their limitations. Can machine tending be completely automated without any manual intervention? If so, is there some solution already available in market? Is there a need for such solution? What kind of demand can we project for such solution?

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What are the high impact pain points currently on automotive manufacturing factory floors? And which of these can be addressed by robotic automation? Do you think these have high replicability across the industry?

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Hi. I'm making a template for my company to use when we are performing our risk assessments as we are new to RIA. We are a robot integrator and also we design the robot cells(mechanical and electrical). I understand the risk assessment part, but I'm confused about the checklists Part 1: Annex F and Part 2:Annex G. We once hired a professional safety assessment firm on our behalf, and they only completed Part 1:Annex F. But we are now going to do our own assessments, and I feel as though we should be doing both. Any suggestions from another integrator/OEM? Do you fill out one of them or both? Thanks in advance.

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Do you have any good resources for intro / primers on industrial automation and system integration?

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When programming a system such as a Ferris wheel with an area scanner or light curtains is it considered ok to use reference positions to indicate when the light curtains or scanner can be muted to load the load side of the cell as long as there is a button or a device that must be pushed once you leave the load zone which dictates the load is ready and the curtains or scanner will then be unmuted awaiting the completion of the run and all safety is active protecting the operator from re-entry?

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Hi!, I'm looking for recommendations of good Industrial Robots integration books in order to guide me through a new venture. I'm planning to run a robotic integration business in Latin America. I need to build a strong foundation in sales strategy, simulation software, robotic integration's know how; welding, palletizing, pick & place, vision, painting, machine tending applications, robotic safety, EOAT... Thanks

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I am integrating an ABB IRC5 robot using the 841-1 Ethernet/IP Master-Slave option. I want to have a controllogix PLC be master to the ABB robot as a slave. I also want the same port on the robot to be the master to a network of digital I/O, namely DSQC1030 I/O modules. Anyone with experience and some help on this would be fantastic. Thanks, Jack

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I am looking for integrators who do work in IML Labeling (pick and place?). Placing labels on a mold surface of a blow molding or injection molding machine.

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What is hollow wrist? Does Panasonic TM series welding robot has this feature?

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We are currently working on a project to add a Machine Tending Robot to a Brother R2A Tapping Center. We are getting conflicting information from the several integrators who are quoting the project. The question is: "Can robotic vision detect an aluminum chip on the fixture"?

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I'm looking for an integrator for designing a robot. It is for a particular niche that I've identified in an industry that I've worked in for nearly 40 years.

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My husband owns an industrial system integration company in China. We are looking for a Germany industrial robot decelerators supplier to be our partner. Would appreciate if any of you could provide to me any supplier information and contacts.

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I am looking for recommendations on system integrators who have experience with robotic laser cutting systems. Specifically, using Fanuc robots and IPG fiber laser systems. We are familar with KMT, but not any competitors.

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I want to know who is responsible for calibration of the servomotor in the servo gun in a BIW project.1)line builder. 2)Gun manufacturer 3) Servomotor manufacturer 4)The controller manufacturer.

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Hello, We are looking for a 3D machine vision system to work with our robotized palletizing and depalletizing application based on ABB robots. The ideal system would need to analyze a full pallet of boxes, check for possible defects that might interfere with the pick operation, output the dimensions and the position of the box Check and confirm the space where a box will be placed. Can you help us find something similar? Kind regards, Giedrius

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I currently am upgrading a robotic workcell with new robots and was asked if I had any robotic function checklist that need to be completed upon installation by my integrator. What items should be included in a function checklist to ensure they did a proper install?

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Are there any good webinars on Systems Integration?

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What CAM software but RobotMaster creates 6-axis robot program code off-line?

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What is exactly moving between the motion control block of the robot controller and manipulator arm? Is there any feedback from servo motors to motion control block or is the actual control done inside servos?

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