Industrial Robotics Case Studies
Industry : Metals
Robot welding: More efficiency for programming and equipment fabrication The forklift manufacturer Crown relies heavily on robotic welding automation for production of their equipment in the Roding (Germany) facility.
Tufting, one of the most sought-after and classic upholstery styles, is commonly incorporated into the design of furniture.
Throughout a student’s education, the student is taken through a curriculum that shapes him/her in the best way possible for their career path.
Burlington, ON - based Old World Stone, has been providing cut stone for over 30 years.
Encompass Solutions recently sat down with Masterbuilt Director of Information Systems Cristina Robinson to discuss the company's utilization of Encompass solutions' Managed Services, manufacturing top-of-the-line cooking equipment, and the future of Masterbuilt.
Encompass Solutions recently sat down with Metaphase Technologies President Kevin High to discuss the company's current Epicor ERP implementation, manufacturing custom vision and lighting solutions, and the future of Metaphase.
Doxsteel Fasteners recently achieved a significant milestone in bringing its Mexico-based operations up to speed with a complete implementation of Epicor version 10 software and user training for their Mexico-based teams.
Husky Rack & Wire and Commercial Storage Systems worked as a team in the design and installation of a critical material storage and handling solution under a tight timeline for The Dixie Group Operations in Chattanooga, TN.
For over 30 years Focus Auto Design Inc, based in Calgary AB, has been manufacturing OEM appearance accessories.
Invata Intralogistics, experts in advanced automation systems, selected Velox Machine Guarding to protect its new 465,000 square foot omni-channel fulfillment center.
Challenge Create a 138-foot-long wet bench silicon cleaning station utilizing multiple Cartesian robots driven by a combination of linear motion and control technologies Rexroth Solution CKR belt-driven linear modules CKK ball screw linear modules MKR belt-driven linear modules IndraDyn MSK synchronous servo motors IndraDrive C digital intelligent servo drives Rexroth EasyHandling System Results Effective use of overhead Cartesian robots Precision, accuracy and repeatability across the 138-foot length of the cleaning station Robustness and reliability Cleanliness to Class 10 cleanroom standards System ordered as single part number Background Although silicon is the key ingredient for semiconductors used in smartphones and other electronic devices, only a purified form can be used to make semiconductor chips.
Delta robot adds flexible automation, improves transfer between poucher and cartoner Challenge: Improve product transfer between Medifast's pouching and cartoning machine KHS Bartelt and Rexroth Solution: Three-axis delta picker robot controlled by Rexroth’s IndraMotion MLC motion logic control platform IndraControl L65 controller with Sercos ring IndraDrive Mi cabinet-free integrated servo motor/drives IndraDrive M digital intelligent servo drives IndraDyn MSK servo motors IndraWorks programming package Results: Better integration for pouching/cartoning Stable, uniform pouch stacks for improved cartoning Easy robot positioning, changeover Reduced cabling, smaller machine footprint, higher ROI on floor space Measurable improvements in throughput, OEE The Story: In automated packaging operations, transferring products from one machine to another can often bottleneck the entire line.
Installing a Universal Robot to pick metal parts out of a press brake solved several automation headaches at Etalex; a Canadian manufacturer of shelving systems that had no room for safety guarding in front of the press and needed a flexible user-friendly robot that could safely handle the pick and place tasks in a high traffic area.
In the automotive industry where fuel economy rules, the mass of a car is an important factor when making a purchase.
The Challenge A large steel-making facility purchased equipment which included an integrated robot for loading/unloading material.