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Robotics Case Studies

Application: Material Handling

Simple Solutions for Multi-carriage Tracks

POSTED: 02/09/2015

Kawasaki Robotics US

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

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

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

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

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

Robotic Press Break-Automated Metal Bending

POSTED: 08/14/2013

Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. (MWES) provided a Robotic Brake Press Tending System to automate the metal part bending process of a Bystronics Brake Press for a metal fabricator.  The goal is to completely automate the brake press to bend a variety of different parts. The Challenge: Must be capable of

Grippers that Hold Up in Extremely Tough Environments

POSTED: 05/10/2013

Bremen Castings, a precision CNC machine shop and foundry located in Bremen, Indiana, has a tough job to do. Producing gray iron castings from recycled material is a job

Robot Saves Man Years at Dairy

POSTED: 12/28/2012

Iceland's biggest dairy, Mjólkursamsalan Akureyri, uses two UR5 robots in its production of milk products. Their deployment saves the dairy several man years of monotonous work every year. The first UR5 robot was installed in September 2011 in connection with modifications to a cream cheese production line. One

Multi-Application Robot Arm is 'Child's Play' to Programme

POSTED: 12/28/2012

Traditional robots can substantially boost productivity but generally they are large devices that are application-specific and complex to programme.  They need high production volumes to justify both capital cost and integration time.  For a manufacturer new to robotics this can be off-putting and also uneconomical if products and batch sizes

A Measuring Robot Ensures “Just-in-Time” Assembly

POSTED: 12/28/2012

In automotive supplier Lear Corporation’s demand-led production, robot arms from Universal Robots play a crucial role: The lightweight robots assemble car seats by locating, measuring and tightening screws on car seats resulting in shorter throughput time and greater process reliability. Just-in-time assembly is an established production model in the

Multi-Contact 10BV Connectors Used to Ensure a Reliable and High-Power Battery Connection in Electric Vehicles

POSTED: 10/25/2012

Business needs – Background A manufacturer of electric vehicle conversions offering  a wide range of products, from small cars to large busses. 

Data Transfer Modules Add to Versatility of Multi-Contact Connector System

POSTED: 10/25/2012

Part of modular CombiTac connector system, contact carriers are available for Ethernet cabling and field bus systems. CAT 5 IEEE 802.3 Ethernet types have 2 RJ45 sockets connected to 8-pole, gold-plated plugs or sockets on opposite side. CT-NET bus types, rated CAT 6, can hold one or two 8-pole, male/female


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