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Industrial Robotics Case Studies

November 2017

Velox Machine Guarding Protects Omni-Channel Fulfillment Center

POSTED: 11/14/2017

Invata Intralogistics, experts in advanced automation systems, selected Velox Machine Guarding to protect its new 465,000 square foot omni-channel fulfillment center. Invata designed and built the facility for Destination Maternity Corporation, the world’s largest designer and retailer of maternity apparel. The facility and controlled warehouse automation system incorporated a wide array

October 2017

IAS Case Study

POSTED: 10/06/2017

IAS Inc. is a full systems integrator that develops automation systems to bring cutting edge technology to life. They started with a wide customer base in industries such as food & beverage, automotive, and general manufacturing, giving them a diverse wealth of knowledge and a holistic engineering approach under one roof.

September 2017

Doubled Production on Limited Floor Space

POSTED: 09/28/2017

A year ago, German audio equipment leader beyerdynamic aimed to increase factory floor productivity by 50% on a 4-year plan. This had to be done in the same production space, without compromising the brand’s highest quality standards. A Vision System That Solves Every Manufacturer’s Problem Collaborative robots rapidly became the number

Wrist Camera Increases Daily Production to Deliver Big Orders in Tight Delays

POSTED: 09/28/2017

Mississippi’s WALT Machine Inc. specializes in high-precision optical work for scientific camera assemblies. Each spring WALT Machine must meet a massive challenge: Deliver around 6000 camera housings in 2 months’ time, with only one CNC machine. A First Simple Vision System for Collaborative Robots Being able to deliver this massive order

August 2017

Control Panels USA and OCTOPUZ: A Winning Combination

POSTED: 08/23/2017

Control Panels USA is a UL508A, UL698A, & UL698B manufacturer of Control Panels and Relay Rack assemblies for clients in a wide range of industries. They have been providing reliable,

KUKA Case Study

POSTED: 08/22/2017

A highly developed ready-made solution When dealing with highly sophisticated production lines and multi-robot work cell installations one of the best ways to test and verify decisions is to simulate in a 3D environment and see these operations as realistically as possible in real-time. KUKA chose the Visual Components simulation and

Fastems Case Study

POSTED: 08/22/2017

How has Fastems benefited from collaborating with Visual Components? Fastems, an independent robot integrator with over 20 years of experience in the machining industry, is a major player in the field of robot integration. The company employs 500 people worldwide and since its founding in 1990, Fastems has delivered over

Bell Helicopter Case Study - Setting the Pace for the Vertical Lift Industry

POSTED: 08/21/2017

Robot simulation in the aviation industry Bell Helicopter is a Texas-based manufacturer of vertical lift aircraft. Bell has become the industry leader since its founding in 1935 and was also the first company in the world to obtain certification for a commercial helicopter. Bell Helicopter representatives were able to see firsthand

Kaufman Case Study

POSTED: 08/21/2017

Kaufman Engineered Systems has been at the forefront of complete line automation for over 70 years. Hundreds of successful companies have chosen them for their single-source convenience, responsive service, and unmatched machine performance. Kaufman has become an international leader in the fields of robotic palletization, stretch wrap systems, conveyor systems, and

July 2017

Collaborative Robots in the Classroom Deliver Hands-on Learning

POSTED: 07/20/2017

RAMTEC Career center in Ohio is home to the largest, most comprehensive robotics education center in the U.S. In order to increase the number of skilled manufacturing employees to meet future market needs, the school is now training students ranging from middle school to industry professionals with collaborative robots from

Universal Robots Saves 9 Hours of Production Time at Glidewell Laboratories

POSTED: 07/20/2017

It usually takes five days from when a dentist sends an impression of a patient’s teeth to the lab, until the finished crown returns.  A process, that Glidewell Dental Laboratories wanted to optimize.   David Leeson, engineering manager at Glidewell, had his eyes on Universal Robots’ collaborative robot arms as he

How Dynamic Group Quadrupled Production Capacity with Collaborative Robots

POSTED: 07/20/2017

Dynamic Group had difficulty staffing their injection molding production and wanted to better utilize their existing labor force. Three collaborative robot arms from Universal Robots have now taken over several repetitive tasks resulting in improved product consistency and production capacity increases of up to 400%. Dynamic Group, a Minnesota based contract

A Robot Cell for Sound Deadener and Blackout Spray

POSTED: 07/07/2017

Problem: One of our long-term customers in the automotive industry reached out to us for advice on improving a step in their manufacturing line for a new model of vehicle.  The existing process used employees to manually spray sound deadener and blackout material under vehicles.  The two main reasons to automate

Piston Ringer Assembly: Rewriting the Code

POSTED: 07/07/2017

Problem: One of Patti Engineering’s customers in the heavy equipment manufacturing industry came to us with a project to upgrade the controls program for a piston ringer assembly. The fully-automated subsystem contains a 6-axis robot and 6 rotary tables which install 3 piston rings on each piston set. The assembly process

How Dimic Steel Tech Cut Their Programming Time In Half

POSTED: 07/06/2017

Dimic Steel Tech, a metal fabrication and machining service provider in Upland, California uses OCTOPUZ to program their robot, a KUKA KR 16 for MIG welding, from start to finish. Every part they have is programmed in OCTOPUZ so that it is easily placed on


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