Robots & Automation

Exploring the: Robots & Automation Zone

141 Results for: Blog

Sort by:
Published: 10/24/2016

The Mobile Cobots Are Coming
Otto Motors, Yaskawa America and Mobile Industrial Robots are stretching the limits of collaborative robotics for the shop floor by adding autonomous mobility.

Published: 10/10/2016

Video: Robot Lets Short-Run Shop Take on Large-Quantity Work
The robot needing no guarding on the shop floor offers an accessible way for a shop to expand its capacity by running unattended through nights and weekends.

Published: 9/27/2016

Using Collaborative Robots for Laser Scanning
This device is said to be the first programmable laser scanning system for automated 3D scanning, measurement and gaging using a collaborative robot.

Published: 9/21/2016

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility
Manufacturing equipment is powerful, and things that are powerful also tend to be dangerous. Has your shop taken the necessary safety precautions?

Published: 9/14/2016

Video: Otto Motors Shows Self-Driving Vehicles on the Mfr. Floor
Otto Motors is showing its self-driving vehicles in booth NC-660 designed for the materials handling industry, with what seems like potential for wider applications.

Published: 9/13/2016

Cell Automates Multiple Part Change-Overs
An automated work cell on display in Okuma’s Booth S-8500 demonstrates not only robots loading and unloading parts, but also automated production run change-overs.

Published: 8/15/2016

Video: 5 Questions about Automation in Manufacturing
Productive uses of automation often involve people and technology working in parallel to complement one another.

Published: 8/4/2016

Acieta Event Explores the Use and Challenges of Collaborative Robots
Speakers describe some of the considerations relevant to the category of robots that are safe for operation near people.

Published: 7/19/2016

Five Steps to Choosing a Conveyor
Based on the most frequently asked questions directed at Dorner Mfg. Corp., the company made an infographic that details various configurations and options to consider.

Published: 7/5/2016

Automation Evangelists Cast Wide Net
This recent event was hosted by a network of suppliers in a single location touting a single message: Automation isn’t necessarily time-consuming and expensive, even for smaller shops.