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Published: 8/14/2013

Flexible Robot Arm Boosts Production
By incorporating Universal Robot’s UR5 robot arm into its production process, RSS Manufacturing & Phylrich was able to take on a new job and free 30 percent more capacity from existing machines.

Published: 4/19/2013

Live-Monitoring Software Maximizes Automation Investment
By implementing its own shop management software, Lynar Corporation was able to increase productivity by 15 percent.

Published: 4/1/2013

Shop-Wide Automation Approach Enables 24/7 Machining
Using a flexible manufacturing system (FMS) and a 24/7 hour machining approach has enabled Micro-Mechanics to make production changes on the fly and virtually eliminate downtime

Published: 4/1/2013

Automation Boosts Throughput, Helps Best Use Skilled Workers
By automating tasks that require lesser skills, Hy-Tech was able to increase throughput and use its operators to their fullest potential.

Published: 6/11/2012

Machining Cell Helps Bolster Local Industry
A two-machine cell consisting of a turn-mill and surface grinder from Chevalier Machinery, both serviced by an industrial robot from ABB Robotics, play a key role in a San Antonio research and education institution’s mission to strengthen the local ...

Published: 5/14/2012

Fixtures Dovetail with Five-Axis Automation
Along with an in-house-designed line of custom dovetail fixtures, machines with the right features for automation provide benefits for both this five-axis specialist and its customers.

Published: 3/13/2012

Cell’s Benefits Derive From Sum of Its Parts
This shop’s experience with implementing a cell consisting of four robot-fed HMCS demonstrates that success depends on more than automation alone.

Published: 9/14/2011

Cell Controller Boosts Production Flexibility
By serving as the “brains” of a cell consisting of two machining centers and a work delivery system, cell control software from Erowa helps this manufacturer run lights-out 24/7 and achieve 90-percent spindle utilization.

Published: 1/25/2011

Vise Rigidity Boosts Robot Cell Output
To automate the fixturing of round machining center components, Haas uses a custom, robot-tended setup incorporating MoveLock vises from Kurt manufacturing. Thanks to these vises’ rigidity, the machine tool builder has doubled the output of it...

Published: 9/29/2010

Vise Automates Milling, Eliminates Fixture Setup
A machine tool builder phased in a three-machine robotic cell to improve productivity and automate machining of spindle shafts. A new vise model that provided repeatable clamping and eliminated fixture setups was key to the success of the new projec...