August 2019 Product Spotlight: Robots & Automation
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on robotic arm and related technologies.
The image gallery above, based on Modern Machine Shop magazine’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight, features a selection of the product releases we have recently published pertaining to robots and automation in the machine shop. More can be found in our Zone dedicated to robotics and automation technologies.
Swipe through the gallery for details about each product, and follow the caption links for more information. Products featured in this month’s spotlight come from the following companies:
Several exhibitors at the recent EMO show in Hannover, Germany, featured demonstrations of robotic arms wielding live cutting tools such as end mills or face mills. Perhaps the most dramatic demo was presented by Delcam to showcase this CAM developer’s PowerMill Robot Interface.
As the novel coronavirus presents challenges for manufacturers and new opportunities for suppliers, manufacturers should not miss the chance to strengthen their supply chains.
This shop justified the robot solely through improved use of labor. Other benefits came to light after the automation arrived.