ABB Inc.

1250 Brown Rd.
Auburn Hills, WI 48326 US

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As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

ABB Has Extended Its CP600 Control Platform for Extreme Environments
ABB has expanded upon the current CP600 control platform to provide a human-machine interface (HMI) for high-end applications and challenging installations.

ABB OmniCore robot controller

Robot Controllers Ease Interconnectivity
ABB’s OmniCore robot controller family offers broad motion control options for the connected shop floor.

ABB Robotics will display its FlexLoader FP 300 and SC 3000 at IMTS 2018.

Robotic Cells Enable Automated Tending of Parts
IMTS 2018: ABB Robotics’ FlexLoader FP 300 and SC 3000 machine tool tending cells feature a six-axis robot customized to the reach and payload requirements of specific applications.

robot with white-light scanning sensor for part inspection, especially automotive inspection

Inspection Automation
A 3D white-light scanning sensor mounted to an industrial robot enables accurate, unattended part inspection.

ABB and IBM partnership

ABB, IBM Partner to Combine Automation, AI for Manufacturing
The partnership is intended to provide Internet-of-Things platforms combining ABB Ability and IBM Watson for such applications as automated quality control.

Robotic Cell for Handling Gears
The less manual handling of a gear before and after the heat-treating process, the better. This robotic gear-handling cell automates this critical stage, increasing both safety and part quality.

FlexMT machine tending system from ABB Robotics

January 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Robots & Automation
The January product spotlight includes automated solutions for machine tending, welding and more.

ABB IRB 1410 robot

Reshoring, Robots and the New Factory Floor
Plastics processors are adopting robotics in a major way to compensate for a dwindling talent pool and reshored jobs.

The top-mounted, linear-axis ABB 6620LX robot serves four CNC machining centers

Robots Increase Automotive Component Production
Auto parts manufacturer DAU Componentes in Burgos, Spain increases shop efficiencies by using robotics to automate loading and unloading of workpieces into CNC machines.

ABB Robotics Offers Education Package
Teachers at qualifying schools can receive training and course materials to teach robotics.

FANUC’s LR Mate 200iD mini robot is approximately the size of a human arm with all cabling, air tubes and valves enclosed within the device, enabling it to be installed inside a machine with minimal interference.

January 2014 Product Spotlight: Robots and Automation
The Modern Equipment Review Spotlight in our January issue features robotics and industrial automation equipment. Click through the slideshow to see a selection of the highlighted products, and visit the Robots & Automation zone (link in the sidebar) to learn more.

Simulating Automation
Software designed for simulating and controlling machine-tending robots can help avoid collisions, protect equipment and simplify the setup of automated cells.

ABB Robotics machine-tending software

Software Combination Enables Machine-Tending Robot Cell Simulation
ABB Robotics offers two flexible, easy-to-use programs for 3D simulation, validation and optimization of factors such as cycle times, postprocessing capabilities and collision risks.

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 manufacturing sector.

Product Categories of ABB Inc.

Additive Manufacturing Machines—Directed Energy Deposition
All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading & Feeding Equipment not specified
Automated System & Cells for Assembly & Test
Automated System & Cells for Material Forming & Fabricating
Automated System & Cells for Material Joining
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Laser Cutting Systems
Plasma-Arc/Plasma Cutting Machines
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Robot Controllers
Robot Tooling/Grippers
Robots, Industrial
Software, Engineering Analysis & Simulation
Welding Machines & Equipment

Trade Names

FlexMT Robotic Machine Tending Cell