AUTOMATION

Aerospace

Taking an Automated Aerospace Approach

A flexible manufacturing system helps an Indiana job shop run a high mix of aerospace work for long stretches of time and function more like a contract shop.

Automation

Agile's Machine Tending System Enables Lights Out Machining

Agile Robotics Systems has added compact models to its Agile Flex range of machine loaders, which are compatible with any CNC machine.

Automation

ABB's RobotStudio AR App Simplifies Robot Installations

ABB Inc.'s RobotStudio AR app allows users to visualize robot installations before they are implemented in real life.

Automation

Digital Manufacturing Comes of Age

As digital manufacturing technology matures more metalworking shops are finding proven and practical applications that provide real value.

Automation

OB7 Cobots Facilitate Socially Distanced Manufacturing

OB7 cobots by Absolute Machine Tools’ partner Productive Robotics maximize safety, convenience and productivity.

Automation

Mazak Leaders Share Observations of Machine Tool Market During Uncertain Year

Cybersecurity, hybrid machines, automation and the state of the market among the topics addressed. Virtual event with product launches to be held August 11.

Automation

Roid Robot Arms Built for Okuma Machines

IMTS Spark: Okuma America’s Roid-series robots are designed specifically to integrate with the company’s own machine tools.
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Automation

Midaco’s Automatic Pallet Changers Increase CNC Machine Efficiency

IMTS Spark: New automatic pallet changers from Midaco aim to increase CNC machine efficiency and overall productivity by eliminating spindle downtime and easing demands on the operator’s time.
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Automation

Software Updates Enhance Connectivity of Cobots from Productive Robotics

IMTS Spark: New software updates add 50 operational and ease-of-use features to the line of OB7 collaborative robots from Absolute Machine Tools’ partner Productive Robotics.
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Automation

Makino's MMC2 Automated Pallet System Improves Spindle Utilization

IMTS Spark: Makino’s MMC2 modular, automated material handling system Increases Production without adding staff or equipment.
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