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The Applicability of Mobile Software Solutions in Manufacturing Facilities

There are many innovative use-cases in manufacturing for mobile software. Some of the more prevalent examples will be discussed below.

Automate 2019 with Güdel Inc.

Booth #7360 - We will be featuring a Gudel TrackMotion Floor (TMF-1) with a FANUC CR-15iA Collaborative Robot onboard. Cost-effectively and reliably extend the work envelope of any robot with Güdel’s TrackMotion floor mount configurations.

Automate 2019 with Dynatect

Booth #N8154 - Dynatect has drawn on 30 years of custom engineered solutions to develop standardized safety doors that are reliable and simple to integrate. This high-speed roll-up barrier offers benefits that cannot be achieved from sensors and light curtains alone.

Talking Automate 2019 with Zaber

Booth #N8334 - Linear Motor Stages with Built-in Controllers and Linear Encoders / Custom XYZ Gantry System

ProMat to Showcase Key Manufacturing and Supply Chain Equipment and Technologies

Expo will offer critical insight into leading trends including robotics, AI, blockchain and the digital workforce skills gap - April 8-11 in Chicago

Materials and Costs for 3D Manufacturing

Polymers are by far the most used 3D printed materials today, making up 80 percent of the market. The total value of the polymer based additive manufacturing segment grew at an annual growth rate of 29 percent to over $7 billion in 2018

The Heat Transfer Innovations That Are Changing Manufacturing And Production Processes – 5 Game Changers You Need To Know About!

The manufacturing and process industries are reliant on heat transfer. Some ground breaking innovations in and around this sector are helping to improve manufacturing operations, harness natural energy and conserve natural resources.

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Washtenaw Community College to showcase advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity programs at NAIAS

"Everything done to this vehicle was something that our students can learn in a class today, and it was done on equipment that is being used in the workplace today," said Advanced Transportation Center Director Al Lecz.

OMRON Showcases The Harmony Between Humans And Machines With The Largest, Most Advanced Interactive Exhibit Of AI, Robotics & Automation At CES 2019

Global technology leader returns with AI-equipped table tennis tutor and a glimpse at the factory floor of the near-future, in which humans and machines work collaboratively

Origin Comes Out of Stealth and Introduces Open Additive Production -- A Completely New Approach to Additive Manufacturing

The company also announced a new partnership with BASF, one of the largest chemicals producers in the world, to develop material for Origin's "open additive production" platform, which includes extensible software, modular hardware, and world-class materials from BASF

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PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO: The Main Event for Packaging in 2020

Where Your Business Takes Center Stage

Shuttleworth to Partner with Soft Robotics at Automate 2019

The demo will feature Shuttleworth's Slip-Torque® roller technology conveyor equipped with Soft Robotics' SuperPick™, designed specifically for ecommerce and more. A unique feature of this demo is that it requires no human interaction.

Bally Ribbon Mills Highlights Biomedical Webbing and Tapes

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics, highlights its line of biomedical tapes and webbing, ideal for use in cardiovascular, orthopedic, and dental prosthetic applications.

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Zaber's X-LRQ-DE Series: High Precision Stages with Built-in Controllers and Linear Encoders
Zaber's X-LRQ-DE Series: High Precision Stages with Built-in Controllers and Linear Encoders

Zaber's X-LRQ-DE Series: High Precision Stages with Built-in Controllers and Linear Encoders

Zaber's X-LRQ-DE Series of linear stages have high stiffness, load, and lifetime capabilities in a compact size. The integrated linear encoder combined with stage calibration provides high accuracy positioning over the full travel of the device. At 36 mm high, these stages are excellent for applications where a low profile is required. The X-LRQ-DE's innovative design allows speeds up to 205 mm/s and loads up to 100 kg. Like all Zaber products, the X-LRQ-DE Series is designed for easy set-up and operation.

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EXAIR Corporation

EXAIR intelligent compressed air® products solve problems in industrial plants while reducing compressed air consumption and increasing safety for personnel. We have the largest variety of sizes, materials and performance characteristics in order to provide the best solution for your processes and problems. Our products are commonly used to conserve air, cool processes or parts, convey material, clean surfaces or coat surfaces. EXAIR's 15 extensive product lines include air knives, air wipes, air nozzles and jets, atomizing nozzles, static eliminators, cold gun air coolant systems, air amplifiers, safety air guns, air operated conveyors, industrial housekeeping products, vortex tubes and spot cooling products, cabinet cooler systems, vacuum generators, compressed air optimization products, and associated accessories. Products meet OSHA standards and are CE and RoHS compliant. Five-year warranty on compressed air products and one-year warranty on accessories and electrically powered products.