Boston Dynamics Handle Robot Reimagined for Logistics

The boxes used in the video weigh about 5 Kg (11 lbs), but the robot is designed to handle boxes up to (15 Kg) (33 lb). This version of Handle works with pallets that are 1.2 m deep and 1.7 m tall (48 inches deep and 68 inches tall).

Guide to 3D Printing on the Production Line

White Paper - Many manufacturers have realized significant cost savings and productivity improvements by integrating high strength additive manufacturing (AM) technology into their business, especially in support of their maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) strategy.

How to Avoid the Top Manufacturing Safety Hazards

These are the four most common workplace injuries, but they aren't the only ones that can occur. The best thing supervisors and business owners can do to protect their employees from on-the-job injuries is to implement comprehensive safety training and continue it annually

HelMo mobile robot system brings flexibility to the connector assembly line

HelMo is capable of navigating with complete autonomy by permanently monitoring its environment with three integrated laser scanners and can perform its tasks either fully automatically or in collaboration with humans.

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.

Value of Blockchain in Manufacturing

Blockchain has massive value in supply chains, and supply chains are the cornerstone of every manufacturing business. As such, increasing supply chain efficiency via the implementation of this technology will mean manufacturers can improve their material ordering process...

What Is the Point in Precision?

The concept of "precision" is analysed, and it is suggested that when looking at motion control solutions that provide sub-micron and nanometer-level accuracy, a new language is necessary, and new standards are required to indicate the real levels of precision...

Stud Welding: What Is It And What Are The Benefits?

Should you be using stud welding in your metalwork?

Taking an Independent Path: Strategies for Low Risk Sourcing of Components in a Constrained Market

Industrial control equipment industry looks to independent distributors to address chronic shortages in the availability of electronic components

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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 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.