With a need to meet the growing demand for its products and to shorten lead times, HepcoMotion invested in a KUKA robot to automate the loading and unloading of one of its CNC milling machines.
Developed specifically for sophisticated 6-axis robotic application in harsh industrial environments, the triflex TRLF multi-axis energy chain can be assembled by hand. In this video, igus demonstrate just how easy it is.
Introducing Banner's new washdown cover for 30mm Emergency Stop Buttons. The FDA-grade silicone cover can withstand high-pressure, high-temperature washdown and increases the product rating to IP69K and Type 4X. It provides additional protection against environmental hazards without compromising device actuation or visibility.
Rockwell Automation has a stated goal of enabling advanced analytics for manufacturing. Project Scio is the next step along that continuum. To make decisions when and where they matter most, new capabilities offered through Project Scio reduce hurdles to unleashing information. Find out how in this FactoryTalk Analytics Project Scio demo video.
The new generation Kanban without cards! StockSAVER is simple to install and is easy to extend. Clear and simple Kanban displays keep production and logistics informed and enables the process to become more robust and less susceptible to errors.
Watch the latest video from Werma describing how SmartMONITOR and AndonSPEED can help you optimise your processes and make a significant improvement to downtime monitoring, recording repetitive fault codes, generating simple and comprehensive status reports without the need for manual recording of data.
Thomson Industries has released an educational video that summarises the benefits of smart actuators, which feature integrated electronics.
Mitsubishi Electric's Linear Transfer System addresses industry challenges such as shorter response times to new market trends, increased demands for customisation, and cost pressures. It offers greater production line flexibility by using on-board intelligence and connectivity to allow each carriage to behave differently and autonomously.
The V&A museum played host to a unique performance that used contemporary dance and cutting-edge technology to change the public perception on robots. Called Slave/Master, it brought together a host of automation technology, software and engineering support from the likes of Rockwell Automation, Adelphi Automation, KUKA Robotics, SCM Handling and Autodesk.