With no robotics experience, the Arizona-based Zippertubing Company integrated Universal Robots' UR5 cobot in vision-guided applications tending snap fastening machines for wrap-around cable jacketing. Watch how this was done.
Traceability in the Medical Sector, a Technical Challenge Governed by many standards ensuring the reliability of its components, the medical sector has implemented numerous traceability processes over the last few years. But SIC MARKING has tackled those challenges with laser marking. And thanks to the markings now applied to the various components, it is possible to obtain information about the manufacturer, as well as the component reference number and expiration date. Full Article
Top Trends and Technologies in Robotic Welding Several months into a new decade, welding technology continues to advance and be implemented on factory floors throughout the world. Yaskawa Motoman's product manager Josh Leath details several trends that may be helpful in moving your operations forward. Full Article
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SCHOTT, a leading manufacturer of specialty glass-ceramics, faced a 30% increase in the volume of test samples. The company has now deployed OnRobot's RG2-FT gripper to handle the extremely sensitive glass, inserting samples into a spectrometer with great accuracy.
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