Machine Tending Robotic Cell features portability, easy setup and programming, high performance and safety layout for both job shops and larger scale production environments.
System includes a RoboDrill D21SiBadv Vertical Machining Center Series, which has several different pre-engineered end-of-arm and infeed/outfeed options for a range of part and capacity requirements for medium-volume applications.
Machine accommodates multiple infeed and outfeed options for a range of part and capacity requirements.
Kurt Workholding’s RV36 Gripper is a quick-change robotic arm gripper that saves space and improves efficiency with quick-change, customizable jaws and custom accessories.
The systematic implementation of Industrial Artificial Intelligence enables secure data sharing among manufacturers, remote monitoring and operations, managing geographically distributed assets and more.
FastLoad CX1000 is a simple to use, flexible cobot that can be outfitted with up to three modular carts to handle a wide variety of parts or allow more parts in the queue.
Pallet changer system added to a machining center enables unattended machining.
Before investing in a collaborative robot, consider conducting a risk assessment to make sure the man and machine are matched to the application.
Like many shops facing changes in customer demands, Pennsylvania-based American Turned Products (ATP) is making the necessary adjustments and adding operations to continue to compete in the difficult, high volume market. One of those adjustments is the company’s recent installation of an automated centerless grinding cell.
One of the advantages of a Swiss-type lathe is that once you’ve set up the bar feeder, you’re good to go until you run out of barstock. This accumulator simplifies the other end of the operation.
Two seven-axis robots enable two second-op mills to run lights out eight hours in the evenings to win 64 hours of unattended machining time per week for this Ventura, California, shop.
Roid series provides simple, reliable robotics for automating machining tasks.
Choosing a robot rental or leasing plan might be a wise business decision compared with purchasing a robot outright.
This inverted vertical turning machine can perform hard turning and grinding of chucked components such as gears while loading and unloading material and completed parts itself.
OB7-Stretch can tend multiple machines at one time when the robot needs to reach more than one machine and when the robot needs to reach deeply into a machine.
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