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.
The modular, compact and portable design of the Lite Series conveyors make them easy to integrate with existing equipment and easy to move around when jobs or processes change frequently.
Machine accommodates multiple infeed and outfeed options for a range of part and capacity requirements.
After years of relying on an extensive machining cell for part production, this marine equipment manufacturer has now reduced part handling and improved quality through use of single-setup lathes and automated loading and unloading.
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.
This Indiana shop made a leap from manual machining and basic CNC technology to a sophisticated turning cell and has not looked back. It's been a customer driven transition.
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.
Maybe not. But, the candy-throwing robots at MetalQuest’s Nebraska facility do enable the contract machine shop to stand out at career fairs and similar events.
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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