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Published: 1/10/2018

An Adaptable Automation System in Action
Videos show how a flexible robotic system for part loading and unloading helped a shop increase capacity.

Published: 1/3/2018

Inspection Automation
A 3D white-light scanning sensor mounted to an industrial robot enables accurate, unattended part inspection.

Published: 12/11/2017

Manufacturing News of Note: December 2017
SW North America opens a new facility to strengthen its automotive presence, Walter and Starrag focus on aviation and power turbines, and other manufacturing news.

Published: 11/20/2017

November 2017 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Robots & Automation
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on equipment for automating manufacturing processes.

Published: 11/10/2017

The Link Between Gaging and Tool Cost Savings
New software delivers the next step for Renishaw’s programmable gaging system: a mechanism for changing cutting tools when they are truly at the end of their life, not after an arbitrary number of pieces have been run.

Published: 10/13/2017

Video: High Production Rate on VMCs Using Robotic Automation
This “Twin Cell” system uses one robot to deliver work into the cell and another robot to load both of the machines. The choice to remove machine doors enables faster load/unload time between machining cycles.

Published: 10/9/2017

Manufacturing News of Note: October 2017
Industry technology partnerships, a management buyout, and other industry news.

Published: 10/5/2017

Buying an HMC: Tooling and Workholding Considerations
Is it time to move up to an HMC? Let’s look at tooling- and workholding-related concerns that those interested in acquiring an HMC will want to keep in mind.

Published: 9/23/2017

Two-Man Startup Automates Eyewear Production
Lowercase Eyewear needed a cost-effective way to produce eyewear in the United States. A Robotiq gripper on a UR5 collaborative robot arm enabled repeatable, consistent production so employees could work on more labor-intensive projects.

Published: 8/18/2017

Automation Events Highlight Deburring
This tedious, costly and complex operation was one focus of two complementary, same-day events that covered virtually every aspect of industrial robotic automation.