Discrete Manufacturing - Robotics

Service robots replacing human workers according to report

IHS Markit reported that the market for professional service robots is forecast to increase very... » more

Robotics industry: September fundings, acquisitions, failures

Additive manufacturing, exoskeleton robots, mobile robotics, and machine learning are among... » more

Robot safety conference, collaborative robot workshop announced

The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) is hosting two events in Cincinnati: The 28th National... » more

2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists

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Roundtable on robotics: More, smarter robots

Advice on robotics: Where should robotics be used? How are collaborative robotics progressing?... » more

Robot series for CNC, machine tending applications

Mitsubishi Electric Automation's RV-F Series of 6-axis robots, the RV-35F, RV-50F, and RV-70F... » more

Workcell for welding applications

Yaskawa Motoman's ArcWorld C-30 workcell is designed for welding of small- to medium-sized parts... » more

Arc welding robot for high-density layouts

Yaskawa Motoman's 6-axis MA1440 arc welding robot features a 6 kg payload and a large 50 mm wrist... » more

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Zero backlash brake for indexing, positioning systems

Nexen Group's Model I-300 is a spring engaged, air released, power-off brake designed to provide high torque for backlash-free holding and emergency stopping on indexers and positioning systems. » more

Explosion-proof motion sensor for hazardous locations

Larson Electronics' EXP-MS-N4X-AT-HV explosion proof motion sensor is designed for use in hazardous areas and is constructed of copper free non-sparking aluminum construction with a glass window front for motion detection. » more

2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, until Dec. 21. » more

Drive solution for hazardous locations

Danfoss' Vacon X5 HazLo is an ac drive designed for hazardous locations and applications such as refineries, utility gas plants, or other areas where ignitable substances are not normally present but may exist in unusual... » more

Brush dc motor series for semiconductor applications

Torque Systems has developed a high performance family of three size 15 permanent magnet dc motors that are designed for applications including semiconductor processing, equipment robots, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and... » more

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Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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