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Next generation: Robots that see
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Visual servo control: Vision used for robotic or machine guidance also can be used for in-line part inspection to enhance product quality with traditional feedback systems. See photos, video.Read More

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3D vision system performs rope wear analysis
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Three-dimensional (3D) imaging can be used to verify rope and cable quality to measure pitch length and diameter, and identify rope surface damage and type of wear, with accuracy surpassing current... Read More

Step-motor-based systems stay competitive
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Motion control: Traditional stepper-motor systems represent the only motion-control technology able to operate in open loop—although the addition of position feedback to enhance performance is on the... Read More

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Simulation software boosts machine productivity
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Application Update: Armor increased machine productivity 20% with simulation software to create improvements and decrease downtime.Read More

PC-based controls help packaging machines
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Application Update: Bag-in-box food packaging machines from Pattyn Packing Lines embrace modular concepts, adaptability, ease of maintenance, reliability, high ease of operation, and universal... Read More

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