Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Servodrive control
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Advances in servodrive control include open architecture digital permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) controls for a milling machine axis control system, using real-time open architecture on a PXI platform. Servo technologies and techniques can improve manufacturing productivity and energy efficiency. Smaller,... Read More

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Robotics: Higher speeds, more power, programming advances
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Robotic announcements at Automate 2013, from Yaskawa Motoman, included a delta robot for high-speed packaging; robots for high-speed material handling, assembly, and packaging; a gateway that enables... Read More

Autonomous indoor vehicle requires no facility modifications
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Adept Technology Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions, announced the launch of the Adept Lynx. Lynx is a self-navigating Autonomous Indoor Vehicle (AIV)... Read More

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Two robots are better than one for nimble welding applications
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ABB Robotics attached a nimble 6-axis robot on the end of a long-reach 4-axis machine, for a 4.96 m total reach (195.28 in.), in 10 axes of motion, ideal for robotic welding. The Automate 2013... Read More

Universal Robots collaborate outside enclosures
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Universal Robots’ collaborative robots have opened up a new market for robotics in North America. The distributor list of the Danish robotic arms is rapidly expanding as resellers show the robots to... Read More

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Machine Safety: Identify machine safety standards for your business
Machine Safety: Identify machine safety standards for your business

Why is it important in the United States to identify machine safety standards for your business? I... Read More

Machine Safety: What is your safety elevator pitch?
Machine Safety: What is your safety elevator pitch?

In less than 30 seconds, tell me why I should care about your plans for exceeding industrial safety... Read More

Machine Safety: Safety and security combined
Machine Safety: Safety and security combined

Some recent reports say cyber attacks have grown by 600% since 2010 costing industry... Read More

Machine Safety: Crossing the yellow line
Machine Safety: Crossing the yellow line

The "yellow line" in manufacturing has been around for a very long time. But, a... Read More

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