Should shaft encoders or bearingless encoders be used? Should capacitive, magnetic, or inductive encoder sensors be used? Where should design engineers deploy each encoder type and why?
Bosch Rexroth’s CNC system MTX with new hardware is designed to achieve even shorter cycle times and better machining quality with just one central controller.
Make the right choice to drive electrical efficiency.
Hardware and software advances such as improved sensors and the cloud have helped robot grippers enable safer, closer human-robot collaboration, ease of use, and flexibility for many different applications.
Industrial robot end of arm tooling (EOAT) trends include safer grippers and greater connectivity as companies face greater productivity and demand from their customers.
AutomationDirect’s IronHorse MTCP2 industrial duty motors are available in 1200, 1800, and 3600 RPM and have totally enclosed fan cooled (TEFC) enclosures with a cast-iron frame and ribbed design.
Oil & gas revenue increases lead 4% sector growth according to a report from IHS Markit.
Machine running speed nearly doubled with greater product control, quick ROI.
Applied Motion Products' HX56-100 hazardous location stepper motor is certified for use in hazardous locations such as oil, gas, printing, and paint finishing applications.
Five ways to lower robotic system risks: Industrial safety, while a widely used term, is a misnomer; nothing is without risk. When something is declared safe in an industrial setting, those involved should think again about risk assessment and determine if the risk is acceptable.