Automation is the individual use or integrated configuration of computer software, machines or other technologies ranging from fully mechanical systems to fully virtual networks, very simple to intensely complex in functionality, to carry out a task that would typically be done by a human worker. Robotics is a segment of automation involving a machine (robot) capable of making independent movements programmed to perform complex tasks ranging from simple handling of parts to full machine tending, welding, grinding and other operations typically performed by a human worker.
Workers at an aerospace company were attracted to cobots primarily because of the unique collaborative element that enables humans and robots to work together.
The ANCA Integrated Manufacturing System, AIMS for short, offers modularity and flexibility, which means that it caters to both small and large enterprise type manufacturers.
The speed, versatility, flexibility and precision of multi-axis machines supports a wide range of industries and part sizes.
Different types of CNC machines will appear in smart factories. Here’s what you need to know about upgrading and updating your machines.
Shops of all sizes are embracing automation and robotics systems and benefiting from major productivity gains with existing staff.
GROB Systems introduces the GRC-R12 Robot Cell, which offers a flexible, customizable solution for the GROB G150 5-Axis Universal Machining Center.
OnRobot’s D:PLOY automates robotic deployment for multiple applications directly on the factory floor with zero programming or simulation needed.
Beckhoff Automation’s EtherCAT-enabled PS2000 power supply series provides transparent mains and system monitoring for wide-ranging applications.
Machining Industry News
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