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C3: Coffee, Cobots & CNCs - Updated Date

Posted by Mark Howe

Mar 5, 2018 5:39:03 PM

***DUE TO THE PENDING INCLEMENT WEATHER, OUR "C3: COFFEE, COBOTS, & CNCs SHOW DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 9th from 9am-12pm!!!***

Come visit us at Allendale Machinery Systems and enjoy this FREE unique learning opportunity with The Knotts Company featuring Universal Robots and Robotiq.

  • Watch cobots interacting with CNC machines LIVE and learn how they work.
  • Discover how they can help streamline your business to run more efficiently.
  • Learn the benefits of using collaborative robots for your machine tending applications.
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Material Transfer Pumps Improve Throughput & Quality in Pharmaceutical Assembly Operations

Posted by Mark Howe

Feb 28, 2018 8:10:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Bimba | Vaccon

Material transfer pumps automate the sorting and recycling of defective sample tubes in pharmaceutical assembly operations. The previous process required manually removing uncapped sample tubes from an assembly line, a labor intensive and inefficient process that reduces productivity.

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Topics: vacuum, Vaccon

Bimba TECH TALK: Telescoping Electric Actuator

Posted by Mark Howe

Feb 27, 2018 11:13:00 AM

Bimba's Electric Motion Group (EMG) created this special telescoping electric actuator. This actuator uses arc belt technology and two different carriages to produce 60% more stroke than actuators of comparable size with a single carriage.

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Topics: bimba, bimba electric

C3: Coffee, Cobots & CNCs

Posted by Mark Howe

Feb 23, 2018 11:33:49 AM

Come visit us at Allendale Machinery Systems and enjoy this FREE unique learning opportunity with The Knotts Company featuring Universal Robots and Robotiq.

  • Watch cobots interacting with CNC machines LIVE and learn how they work.
  • Discover how they can help streamline your business to run more efficiently.
  • Learn the benefits of using collaborative robots for your machine tending applications.
Read More

Bimba TECH TALK: Bumpers and Cushions for Pneumatic Actuators

Posted by Mark Howe

Feb 22, 2018 10:13:00 AM

Join Taylor Phillip, Application Engineer for Bimba Manufacturing, as he describes the differences between Cushions and Bumpers and the reasons for using each.

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Topics: bimba, bimba pneumatic

WHEN YOU CAN’T AFFORD DOWNTIME, EVEN IN THE TOUGHEST CONDITIONS

Posted by Mark Howe

Feb 20, 2018 8:07:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Universal Robots.

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Topics: Universal Robots

Reduce Cycle Time with Automatic Sorting System

Posted by Mark Howe

Feb 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Intelligent Actuator

System Overview of a potential automation application.

1. Explanation of Process Cardboard boxes containing CDs travel on a conveyor. There are five different types of cardboard boxes, and each type contains different CDs. Boxes are sorted by type and transferred onto five product conveyors.

2. Explanation of Operation

  • A cardboard box moves on the transfer conveyor and passes the product identification unit. The unit reads the bar code on the cardboard box and identifies the type of CDs packed in it.
  • As the cardboard box arrives in front of the applicable conveyor, it is pushed by the sorting air cylinder onto the conveyor.
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Topics: intelligent actuator, automation

Flex Uses Mobile Robots to Stay Lean

Posted by Mark Howe

Feb 8, 2018 8:22:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Mobile Industrial Robots

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Can You Afford Not to Have a Robot?

Posted by Mark Howe

Feb 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by David Maltais at Robotiq

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Argon Medical Addresses High Labor Costs and Productivity with MiR Robot

Posted by Mark Howe

Feb 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Mobile Industrial Robots

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