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Getting Started with Robotiq

Posted by Mark Howe

Dec 20, 2018 2:43:51 PM

When we seek Partners, we have some qualifiers. They must:

  • Solve an automation or manufacturing challenge
  • Offer solid, sturdy technical equipment 
  • Have excellent customer service and offer warranties
  • Be user friendly and quick to install

With Robotiq, we were impressed in all these areas. 

Most recently, we've appreciated their efforts on the customer education front. In these videos, Robotiq shares how to get started with their Gripper. It's well worth a few minutes to watch these, especially if you're considering acquiring one. These will show you how easy it can be to set the gripper up, then program it to your specifications.

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Topics: Robotiq, gripper, grippers, automation, automation solutions

Four Tech Trends Accelerating Robot Grippers and Cobots Into the Future

Posted by Kelly Howe

Dec 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Marc Prosser at Robotiq.

The future of collaborative robots is in their ‘hands’. Perhaps a poor play on words, but also an unavoidable fact. Grippers/robotic hands are almost invariably what cobots use to interact with their surroundings and perform tasks.

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Topics: Robotiq, collaborative robots, collaborative robot, cobots, grippers

3 Ways to Get Your Team on Board With Collaborative Robotics

Posted by Kelly Howe

Jun 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Mariane Davids at Robotiq.

When you announce that your manufacturing plant will be switching to collaborative robotics, there’s bound to be some discord amongst your team. After all, they’ll be wondering how it affects their jobs, if they’ll be pushed out by robotics, or a myriad of other concerns.

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Topics: Robotiq, collaborative robots, collaborative robot, cobots, grippers

The Knotts Co. Adds Robotiq to their Product Lines

Posted by Kelly Howe

Jun 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The Knotts Company is proud to announce our their new partnership with Robotiq, effective June 2017.  Robotiq is a manufacturer of 2-Finger Adaptive Grippers, 3-Finger Grippers, Wrist Camera Vision Systems as well as Force Torque Sensors. We are thrilled to be adding Robotiq to the diverse line of products that we carry. We look forward to working with them as well as showing our customers how their products can help their business thrive. 

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Topics: The Knotts Co, The Knotts Company, Robotiq, Products, cobots, grippers, Robots

Solving Complex Problems with Innovative Concepts & Robotic Solutions

Posted by Kelly Howe

Mar 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by Universal Robots.

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Topics: UR, grippers, Universal Robots, cobots, collaborative robots