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IAI - APPLYING A LIQUID SOLUTION TO A COPPER TWISTING MACHINE

Posted by Kelly Howe

Apr 26, 2016 8:30:00 AM

This post is brought to you by IAI.

Changing an air cylinder to ROBO Cylinder improved the cycle time for the solution application process.

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Topics: IAI, ROBO Cylinders, cylinder, solution, Machine

IAI at the 2015 International Robot Expo

Posted by Kelly Howe

Feb 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Here is IAI's full video of their upcoming products that were displayed at the International Trade Show in Tokyo in 2015.

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Topics: IAI, Robots

IAI's Continuity Inspection Tool - CT- Effects Application Example

Posted by Kelly Howe

Jul 23, 2015 9:24:25 AM

This post is brought to you by IAI.

Labor Cost Reduction ⇒ $9,000/year.

One Operator
*Labor $18.00/hour 8 hours/day
*Overtime work 2 hours
*250 operational days/year

*Exchange Rate: 1(USD)=100(Japanese Yen)

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Topics: IAI, CT Effects, Continuity Inspection Tool

IAI's Alignment of the Resin Block Application

Posted by Kelly Howe

Apr 6, 2015 10:16:54 AM

This post is brought to you by IAI America.

In a system for performing the alignment of some resin blocks, the ROBO Cylinder was adopted. The company’s products include designer plates to be used on the floor of a house by bonding resin blocks.  Previously, an air cylinder was used, this was changed to ROBO Cylinder which improved the cycle time and reduced the occurrence of Choco-Tei events.

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Topics: IAI, ROBO Cylinder, CT Effects, Resin Block

IAI's Spot Welding Application Example

Posted by Kelly Howe

Mar 31, 2015 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by IAI America.

Defective Products: 10 pieces/day ==> 0/day (Zero)

Production Amount: 1920 pieces/day ==> 5,236 pieces/day

Production Efficiency is Increased by 2.7 times

Personnel Expenses: Cost is Down by $20.000*/year

*Exchange Rate 1 (USD) = 100 (Japanese Yen)

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Topics: IAI, actuators, ROBO Cylinders, Spot Welding, CT Effects

IAI's Application Example of Pick & Place of Food Packaging

Posted by Kelly Howe

Jul 9, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Brought to you by IAI's Application Examples of Productivity Improvement.

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Topics: IAI, ROBO Cylinder

IAI's Example of Adhesive Applicators Demonstrating CT Effects

Posted by Kelly Howe

Jul 1, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Brought to you by IAI's Application Examples of Productivity Imporovement.

Production Amount per Day:
560 ⇒ 940 pieces: ⇒  Productivity Improvement of 68%

Equipment Overview

An Application for applying an adhesive to the cover of the lamp lights and an indicator light in the manufacturing of electronic components.

X-Axis: RCP2-SA7C
Y-axis: RCP2-SA7C
Z axis: ISB-MXL
Dispensing of the adhesive: RCP2-RA10C

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Topics: robotics, IAI, ROBO Cylinder