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4 Easy Steps to Automate Your Production

Posted by Kelly Howe

Sep 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

This post is brought to you by OptoForce

BRINGING AUTOMATION CLOSER

Automation is a hot topic nowadays and innovation is the driver of progress in industrial automation. The OptoForce company, based in Europe works to bring force control to the masses in industrial automation, by producing multi-axial force/torque sensors with a revolutionary, optical technology. OptoForce equips industrial robots with a sense of touch so that more tasks can be automated in a time saving way. A well-equipped, automated production line is crucial to shift to Industry 4.0. OptoForce can help in this process, with only keeping the following 4 steps in mind.

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Topics: automation, Robots, Sensors, cobots, OptoForce

OptoForce - How to Find the Center Point of An Object

Posted by Kelly Howe

Apr 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: solutions, automation, sensor, Universal Robots, OptoForce, center point

OptoForce - How to Find the Target Object

Posted by Kelly Howe

Apr 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: custom solution, OptoForce, robot

Polishing Components with Collaborative Robots

Posted by Mark Howe

Mar 20, 2017 12:44:54 PM

Polishing, buffering and sanding often require a very specific, delicate touch to ensure consistent quality.  Collaborative Robots combined with a Force Torque Sensor can ensure consistent polishing and buffing on the parts surface.  A Universal Robot with force control as part of its programming structure allows for this, and offers a flexible solution that will automatically adjust position in order to achieve the desired force.

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Topics: Universal Robots, Application, OptoForce