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What's New In Robotics?  17.01.2020

Good morning. In this week's news mix: Universal Robots launches cobot leasing program, Bossa Nova's massive Walmart deal and DHL's cobot plans.  We also applaud the arrival of xenobots, meet Stanford's PigeonBot, explore issues of trust with Antonio Chella and much more!

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Jan 17, 2020 7:00 AM. 9 min read time
 
What's New In Robotics?  17.01.2020

Good morning. In this week's news mix: Universal Robots launches cobot leasing program, Bossa Nova's massive Walmart deal and...

Emmet Cole
By Emmet Cole
on Jan 17, 2020 7:00 AM
Read more 9 min read time
5 Machine Tending Problems That Vacuum Grippers Solve

Machine tending is a very popular cobot task but it can cause problems when using a fingered gripper. Vacuum grippers can be...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Oct 03, 2019 11:02 AM
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11 Helpful Questions About Machine Tending with Vacuum Grippers

Machine tending is one of our most popular tasks for new cobot users. You can now use a vacuum gripper! Got some questions?...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Sep 19, 2019 11:02 AM
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Fusion OEM Doubles Production Capacity in CNC Machining Operations

 Fusion OEM specializes in part machining for customers in the midwestern USA. This high-mix, low-volume factory operates 14...

David Maltais
By David Maltais
on May 09, 2019 7:00 AM
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3 Common Problems for Scheduling in Robot Job Shops

How do you schedule jobs effectively in a job shop? It's a challenge with many potential solutions, but three problems often...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on May 02, 2018 7:00 AM
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Define Safety Planes Like a Pro

What's happening on DoF this week?

  • Help out some Pros in setting their safety planes!
  • Have you ever used mobile platforms in...
Amanda Lee
By Amanda Lee
on Apr 26, 2018 9:21 AM
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How to Do Process Analysis for Machine Tending

When talking about robots with outsiders, they often have preconceived ideas about the great things robots can do. They imagine...

Amanda Lee
By Amanda Lee
on Apr 12, 2018 7:00 AM
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How to Automate Machine Tending with Universal Robots

People in manufacturing often wonder why there’s so much interest in automating machine tending operations. After all, human...

Mariane Davids
By Mariane Davids
on Apr 03, 2018 7:00 AM
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Which is Better: a New Machine or a Dual Gripper?

When you're attempting to resolve a bottleneck issue, you might be wondering whether it's better to invest in a parallel...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Mar 21, 2018 7:00 AM
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