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ABB IRB 2600 ROBOTS IN AUTOMOTIVE SEALING SIMULATION
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12/30/2010  Post a comment
Simulation shows four IRB 2600 robots from ABB Robotics in automotive seam sealing application.
ZF1 Belt Actuator
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12/17/2010  Post a comment
In Depth look at Techno’s ZF1 Belt Actuator
Econobelt
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12/17/2010  Post a comment
Video overview of the products and services offered by Econobelt.
Heavy Duty Slide
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12/17/2010  Post a comment
Video overview of Techno’s Heavy Duty Slide
ICP Gantry
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12/17/2010  Post a comment
Techno’s ICP Gantry System – Compact, Automation, Endless Possibilities
Hydraulic Drive Technology for Solar Thermal Power Plants
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11/16/2010  Post a comment
See how Rexroth hydraulic drives and controls automate the rotation of mirrors in solar thermal power plants to optimize the clean, efficient creation of electrical power through solar thermal technology.
da Vinci Si HD Surgical System
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9/30/2010  Post a comment
The newly refined da Vinci Si Surgical System is the latest addition to the da Vinci® product line.
New Belgium Brewery
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9/28/2010  Post a comment
New Belgium Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado is one of the world's most successful microbreweries.
da Vinci Surgery patient experience
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9/28/2010  Post a comment
Robotic-assisted laparoscopy, such as the da Vinci system, allows the surgeon to sit at a stereo console and remotely control endoscopic instruments via a patient-side robot.
igus RX E-Tube Assembly
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9/3/2010  Post a comment
Detailed visual and instructions on how to set up RX E-tubes, fixed point, moving end.
Robolink igus Inc
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9/3/2010  Post a comment
Robolink igus Inc
DryLinW Functional Principles
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9/3/2010  Post a comment
DryLinW Functional Principles
Bal Seal Engineering - medelec animation
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8/19/2010  Post a comment
Bal Seal Engineering Inc. has announced plans to launch the world’s first integrated seal and electrical contact system for active implantable devices.
V Groove Guide Wheels for Harsh Environments
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6/11/2010  Post a comment
Whether it's grease, metal chips or sawdust -- These guide wheels made for harsh environments can handle high temperatures, low temperatures, debris and washdown.
PSD80 & PDU2M, Together as X-Y-Z
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6/11/2010  Post a comment
PSD80 is an exceptionally versatile linear actuator ideal for lighter load applications. PDU2M offers increased moment load capacity and stiffness suitable for multi-axis systems and demanding single-axis applications.
iglidur PRT Slewing Ring Bearings
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4/30/2010  Post a comment
iglidur PRT Slewing Ring Bearings are lubrication free, maintenance free, ready to install and robust.
igus RX E-tube Assembly
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4/30/2010  Post a comment
Detailed visual and instructions on how to set up RX E-tubes, fixed point, moving end.
igus Guidelock
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4/30/2010  Post a comment
Chip protection for long travels and roller support. Also possible in the radius-moving space.
Torsion-resistant cables
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3/1/2010  Post a comment
igus®’ shielded CF-ROBOT cable has been tested through more than three million torsional movements to +/- 270 degrees. This blended sheath cable with a flexible core is optimum for robotic applications.
DryLin® WJRM hybrid linear bearings are cost effective
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3/1/2010  Post a comment
The word 'hybrid' is used in engineering to describe a system where two technologies are combined together. igus® has now achieved this with a completely new type of hybrid linear bearing that both rolls and slides.
Take a look inside the igus® test lab
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3/1/2010  Post a comment
Each year, igus® performs more than 2,000 tests on cable carriers and continuous-flex cables, which have been successfully installed in a multitude of applications.
PDU2 & UtiliTrak
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2/18/2010  Post a comment
This printing equipment in action utilizes PDU2 and UtiliTrak from Bishop Wisecarver.
Custom QuickTrak
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2/18/2010  Post a comment
Watch this video to see a demo of custom-made QuickTrak from Bishop Wisecarver.
DryLin W Linear Guides with Manually Adjustable Clearance
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10/2/2009  Post a comment
DryLin W Adjustable features a manually adjustable clearance, thanks to a new ‘turn-to-fit’ hand clamp. Customers can decide for themselves whether the standard clearance is acceptable or if the unit needs to be pre-tensioned.
Energy Chain Cable Carrier Solutions for Cranes
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10/2/2009  Post a comment
Watch and learn how igus’ plastic Energy Chain cable carriers are used on cranes.
Step-by-Step Slewing Ring Assembly
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10/2/2009  Post a comment
Watch step-by-step as an igus® slewing ring bearing is assembled.
igus Drylin Linear Systems
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7/1/2009  Post a comment
Watch this video for a demonstration and simulation of igus Drylin Linear Systems.
igus E-ChainSystems for Machine Tools
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7/1/2009  Post a comment
igus E-ChainSystems are guided safely with Aluminum SuperTrough. Watch this video for a complete breakdown of features.
Chainflex Design in Action
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7/1/2009  Post a comment
Watch this video to see how hi-flex cable carriers stack up to igus Chainflex design.
infraLED Zeppelin Takes Flight
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4/26/2009  Post a comment
This blimp is designed to work in both autonomous and remote-control modes, responding to either a transmitter's directional commands or infrared (IR) beacon.
Festo's Robotic Penguins Fly and Swim
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4/20/2009  Post a comment
These seaworthy penguins sport wings of spring steel embedded in an elastic matrix of silicon, producing a sleek profile and the ability to twist to the most efficient pitch angle with each stroke.
Triflex R 3D E-Chain System
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4/13/2009  Post a comment
This video gives a rundown of the basic benefits of Triflex R Energy Chains for six-axis robots.
iglide Polymer Bearings in Action
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4/13/2009  Post a comment
Watch a simulation of igus iglide polymer bearings in action.
iglide Production Process
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4/13/2009  Post a comment
This video profiles the iglide production process.
Ballscrews for HSC Machines
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12/4/2008  Post a comment
Steinmeyer's Series 34xx and 35xx screws feature multiple threads and a nut especially designed for high-speed machines.
Wear on Ballscrews
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12/4/2008  Post a comment
Steinmeyer combination wipers provide protection from contamination.
A Better Belt Drive
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12/4/2008  Post a comment
A new linear actuator from Bell-Everman takes belt drive performance into linear motor territory.
Roboticist's Beer-Launching Fridge on Letterman
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12/2/2008  Post a comment
Finally, robotics being used for the benefit of mankind. On The David Letterman Show this roboticist explains and demonstrates his beer-launching refrigerator. And people called him lazy.
Introducing the New G3 Fieldbus
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11/4/2008  Post a comment
The G3 is the next-generation electronic platform that allows you easy access to connections. It includes a graphic display for configuration and diagnostics and easy robust connections and is highly distributable.
Advanced AC Drives Coming Soon
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10/8/2008  Post a comment
Yaskawa is poised to bring its matrix converter technology to the North America for the first time.
New Compensation Method Improves Machine Tool Accuracy
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10/5/2008  Post a comment
Siemens Energy & Automation has developed a new volumetric compensation system that battles the thermal and geometric errors that can plague even the best machine tools.
Guard-free Robotics at the Assembly Technology Expo
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9/24/2008  Post a comment
You don't usually see robots running in the middle of a trade-show floor without some sort of physical guarding to protect the innocent passerby from a robotic beat down. Pilz's "Safety Eye" system creates a protective barrier around the robot.
Bosch-Rexroth TSsolar Conveyor in Action
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9/24/2008  Post a comment
The Assembly Technology Expo highlighted some of the drive and control advances in conveyors used for solar, medical and other delicate manufacturing processes.
Next Engine Reverse Engineers Model Ferrari at IMTS
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9/10/2008  Post a comment
In its demo at the IMTS show, Next Engine used its scanner and the software to reverse engineer a model of a Ferrari – a toy really.
Fanuc Robots' Powerful IMTS 2008 Debut
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9/9/2008  Post a comment
On display at IMTS 2008, Fanuc Robots' powerful M-2000iA/900L offers a 900-kg payload. And it pairs that payload capacity with a wrist that appears super strong as well.
Staubli’s Robot for Solar Panel Automation
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8/26/2008  Post a comment
Staubli’s new heavy payload robot TX200PV is expected to help automate solar manufacturing applications. It was first unveiled (as seen in this video) at the Germany’s Automatica show in June.
Arm Robot in Action
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6/24/2008  Post a comment
Watch this arm robot display its full motion capabilities at the Robotics Expo.
Robotics in Action at Expo 2008
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6/24/2008  Post a comment
Watch this robot in action at the Robotics Expo 2008.
Animatronic Mr. Potato Head Carnival Barker
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6/20/2008  Post a comment
Learn about the obstacles that had to be overcome by Disney's Imagineers while building an animatronic Mr. Potato Head for Toy Story Midway Mania.
The Making of Toy Story Midway Mania
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6/19/2008  Post a comment
Watch this time-lapse footage for a look at what went into constructing Toy Story Midway Mania, Disney's new interactive gaming experience attraction.
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