Parallel grippers withstand harsh environments while providing part-center accuracy of ±0.0010 inch. Applications include welding, grinding, class one clean room, epitaxial wafer fabrication, and hard disk fabrication. Double seals and a purge system keep debris from internal components, allowing a life expectancy exceeding 10 million cycles.
Robotic Accessories, 6555 State Rte. 202, Tipp City, OH 45371.
According to a study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, one of the factors in the collapse of the original World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was the reduction in the yield strength of the steel reinforcement as a result of the high temperatures of the fire and the loss of thermal insulation.
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Robots are getting more agile and automation systems are becoming more complex. Yet the most impressive development in robotics and automation is increased intelligence. Machines in automation are increasingly able to analyze huge amounts of data. They are often able to see, speak, even imitate patterns of human thinking. Researchers at European Automation
call this deep learning.
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