PRECISION SENSOR manufacturer, Micro-Epsilon, has introduced a new range of high precision 3D snapshot measurement sensors that are suitable for automated, inline measurement of geometry, shape and surface quality of objects. The sensors stand out due to their extremely high resolution and repeatability, as well as their large measuring area.
PORTESCAP HAS launched an online product recommendation tool for its brush and brushless DC motors. The Portescap MotionCompass enables users to input the operating points and key parameters – as well as requirements for gearboxes and position feedback – then provides a prioritised list of the different products that meet the needs of the application.
THERE ARE plenty of scenarios where robotics can be deployed to increase productivity and precision while removing people from the drudgery of repetitive tasks. Cobots take this a step further by being able to work alongside human operators in a truly collaborative way. Barry Weller elaborates
A LIFE cycle assessment service provides a dynamic report of the age and operating performance of every ABB drive and motor across a plant, helping to save time and money and improve profitability by preventing lost production.
ROBOTICS MANUFACTURER, FANUC, is breaking into the waste management industry by partnering with intelligent waste management start-up Recycleye. Over the past 12 the months, Recycleye has combined its validated AI computer vision technology with FANUC’s 60+ years of experience in automation, to deploy and scale Recycleye Robotics, an AI-powered robotic waste-picking system.
THE INTRODUCTION of the 'superdeduction' tax incentive is set to provide a sharp boost to investment this year for manufacturers as companies plan to increase or bring forward their plans in response according to a survey released by Make UK, the manufacturers' organisation.
WITH THE phased easing of the current lockdown restrictions, together with the opening of a brand-new academy training headquarters, Thorite has announced the restart of its Foundation in Pneumatics Academy Training Courses, commencing in late June 2021.
DRONE MAJOR Group has announced the launch of the first ever drone technology ‘Test and Development Area’ project, to be created in the Liverpool City Region. The project is to be delivered in partnership with Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) and is expected to put the region on the path to become a global leader in the deployment of cutting-edge drone technology.