AUTOMATION/ROBOTICS

NVIDIA Offers “Orin”; Fighting Cyberattacks; Under the Radar Weight Savings

NVIDIA Offers “Orin”; Fighting Cyberattacks; Under the Radar Weight Savings

Scott Anderson
Contributing Editor

Robot Developments for Automotive Applications

Spot welding continues to be a major application area in automotive and robot manufacturers are improving the tech to make that happen as efficiently as possible.
#MINI #tech #engineer

Include Inspection in Automation Plans

Expand your thinking for process and quality improvement.
#Siemens

About ADAS

A look at the technologies for SAE Level 1 automation.
#Volvo #GeneralMotors #Volkswagen

SCARAs Get New Drives, Cleaner Design

Stäubli Group (staubli.com) has introduced a new line of four-axis SCARAs (selective compliance articulated robot arms), the  TS2, which features the company’s proprietary JCS drive technology, previously used only on the company’s six-axis machines, says Sebastien Schmitt, Robotics Division Manager, Stäubli North America.

Five Major Pitfalls of Implementing Automation

July 14 @ 2 pm EST |Common things that can go wrong with automation projects and best practices to save time, money, and unnecessary headaches.

Tools You Can Use

Here are a few useful developments for your manufacturing operations, whether it is making components for electrical systems or camshafts or more.

Laser Blanking Line Means Significant Material Save

Increase production and save material. Seems like a double win for the sheet metal shop.
#Schuler

Robotic Sanding Tool for Improved Surfaces

End-effector allows consistency in surface prep
#3M

Paint by AI

Durr’s Machine learning software promises to improve quality and efficiency
#GeneralMotors #Durr

Comau to Spin Off from FCA Next Spring

Deal comes as FCA and PSA tune the terms of their proposed merger
#Fiat #europe #Chrysler

The Rise of Robots in Automotive

Yes, the auto industry continues to lead the way in robot orders according to the Robotic Industries Association.
#Ford

Omron and Production Traceability

Helping manufacturers hike quality by more closely tracking parts
#quality

Toyota to Launch. . . a City

Rather than just trying to see how advanced mobility and robotics will fit into existing structures, Toyota is building a city to help determine how these things can be best integrated into people’s lives
#people #Toyota

Robots in the Auto Industry

When it comes to the deployment of robots, the auto industry is the hands-down leader. Or maybe that should be “gripper down”
#emissions #Volkswagen #Rivian

Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s Remarkable Training Program

Yes, unemployment rates are low, but for more than a million people, employment is elusive. One company helped some of those people
#MitsubishiElectric #Mitsubishi

Autonomous Vehicle for the Factory

Although this may not seem like much, it is actually an advanced, sensor-equipped, artificial intelligence running. . . autonomous vehicle (AV): However, this development, the MiR1000 is designed for use in factories, not on limited-access highways.

Dexterous Cobot Speeds Inspection

On one of its lines at its Youngstown, Ohio, facility, contract manufacturer Comprehensive Logistics Inc. builds both gasoline and diesel engine subassemblies.