Robots

Robots are used primarily in injection molding but in other processes as well as a means to automate the process and reduce cost by eliminating the need for operator intervention. Robots can be used for part/sprue removal, part assembly and even packaging.

Features

K 2016 Preview: Injection Molding

Adapting injection molding to the concept of Industry 4.0 is gaining momentum. At this show you’ll see that the interconnected, integrated “factory of the future” is almost here.
Close-Up on Technology

Wittmann’s 40th Anniversary Gala Unveils a Host of New Products

New machinery, robots, and auxiliaries demonstrate continued momentum of technical development—and preview some K 2016 exhibits.
New Product Announcements
New Product

AUTOMATION: Cobot Adds a 7th Axis

In what it calls a first iteration collaborative 7th axis, Universal Robots (UR) showcased one of its 6-axis robot arms mounted to a linear actuator in a faux machine-tending display at Plastec West.