PT ZONE: Robots

Wittmann Battenfeld Previews New Technologies For Composites & Cell Integration
Open house in Austria offered a vision of a future with controls linking injection machines to a wide range of auxiliaries. Wittmann also signaled its debut in composite organosheet overmolding—with an added twist. More (+)
Wittmann Battenfeld to Make Injection Molding Machines in China
The Austrian headquartered supplier of injection molding machines, robotics and auxiliaries is planning a 2017 expansion that will add the manufacture of presses in China. More (+)


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Novel two-arm configuration has a total of 16 servo axes.

Meet YuMi: ABB’s new collaborative dual-arm robot

YuMi can reportedly collaborate, side-by-side, with humans in a normal manufacturing environment.

When Robots Make Sense For Part Packaging

Here are nine issues to take into account before automating your end-of-the-line part-packaging process.

INJECTION MOLDING: ‘Universal’ Robot Gripper System

Newest German robot EOAT supplier shows its latest components.

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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.


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