PT ZONE: Robots

Automation Cuts Production Time For LED Lighting Units by 89%
Robot-assisted overmolding helps Swiss company compete with low-wage countries. More (+)
PT Article Old Faithful Robot Gets Its Due at K Show
The purpose of a trade show like K 2016 in Dusseldorf last month is to show off new products to entice buyers. But Star Automation took the contrary approach, highlighting a 34-year-old model at the center of its booth, which was still running just fine. More (+)


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Now That’s “Collaborative”!

Pick-and-place product handling … simple assembly tasks … sure, or why not serving a cold beer?

INJECTION MOLDING New Drive, Control, Robot And Injection Unit Bow in at K 2016

The big news is a new controller equipped for Industry 4.0.

Left & Right Door Panels from One Machine, One Mold, Twin Robots

Twin robot arms tend a stack-type mold.

Used Machinery Dealer Expands in Southeast

ZAG Equipment has bigger facility in Gibsonville, N.C.

‘Collaborative’ Robots Demonstrated at K Show

Let a robot hand you a beer.

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OVERVIEW:
Robots

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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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