Universal Robots USA, Inc.

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As Seen In Plastics Technology

Wisconsin Plastics UR5 cobot

Cobot Helps Molder Keep Pace
Collaborative robot boosts process efficiency by 25%, while unburdening workers from the shop floor’s more tedious tasks.

Proco Machinery palletizer for blow molded bottles with collaborative robot

Blow Molding: ‘Collaborative’ Bottle Palletizer
Collaborative robot arm makes new bottle palletizer safe to operate without guarding.

MakerBot 3D printers at Voodoo Mfg

Large-Scale 3D Printing Venture Competes with Injection Molding
With 160 FDM printers, a Brooklyn startup offers part runs up to 10,000 units—and soon perhaps 100,000—at prices competitive with injection molding.

 vision capabilities for Universal Robots

Automation: Collaborative Robots Get Vision Capabilities
Vision adds adaptive pick-and-place and stacking abilities for Universal Robots.

Agri-Industrial Plastics Mick Stielow and Geoff Ward

High-Tech Blow Molding At Agri-Industrial Plastics
This family-owned custom molder stands out in its use of advanced computer and automation tools to claim a niche in large, complex, and multi-layer parts.

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.

K 2016: Connectivity & Collaboration in Robotics & Automation
Besides a handful of new robots and pickers, the big themes were modular ‘plug-and-play’ automation, Industry 4.0 connectivity, easier programming, and safer collaboration with human workers.

Making Standard Robots More “Collaborative”
Laser scanners can slow or stop a robot temporarily when a human approaches.

Now That’s “Collaborative”!
Pick-and-place product handling … simple assembly tasks … sure, or why not serving a cold beer?

Let a Cobot Hand You a Beer
So-called “collaborative” robots (or “cobots”) are supposed to be safe and easy to get along with—no need to wall them off in their own guarded areas.

ROBOTS TO ‘COBOTS’: Next-Gen Automation in Plastics Processing
So-called ‘collaborative robots’ are a new category of ‘human-friendly’ automation that can work safely side by side with people, unprotected by guarding.

Robots as a Remedy to Shopfloor Tedium
In any industry, at any company, there are jobs that while being 100% necessary are nonetheless menial, and that tediousness can generate high turnover.

Product Categories of Universal Robots USA, Inc.

General Purpose Robots and EOAT