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.

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NPE2018: Robots & Automation Tackle Increasing Complexity

Exhibitors highlighted brute strength, complex automation cells, wireless networking, new controls features, and “collaborative” applications. Automated one-minute mold change was another attraction.
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Technology Showcase at Wittmann Battenfeld’s 10th Anniversary Event

New injection machines, robots, auxiliaries, and software highlighted the two-day gala, along with some peeks at the future of “smart factories.”
New Product Announcements
Product

Low-Cost, High-Speed Assembly Robot

A low-cost delta or “spider” robot for high-speed assembly and pick-and-place tasks is newly available.