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Robots & Automation

Cobot Technology – Delivering Synergy to Manufacturing

You will have no doubt encountered Assistive Robots, Autonomous Robots or Collaborative Robots (Cobots), on visits to automation trade shows.  You may have even seen through various news outlets how many industries are synergising humans […]

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Renmar Sign Agreement to Represent Topstar Robots in the UK

In late 2018, Kevin Horne, the MD of Renmar Plastics Machinery and Peter Tobin, the MD of AJ Robotics held talks with Topstar Robotics at their impressive Guangdong Province facility. An agreement to supply the […]

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FANUC Apprentice Shortlisted for SEMTA Skills Award

A robotics apprentice from FANUC UK, Christian Attewell, has been shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year (SME employer) at the prestigious Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies Alliance (SEMTA) Skills Awards 2019.

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Proof of Principle: Why?

A Proof of Principle prototype – often referred to as Proof of Concept – is the process of identifying if a particular process or group of processes are robust enough for full-scale automation.

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RNA CASE STUDY: Robot De-Moulding & Assembly Cell

The world’s leading intelligent lock manufacturer approached RNA to design and develop a robot de-moulding & assembly cell system to handle and assemble plastic moulded letter box facia plates.

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SP Technology Expands Applications Team

SP Technology designs and manufactures factory automation systems for global blue-chip clients in the pharmaceutical, medical, packaging, food, personal care, plumbing and tobacco industries.

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Calculating the Cost of Industrial Automation

As indicated in the name, automation refers to something automatically occurring. Within manufacturing, process and production automation occurs with the use of robots and control systems, amongst other things which reduce direct human involvement.

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What about URS?

What is a User Requirement Specification (URS) and why is it important? A URS is an extremely important technical document that is generated and used to initiate the tender process when a client is looking […]

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The Benefits of Machine Vision Technology

Machine vision inspection is widely recognised as a key technology for the automation of production lines.

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Stop, Collaborate and Listen: FANUC Launch Medium-Sized ‘Cobot’

A medium-sized robot for handling, picking and packing applications is the fifth model to join FANUC’s collaborative robot portfolio.

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