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Robots & Automation

Industry 4.0 – Where Exactly Does Robotics Fit into it?

Industry 4.0 is the fourth industrial revolution that will take the manufacturing industry by storm. It is a form of radical and disruptive innovation that will see an enormous opportunity for the manufacturing industry.

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SP Technology and Collaborative Robots

General Motors spearheaded a research project in 1995 into making robots so safe that they could literally work hand in hand with people. Twenty-three years later, cobots (collaborative robots) have found a place on many […]

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SP Technology Solve 3-Cell Process to Data Acquisition

Accurate data control is a requirement in most industries. Recording data at each stage of the manufacturing process ensures a traceable product and allows for an assurance of quality on every item.

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EEF Launches Advanced Training in Robotics & Automation

EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, has launched a new training course to re-train and up-skill employees covering the knowledge and practical skills involved with robotic and automation engineering. This will make EEF one of the very […]

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PCE Automation Ltd Complete Acquisition

PCE Automation Ltd, have completed their acquisition of DB-Automation Ltd, acquiring 100% of shares from outgoing owners Mr D Bird and Mrs J Bird.

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FANUC Adds 6kg Payload Variant to SCARA Robot Range

FANUC has extended its popular range of Selective Compliance Assembly (SCARA) robots to include a model capable of processing parts weighing up to 6kg.

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SP Technology Deliver Production Automation for Medical Devices

The system is a fully automated machine, made up of three assembly and test modules. Specially coated bowl feed systems are used to feed very delicate parts into a rotary indexing feed system to allow […]

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Why Should I Automate My Production Line?

A series of workstations linked by a transfer system and an electrical control system is known as an automated production line. Each of these workstations performs a specific task or operation and the product is […]

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So Long, Downtime: FANUC Launches Intelligent Diagnostics for Robots

Downtime in industrial robots could soon be a thing of the past thanks to the latest intelligent diagnostics software from FANUC.

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FANUC Unveils Slimline Addition to General Purpose Robot Series

FANUC has unveiled a slimline range extension to its new generation of compact, general purpose robots, which is ideally suited to smaller, narrow work spaces and top-mount applications.

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