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Robots & Automation

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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Advantages and Disadvantages of Industrial Robots

When deciding to introduce industrial robots into your production line, consideration should be given to both the advantages as well as the disadvantages of industrial robots prior to a decision being made. Here we talk […]

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