Mecademic showcases ‘world’s smallest, most accurate’ 6-axis robot

A company called Mecademic is showcasing what it claims is the world’s smallest and most accurate six-axis robot.  The Meca500 is small enough to fit into a briefcase and its makers claim that the tiny robotic arm has a repeatability of just 5 microns, or 5 millionths of a metre. The Montreal, Canada-based Mecademic was founded by Jonathan … Continue reading Mecademic showcases ‘world’s smallest, most accurate’ 6-axis robot

30 industrial robot manufacturers to watch in 2018

2018 looks all set to be a bumper year for sales of industrial robot arms across all categories – from the large, heavyweight class right down to the small desktop variety.  With established robot makers expanding their range, and with new startups launching innovative new models, the market is more dynamic than ever. Oversupply may … Continue reading 30 industrial robot manufacturers to watch in 2018