Collaborative robot application specialist Robotiq has introduced a “versatile and affordable” bin picking system which will bring additional proficiency and flexibility to a broad spectrum of mid to high volume manufacturing and processing operations. In line with the company’s core value of democratising automation, the Robotiq Bin Picking Kit provides a complete solution for locating,…
Nidec is to supply “super flat” actuators for a new German Bionic exoskeleton prototype, which will be showcased at an exhibition in Tokyo. A German Bionic exoskeleton prototype based on its Cray X power suit that uses Nidec-Shimpo’s innovative super flat actuator will be displayed at the International Robot Exhibition 2019 (iREX 2019), a trade…
Vacuum specialist Schmalz has unveiled numerous “clever” solutions for the automated handling of delicate electronic components. For example, gripping systems that reliably protect delicate components against electrostatic discharge. Electrostatic charges and the resulting uncontrolled electrostatic discharge (ESD) produce irreversible damage to electronic components such as chips or printed-circuit boards.