Topic: Robotic

ABB Robotics Value Provider Status

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SP Automation & Robotics is delighted to announce that it has been awarded ABB Robotics Value Provider Status. SP Automation & Robotics has been integrating ABB robots and components in... Read more

When do you need robot vision?

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I THINK WE NEED ROBOT VISION.   This is a statement that can strike fear into the heart of even the most seasoned robotics specialists. This is because of a widespread... Read more

What are Pick & Place Robots?

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What are pick and place robots? Pick and place robots are commonly used in modern manufacturing environments. Pick and place automation speeds up the process of picking up parts or... Read more

Pick and place robot applications

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Applications for pick and place robots Pick and place robots are often used in manufacturing but are also used in applications such as packaging, bin picking and inspection. Here’s a... Read more

How To – Pick & Place using Collaborative Robots

How To - Pick & Place using Collaborative Robots   This is the first in our series of "How-To" using Collaborative Robots. Learn how these cobots are flexible and easy... Read more

Can Labour Shortages be Solved by Cobots?

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Can labour shortages be solved by Cobots - Collaborative Robots?   What is a Cobot? Universal Robots introduced the Collaborative Robot (Cobot) into the market as a commercially viable solution... Read more

Benefits of Collaborative Robots

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[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://d1ssu070pg2v9i.cloudfront.net/pex/spautomationandrobotics/2020/02/18192022/URTask_appliactions.mp4"][/video] 6 Benefits of Collaborative Robots (cobots) Robots are moving from behind fixed and caged locations to work stations alongside human workers. Not to mention moving from... Read more

Collaborative Robots & Automation: Everything You Need to Know

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Collaborative Robots & Automation: Everything You Need to Know There are major changes in store for the manufacturing industry. Artificial intelligence and automation are advancing to the point where they can... Read more

What is a Robot and how does it work?

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The dictionary definition of a robot is as follows: "A machine capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically, especially one programmable by a computer."   As you... Read more

Pro’s and cons of using a robot or an X-Y gantry for picking and placing

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Construction: X-Y gantries are constructed using two parallel linear actuators coupled together with a drive shaft.  One of the actuators will be driven by a stepper or servo motor and... Read more
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