This is the second in a series of blog posts exploring the many ways in which cobots support adaptation and business continuity in uncertain times. Each post focuses on a popular application for UR collaborative robots from Quality Inspection to Welding. By Jim Lawton, Vice President, Product and Applications Management.
At Universal Robots (UR) we have launched UR+, the world’s first ecosystem of third-party end-effector solutions and other add-ons for our collaborative robot (cobot) arms, allowing us and our partners to focus on what each does best, encouraging collaboration and creativity that benefits customers. While other manufacturers...
Six-Axis Force/Torque (F/T) sensors from ATI Industrial Automation deliver the highest accuracy, precision, and reliability in a compact and durable package. F/T sensors are comprised of a rugged transducer body that is mounted between the robot flange and end-of-arm tooling. ATI’s F/T sensor systems capture and convert...
Hanover Trade Fair 2017 saw UR’s new booth concept resonate with attendees as Universal Robots (Germany) GmbH presented turnkey solutions in collaboration with its sales and integration partners FAUDE, IIS Automation, Müller Maschinentechnik and Lorenscheit. On-site applications provided insights into the wide potential...
“And these are all optimized for UR robots and available in your online showroom?” One of the questions both press and attendees asked as they entered our new 2,400 square feet booth at Automate 2017 in Chicago last week and encountered a vast array of UR+ products in new applications. From new force/torque sensors to...
Imagine a collaborative robot that knows where it is and what needs to be done. A collaborative robot capable of inspecting whether a part in your manufacturing process is complete and capable of jumping automatically to another task if it is not. A cobot that even reacts independently if an error occurs on one of your machines.
Today’s manufacturers are continually looking for ways to produce high-quality products more efficiently and affordably so they can keep up with their competitors locally and globally. Canadian based company, Robotiq works with manufacturers helping them to automate their businesses and to overcome workforce challenges.
If a product made it through your quality assurance processes with a defect and landed in the hands of your customer, how would you feel? If this happened to hundreds or thousands of products over time what would this cost your business? Time, product returns, stress, loss of customers, and possibly reduced profitability.
15. December 2016 /
by Universal Robots
What if we could always get in touch with our UR robots, anywhere, anytime - from any device? That was the question Airgate, a Danish developer of customized IoT solutions, often encountered when talking to distributors and end-users of UR robots. Airgate had developed a GSM modem solution, ARCS basic, that provides...
SICK is one of the world’s leading sensor manufacturers providing sensors and application solutions that create the perfect basis for controlling processes securely, safely, and efficiently. SICK’s commitment to intelligence, independence, innovation, leadership, people, and safety aligns with Universal Robots’ goals and vision.
22. September 2016 /
by Universal Robots
Finding the right name for your new company can be a hard job; there are innumerable possibilities. When we decided to go with Universal Robots, we had two reasons: First, it was inspired by a timeless classic of Science Fiction from 1920 - the Czech stage play “Rossum’s Universal Robots” by Karel Capek. This play originated...
22. February 2016 /
by Esben H. Østergaard