Since 1817, the Parthenon marbles, which date from 447-432 BC, have been in the British Museum. While serving as an envoy to the Ottoman Empire, Lord Elgin bought the marbles, which some say were looted. Greek advocacy groups have urged Britain to return the artworks, claiming that the Turks were violating the wishes of the
Monthly Archives: August 2022
An industrial pick-and-place robot is used to handle and place products on a production line. They are typically used in high-volume manufacturing environments where they can quickly and accurately load products onto conveyor belts or other production tools. This may involve actions such as removing products from one machine and placing them on the conveyor
One of the UK’s leading bespoke furniture manufacturers is upgrading its end-to-end manufacturing capabilities with the help of a KUKA robot. The Jali factory in Kent has installed the 7-axis, 100kg payload KR100 model in an automated production cell. It has a flexible end effector that can hold the wide variety of tools required for
The Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria is working on a project investigating the development of 3D printed concrete parts for construction. The project on additive manufacturing of concrete elements using robots (COEBRO) is investigating resource efficiency in the use of concrete with 3D printing. A multidisciplinary team of architects, engineers and materials
Optimax Systems and PickNik Robotics have made available a ROS 2 controller for ABB manipulators. An ABB IRB 1200-5/0.9 manipulator has been used to test the package. For simulation in ROS, you can fake the ros2 controllers in the first mode. The controller can also be interfaced with ABB’s unique RobotStudio software. The new ABB
ABB STANDS OUT AS A SOLUTION COVERING A WIDE RANGE OF PICK AND PLACE APPLICATIONS WITH THE NEW DELTA FLEXPICKER IRB 365 ROBOT.
ABB has added to its Delta FlexPicker line of robots with the new IRB 365, a 5-axis robot with a payload capacity of up to 1.5 kg. Miniature packages and other packaged products such as biscuits, chocolates or small bottles, among others, can be handled with ease thanks to its speed of up to 120