Yaskawa America, Inc.’s Motoman robotics division (Yaskawa Motoman) and Rapid Robotics have announced a new combination to enhance the industrial capabilities of the Rapid Machine Operator (RMO). As a result, RMO will be able to meet the diverse demands of North American manufacturers by offering increased speed, payload capacity and performance. Rapid Robotics has sought
Monthly Archives: February 2023
According to the IFR’s World Robotics 2021 Industrial Robots study, there are more than three million industrial robots in use in factories around the world. By 2020, Spain will have 3,400 new robot installations globally, out of a total of 384,000 units supplied. By 2021, 12,000 industrial robots were deployed in agriculture and the food
In collaboration with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), ABB Robotics has developed an automated neutralising antibody testing method that provides the most accurate way to assess a person’s immunity to different strains of Covid. Thanks to this technology, between 15 and more than 1,000 neutralising antibody tests are performed every day. Automating the
AUTOMATE INDUSTRY AND MEET ENERGY REDUCTION TARGETS WITH COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS FROM UNIVERSAL ROBOTS.
Through the Renewable Energy Sources Directive and the Energy Efficiency Directive, the European Union has set as its main objective to maximise the energy efficiency of its Member States. By 2030, it aims to reduce primary energy use by 39% and final energy use by 36%. Energy efficiency is increasingly crucial as industry becomes more
The MX3D robot arm has been designed by Altair engineers, 3D printed and serves as a spare part for an ABB robot. The large-scale optimised part was first presented to the public back in November 2019, just before its installation. After a pause in the project due to the crown crisis, the installation has now