Month: May 2019

Doosan Robotics offers cobot line

Doosan Robotics launched four cobot models that enable users to experience safe, versatile and easy-to-use automation. The ergonomically designed cobots offer a working radius of 35.4 in. to 66.9 in. and a load capacity of 13.2 to 33.1 lbs. They are equipped with their own proprietary torque sensors on all six joints for collision sensitivity.… Continued

OnRobot releases gripper converter kit

OnRobot launched the digital I/O converter kit to support seamless integration of its RG2, RG6, Gecko and VG10 grippers with a range of cobots and traditional robotic arms. The small converter device facilitates out-of-box integration with Kuka, Fanuc, Yaskawa, Kawasaki, Doosan, Nachi and Techman robot arms. As different robot arms understand I/O signals differently, the… Continued

Optrel offers helmet for welding students

Optrel’s “ready” automatic welding helmet is for welding students, do-it-yourselfers and everyday welders. With its IR and UV protection, even in inactive state, the helmet safely protects the eyes of the welder, even in harsh environments. The welding helmet weighs 17 oz. and features seamless shade level adjustment of 4/9-13; a sensitivity control that adapts… Continued

Bernard updates online configurators

Bernard launched new versions of its BTB semi-automatic air-cooled MIG gun and Clean Air fume extraction gun online configurators. These mobile-friendly configurators allow users to customize an industrial-duty welding gun to match their application or preferences. The online configurators let customers choose the specifications of their gun, including cable type and length, amperage, handle and… Continued

OTC Daihen expands robot line

OTC Daihen Inc. added the FD-V100 to its robot line. With expanded payload and reach, this FD-series robot is well-equipped for general-purpose applications, including material handling, part finishing, dispensing and machine load/unload, and weldment handling plus positioning. It features good repeatability, a small footprint and slim arm, and high speed. Other features include intuitive operation… Continued

High-deposition welding from Lincoln Electric

The Lincoln Electric Co. introduces HyperFill, a twin-wire GMAW welding solution. Developed for semi-automatic or robotic applications, HyperFill is able to utilize two smaller diameter wires to produce a larger weld droplet and arc cone. In return, this generates a large weld puddle that is easier to manage and control. Unlike traditional twin-wire processes that typically… Continued

DGP offers TIG nozzles

Monster TIG/GTAW welding nozzles are available from Diamond Ground Products Inc. For welding exotic materials such as titanium, Inconel, Hastelloy, Monel and others, the TIG nozzles are engineered to deliver a coherent stream of shield gas to improve the quality, consistency and post-weld cleanup of welding applications. They offer improved gas coverage, better arc stability,… Continued

CenterLine appoints sales and marketing VP

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd. appointed Phil Campbell VP of global sales and marketing. Campbell will continue to support the CenterLine sales organization and clientele while collaborating with CenterLine global affiliates to grow their business with global customers in their respective international regions. Campbell joined the company in 2007 and has 33 years of sales and sales… Continued

Universal Robots expands class offerings

Universal Robots (UR) launched a network of Authorized Training Centers that expands on the company’s online training. Hands-on classes teach core and advanced programming skills to cobot users regardless of robotics experience or backgrounds using certified trainers hosted by UR and its global channel partners. Classes provide opportunities for practice in real-life applications. Three centers… Continued

Coldwater hires regional account manager

Coldwater Machine Co. appointed Larry Sutton regional account manager for Michigan and Canada. Sutton will represent the company’s powertrain and automotive body structures sub-assembly line to Tier accounts. Serving as an account manager to OEM and Tier 1 automotive suppliers for more than 25 years, Sutton brings extensive knowledge of the industry and assembly technologies… Continued

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