USC researchers have built robots that can 3D print complicated shapes without compromising on quality or accuracy.
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The industry is moving toward using collaborative robots (cobots) with force-sensing technology that work alongside people
MODEX 2020 in Atlanta is not being delayed; education panel on COVID-19 related to supply chain has been added for attendees.
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Investing in a robot for an automation project is an ongoing process and requires the user to perform risk assessments and get a clear picture of what the robot’s purpose is in the project.
Cornell researchers have created a soft robot muscle that can regulate its temperature through sweating, which can enable high-powered robots to operate for long periods of time without overheating.
Moving to proximity-based safety can release space and improve production efficiency by allowing robots and workers more freedom of movement on the shop floor.
Integrated air bearings make it possible to implement a reconfigurable system to improve or supplement manufacturing floor changes.