Robot Manipulator

MOTOMAN-VS100: YASKAWA Releases New 7 axis spot-welding Robot

MOTOMAN-VS100: YASKAWA Releases New 7 axis spot-welding Robot

1 August 2015 – YASKAWA Electric Corporation, an industrial robot manufacturer releases (on 30 July) a new 7 axis robot, Motoman-VS100 for spot-welding of car bodies. The sale of Motoman-VS100 will start from 5th August 2015 and Yaskawa is targeting 2,000 robots per year. The main purpose of making Motoman-VS100 is Spot-welding car bodies on car […]

Robotic Surgery linked with 144 Deaths in last 14 Year in US

Robotic Surgery linked with 144 Deaths in last 14 Year in US

The use of robotic systems for minimally invasive surgery has exponentially increased during the last decade. Between 2007 and 2013, over 1.74 million robotic procedures were performed in the US. So the safety and reliability of surgical robots are very critical requirements. US Researchers team focuses on analysis of all the adverse events related to […]

FANUC Introduces New CR-35iA Collaborative Robot Designed to Work Alongside Humans

FANUC Introduces New CR-35iA Collaborative Robot Designed to Work Alongside Humans

FANUC America Corporation is introducing its new CR-35iA collaborative robot, the industry’s first 35 kg payload force limited collaborative robot designed to work alongside humans without the need for safety fences. The CR-35iA collaborative robot features six-axis articulation. A soft foam green cover protects workers who are in direct contact with the robot. The robot’s […]

Seahorse Square Shaped Tail could inspire New Generation of Robots

Seahorse Square Shaped Tail could inspire New Generation of Robots

Inspiration for the next big technological breakthrough in robotics, defense systems and biomedicine could come from a seahorse’s tail, according to a new study reported in the journal Science. One of the potential applications of this is in flexible robotic arm. In general all animal have cylindrical tail except seahorse which has square prisms shape […]

ABB wins $52 Million Robots Order to Boost Manufacturing at Ford’s New China Factory

ABB wins $52 Million Robots Order to Boost Manufacturing at Ford’s New China Factory

ABB, the world’s leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $52 million to boost the flexibility and efficiency of Changan Ford Automobile Co., Ltd.’s new production facility in Harbin, China. The robots will be used to make Ford’s new Focus model. ABB will provide robots including the IRB 6700 and IRB […]

New Robot Developed to Investigate Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

New Robot Developed to Investigate Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

30 June 2015 TOKYO – Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning (IRID) have developed a small robot to investigate the interior of the primary containment vessel (PCV) of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2. Training of robot operators will begin in July, with the aim […]

RE2 Announces New Light Weight Modular Robotic Arm – DM4-A2

RE2 Announces New Light Weight Modular Robotic Arm – DM4-A2

PITTSBURGH, PA – May 19, 2015 – RE2, Inc., a leading developer of modular robotic manipulation systems, announced today that the company has developed a new high-performance robotic arm. The DM4-A2 robotic arm is highly modular, lightweight, and power-dense. The DM4-A2 is composed of a 4-degree-of-freedom manipulator and a 2-finger gripper. The manipulator and gripper […]