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Preventative Maintenance for Industrial Robots

Posted on: June 24th, 2020 by SDC

By Ashley Belliveau It’s crucial to conduct regular preventative maintenance for industrial robots. When industrial robots are properly maintained, they can last for many years before needing to be replaced. Not only does this improve the return on investment on equipment, but it also helps ensure high performance, reduce repair costs, and keep production moving. […]

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What’s the Difference Between Six-Axis, SCARA, and Cartesian Robots?

Posted on: May 22nd, 2020 by SDC

By Ashley Belliveau   WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SIX-AXIS, SCARA, AND CARTESIAN ROBOTS?   Robotic arms are on the rise, with many manufacturers seeking to automate tasks to increase speed and productivity and improve accuracy. Specifically, six-axis, selective compliance articulated/assembly robot arms (SCARAs), and Cartesian robots are among some of the most commonly used robotic […]

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SDC Receives Excellence in Intelligent Robotics Award

Posted on: May 12th, 2020 by Ashley Belliveau

SDC Receives Excellence in Intelligent Robotics Award   Steven Douglas Corp. (SDC) was recognized for Excellence in Intelligent Robotics Award for 2019, at the FANUC Automated System Integrator (ASI) Conference. During 2019, SDC’s engineering team programmed and integrated 25+ robotic arms into custom, automated systems. Our team has mastered: 6-Axis & 4-axis Robotic Programming SCARA […]

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SDC Recognized as a GOLD AutomateElite Partner

Posted on: May 12th, 2020 by Ashley Belliveau

SDC Recognized as a GOLD AutomateElite Partner   SDC is honored to be recognized as a GOLD AutomateElite Partner with Epson Robotics. SDC has successfully integrated many Epson’s SCARA and 6-Axis robotic arms, across nearly every industry and for a wide variety of applications.   About Epson Robots Epson® Robots first came to the North […]

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SDC Receives Outstanding Sales Growth Award

Posted on: May 12th, 2020 by Ashley Belliveau

SDC Receives Outstanding Sales Growth Award   Steven Douglas Corp. (SDC) a Level III  FANUC Authorized System Integrator, was recognized for significant year-over-year growth in FANUC robot sales for 2019. To be recognized for this award, an integrator must achieve a 50% increase, or more, over the number of robots purchased in the previous year. […]

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SDC System Detects Elevated Body Temperature

Posted on: May 6th, 2020 by SDC

  By Dave Shaner   SDC offers a custom package using thermal imaging to automatically detect elevated body temperature during quick, no-contact, individual screenings.   Considering the global outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) businesses are becoming increasingly concerned about stopping the spread of the virus and are investing in unique technology to help detect elevated […]

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Loans and Financing Options for Automation Equipment

Posted on: April 20th, 2020 by SDC

By Ashley Belliveau   Loans and Financing Options for Automation Equipment   Having the right equipment is essential to maintaining operations and driving growth within an organization. Equipment like automated machines and systems, for example, has proven beneficial to increasing production, reducing labor costs, and improving product quality. Lack of capital, however, can be a […]

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Manufacturers Look to Increase Automation Amid COVID-19

Posted on: April 20th, 2020 by SDC

By Ashley Belliveau   Manufacturers Look to Increase Automation Amid COVID-19   The use of automation in manufacturing is hardly a recent trend. As the skills gap widens and automated systems become more precise, automation has certainly become more commonplace on factory floors. Due to the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, however, several industry publications have […]

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8 Things Needed to Get an Industrial Automation Project Quote

Posted on: March 30th, 2020 by SDC

By Greg Merrill   8 Things Needed to Get an Industrial Automation Project Quote   Industrial manufacturers in virtually every industry are leveraging automated machines, evolving how they produce products to keep up with consumer demands. With the cost of automation becoming more affordable, the cost-benefit analysis of automating tedious and repetitive manual tasks has […]

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What It Takes to Create a Custom Medical Tube Handling and Assembly Machine

Posted on: March 17th, 2020 by SDC

By Eric Anderson   What It Takes to Create a Custom Medical Tube Handling and Assembly Machine   It can be challenging to design and build an automated machine to assemble medical devices that use extruded medical tubing. Extruded tubing can have a mind of its own and the degree of randomness that can be […]

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