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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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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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Vision-Guided Robotics in Automated Machines

Posted on: February 14th, 2020 by SDC

By Steve Belliveau   Vision-Guided Robotics in Automated Machines   Automation technology has dramatically advanced over the past few decades. According to the Robotic Industries Association, “Robots have become faster, more accurate and more capable of automating a wider range of tasks. Vision technology has become cheaper, faster and more intelligent over the years too.” […]

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3 Types of Part Feeding Systems

Posted on: February 14th, 2020 by SDC

By Eric Anderson   3 Types of Part Feeding Systems   The manufacturing of a product may involve a variety of components that need a way to be fed into an assembly machine or system. Due to the uniqueness of each part (e.g., shape, weight, geometry, etc.), it’s important to select the best feeding system […]

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