By adding Universal Robots' UR5 collaborative robot to their production setup RSS Manufacturing increased the production speed significantly and also opened up 30% more capacity on existing machinery. As a result, the California manufacturer is now bringing jobs back to the U.S.
8 Biggest Concerns for Shops Switching to Robotic CNC Automation Myths and debates swirl around the questions of using robots to automate CNC operations. From "Should we automate?" and "Can we automate?" to "How should we automate?" Are they true or not? VersaBuilt Robotics CEO Al Youngwerth looks at the most common concerns about making the switch -- and explains why you shouldn't worry. Full Article
The Eldorado M30-30T is a two spindle gundrilling machine with independent spindle control, which allows for two separate drilling cycles simultaneously. A 6.5-inch full-color control screen is installed on both sides of the machine so the operator can fully utilize this flexibility. Eldorado gundrilling machines are manufactured in the USA.
Possibly the most universal system designed for indexers and 5 axis machining centers! The X-Plate System also has features for precise repeatable placement on your vise or t-slot table as a pallet changer, low profile clamping or elevated clamping options. Designed with quick change cubes or trunnion applications with quick change pallets on the trunnions! Will also accept Raptor dovetail products and Piranha Zero point systems.
Compressed air safety is a concern within manufacturing environments. Learn about the dangers that can come from high pressure and noise exposure. Improper use of compressed air commonly exceeds OSHA's noise exposure standards and causes noise induced hearing loss.
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