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What Are 6-Axis Robots?

Industrial Robots

The most common type of industrial robots are articulated robots. They have an articulated arm that resembles a human arm, and they have joints similar to an elbow, shoulder, or wrist, but they can have up to 10 joints.

These robots have various numbers of axis configurations. Most articulated robots in use today have six axes of movement, also called six degrees of freedom. These robots allow for greater flexibility and…

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How to Reduce CNC Machining Costs

What is CNC Machining

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining is a manufacturing process in which pre-programmed computer software dictates the movement of factory tools and machinery. The process can be used to control a range of complex machines, from grinders and lathes to mills and CNC routers.

Costs of CNC Machining

There are many variables that can affect the costs associated with CNC machining and understanding the impact of…

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4 Ways Packaging Automation Can Reduce Operational Costs

If you’re considering how to reduce your operational costs, it might be a good time to look at some level of packaging automation. While adding any type of automation comes with an initial capital investment, automating your packaging operation can prove to reduce your operating costs and allow you to rapidly recoup the setup and machinery expenses.

Here are four ways that automation can reduce your overall operating costs:


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In-Mold Labeling vs. In-Mold Decorating

In-mold labeling and in-mold decorating were introduced in the 1970s as an alternative to adding decals or labels to products post-production. In-mold labeling and in-mold decorating are two different methods used in the manufacturing process to replace or eliminate the need for post-molding labeling of injection-molded plastic parts. This is accomplished by inserting a pre-printed label into the empty mold. The label is held in place by vacuum…

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How to Choose the Right Industrial Robot

Industrial robots have become a mainstay of manufacturing worldwide. Their efficiency, versatility, and production capabilities have made them a valuable tool, but with so many different types of robots available, how do you choose the right one for your business? The first step is to understand the main types of robots.

Articulated Robot

The most common robots are articulated robots. They have an articulated arm that resembles a human…

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Advantages of Industrial Robotic Arms

A robotic arm is a programmable mechanical arm that works in a similar manner as a human arm. In recent years, robotic arms have become commonplace in many different industries, and for good reason.

Advantages of Robotic Arms

Quality and consistency-robotic arms are able to provide better production quality with consistent results. They perform the tasks assigned to them the same way every time.
Greater safety-robots can perform…

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Everything You Need to Know About Blow Molding

Blow Molding

If you look around your home or office, you’ll likely see products made by blow molding. Blow molding is a process for creating hollow plastic products made from thermoplastic materials. The process involves heating and inflating a hollow plastic tube. The plastic tube is placed between two dies that contain the desired shape of the final product. When air is pumped into the tube, the tube expands, and the walls get thinner as…

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End of arm tooling types

End of Arm Tooling in the U.S.
End of arm tooling devices, also called grippers, allow the robotics used in machine automation to manipulate and move an object or objects. End of arm tooling for robots can be custom manufactured and tooled to meet any specific production or automation need in any industry or manufacturing process. Using the right type of end of arm tooling can make your automation faster, more efficient, and more precise. At…

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Benefits of blow molding plastic solutions

Blow Molding Plastic Solutions in the U.S.
Plastic blow molding is an inexpensive, yet quality solution for forming hollow plastic parts that can be used throughout various industries. The different types of blow molded parts vary, and the applications for blow molding plastic solutions are far-reaching. Custom blow molding can be used for toys, home goods, cups, bottles, containers, carrying cases, and more. Industries like pharmaceutical…

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What is an articulated robot? Facts you should know

An articulated robot is the most commonly used industrial robot. It’s also likely the most recognizable. We’ve all seen pictures or movies of the robotic arms reaching out to pick up materials, weld a car body together, or to move items from one conveyor belt to another. They are used in a broad range of industries
Articulated robots have arms with rotary joints that give them the range of motion and the flexibility to be able to perform…

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