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What is a Robot Cell?

Are you looking for innovations to improve your industrial facility’s production flow? If so, consider what robot cells have to offer. They might look like simple machines, but robot cells are capable of performing complex tasks in highly advanced technical situations. Learn more about robot cells to determine if they could be the right solution for your plastic injection molding automation needs.

What is a Robot Cell?
A robot cell—also…

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The Industrial Robotic Arm – A Marvel of Engineering

The introduction of the assembly line revolutionized manufacturing well over a century ago. Switching to this production process helped car builders increase output by 500%, allowing them to sell vehicles at a lower price and with greater quality control. Then, the first prototype industrial robots entered the automotive scene in 1961. It didn’t take long for manufacturers from other industries to recognize the industrial robotic arm as a…

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What is a Work Envelope?

Without industrial robots, the manufacturing process would look vastly different. These machines perform automated tasks deemed too repetitive, hazardous, or strenuous for humans to perform safely. Today’s robots are an integral part of numerous automation applications, including welding, assembly, robotic surgery, pick-and-place tasks, plastic injection molding, and much more.
As you search for the right industrial robot for the job, it’s…

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What is a Robot Manipulator?

Industrial robots have revolutionized the manufacturing process in numerous industries. Originally introduced to work in inaccessible places and handle radioactive or biohazardous materials, robots are now found in various automation applications, including welding, assembly, robotic surgery, pick-and-place tasks, plastic injection molding, and much more.

If you’re searching for the right industrial robot for the plastics industry, it’s…

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How Much Do Industrial Robots Cost?

Learn How Much an Industrial Robot Arm Costs
The need for industrial robots has significantly increased over the past several years. This is true in the industrial and manufacturing fields as well as in educational facilities. Public schools and colleges are expanding their offerings on robotics and engineering, so they’re purchasing new equipment for classes and programs. The big question is, how much does an industrial robot cost? Well, as…

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What Is Mechanical Engineering Robotics?

Without the Engineers, There Would be No Automation
Looking at an assembly line or manufacturing plant and having an idea for a machine that would make the entire process more streamlined and cost-effective is a significant step forward for your business. But you need a mechanical robotics engineering specialist to make that vision a reality. Industrial robots have become an indispensable part of factories all over the U.S. They’re capable of…

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What Is an Articulated Robot?

Robotic Automation Systems Takes a Closer Look
Articulated robots are one of the most common industrial robots found in manufacturing plants all over the world. What once looked like a futuristic machine from another planet is now commonplace on factory floors in every industry. Their design and similarity to the human arm are what makes them so versatile and capable of completing tasks once performed by people. The ability for precise…

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What Are Robotic Teach Pendants?

Learn of Their Importance to Industrial Robots
Modern technology has evolved in ways that allow industrial robots to perform numerous tasks involved in the manufacturing process, many of which were previously performed by humans. Much of the labor performed by robotics consists of repetitive and monotonous processes. The benefits of relying on machines to complete these tasks include lower costs and extended production capability. But the…

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Robotic Automation Systems New Automation Facility

Robotic Automation Systems, a Turn-Key System Integrator in the Plastics Industry is excited to announce the opening of our new 13,000 Sq/Ft Automation facility located at 1010 Prairie View Ct, in Waunakee WI.

Since 1993, RAS has been a recognized System Integrator in the Plastics Industry providing robust Custom End of Arm Tooling, Upstream, and Downstream Automation systems, while employing FANUC, ABB, WEMO, and EPSON Robots, and now…

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Geiger Handling USA Changes Name to Robotic Automation Systems

We have expanded our custom integration services and product offerings, and effective July 1, 2009, changed our name to Robotic Automation Systems. 

We are proud to be integrating robots for ABB, Wittmann, Staubli Robotics, Yamaha Robotics, Epson, and GHS Automation.  We will continue to service and support all of the existing Geiger/GHS Automation products. 

Along with our new name, we have moved to a new facility located in…

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