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Robot With Specialty Gripper Retrieves Metal Cylinders

August 1, 2012
All day long, DFT Presswork in Nordborg, Denmark, produces metal components by means of cold forging metal cylinders.


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Quick-Change Artists

Servo-driven grippers lend flexibility to automated assembly lines in the automotive industry and beyond
February 1, 2012
The major advantage of robots is their flexibility. It’s ironic, then, that robot end-effectors are typically custom-made for a specific part.


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Automation Profiles: Tumbler Maker Stays Hot With Cool Automation

January 5, 2012
A unique inflatable gripper handles parts.
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Robotics: Innovations in Grippers

June 21, 2011
Inspired by nature, engineers are developing new gripper technologies that promise to make robots more flexible.
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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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Live from The Assembly Show, the hosts of Manufacturing Revival Radio sit down with Adam Malofsky, Ph.D., president and CEO of Bioformix to discuss his company’s innovative, energy-saving adhesives and polymers, which cure without the need for heat or light. 

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Welding: Principles & Practices

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