Blood gas analyzers measure gases dissolved in the blood, such as oxygen and carbon dioxide. Such information is vital when caring for patients with critical illnesses or respiratory infections, such as COVID-19.
Under the laws of cricket, it is illegal for players to rub any substance other than saliva and sweat onto the ball, let alone scuffing it with their fingernails. Similarly, strict rules apply to the manufacturing of cricket balls.
There’s nothing quite like a multistation automated assembly system. Watching robots, actuators and indexers go about their carefully choreographed routines with little or no human intervention can seem nothing short of miraculous.
An automatic transmission case is a complex casting that includes a sophisticated valve body with many channels and passages. These channels and passages must be precisely connected to ensure smooth, accurate shifting.
GROB-Werke GmbH & Co. KG creates high-volume production systems for the electric vehicle (EV) market. Based in Mindelheim, Germany, the machine tool manufacturer recently completed a sophisticated system for making hairpins, which form the stator winding rims of electric motors.
Symphoni from ATS Automation is a compact, self-contained, pre-engineered automated assembly cell. Equipped with standard servo-controlled devices, including a high-speed delta robot, the cell can be configured to make a wide range of products, from simple two-piece assemblies to complex products having dozens of components and specialized processes.
Product life cycles are getting shorter. For example, 20 percent of consumers replace their televisions every four to five years; another 5 percent replace their sets every one to three years. Smartphones are even worse. On average, consumers replace their phones about every 2.5 years.
Saving a penny per part or a millisecond of cycle time might not matter to some manufacturers. But machine builder Eclipse Automation knows that even small gains can offer huge competitive advantages for its customers. Greater flexibility and uptime through predictive maintenance are also crucial.
On Demand Screwdriving is a crucial step in product assembly. It can make the difference in the quality of your product. Join Mike DeGrace, UR+ Ecosystem Manager, as he discusses how the UR+ Ecosystem can help expand productivity in your manufacturing facility – without multiplying the complexity of your processes.