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New System Enables Remote Management of Industrial Robots

By allowing users to troubleshoot robots from remote locations, the system can improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), the developer said. SEATTLE—A record 517,385 new industrial robots were installed worldwide in 2021, according to a release from Olis Robotics...

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New Cobot Stretches Out to New Applications

Universal Robots recently introduced its UR20 Cobot NOVI, Mich.—Universal Robots’ new UR20 cobot provides 18 inches of additional reach radius, a 36-inch diameter increase, according to a release sent out by Universal Robots ahead of the recently concluded FABTECH...

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Driving Metal Binder Jetting into Production

DSB Technologies uses traditional and additive technologies to process more than 8 million pounds of powder into parts annually. Now, the company is using Desktop Metal’s X-Series metal binder jetting lineup. BOSTON—Additive manufacturing technologies company Desktop...

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Portable Metal Forming System Combines AI and Robotics

The combination enables agile manufacturing, according to the system’s developer, Machina Labs. LOS ANGELES and AUGSBURG, Germany—A portable robotic system from Machina Labs  digitally forms and cuts custom composite and metal parts, combining the power of artificial...

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