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Today's highly sophisticated manufacturing and assembly applications require precise part fitting, flawless assembly, and efficient material removal techniques. This is especially true in industries where...



Finished wood products such as cabinets, floors, or furniture, plywood, particle board, fiberboard, or even paper do not present an obvious environmental hazard. Wood is plentiful at our homes and workplaces, provides us with warmth and...



Today's competitive industrial environments demand high throughput rates. Since robots are fast by design and range in size, they can assist...



The demand for high-paying manufacturing jobs significantly outweighs the supply in today’s economy. Individuals entering and reentering the work force need...



Robots complete their programmed task moving from point to point along a path. That path is then played back in various testing and automatic modes in order to complete an application. Often factors, such as...



In traditional welding environments, parts were held in place with dedicated tooling sensors and custom fixtures (jigs). Although effective, custom fixtured machinery can be expensive and limiting...



Conveyors and other fixed equipment have historically moved large parts such as car bodies, or truck and heavy industrial equipment frames, through the production process. In some plants...



According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), “each year roughly 1 out of 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases.”



In 2004, FANUC Robotics started the Save Your Factory initiative. This program is in place to capture the extremely high number of companies moving their manufacturing off-shore with the intent to save money...



Today’s robots, with improved accuracy and calibration methods, permit exceptional off-line programming of cutting paths. Six-axis robots provide the flexibility and precision required for cutting...