ActiNav from Universal Robots is a new UR+ application kit for companies of all sizes that simplifies the integration of autonomous bin picking of parts and accurate placement in machines using UR cobots. ActiNav synchronously handles vision processing, collision-free motion planning and autonomous real-time robot control, eliminating the complexity and risk usually associated with bin picking applications.
The new 3D Form Inspect version 2.8 SR2 for machine tools allows users to deploy measurement data for statistical evaluations in Q-DAS, includes new extended reporting functions and enhances the setting of standard and individual tolerances.
Dürr Systems AG has been presented with the German Innovation Award in the ‘Large Enterprises’ category for its EcoPaintJet robot painting system. EcoPaintJet is a groundbreaking innovation for the razor-sharp painting of cars and other products. The benefits of the process also impressed the jury of the German Innovation Award: 100% of the paint lands on the surface without any waste, with two-tone painting also made easy – and all this in a faster, more energy-efficient and resource-friendly way than before.
Maxon, high precision drive specialist, launches high-torque product innovations this Spring. These include higher performance flat motors, drives with higher torque output, and new additions to the GPX gearbox family.