Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The Benefits of Mobile Industrial Robots Explained

MiR Mobile Industrial Robots at Cabka

In this short video testimonial, Cabka (a valued FPE Automation customer) purchases and puts into production their first autonomous mobile robots from MIR. The Cabka team offers helpful feedback about what the collaborative robots have done for them so far, why they are seeing a benefit, and their plans to put more MiR500 robots to use.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Epson VT6L - Just $13,900 - Available at FPE Automation!

VT6L Launch Email ‑ 2019
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FPE Automation is your source for Epson SCARA robots.
Groundbreaking Technology at an Ultra-Low Cost
Introducing the Epson VT6L All‑in‑One 6-Axis Robot
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VT6L Launch Email ‑ 2019
With next‑level technology at an incredible price, the Epson VT6L All‑in‑One 6‑Axis Robot is ideal for a wide variety of simple applications.

Delivering many of the features found in our high‑end robots, including powerful Epson RC+® development software and easy integration tools such as vision guidance, the VT6L offers a reach up to 900 mm and a payload up to 6 kg.

A feature‑packed performer, it includes a built‑in controller, plus simplified cabling with a hollow‑end‑of‑arm design—all at a remarkably low cost, in a compact, SlimLine structure.
VT6L All‑in‑One 6-Axis Robot
Epson VT6L
All‑in‑One 6‑Axis Robot
Ultra‑Low Cost: $13,900
Built‑in Controller
Easy to Install
SlimLine Design
110 V or 220 V Available
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See the Epson VT6L in Action
Epson VT6L Product Video
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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Control Your QC Conveyor from Your UR Robot

New from QC Conveyors: URCap lets you control your conveyor from your Universal Robot

The QC URCap allows you to control the conveyor directly from the Polyscope interface of your UR Robot.
  • Start/Stop
  • Forward/Reverse
  • Choose Multiple Speeds

Free Download

To install, simply download the URCap, unzip the file, and transfer it to your teach pendant using a USB flash drive.


MAC MI/O-67 Fieldbus Platform Ordering Guide

FPE Automation's MAC Valves MI/O-67 Fieldbus Platform

A guide, by FPE Automation.

We've put together this guide of the capabilities, options and other specifications of the MAC MI/O-67 family of products for your reference.


Monday, April 8, 2019

3D Machine Vision Live from the Automate Show with Canon and Universal Robots

FPE Automation is Bin Picking in this Live Demo at the Automate Show.

We're live at the Canon booth! Utilizing a Universal Robot together with Canon's RV-Series as the 'eye', we're capturing images of target parts randomly placed in a bin, determining the best pick, and guiding the robot to approach, pick, and place the for its destination quickly but surely.

It doesn't end there! View and download FPE Automation's complete Automate Show Guide for more to see at this week's show.

ROEQ Introduces the TR1000 Top Roller for MiR Autonomous Mobile Industrial Robots

ROEQ's New TR1000 is developed to support heavy internal logistics in industrial facilities.

Designed for use with the MiR1000 autonomous mobile robot (AMR) with to carry larger loads of various sizes, including standard US pallets.

Perform automated load and unload operations quickly, safely and effortlessly.

With TR1000, the MiR1000 is able to carry out scheduled pick-up and delivery tasks with many different types of heavy goods.


MiR Introduces the MiR1000 Autonomous Mobile Robot

Introducing the MiR1000

MiR's most powerful autonomous mobile robot (AMR) to date.

The NEW MiR1000 is designed to automate and optimize the internal transportation of heavy duties and pallets. With a payload of 1000 kg, this is MiR’s most robust mobile robot. Even in highly dynamic environments, it can transport heavy loads without any exterior safety measures.