Friday, May 26, 2017

MAC Valves Fluid Valve Technology - Micro Dosing

The Liquid Bullet Valve® is the latest design innovation from MAC Valves.
With fast response times, reliable shifting forces and repeatable results – due to its patented balanced design - the MAC LBV is ideal for applications that demand reliable, low-leak performance. The LBV performs with both gas and liquid*, and is engineered to perform at the highest level throughout its life. The MAC LBV employs D-Flex™ technology to provide an exceptionally tight seal; preventing leakage and saving you product and money.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

How to Use Collaborative Robots

Collaborative robots are more user-friendly than you might think!

If you always thought robotic automation was beyond your reach, it may be time to look again. 

Universal Robots...

  • Fit into any size production environment
  • Work safely side by side with people
  • Give you a competitive edge, along with a surprisingly low cost of ownership
  • Are easy and intuitive to program, and the FPE Automation team of experts is here to help
  • Are portable, lightweight and compact in their design

Simple, flexible and affordable, for a wide variety of applications.

Here's where collaborative robots are already being used.

  • Pick & place
  • Molding
  • Machine tending
  • Dispensing
  • CNC
  • Assembly
  • Quality inspection
  • Case packaging and palletizing
  • Fastener insertion
  • And more!

Here's how FPE Automation can make it easy.

When you're ready to automate, selecting the right partner, with full service support, is crucial. We have a  friendly team of some of the industry's top experts to assist you. We offer:

  • Application evaluation
  • Proof of concept valiation
  • Light integration
  • Pre-configured robotic hardware solutions
  • Custom end-of-arm tooling solutions
  • Support
  • Training

It could be the best conversation you've ever had about improving your  manufacturing processes.

You've probably already heard. Collaborative robots are making that much of an impact. Let's talk! We will bring our demo robot to you for a fascinating look at the future of manufacturing.


How to Measure Light the Right Way for Vision Systems

Smart Vision Lights' head of engineering, Matt Pinter, discusses luminance, inverse square relationships as they relate to different light configurations, and some of the more technical factors you need to consider when choosing an LED light for a machine vision system.


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Bimba Announces Blue and Improved Flat-1 Launch

Announcing the release of Bimba's new "Blue and Improved" Flat-1®. Years of research and development was put into how to best improve their core product in the compact cylinder space. 

Bimba will begin shipping shelving models of the new design this week. The Blue and Improved Flat-1® features 19 new product enhancements, such as permanent grease lubrication, an improved bumper design and hard chrome-plated piston rods with an option for stainless steel.

View the catalog.

View the official press release,
issued May 9, 2017 by Bimba

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