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3 Trends in Robotic End-of-Arm Tooling You Need to Know About

Recent improvements in robotic technology, as well as changing customer demands, have led to new trends in end-of-arm tooling (EOAT). Learn how these trends affect the way your production line will use EOAT and the changes you’ll need to make to future-proof your robotics equipment. Focus here is on the type of end-of-arm tooling where […]

Benefits of Industry 4.0 for Manufacturers

An innovative manufacturer is always on the lookout for an edge on the competition. Otherwise, they’ll end up being the business that falls behind. If you have production facilities that have invested in robotics, you know that improving your automation is a never-ending task. Industry 4.0 can bring exciting benefits to your existing equipment. Manufacturers […]

What To Look For in A Robotic System Integrator

Whether you’re a first-time robot buyer or have purchased automated solutions in the past, you’ll need to pick the right robot integrator for your next robotics purchase. But how do you know what to look for in a robotic system integrator? Why You Need a Robotic System Integrator Let’s talk about what a great integrator […]

What Role Will Machine Sensors Play in Improving Robot Safety in Manufacturing?

Robots have been selected to help humans with dangerous, dirty, and dull jobs. Since the first automation solution was deployed, robot manufacturers and integrators have put robot safety at the forefront of their development. Sensors Help to Make Robot Workcells Even Safer The first solution for using robots on the production floor was to separate […]

Non-Destructive Testing Spotlight: Thermography

Manufacturers of everything from electronics to automobiles to spacecraft need to inspect products, components, and tooling on the production line. A simple, visual inspection often isn’t enough. One proven alternative that offers increased accuracy for many applications is infrared thermography. How Infrared Thermography Works Infrared thermography uses a thermal imager to detect radiation emitted from […]

Is Your Facility Ready For A Preconfigured Robotic Work Cell?

Adding a new automation solution can provide an instant boost to your facility’s production. But if you have researched automation, you know it takes time and expertise to configure the proper robotic workcell. Integrators like Genesis Systems have designed a selection of preconfigured robotic workcells that can be used in a wide range of applications. […]

Non-Destructive Testing Spotlight: Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT)

Searching for the right ultrasonic non-destructive inspection for your manufacturing process can feel like a daunting challenge. But one extremely accurate, yet flexible solution may be just what you need. Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT) is an ideal solution for inspecting everything from defects in welds to flaws in solid materials. What Is PAUT? Phased […]

As Their Precision Has Evolved, Robots Are Seeing Use in More Areas

Robots have come a long way since their invention and so have their movements. The advancements in the precise movements of robots have contributed to their adoption into the manufacturing arena. Advancement in Robotic Movements When the first robot arm was built, it had a lot to live up to. Emulating the human arm is […]

Appliance Manufacturers Are Looking to Robots to Boost Productivity

Consumers are more open to robots boosting productivity at their homes than ever before. Automated devices like pool cleaners and lawnmowers are giving people more time to do what they want. Appliances like dishwashers and washing machines are equipped with more options so consumers don’t have to monitor the settings. Although appliance manufacturers are striving […]

Are Robots the Answer to Broken Supply Chains?

The 2020 coronavirus pandemic exposed the fragile nature of the world’s supply chains. And the shortages of essential products weren’t just the fault of hoarders stockpiling staples. Suppliers quickly found themselves challenged with high demand as lockdowns went into place. A surge in online orders and changing buyer habits left supply chains shattered. Many suppliers […]

5 Robotic Applications in the Aerospace Industry

Manufacturers in the aerospace industry build some of humankind’s most advanced technology every day. Find out what cutting-edge robotics applications are now being used to build the latest aircraft.

Non-Destructive Testing Spotlight: Eddy Current

Manufacturers looking for the best inspection material testing to improve speed and efficiency might want to take a look at the Eddy Current Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) method. This fast, reliable test offers advantages many may have not considered since they last reviewed whether non-destructive testing would work for an application. An Eddy Current NDI Testing […]

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How Small Businesses Can Benefit from Robotic Welding

Robotic welding isn’t just for the largest manufacturers anymore. Small business automation is booming in popularity. Can your small business really benefit from a technology like robotic welding? Is it really the best place for capital investment? Is there a good Return on Investment (ROI) on small business automation? Yes, and here’s why. Small Businesses […]

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Advances in Robotics Revolutionize Automotive Manufacturing

Automotive manufacturing has used robotic automation on the assembly line just about as long as any other industry. The world’s automakers have pioneered some of the newest automated technologies, including robotic welding, collaborative robots, and Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV). Let’s see how these trends will continue to revolutionize automotive manufacturing. Advances in Robotic Welding Boost […]

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Non-Destructive Inspection: Pulse-Echo Vs Thru-Transmission Ultrasound

Manufacturers are required to perform extensive material testing and product inspection to ensure that they deliver the quality required by both users and government regulators. In the past, manufacturers had to resort to destructive testing methods or manual non-destructive testing to verify a product’s quality. Modern, automated non-destructive inspection methods, however, allow manufacturers to inspect […]

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End-of-Arm Tooling in Robots

When looking at a robot arm, most engineers and operators notice a critical part of the system, the end-of-arm tooling. The end-of-arm tooling can directly manipulate the parts and components being produced or processed. Although many types of tooling appear similar, even the subtlest changes can have a profound impact on an entire automation system’s […]

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Robotic Systems in Non-Destructive Inspection Applications

As manmade infrastructure throughout the world continues to expand and mature, humans must constantly assess the integrity of their carbon fiber components. In recent years, manual inspections are being replaced by automated non-destructive inspection methods made possible by robotic systems. Manufacturers also use non-destructive inspection to inspect their products. Like most consumers and businesses, you […]

5 Considerations When Selecting a Pre-Engineered Robot Workcell

5 Considerations When Selecting a Pre-Engineered Robot Workcell

If you’ve thought about how to best build out a workcell for your automation process, you may want to consider a pre-engineered robotic workcell. These standardized units are already fully designed to serve your needs for automated welding, cutting, and assembly. Pre-engineered robotic workcells have many advantages over a custom workcell. How can you decide […]

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