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Engineered To Make Things Simple

The SCHUNK ELP is designed to be the most user-friendly electric linear module on the market. In just two steps, the ELP is configured and ready to work. The end positions can be mechanically adjusted with a screw, and the speed of extension and retraction is easy to adjust using rotary switches on the side…

Get a Grip with Schunk

SCHUNK designs and manufactures the industry’s largest selection of clamping technology and gripping systems. The German-based company serves the machining, robotics, automation, and installation industries, in addition to many well-known automotive brands and their suppliers. Let’s take a look at one of SCHUNK’s most innovative offerings, their ERP rotary unit. SCHUNK is serious about simplifying…

Ready To Outsource Walking?

OTTOTM Motors is the world’s leading manufacturer of self-driving industrial vehicles, designed to streamline the movement of materials in manufacturing and processing facilities. OTTOTM doesn’t mind working 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Less time transporting materials means more open floor space. And OTTO is smart enough to provide feedback and analytics, uncovering…

What Happens When Humans And Robots Join Forces?

Hundreds of companies in more than 50 countries are using ABB’s collaborative robots, or “cobots,” to realize safer, more efficient manufacturing processes. In fact, you’ll almost certainly use a product built by ABB’s intelligent machines at some point today. From the walls around you to the device in your hand, ABB’s robots were probably involved.…

Bimba Spotlight: Custom Solutions with Pinch Valves

Customer demands can’t always be fulfilled with standard products. With over 40 years of experience designing and building custom solutions, Bimba's Acro line can solve your unique application challenges. These projects can range from the simple- modifying our existing pneumatic, solenoid, and proportional pinch valves- to the complex, including complete custom systems with multiple valves. Using the wide…

Mounting Your Motor to an Electric Actuator with Tolomatic

Many industrial manufacturers choose to install a 3rd party motor onto their Tolomatic electric actuator. If you choose this option, you’ll first be faced with the many different types of motors (servo, stepper, induction) available on the market, and how each selection can affect the mechanical design (mounting and coupling) of the actuator. Motors are…

Choosing a Yamada Pump: What you need to know

Recognized as a leader in pneumatic pumping technology, our trusted Keystone supplier Yamada Corporation is known in many industries worldwide for its innovative products, superior quality, and unmatched reliability. The company’s long history of product design and engineered solutions has established Yamada as a forerunner in industrial pump technology. Yamada’s strong reputation for manufacturing top…

Why you should automate your manufacturing processes

Automation typically refers to using computers and other programmed technology for the implementation of business-related tasks. Automated mechanisms may range from simple sensing devices to robots and other sophisticated tools. It may include the automation of a single operation or the automation of a series of tasks or even an entire factory. For companies looking…

Three Ways Koganei Will Completely Change Your Business

Reducing costs, improving lead time and increasing machine efficiency is essential for every manufacturing business. And, no matter what your industry, choosing the best parts to make your operations run smoothly is key. Koganei, one of our Keystone Suppliers, knows just how to make your business operations run smoother. Let’s dive into three different ways…

What is Robotic Benchmarking?

Robots are everywhere. Companies are integrating the use of robotics into their workplaces at an exponential rate due to technological innovations and advancements, resulting in unimaginable precision, productivity and flexibility. With all  of this technology, companies must find new ways to measure performance to ensure the technology is operating at its peak, which is why…
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