Assista cobots now with savings up to £8,000

The idea of mass customisation is that organisations differentiate themselves by tailoring products to meet individual consumer demand. Although an attractive concept, it carries with it an implicit reduction in batch sizes and an…

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Getting WISE to integrated IoT data acquisition

The WISE-4000 Series is an Ethernet-based wireless IoT device that integrates IoT data acquisition, processing, and publishing functions. Accepting various I/O type inputs, it provides data pre-scaling, data logic, and data logger functions. Access…

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How to overcome skilled assembly worker shortages

Not for the first time, manufacturers are under threat from a wide range of make-or-break challenges to remain competitive or even survive. They range from skilled assembly worker shortages to demands for reduced…

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Are problem solving VSDs the new automation platform?

Wayne Turtill of Mitsubishi Electric UK explains how the versatility of a problem-solving VSD extends far beyond controlling the speed and torque of a motor. Many problems solving VSDs like the FRA-800 offer PLC level controls…

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Selecting an assembly robot and where to start

A recent blog “Lessons for post-pandemic manufacturing automation”, suggested using robots for labour-intensive applications. Mitsubishi Electric’s Barry Weller looks at selecting an assembly robot that best suits your application and how to integrate it.

If…

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