Best-Practice for Choosing an Air Solenoid Valve

Knowing How to Choose an Air Solenoid Valve Can Improve Pneumatic System Safety: As a design engineer with the task of selecting solenoid air valves for your new machine, there are many things to consider: what port size do I need? what voltage? individual valves or on a manifold? I thought I would share this […]

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Top 5 Cobot KPIs

How to measure and improve the performance of Cobots – Collaborative Robots. Like every machine, collaborative robots are most effective when you use them to their full potential. But how do you know if you are using a robot to its full potential or not?   Monitor Robot Events Top 5 KPIs for Collaborative Robots […]

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Machine Monitoring Made Simple

Controller with MTConnect Adapter Harvests Machine Data The primary purpose of machine monitoring is to improve equipment performance and enable predictive maintenance to prevent downtime. 

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Metal that Vacuum and Grippers Can’t

Handle with Reliability, with Safety, and Reduce Cycle Time. SMC Corporation of America, a premier partner of Numatic Engineering, has joined Universal Robots’ UR+ program, launching the new UR+ certified MHM Series Magnetic Gripper capable of absorbing a great variety of ferromagnetic pieces, with different geometries and properties. SMC’s MHM-X6400 Magnetic Gripper In applications where vacuum […]

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Industrial Network Security

Extend Industrial Applications over Secure Remote Connections As the world’s network and information technology becomes more mature, the trend is to use Ethernet as the major communications interface in many industrial communications and automation applications.  Industrial Cybersecurity Moxa‘s Industrial Secure Router series is a Gigabit speed, all-in-one Firewall/VPN/Router for Ethernet security applications in sensitive remote […]

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Email or Text Messages from Collaborative Robots

Minimize Downtime, Monitor and Optimize Production “Whether I’m in the shop or not, Insights signals any stop immediately.  I then put the robot back into production faster. Minimum downtime means higher productivity.” Tommy Caughey / President, Walt Machine Inc. Monitor Universal Robots’ Cobot with Robotiq Insights Insights Features: Real-time Robot Dashboards KPIs Email Reports Scheduler […]

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Parts Feeder + Vision + Cobot

Learn how to use intelligent visual part detection and image processing. Bring your own parts to Numatic Engineering’s Booth #4220 to learn how intelligent visual part detection and image processing seamlessly integrate with a collaborative robot.  FREE REGISTRATION Free entrance to the Expo and a 20% discount for the Educational Conference.  Promotion Code: SPECIALBAL245 ATX […]

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