CNC Machine Tending Kit

The Machine Tending Copilot offers you all the software capabilities needed for your machine tending applications. The CNC Machine Tending Kit is a Robotiq product that bundles two Hand-E grippers, two sets of Fingertips Extender, two sets of 2F- 85 Fingertips Conversion Kit and optionally, the Wrist Camera. On the software side, this kit includes […]

RFID for Cobot Intelligence

RFID is an evolution from the simpler presence sensors. RFID: Tool Tracking Solutions “Ultimately, wireless technology has boosted the brain power of robots. Think RFID from Balluff. In many applications RFID can be seen as an evolution from the simpler presence sensors. Now, instead of just identifying that something is present, we can identify with […]

Simplify End-of-Arm (EOM) Tooling with IO-Link

Inductive Couplers for Discrete Sensors: Quickly connect up to eight sensors without physical contact. When quick or frequent wiring changes need to be made, inductive couplers can provide a fast and error-free way to connect multiple discrete PNP sensors. Balluff offers two versions to meet your specific application needs. The version in an M18 cylindrical […]

Will Automation Take Away All Our Jobs?

TED Talk: Economist David Autor shares a hopeful automation paradox. Here’s a paradox you don’t hear much about: despite a century of creating machines to do our work for us, the proportion of adults in the US with a job has consistently gone up for the past 125 years. Why hasn’t human labor become redundant […]