Keyword: Flexible manufacturing systems

Articles: Materials
These technologies provide a tantalizing glimpse into the future of manufacturing automation.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Powered by smart machines, the new industrial revolution is changing how machine builders design, and how manufacturers operate today and in the future. To remain competitive and...

Application Briefs: Software

A600-pound spider-like robot, called Spidernaut, was part of a prototype robot team built in 2005 to assemble a solar array on the Moon. The goal was not only to have robots do the...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Automating manufacturing processes is a complex issue, with no one-size-fits-all solution. Robots range from insect-like microrobots to industrial robots powerful enough to...

Articles: Imaging

The use of modern laser technology has become standard in industrial manufacturing thanks to its speed, accuracy and effectiveness. Lasers are used to engrave parts, electronic printed...