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FlexiVision: Vision system to integrate every robot

FlexiVision is a PC based vision software package that can be optionally supplied with FlexiBowl systems.   FlexiVision is compatible with a large variety of industrial robots and the main purpose is to allow the deployment of flexible feeding cells in a very simple and straithforward way. The main tasks offered by the system include:  Dynamic control […]

Bowl Feeders: FlexiBowl® as a Cost-Effective Alternative

Total cost of ownership The real case OEE – Overall Equipment Efficiency The cosmetic application: feeding of mascara brushes The automotive case: membranes, rubber discs, Flexible feeding advantages   Total cost of ownership We explain below why FlexiBowl® is a cost-effective solution, according to current performance indicators. Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) is a management approach […]

Flexible Part Feeding Systems: The Benefits

Market evolution has always been influenced by choices made with regard to flexibility, unit production cost and productivity. In the middle of the 1960s, market competition became increasingly intense, and production cost was the chief concern. High volumes of individual products were sold to the “mass market,” enabling a policy emphasizing economy of scale and […]

Vibratory Bowl Feeder

Vibratory Bowl Feeder: Traditional part feeding system FlexiBowl: the new frontier of feeding systems Comparing FlexiBowl® and Vibratory Bowl feeders Vibratory bowl feeders: application fields FlexiBowl: the alternative to traditional bowl feeders Related articles   Vibratory Bowl Feeder: Traditional part feeding system Vibratory Bowl feeders are the most common solution to handle and sort bulk products […]

SCARA Robot

Industrial robots are defined as ‘multi-functional manipulators designed to move parts through various programmed motions’. As such, robots provides consistent reliable performance, repetitive accuracy and are able to handle heavy work loads and perform in harsh environments. Additionally, robots can be quickly reprogrammed to reflect changes in production needs and cycles.  The SCARA acronym stands […]

Flexible assembly systems

  Flexibility of a system describes its ability to adapt to a wide range of possible environments. Flexibility in manufacturing is the ability to reconfigure manufacturing resources in order to efficiently produce a range of products of acceptable quality. The concept of flexibility comes from the Japanese philosophy of “lean manufacturing,” which for many decades […]

Benefits of Flexible Part Feeding – Fanuc

    Integrators who manufacture assembly automation and OEM’s who need equipment to manufacture assemblies are faced with a very large challenge of how to get the parts into the assembly machines for the assembly process, minimize workcell requirements, and keep costs down. Whether there is a need to increase productivity, reduce costs or add […]

Linear Feeders

Linear feeders work in conjunction with bowl feeders in as they deal to get the components already divided to the correct destination point, without losing the continuity of production. In this way you do not lose the impetus received from the pieces and they ease the collection: vibratory linear feeders, as well as vibratory bowl feeders […]

Vibratory bowl systems

FlexiBowl® is the new feeding device able to work with the most range of special bulks and capable of adapting to any industrial robot or vision system. FlexiBowl® is actually a product which improve the performance of a traditional  vibratory bowl system:  it is able to feed and handle a widest variety of loose parts without the […]