Robotic Automated Urethane Pouring System

The robotic urethane pouring system has the following components: Mitsubishi FX5U PLC Mitsubishi GT2510 User Interface Mitsubishi 3KW Servo Amplifier and Servo Motor (2) UR10 Universal Robots (Cobots) The User Interface allows the operator to select from thousands of mold patterns and associate the mold pattern to a station number. It also allows the operatorContinue reading “Robotic Automated Urethane Pouring System”

Geothermal Engine

Industrial Automation Solution was approached by Novel Therm to build the controls for their geothermal heat engine. Novel Therm is an innovator in the geothermal green energy arena. They were interested in both controlling the Stirling heat engine and being able to log extensive amounts of data.  PLC Controls We selected the iQ-R PLC by Mitsubishi ElectricContinue reading “Geothermal Engine”

Automated Parts Dipping Machine

CaPlugs is a plastic parts manufacturer. They asked Industrial Automation Solution to update the existing controls on their parts automated parts dipping machine. These controls consisted of an old Automation Direct DL05 PLC an external timer with an analog controller to control the induction motor speed with a pot. The video above shows us testingContinue reading “Automated Parts Dipping Machine”

Automated Pick and Place Machine

Harvard Card was wanting an automation integrator to build an automated pick and place machine for their card assembly. This automated system utilized 6 motion controllers (Yaskawa MP2300s) to synchronize each axis motion with the product as it came down the conveyor.  We choose the Yaskawa MP2300 single axis motion controller x6 for the motion controlContinue reading “Automated Pick and Place Machine”

Automated Fence Cutting Machine

Fences for Less purchased a metal cutting machine from China. This automated machine will be used to cut or scribe an aluminum fence posts. The cutting machine did not come with the controls from China and there was another integrator that specified the controls. After purchasing the controls, the other integrator disappeared. We installed anContinue reading “Automated Fence Cutting Machine”

Robotic Testing Cell for Fuel Isolation Rods

Mechanical Design Our mechanical engineer designed a bin to transport the fuel rods from the loading area to the robot pick/place location and then to the unload location.  Robotic testing cell parts presentation angle along with the robot stand height, conveyor height was tested in AutoCAD and verified with the first generation bin.   Electrical DesignContinue reading “Robotic Testing Cell for Fuel Isolation Rods”

Automated VFD Conveyor Control Cleanup

Industrial Automation Solution was contacted by Adrian, the director of engineering at Health-Ade, a manufacturer of health drinks. Adrian called us and was quite upset about the his automated VFD conveyor control system being down and needed someone to respond or he was going to have to start sending employees home. This automated VFD conveyorContinue reading “Automated VFD Conveyor Control Cleanup”

Robot Integration for Tire Removal/Installation Station

RoboTire, who is designing a robotic automated tire removal/installation station was creating a new concept utilizing 2 articulated arm Mitsubishi robots. They contracted Industrial Automation Solution to complete the robot integration of these two robots into their latest design concept. Currently, we are in initial stages of programming, testing and design and are adding CognexContinue reading “Robot Integration for Tire Removal/Installation Station”

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Robot 3D Vision System

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Robot 3D Vision System was developed in response to the needs of the manufacturing industry, enabling customers to create and deploy a robotic random part picking solution that works quickly, accurately, and with dexterity. Employing Canon proprietary digital imaging technologies, the RV1100, RV1100P, RV500 and RV300 serve as the “eyes” of MitsubishiContinue reading “Mitsubishi Electric Automation Robot 3D Vision System”

Unitronics Adds New Motion Control Solution

Unitronics Adds New Motion Control Solution: Unitronics is known for combination HMI + PLC units has now introduced motion control to their already robust line-up. Easy to implement motion function blocks that help with development and commissioning make it a great choice for machine builders. Check out the latest developments with Unitronics. Known for highContinue reading “Unitronics Adds New Motion Control Solution”