November 9-13 (virtual event)
Mon-Thur: 10:00-3:00 CST, Fri: 10:00-1:00 CST
December 13-17 (virtual event)
September 13-16, 2021, Chicago
Welding Advances in General Industry
Join our roundtable of expert welding engineers (Van Pratt, Chris Anderson and Heath Lynnes) as we discuss recent developments for welding in general industry. We will talk about new developments that allow arc welding to be used where it has never been used before. We'll also look at laser welding in general industry, as well as discussing TIG alternatives and brazing to overcome hurdles getting into automation. This roundtable format will guarantee enlightening interaction from our team as well as open an opportunity for you to ask them about your application!
Thursday, December 3, 2pm Eastern - Register Now
Making All Robots Collaborative
Presented by Ron Ledoux and Eric Cobane, Veo Robotics
By design traditional collaborative robots are slow, have low payload capacity and limited reach, i.e. Power and Force Limited (PFL) robots Veo's Freemove product is the type of disruptive technology that can significantly change how a robotic workcell is configured by enabling any size robot to work in a collaborative mode.
Thursday, December 10, 2pm Eastern
Autonomous Coating Robots: The New Standard in High-Mix Spray
Presented by Robert Ravensbergen and Sam Gerges, OmniRobotic
Self-programming AI systems, leveraging machine vision and newly available parallel processing capability, can transform the existing industrial robots offered by major OEM's like Yaskawa into automated process systems with human-like levels of adaptability and responsiveness to changes in parts. This self-programming technology can SEE parts in real time, use a Digital Twin to PLAN a unique robot motion, and then sync that motion with robot drivers and process implements to EXECUTE processes like spray coating and finishing at higher productivity and quality than ever before - all with less rework, consumables and energy waste than has previously been known by high-mix manufacturers.
Thursday, December 17, 2pm Eastern
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
OEE identifies the percentage of manufacturing time that is truly productive. Learn how you can manufacture only good parts as fast as possible while minimizing stop time. Hear great tips - including engineering for automation, machine maintenance and machine monitoring - that can lead to a more successful manufacturing run.
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Yaskawa Cockpit, Traceability
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Weld Inspection Applications
When quality is critical, traceability and inspection have become extremely important for fabricators of all kinds. See how new welding inspection technologies compliment robotic welding applications.
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Host: Multiple Presenters
See how technology advancements have improved the speed and intelligence of robots - opening new possibilities for automating picking, packing, sorting, tending and assembly applications.
From Arc and Spot Welding to Finishing and Painting, this day's focus will give fabricators new ways to employ robotic technology that improve quality, cost and productivity for operations both big an
Host: Heath Lynnes
Learn about the cutting-edge metals being used in automotive manufacturing, and new processes used to join unlike materials.
Host: Jeff Noruk - Servo-Robot
Traceability and inspection have become extremely important for fabricators of all kinds. See how new welding inspection technologies compliment robotic welding applications.
Host: Andrew Boddiford
Yaskawa Innovation will deliver updates on the latest technologies developed for Smart Series robots, including grippers, I/O, vision & safety equipment.
Host: Ken Irwin
Our experts share the uses, benefits and experiences with the various networking communication protocols
Host: Michael Castor
Be among the first to see the new SG-Series SCARA robots in action. This live demo will showcase the key features and functionality of these 4-axis robots.
Host: Josh Leath
Learn how to add robotic welding capacity to your current production with highly flexible and efficient collaborative robots.
Host: Bill Glenn, David Fishburn
Yaskawa has partnered with WireCrafters for years to be our go-to expert and provider of machine guarding. What does this safety design entail?
Watch a live preview of Yaskawa Motoman’s newest collaborative robot, the 20 kg payload HC20XP.
Host: Peter March
Join our team at Yaskawa Innovation as we demonstrate the new features of the Smart Pendant software release.
Host: Nelson Barksdale
Join us for a live walkthrough of the key features and advantages of MotoSim EG-VRC robotic simulation and offline programming software.
Host: Mike Antill, Michael Castor, Roger Christian, Wade Hickle & Jack Uhl
Logistics is ripe for robotic automation, but is automation ready for logistics? A panel of experts unravel the complexities in this roundtable Q&A.
Host: Kristian Hulgard - OnRobot
OnRobot will demonstrate how to optimize your investment to gain the full advantages of your cobot and to focus on your application through smarter, more adaptive robotic tools.
Laser inspection, IIoT, AI Welding and Advanced Joining Methods are a few current topics covered in this rundown of welding technology.
Host: Dean Elkins
Whether you’re manufacturing automotive, appliance or agricultural components, press tending applications remain a prime target for automation when a robust ROI must be realized.
Host: Shaun Relyea - Fronius
Learn the material characteristics of aluminum and the key considerations you will need to achieve the perfect weld.
So you say you want a collaborative robot? Join us as Smart Series product manager Michael Castor walks through the process of deciding if your robotic application is best served with a cobot.
Host: Keith Vozel & Grant Zahorsky
Join vision experts from Yaskawa Motoman and Canon as they discuss the mechanics of robotic picking with 3D cameras
Ensure your collaborative robot has the right gear to get the job(s) done! This webinar covers the latest grippers, sensors, vision and other accessories
See the new features and functions that make the Smart Pendant easier and more powerful than ever.
Host: Aaron Barnes
Learn the diagnostic tricks and preventive maintenance best practices for robots that avoid costly repairs and extended downtimes.
Get the scoop on the latest robotic welding technology featured at Fabtech 2019.
See the simple programming and power collaborative application capability of Yaskawa's Smart Series robot line.
Join product manager Michael Castor as he encounters the latest in robotic packaging solutions featured at Pack Expo 2019
Host: Chetan Kapoor
Chetan Kapoor, Sr. director of technology innovation, walks through the evolution and the future of smart industrial robots.
Product manager Josh Leath reviews what's new for Yaskawa's next generation of robotic welding cells - the ArcWorld.
Host: Keith Vozel
Learn how rapidly-evolving vision technologies can expand robot capabilities for more applications than ever.
Find out if your robotic application can take advantage of the simple programming options of the new Smart Pendant.
Learn how new device monitoring and analytics tools can give you a 360-degree view of your automation.
Host: Zane Michael CWI/CWE
Facing challenges finding skilled welders, learn how Oil Filter Recyclers turned to robotics to meet their production goals.
A roadmap for successfully bringing robotics into your facility.