Y-Blog

Posted: 13/05/2019 12:19:04 p. m. by David OConnell
Topics: Programming, Tips and Tools

In a manufacturing landscape where requirements are ever-changing, a reliable and feature-rich robot controller is a valuable tool. Convenient and powerful functions that can be cross-utilized between applications are optimizing robotic workcells each day, and companies of all sizes across various industries are realizing the full value of dynamic controller functionality. Read More

Posted: 06/05/2019 02:25:42 p. m. by Bernardo Mendez
Topics: Collaborative, Manufacturing, New Technologies, Programming

Manufacturing is at a turning point, and the current pace of technological change is prompting companies to be more agile and efficient while lowering costs and increasing productivity. To withstand competitive pressures and end-customer demands, businesses of all sizes in diverse industries are investing in Industry 4.0 technologies to enhance operations and foster growth. Read More

Posted: 29/04/2019 01:52:13 p. m. by Chris Anderson
Topics: Arc Welding, Spot Welding, Tips and Tools

No matter the manufacturing industry, company size or part dimensions, the purpose of robotic welding is the same: to produce high-quality welds in the least amount of time. While there may be a bit of a learning curve when it comes to reaching optimal weld quality and cycle time, the following weld functions are available to take your weld process to the next level. Read More

Posted: 24/04/2019 10:38:55 a. m. by Bob Graff
Topics: Education and Training, Events

Despite a growing concern that the STEM worker shortage could be severe, the future of manufacturing shines a bit brighter thanks to annual events like National Robotics Week. A series of grassroots events and activities during the month of April aimed at increasing public awareness of the importance of the U.S. robotics industry, National Robotics Week offers hands-on experience to students, inspiring them to pursue STEM-related fields. Read More

Posted: 12/04/2019 03:02:56 p. m. by Keith Vozel
Topics: New Technologies

Let’s talk about two of the biggest buzzwords surrounding the manufacturing sector today, the “Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)” and “Industry 4.0”. While I am not going to explain the concepts behind IIoT and why it is important, or how to implement Industry 4.0 technology into your operations, this discussion will cover what happens when you start integrating all these interconnected devices, especially those local to your facility. Read More