Automation & Robots

FluidLynx Offers Intelligent Cooling Lubricant Automation

PMTS 2023: Motorex’s FluidLynx automated fluid management system offers controllable and traceable process reliability, while better protecting workpieces and machines, and optimizing tool life.

Automation & Robots

Automation in the Alps: Studer AG Unveils New Grinding Concepts

Studer AG, member company of United Grinding, held its annual press conference at its Swiss Alps location earlier this month to announce its new automatic loaders to accompany its existing grinding machines as well as other offerings and automation features. 

AMT, Mesago Highlighting Automation at Industry Events

AMT and Mesago Messe Frankfurt are working together to expand automation across the U.S. by developing an automation sector at both IMTS 2024 and SPS – Smart Production Solutions 2025 trade show in Atlanta, Georgia.

Automation & Robots

Precision Machining Technology Review January 2023: Automation & Robots

Production Machining’s January 2023 showcase includes some of the latest technology from ABB, Mini-Mover Conveyors, FANUC, OnRobot, ATI Industrial Automation and FOBA Laser Marking+Engraving.

Single & Multi-Spindles

Customizable CNC Machine, Automation Solutions

IMTS 2022: BA W08-12 is designed for machining large workpieces made of aluminum and other nonferrous materials.

Turning Machines

3D Printing Creates a Window of Automation Opportunity

For this Omaha shop, periodic part inspection required an automated turning cell to pause production. Printing a plastic parts collection chute for delivery outside the cell solved this problem, and it turns out the shop has found 3D printing to be valuable in many other ways.

Automation Suite Supports High Precision

IMTS 2022: Caron Engineering offers a variety of smart manufacturing solutions for automation, cycle time reduction, unmanned operations as well as total process monitoring and control for tool loading, offset adjustment and more. 

Automation & Robots

Precision Machining Technology Review August 2022: IMTS Automation & Robots Preview

Production Machining’s IMTS Automation & Robots preview showcase includes Edge Technologies, Absolute Machine Tools/Productive Robots, LNS North America, FANUC America, Universal Robots and Lang Technovation.

Machining Centers & Milling Machines

Fastems Flexible Pallet Container for CNC Milling Automation

It is said the PFC 8 provides simple automation of milling machines in a smaller footprint, offering  improved space efficiency and better ergonomics for operators working on either the hardware or software side.

View From My Shop Video 1: A Deep Dive Into Automation with Advance CNC

Advance CNC leverages multiple forms of automation to increase its milling machines' productivity. Learn more in this episode of The View From My Shop.

Turning Machines

VersaBuilt Lathe Automation System for High-Mix Production

The system includes the VersaBuilt System Controller (VSC) software which has all robot motion preprogrammed, thereby enabling deployment in hours rather than weeks.


Starting Small with Automation

Quick-change workholding and flexible robotic automation started this small shop on the path to success.

Automation & Robots

Automation Brings Reliability to Laser Marking Bone Screws

To overcome human error in laser marking, consider a reliable, high-throughput automated system designed to run 24/7.

Automation & Robots

Precision Machining Technology Review February 2022: Automation & Robots

Production Machining’s automation and robotics showcase includes Mitsubishi Electric, Carr Lane, Made4CNC, FANUC, United Grinding and Comau.

Machining Centers & Milling Machines

Kurt, Absolute Machine Tools Develop Automation Package

Automation package designed to simplify integrating automation into a shop’s production processes includes a Mitsubishi LoadMate Plus, Kurt 3600A pneumatic vise and Kurt RV36 robotic gripper working in tandem with a Tongtai VP-10 mass-production, high-speed vertical machining center.

CNC Indexing & Feeding Technologies Partners With AR Filtrazioni Air/Oil Filtration Systems

CNC Indexing & Feeding Technologies has been named exclusive U.S. importer for AR Filtrazioni industrial air/oil filtration systems.

Automation & Robots

United Grinding’s Studer RoboLoad Offers Seamless Part-Loading Automation

The machine operation requires no programming knowledge, enabling better production flexibility and a higher degree of operating comfort.

CNC & Machine Controls

C.O.R.E. Controller Technology Supports Machine Tool Connectivity

The hardware/software architecture is designed to connect machine tools to open up possibilities for networking, controlling and monitoring the production process as well as process optimization.

CNC & Machine Controls

Manufacturing Automation Beyond Robots at PMTS

A variety of automated machining and manufacturing processes — including, but not limited to, robotics — that can enable shops to become more efficient were on display at the recent Precision Machining Technology Show.

Automation & Robots

Thoughts about PMTS, Machining Automation

Turning technology, as was displayed at the Precision Machining Technology Show, is more advanced than ever and machine shops should continue to identify processes of all types that can be automated.

Automation & Robots

PMTS 2021 Product Preview: Automation and Measurement

Learn about some of the new automation and measurement solutions for precision machining that will be on display at PMTS 2021.

Automation & Robots

MiQ Custom Machining Automation Solutions

Simplified controls and programming make robotics easy to use for any customer, regardless of experience level.

Automation & Robots

JSC Pro Automation System Accommodates Many Part and Capacity Requirements

PMTS 2021: The machine incorporates a main enclosure with several different pre-engineered end-of-arm and infeed/outfeed options for a range of part and capacity requirements.

Automation & Robots

United Grinding Adds New Robotic Automation Option for Rebuilt Walter Grinders

Customers with older Walter Helitronic Power Series tool grinding machines have option of adding advanced automation technology retrofitted as part of a machine rebuild.