Toshiba Machine robots at WIN Eurasia

TM Robotics and Entek demonstrate automation range Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics, will be showcasing its range of industrial robots at WIN Eurasia 2018. The show takes place at the TUYAP Fair and Congress Center in Instanbul, Turkey from March 15 to 18, 2018. TM Robotics will be exhibiting alongside Turkish distributor, Entek Otomasyon, in Hall 3, booth B130 and A150. WIN Eurasia is among the leading trade fairs for the manufacturing industry in Turkey. In 2017, the show hosted [...]

High performance 3D simulation in robot software

TM Robotics announces new TSAssist software Industrial robot specialist, TM Robotics, is introducing the new TSAssist software; a powerful programming tool from Toshiba Machine. The software offers powerful assistance to all phases of automation, including planning, design and improvement. The next generation of robot software comes at a time where more businesses are turning to high performance 3D simulation for manufacturing.   This software package is a step up from the company's standard TSPC programming software, bringing more features and capabilities [...]

What is Made Smarter?

Making smarter investments in automation Highlighted in the Government’s Made Smarter Review, industrial digitalisation technologies (IDTs) are transforming the manufacturing industry — that’s artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing, intelligent software, virtual reality and cutting-edge robotics. Here, Nigel Smith, managing director at TM Robotics, explains why manufacturers in Britain shouldn’t blindly invest in IDTs and instead, should use Made Smarter to make smarter automation investments. The Made Smarter review, previously known as the Industrial Digitalisation review, answers Government calls to boost [...]

Tips for choosing a 3D vision system

The future of vision systems in manufacturing With four times as many as colour receptors as humans, the Mantis shrimp has the most impressive eyes in nature.  Manufacturers have long relied on human vision for complex picking and assembly processes, but 3D vision systems are beginning to replicate the capability of human vision in robotics. Here, Nigel Smith, managing director of Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics, gives three rules to live by when choosing a 3D vision system for manufacturing. [...]

From feed to finish – TAD enters the UK market

Industrial system manufacturer and feeding systems specialist, TAD, is entering the UK manufacturing equipment market with its range of vibratory feeding bowls. The industrial feeders service a wide range of manufacturing sectors, including automotive, pharmaceutical, electronic, cosmetics and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG).  Bowl feeders — also referred to as circular vibratory or vibratory bowl feeders — are a traditional method of handling and sorting bulk products before manoeuvring them onto further processing machinery on manufacturing lines. TAD manufacturers an [...]

Robots will set us free

Tom Watson, deputy leader of the Labour party, will soon launch the final report of the Future of Work Commission, which has concluded that we should not fear the “march of the robots”. The report is a welcome change the typical narrative that has painted the rise of automation as something that will result in the death of the human workforce. Here, Nigel Smith, CEO of industrial robot provider, TM Robotics, explains why businesses need to be smart about [...]

Observations from the International Robot Exhibition (IREX)

With over 300 exhibitors spread across two halls, the International Robot Exhibition (IREX) is the largest robot trade show in the world. Held at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan, the biennial event welcomes robot manufacturers from around the globe to introduce the latest robotic technology. Here, Nigel Smith, managing director at Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics explains how IREX’s popularity has grown and how the themes at the 2017 show illustrate changing perceptions towards industrial automation.   Growing popularity The event [...]

Improving performance and precision

Toshiba Machine’s THE400 to be revealed at IREX 2017  Industrial robot provider, TM Robotics, is preparing to introduce the THE400 SCARA robot, the latest addition to its range of industrial machinery. The new model has been developed to set the standard for the next generation of SCARA robots, and will be officially launched by Toshiba Machine at the International Robotic Exhibition (IREX) in Tokyo, Japan, which will run from November 29 to December 2, 2017. Combining high-speed operation and a [...]

Don’t get it twisted

The UK government has invested £16 million in 5G network development. Here, Dervish Ibrahim, international sales manager at wire payoff machine supplier, TM Robotics, explains how the success of this, and investments in high speed broadband and smart city connectivity, are very much dependant on the quality of manufacturing processes for high speed internet cables. 5G will go beyond enhancing our own smartphone usage. It will enable the smart city, enhancing the cities we live and work in. With so [...]

SCARA robots on show at Czech trade show

~ TM Robotics is exhibiting at the International Engineering Fair ~ Industrial robot specialist, TM Robotics is exhibiting at the International Engineering Fair (MSV) in Brno, Czech, from October 9-13, 2017. With over 1,500 exhibitors and 75,000 visitors from 59 countries worldwide, TM Robotics is set to reach out to the many attendees, demonstrating the addition of a sliding fifth axis to the THP550 SCARA robot. The industrial robot specialist is exhibiting along with Slovakian Republic-based robot specialist, SDA.  Together [...]