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 [...]

Toshiba Machine partner exhibiting at the Assembly Show 2017

Industrial robot specialist, TM Robotics is exhibiting at the Assembly Show in Rosemont, Illinois, from October 24-26, 2017. This exhibition, exclusive to trade visitors only, offers three days of educational seminars and the opportunity to see the latest in assembly technology to help manufacturers make informed business decisions to keep their factory floors competitive. TM Robotics will be exhibiting at booth 2045, demonstrating the TVL700 6-axis robot, the THL300 with TSL3000 controller and a three axis BA-III Cartesian. "Unlike most [...]

Industrial robotics showcase at Robot Investments Show

The third annual Robot Investments Show is taking place between October 4 and 6, 2017 at the WOW convention centre in Istanbul. Entek, distributor of Industrial robot specialist TM Robotics, will be exhibiting an array of Toshiba Machine Robots, showcasing their capabilities to those looking at making an investment in industrial robotics. Entek can be found at stand G2, exhibiting a SCARA robot type TH450A and a six-axis robot type TV800. The robots will be part of a printing demo [...]

The next phase of six-axis robots

TM Robotics launches TVM six-axis robot range TM Robotics, Toshiba Machine’s EMEA and US partner, has launched Toshiba Machine’s latest range of six-axis robots. Toshiba Machine’s six-axis TVM range will be used in a variety of industrial applications, including manufacturing for automotive components, plastics, medical, packaging and the pharmaceutical sector. The vertically articulated robot series is available in three models, each with varying reach and payload specifications. Compared to previous ranges, the improved TVM six-axis robot series also provides a [...]