Automation: "Intelligent" Robotic Handling

Robots that need no counterbalance, can be mounted anywhere, with a small footprint.

Among the notable attractions at CastExpo in St. Louis last April was a demonstraton of "intelligent" material handling, degating, and deflashing of castings by FANUC Robotics America Inc., showing the the M-900iA/3350 robot transferring automotive engine blocks from an overhead conveyor into finishing operations.

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