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  • Writer's pictureAmanda Meier

The Scoop - Issue 1

Updated: Dec 2, 2021

February 2020

What's The Scoop?

You may have asked yourself before, "what's the scoop in the industry?". Automation, Inc. is here to answer that question with our monthly newsletter, The Scoop. 

The Scoop has all your insider information on buzz-worthy news in the industry along with updates about Automation, Inc. This newsletter will be published once a month and will include topics like product updates, employee spotlights, upcoming events, and more! 



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By adding Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation’s robot safety option to a Mitsubishi Robotic solution, your robots can perform in a cooperative mode with your operators. The "robot safety option", used together with external devices such as a safety switch or light curtain, enhances the robot safety function.

Cooperative Robotic applications are applications where the operator and machinery are mostly operating in their own space but need to interact occasionally for short periods of time. 


Industry Updates


UR16 - Universal Robots

Let the UR16e do the heavy lifting for your business. The Universal Robots UR16e opens up new applications possibilities with industry-leading 16 kg (35.3 lb) payload capacity. Using the same easy-to-use programming interface of the award-winning e-series family, the new cobot delivers superior speed, reliability and safety to relieve your workforce of handling heavy tools and products.

Automate labor-intensive applications like palletizing and packaging, screw and nut driving, machine tending and material handling of heavier loads while increasing your factory throughput and efficiency with the UR16e. 

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ACR 7000 - Integrated Motion Solutions

The new ACR7000 series combines performance, value and scalability that meets and exceeds OEM expectations. Built on the well-known ACR9000 platform, the 7000 series utilizes re-imagined hardware designs, well-suited for table top and laboratory style instruments. 

Microstepping drives are integrated with the multi-axis motion controller into a single package, saving space, cabling, and reducing installation complexity.


Flextrac Series Plastic Chain Conveyors

QC Conveyors’ Flextrac™ Series Conveyor Systems demonstrate flexibility with sturdy, modular conveyors capable of inclines, declines, straight sections and curves.

They can be configured to meet the needs of almost any application, including gripper elevators and alpine conveyors. Thanks to their modular design, they can be reconfigured as your plant changes and grows.



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