Tag: robot

Even the trees aren’t safe from Skynet!

Even the trees aren’t safe from Skynet!

| March 7, 2014

This is a prototype tree pruning robot.  It scales (relatively straight) trees and wields a small chainsaw to remove the branches.  It can steer and adjust the saw angle to compensate for irregularities in the tree.    Be sure to check out the video, if for no other reason than the awesome music 😉 Tree […]

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Ford Motor Company Pioneers New Ground In Rapid Sheet Metal Forming

Ford Motor Company Pioneers New Ground In Rapid Sheet Metal Forming

| January 7, 2014

I saw this article last year and was amazed at the idea.  Ford has taken 2 delta style (parallel kinematic) Fanuc robots and created a rapid sheet metal prototyping and small production run machine.  The robot on top peens the metal to push it or thin it out while the robot on the bottom supports the […]

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Get these in the hands of school children and start a revolution!

Get these in the hands of school children and start a revolution!

| December 20, 2013

This video came out today showing this gentleman programming this Yaskawa Motoman robot at FabTech 2013 to weld (yes I said weld) in under 2 minutes! Are they serious?…  Why yes… yes they are.  Top shelf Yaskawa! Kinetiq Teaching Demo FabTech 2013 Yaskawa

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Rubik cube doesn’t have anything on this! Here comes Cubli

Rubik cube doesn’t have anything on this! Here comes Cubli

| December 20, 2013

Let me introduce you to Cubli.  Most likely the highest skilled “box” (term box used VERY loosely) I have ever seen!  I’m sure Skynet has taken notice. The Cubli: a cube that can jump up, balance, and ‘walk’

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