Author Archives: Jamie Spence

Robots Doing More Work at Busy Factories

Robots Doing More Work at Busy Factories

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal discusses how robots are increasing productivity without increasing the size of the…

July 7, 2022

Controldesign.com: Servo spindle targets small robot market

Our latest product was showcased this month on Controldesign.com. The PushCorp SM1202 Servo Spindle targets the robotics market for robots…

June 21, 2022
Products Finishing Podcast: Automation for Mechanical Finishing Processes

Products Finishing Podcast: Automation for Mechanical Finishing Processes

Mike Shappell, senior application engineer with Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives, takes Products Finishing’s podcast on a video tour of the…

June 17, 2022
Wooden guitar body being sanded with industrial robot

Guitar Sanding

When working with wood products like furniture or in this case electric guitar where the goal is giving it a…

March 17, 2022
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Automated Sanding

Sanding is often a crucial step of the  manufacturing processes for many products. While it has typically been done by…

January 25, 2022
high precision aluminium rubber and plastic automotive part manufacturing by casting and machining

The Advantages of Robotic Deflashing

When plastics or metals are molded, forged, or cast, excess material from the process may remain attached to the part…

November 2, 2021
Industrial metal worker use the grinding machine

The Advantages of Automated Deburring

What is Deburring? Deburring plays a critical role in the manufacturing finishing process. Burrs are an undesirable by-product of certain…

September 22, 2021
milling applications

Challenges in Automating Milling Applications  

Robotic machining has become a viable alternative to using CNC machines in milling applications. Automating processes can lead to substantial savings, especially in…

July 12, 2021

Evaluating a Robotic Polishing Project 

One of the biggest benefits of robotic automation is improved consistency. Robots follow highly repeatable motion paths, which means robotic…

June 7, 2021
manual industrial grinding

The Challenges of Grinding and Finishing Automation

There are significant benefits to automating grinding and finishing processes. Robotic grinding and material removal applications offer a more versatile…

April 23, 2021