Why industrial robot safety is essential

How to ensure safety during industrial robot operation The first law of robotics: a robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. Isaac Asimov’s three laws of robotics are a cornerstone of sci-fi literature, but the unfortunate truth of modern industrial robots is that they…Read more

Repairing Fanuc equipment, components and parts

Fanuc is the owner of the indistinguishable color among industrial robots. The company’s name is an acronym for Factory Automation and Numerical Control. The company is the largest manufacturer of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) systems, which are produced from Fanuc’s 22 country operation and reportedly have a 65% market share. Spanning across various industrial applications,…Read more

Industrial robots set records in 2015

New Records set for First Half of 2015 for Industrial Robots According to new statistics released by the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), a record 14,232 industrial robots, valued at $840 million were ordered from North American robotics companies in the first half of 2015. The record-setting number of orders was an increase of one percent…Read more

Marketplace rising to $44B by 2020?

The marketplace for Industrial Robotics to hit $44B by 2020 Product, Design and Development a publication geared toward design engineers, reported on how the Industrial Robotics market will continue to expand and grow steadily in the years to come. The magazine cited a report from U.S. market intelligence firm Transparency Market Research. The firm forecasts…Read more

ABB M2000 robots refurbished

ICR refurbishes the ABB IRB6400 M2000 Robot and S4C+ Controller Known as a leading supplier of industrial robots and modular manufacturing systems, ABB Group has installed more than 250,000 robots worldwide. With a large amount of used ABB industrial robots available throughout various marketplaces, purchasing a new robot doesn’t always have to be the case….Read more

Fanuc’s S-430iW Robot

Fanuc S-430iW Robot Test System featuring the RJ3 Controller ICR recommends and sells the S-430iW paired with the Fanuc R-J3 controller. As a third generation controller, the R-J3 is a reliable piece of equipment that features an open architecture system. System integration becomes simplified from this end, which allows for improved performance and handling. ICR technicians…Read more