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Who knew pick and place applications could be so festive, so hip? This holiday season, a family of industrial robots is the main attraction at Neiman Marcus' store in Dallas, Texas.Neiman Marcus always wows shoppers with daring Christmas window displays - trees made out of 1950's car fins, money, or water. This year is no exception. The glitzy display features three industrial robots trimming a 15 ft. aluminum tree.

The FANUC ServoTorch is a wire feeder optimized to feed aluminum and soft wire.  It is a fully integrated, wrist mounted, four-roll “pull” wire feeder controlled by the ARC Mate series robots. It has been designed for exceptional flexibility – allowing for 360 degrees of free movement at the wrist.The motion control of the robot combined with the wire feed motor makes for a close coupling of the welding process.

Industrial robots in hard hats? Today's robots are heavily involved in the fabrication side of construction, but the time is coming when they will take a more active role.Some of the construction robots that are available from RobotWorx include: Palletizing Robots, Packaging Robots, Dispensing RobotsMost construction jobs are repetitious, labor-intensive, and dangerous - perfectly suited for robot automation.

A group of German artists called Robotlab have programmed a KUKA robot to write the entire Bible. The Bios [Bible] project demonstrates the dexterity and precision of today's industrial robots.Using a pen for EOAT, this robot scribe is writing in a calligraphy version of a 15th century German font known as Schwabacher. The result is a Martin Luther-period Bible with both Old and New Testaments - written on a long scroll of paper.

Turns out moving your company to another country may not be the best option anymore. Robots are providing fast effective solutions for companies struggling to compete in a tough global market.Offshoring may seem idyllic on paper, but there are many hidden obstacles and costs. Far from a quick-fix, offshoring can be costly. Automation, on the other hand, is an effective alternative, especially when your application is repetitive and you are facing high labor costs.

Choosing between Scara and Cartesian robots can be difficult. Both styles provide excellent solutions for pick and place, assembly, and packaging applications, but each robot has unique features and advantages. By understanding these differences, and carefully evaluating your work space, application, and product, you can make the best decision.Consider Your Work Envelope:The SCARA or Selective Compliant Assembly (or Articulated) Robot Arm robot provides a circular work envelope.

RobotWorx was recently profiled in Fortune Small Business magazine. The article, Born Again Robots, appears in the October 2007 issue. It explores the used robot market and the advantage of buying reconditioned robotic equipment.RobotWorx president Keith Wanner said he is very pleased with the article and appreciates the magazine's focus. "FSB really understands what a small business owner goes through and they gear everything to fit those needs," he said.

RobotWorx is a complete resource for FANUC robot parts. Whether your robot needs an emergency repair, an upgrade, or preventive maintenance, RobotWorx provides the best service and a wide selection of new and used robot parts.RobotWorx strives to keep robotics costs low while maintaining high quality standards. In particular, RobotWorx' used FANUC robot parts are cheap, highly reliable alternatives. Every robotic part is thoroughly tested and cleaned prior to shipment.

MARION, OHIO - AUGUST 14, 2007 -Industrial robotics integrator, RobotWorx, celebrated 15 years in the robot business this August. RobotWorx was founded by Keith Wanner as a one man consulting company and quickly grew to be one of America's largest robotic integrators specializing in reconditioned robots. RobotWorx emphasizes customer service, low-cost robotic solutions, and top quality workmanship.. RobotWorx has thrived in the volatile robotics market.

Modern Marvels visits RobotWorx:  Modern Marvels was at RobotWorx to film robotic welding for an upcoming episode. They talked with several engineers about robotics and automated welding. The episode aired on May 8, 2007 at 10pm EST and is available to purchase at aetv.

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