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Improve Productivity with Poka Yoke Inspection

Improve Productivity with Poka Yoke Inspection

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RNA Carpet Gap Hider Poka Yoke Station – RNA have designed and built a bespoke workstation, applying Poka-Yoke (also called mistake proofing) requirements to prevent the human errors that result in product defects.

The workstation is dedicated to apply the correct label to correct product (two types). The task requires a high concentration from the worker, and is the cause of many errors, since two types of products are too similar to each other, both in size and in colour. Continue Reading

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Collaborative Robots drive growth in global robotics industry

Collaborative Robots drive growth in global robotics industry

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Global sales of robots are set to double in the 4 years to 2018. So says a report delivered in Frankfurt by the International Federation of Robotics. And one of the key factors behind this rapid growth is the advent of collaborative robots technology, or Cobots as they are sometimes nicknamed. Continue Reading

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New feeding systems bring fast changeover and ultra-flexibility

New feeding systems bring fast changeover and ultra-flexibility

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RNA has launched a new range of automated part feeding systems aimed specifically at customers who need equipment, which is flexible enough to meet today’s manufacturing demands. Often this will mean frequent change over, as batch sizes become smaller and also the ability to cater for of new product variations.

RNA has addressed these issues by creating a range, which can handle component “families” in the same machine, or if this is not possible, incorporating fast and easy changeover. Continue Reading

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Leading robotics provider partners with RNA UK to transform R A Labone’s insert moulding process

Leading robotics provider partners with RNA UK to transform R A Labone’s insert moulding process

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R A Labone, a plastics injection moulding manufacturer, wanted to install an automated system for the production of its tyre pressure sensor housings which would meet the volume and price demands of its blue chip customer whilst enabling the manufacture to be based in the UK.

A solution was required for the whole end-to-end manufacturing process, including loading inserts, moulding, insert-present testing, cooling, decay testing, and packaging.

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Patented electromechanical quick release linear System

Patented electromechanical quick release linear System

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RNA’s new quick release linear feed system is designed for those looking for a quick and safe changeover between component parts, which reduces downtime and increases productivity. The patented quick release linear system is based on electro-mechanical technology, allowing the system to be used in applications where other quick release mechanisms such as pneumatics cannot be used. Continue Reading

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Precision Belt Conveyor- innovation in the sector of pallets transport

Precision Belt Conveyor- innovation in the sector of pallets transport

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Italplant has developed a patented precision belt conveyor PBC combining high accuracy, high rigidity, smooth movement, versatile positioning with custom lengths.  As a new member of Italplant’s Precision conveyor family, the high quality low cost PBC represents real innovation in pallet transportation. Continue Reading

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Vision system inspects laser drilled holes

Vision system inspects laser drilled holes

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Deck: A novel vision system has been deployed to measure the location and sizes of laser drilled holes in a plastic part used in a gas safety device.

Measuring the presence of gases is vitally important in the oil and gas, mining and petrochemical industries, where raised levels of certain gases can be extremely dangerous. Continue Reading

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Sometimes Size Really Matters!

Sometimes Size Really Matters!

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RNA can now offer the latest addition to the Universal Robots range, the UR 3 collaborative robot, a true power tool perfect for small-format precision tasks. With the UR3, Universal Robots adds an innovative, compact option to the UR collaborative robots family. The same collaborative safety and usability benefits pioneered in the UR5 and UR10 robots are now available for workbench and table-top settings.

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Extremely Versatile: The New Patented Catamaran Linear Feeder System from RNA

Extremely Versatile: The New Patented Catamaran Linear Feeder System from RNA

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A revolutionary development – unique to the market 

A multiple track system in a very confined space for high performance, careful handling of parts, a high sorting rate and simple recirculation of unsorted parts, are the excellent features of this new feeding system. Similar to a catamaran, up to 20 sorting tracks are actuated by two powerful linear drives mounted side by side in parallel.

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RNA Newsletter Jan Issue 2015

RNA Newsletter Jan Issue 2015

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RNA Newsletter Jan Issue 2015: Our January issue announces RNA have entered into a strategic agreement with Universal Robots to become an authorised distributor of UR’s collaborative robots in the UK. The issue also includes an article about how human and robot work together. Other features include the introduction of RNA’s new linear feeder SLA. At last, we welcome new members on board!

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