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Preventive Maintenance: Choosing the wrong grease for your robot can be a slippery (and costly) slope

Filed in Uncategorized by on January 21, 2014 0 Comments

   Part of the preventive maintenance that is done on industrial robot systems includes regreasing all of the axes and roller bearings. Lack of greasing can cause reducers, bearings, and gear drives to malfunction causing costly damage to your robotic system not to mention causing a safety issue. Improper greasing including using the wrong grease […]

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Industrial Automation Veteran Jack Justice Joins KC Robotics

Filed in Company by on January 20, 2014

     WEST CHESTER, OHIO, JANUARY 20, 2014 – Locally based KC Robotics has hired Jack Justice as General Manager at its West Chester, Ohio location. Jack brings over 32 years of experience in industrial automation and over a decade of management experience. His experience includes over 20 years in various roles at worldwide robot […]

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Robotic Welding Series: Robotic Flexibility Can Open Up Opportunities For Job Shops

Filed in Solutions, Welding by on December 11, 2013 0 Comments

     The job shop owner was struggling. The RFQs kept coming in but no one came back. The pile of quotes was stacked up on his desk, bids lost to cheaper companies all over the country. He needed more purchase orders and knew he needed to cut production costs to stay afloat. Time was […]

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Robots Eat Turkey Too.

Filed in Company by on November 27, 2013 0 Comments

            In 24 hours most families will be gathered around a table with food and fellowship in mind. They will thank each other and their loved ones, God and friends too. But today, at KC Robotics we will gather and be thankful for our coworkers and customers who have supported us […]

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Robotic Welding Series: Pre-engineered Cells Cut Through Economics of Automation

Filed in Products, Solutions, Welding by on November 20, 2013 0 Comments

   Today, the issue stopping many manufacturers from integrating industrial robots into their production line is purely economic. Small to medium sized businesses, automotive or not, have larger capital limitations which can put a significant crimp into improving the production line. In response, industrial robot companies like KC Robotics have worked with major OEMs to develop […]

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Robotic Welding Series: Perfectly weld imperfect parts with adaptive welding

Filed in Industrial Robots, Uncategorized, Welding by on November 13, 2013 0 Comments
Robotic Welding Series: Perfectly weld imperfect parts with adaptive welding

      This is a 5-part series by KC Robotics about the automated arc welding industry. As a leader in robotic arc welding, we are pleased to have been able to interview welding veteran and KUKA Robotics Senior Key Technology Manager of Metals Tim Nacey about the industry and the possible growth manufacturers can […]

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Robotic Welding Series: Alleviate skilled welder shortages with robotic welding cells

Filed in Industrial Robots, Products, Solutions by on November 6, 2013 1 Comment
Robotic Welding Series: Alleviate skilled welder shortages with robotic welding cells

    This is a 5-part series by KC Robotics about the automated arc welding industry. As a leader in robotic arc welding, we are pleased to have been able to interview welding veteran and KUKA Robotics Senior Key Technology Manager of Metals Tim Nacey about the industry and the possible growth manufacturers can see just […]

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In the News: November 5, 2013

Filed in In the News by on November 5, 2013 0 Comments

Despite Washington tripping over the sidewalk, manufacturing walks on.      56.4. That’s the number that rolled out Friday as the index reported a growth in US manufacturing. So will companies across the nation be toasting with champagne this year or water?     Well, we don’t know. And from our resources we can’t guess but […]

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In the News October 30, 2013

Filed in In the News by on October 30, 2013 0 Comments

The greatest invention in gas pumping arrives      This video, released on October 13 and coincidentally the time when most of the United States saw cooler temperatures, shows just how advanced in robotic technology we are. Behold, the robotic gas pump. You sit in your toasty car, avoid the germ ridden gas pump and […]

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Palletizing robots ideal solution for manufacturers who want to automate

     Similar in cost to a conventional layer palletizer, faster than human palletizing, robotic palletizing systems have been popping up in medium and large sized manufacturing plants all around the world.      Palletizing is often a great choice for manufacturers who are looking at automation for the first time. Many come to the drawing […]

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