ATX 2019

Meet MSI TEC at ATX West – Booth #4367! If you’re attending ATX West in Anaheim next week, make plans to stop by our booth (#4367)! We’ll have: Automation & IIoT Demos! Products on display from Moxa, Omron, eWon, Robotiq, Universal Robots & more. Drawings throughout the day for an …

Section 179 Deduction

  Section 179 Offers Serious Tax Advantages for Equipment Purchases Because of the Section 179 of the tax code, purchasing equipment and machinery might be the most profitable decision you make this year. Section 179 gives small and medium businesses a huge tax deduction when they invest in equipment and …

IoT Edge Moxa Webinar

  Webinar: Learn About IoT Edge and Machine Learning with Microsoft Azure The IoT technology shift is impacting a wide range of industries. Along with this new technology comes new challenges like dealing with big data structures, more connected devices, and the implementation of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Moxa …

Universal Robots e-Series

Universal Robots Launches New Collaborative Robot e-Series Universal Robots is continuing to evolve its collaborative automation technology with the introduction of its new  e-Series cobots: THE UR10e, THE UR5e and THE UR3e. The ‘e’ in e-Series stands for Evolution, Empowering people and making cobot technology Easy for Everyone.This new collaborative …

Schedule a Demo

Request a Cobot Demo Collaborative Robots or Cobots can help you automate quickly, easily, and cost-effectively, with resources that bridge the gap with minimal effort. You gain all the advantages of automation, so you can reinvest in growing your business. Existing employees can be moved to new, more valuable roles, …

ActiveDrive Toolbar

Robotiq ActiveDrive Toolbar – an add-on software package for Robotiq FT300 and Universal Robots

This video showcases Robotiq’s ActiveDrive Toolbar, which is a powerful feature that come with the Robotiq Force Torque Sensor FT 300 for UR robots. It’s an add-on software package with enhanced features to guide the UR robot and is located at the top of the UR touch pad.

All those new features are meant to facilitate the hand guiding of the UR robots. The ActiveDrive mode take full advantage of the FT-300 and FT-150 sensitivity beyond the force feedback in the robot program. The results are smoother and more precise movements allowing the robot to be easily move with only 1 hand.

Features include:

  • 6-axis movements; which is similar to the actual freedrive mode of UR,
  • Scara movement; allowing translations in the X, Y, Z plane and 1 rotation of the tool,
  • Translation movements; Also known as Cartesian movements which allow only linear translation in the 3 axis,
  • Plane movements; which keeps your tool always in the same plan,
  • Automatic tool orientation in the closest orthogonal axis,
  • Speed of the movements (fast or slow).

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Robotiq Insights Update

Robotiq Insights Has New Features To Improve Your Robots Productivity Robotiq’s Insights helps you monitor every Universal Robots application and will send you real-time alerts when your robot has stopped working or needs your attention. Robotiq has updated their Insights software with these new key features: Custom production dashboard SMS …