High performance 3D simulation in robot software

TM Robotics announces new TSAssist software Industrial robot specialist, TM Robotics, is introducing the new TSAssist software; a powerful programming tool from Toshiba Machine. The software offers powerful assistance to all phases of automation, including planning, design and improvement. The next generation of robot software comes at a time where more businesses are turning to high performance 3D simulation for manufacturing.  This software package is a step up from the company's standard TSPC programming software, bringing more features and capabilities [...]

TM Robotics at the ATX Expo

Toshiba Machine launches newest SCARA robot in the US Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics, will be exhibiting at Automation Technology (ATX) West — America’s largest annual design and manufacturing event. TM Robotics will be exhibiting alongside Futura Automation, the company’s sales agent for the West Coast. ATX West will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in California from February 6 to 8, 2018. TM Robotics will be exhibiting alongside Futura Automation at booth 4489. ATX West connects over 20,000 engineers [...]

Tips for choosing a 3D vision system

The future of vision systems in manufacturing With four times as many as color receptors as humans, the Mantis shrimp has the most impressive eyes in nature.  Manufacturers have long relied on human vision for complex picking and assembly processes, but 3D vision systems are beginning to replicate the capability of human vision in robotics. Here, Nigel Smith, managing director of Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics, gives three rules to live by when choosing a 3D vision system for manufacturing.   Rule [...]

Observations from the International Robot Exhibition (IREX)

With over 300 exhibitors spread across two halls, the International Robot Exhibition (IREX) is the largest robot trade show in the world. Held at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan, the biennial event welcomes robot manufacturers from around the globe to introduce the latest robotic technology. Here, Nigel Smith, managing director at Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics explains how IREX’s popularity has grown and how the themes at the 2017 show illustrate changing perceptions towards industrial automation.   Growing popularity The event [...]

Improving performance and precision

Toshiba Machine’s THE400 to be revealed at IREX 2017 Industrial robot provider, TM Robotics, is preparing to introduce the THE400 SCARA robot, the latest addition to its range of industrial machinery. The new model has been developed to set the standard for the next generation of SCARA robots, and will be officially launched by Toshiba Machine at the International Robotic Exhibition (IREX) in Tokyo, Japan, which will run from November 29 to December 2, 2017. Combining high-speed operation and a [...]

Toshiba Machine partner exhibiting at the Assembly Show 2017

Industrial robot specialist, TM Robotics is exhibiting at the Assembly Show in Rosemont, Illinois, from October 24-26, 2017. This exhibition, exclusive to trade visitors only, offers three days of educational seminars and the opportunity to see the latest in assembly technology to help manufacturers make informed business decisions to keep their factory floors competitive. TM Robotics will be exhibiting at booth 2045, demonstrating the TVL700 6-axis robot, the THL300 with TSL3000 controller and a three axis BA-III Cartesian. "Unlike most [...]

The next phase of six-axis robots

TM Robotics launches TVM six-axis robot range TM Robotics, Toshiba Machine’s EMEA and US partner, has launched Toshiba Machine’s latest range of six-axis robots. Toshiba Machine’s six-axis TVM range will be used in a variety of industrial applications, including manufacturing for automotive components, plastics, medical, packaging and the pharmaceutical sector. The vertically articulated robot series is available in three models, each with varying reach and payload specifications. Compared to previous ranges, the improved TVM six-axis robot series also provides a [...]

TM Robotics Launches New Toshiba Machine 6-Axis TVM Series from Automate 2017

Company adds longer arm length, higher inertia, and increased load mass for greater functionality in its 6-axis robots CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 3, 2017 – Today TM Robotics, in partnership with Toshiba Machine, announced the launch of Toshiba Machine’s newest TVM 6-axis line from the biggest robotics show in the world, Automate. The new 6-axis robots are compatible with other Toshiba Machine products, including its injection molding machines and machine tools, and are a great fit for companies that have [...]