Computer numerical control (CNC) machinery uses software to autonomously direct the two- or three-dimensional movement of subtractive manufacturing tools such as drills, grinders, lathes, mills, and routers. It is a form of industrial automation based on computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) files and replaces manually guided tasks. CNC machines requires programming and can work with different types of robots.
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FANUC Announces New Machine Learning Tool for Predictive Maintenance
June 20, 2022
FANUC America said its AI Servo Monitor works with its MT-LINKi software for preventive maintenance of the drive systems for its servomotors and spindle motors.
Robotiq Says New System Makes CNC Machine Tending Automation Easier Than Ever
June 6, 2022
Robotiq said at Automate 2022 that its new Machine Tending Application Solution wirelessly emulates human operators and can work with any brand of CNC machine.
Shape Process Partners With Mujin at Automate 2022 to Demo Depalletizing and Palletizing System
May 31, 2022
Shape Process and Mujin will be showcasing demonstrations together at Automate 2022 next week in Detroit.
Universal Robots to Demo Press Brake Tending Application and More at Automate 2022
May 24, 2022
The collaborative robot arm leader will display cobot applications and products from its systems integrators, as well as assembly and package demonstrations.
Flexxbotics Raises Series A for Cloud Platform Linking Robots, Manufacturing Systems
May 12, 2022
Flexxbotics, which provides connections between robots, other equipment on the manufacturing floor, and enterprise software, has raised funds to continue development at MassRobotics.
Fictiv Raises Series E Funding to Accelerate Digital Manufacturing Adoption
May 5, 2022
Fictiv, which has raised $100 million, said its digital manufacturing ecosystem can rapidly deliver pricing, design feedback, and manufacturing and business services to speed time to market.
eKAMI Breaks Ground on Training Center at Eastern Kentucky Correctional Facility
April 29, 2022
eKAMI, or the Eastern Kentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute, will offer training and certification in robotics, metalworking, and other skills at Kentucky's largest correctional facility.
Scape Technologies Partners With Machine Tool Provider Demek, Announces HEYCO Tool Orders
December 13, 2021
Scape Technologies A/S today announced a partnership with Estonia-based Demek CNC and an order from hand tool producer HEYCO-WERK as it continues to serve the automotive industry.
READY Robotics, Futura Automation Partner to Aid Manufacturers in Western U.S.
December 3, 2021
Futura Automation has joined READY Robotics' network of distributors and integrators and will include the Forge/OS software to help manufacturers apply automation to new applications.
FANUC America and Manufacturing Skill Standards Council to Stack Certifications to Address Robotics Skills Shortage
November 19, 2021
FANUC America and the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council are working with Nocti Business Solutions to stack their certifications for certified production technicians and robot operators.
ABB Launches FlexLoader M for Modular Machine Tending
October 27, 2021
FlexLoader M line offers machine loading and unloading options for foundries, die-casting operations, and machining centers. ABB says its modular approach makes scaling up easy.
Beaumont Machine Provides SpaceX Equipment With Robotic Articulation
October 7, 2021
Beaumont Machine has supplied a small-hole electrical discharge machine with robotic articulation from partner ABB to SpaceX, which is using several robots for its rockets.
Robotics Retraining Gives eKAMI Graduate a New Career at MiR
September 6, 2021
Not only has Mobile Industrial Robots donated equipment to the East Kentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute, but it has also found people who have gained in-demand skills.
Made4CNC Launches Automatic System for Robotic CNC Door Opening
August 23, 2021
A Danish startup said it has solved a challenge in the metals industry. Made4CNC has developed a system for robotic machine tending that it said can be fitted in...
FANUC America, Manufacturing Skill Standards Council to Stack Certifications
July 28, 2021
FANUC America and the MSSC are streamlining the certification process for production and materials handling operators, which they said could address worker shortages.