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Elliot Integration L.L.C –  Federal Way, WA scott@futura-automation.com Waterjet pumps for cutting tools are widely used through industry and intensifier style pumps are the most popular variety.  The intensifiers are designed to be easily rebuilt. Also, the hydraulic pumps and motor are long lasting and relatively easier to repair.  However, the aging controls have become […]

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One of the product lines proudly represented by Futura Automation is Macron Dynamics of Croydon, Pennsylvania.  Futura Automation works with our customers and Macron Dynamics to create unique Cartesian or linear robots closely matched to the customer application requirements for an optimal ROI.  On Tuesday, July 21 and Wednesday, July 29, Michael Giunta, VP Sales & Marketing, […]

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Futura Automation will present a new webinar during its Summer Webinar series on July 7 and 9, 2020.  The topic is “Glide-Line: Easy, Fast, Flexible for Modular Precision Automation Solutions”.  The following topics will be covered.  Register here for the event: General overview of the available tools available for system design Presentation on IMPACT! designer […]

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By Brian McMorris  Recently a Futura-Automation customer expressed a problem with Vortex gate valves on an outdoor metal chip collection system getting stuck.  The gate valves are mounted on a vacuum system. The factory operates an “air-lock” that maintains vacuum when the collection system is emptied into a bin. Normally, the plant-side valve is open […]

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MPN Article 2019 Post
Reece Armstrong looks at how medical manufacturing has reacted to Industry 4.0 and where the sector sees robots and automation having the most impact. The factory of the future is a term that has been thrown around for a number of years now but what does it mean? We entered the fourth age of the [...] Read more

One of the hottest, most important ideas in decades is the concept now known as Industry 4.0.  This is not a new concept, but is a continuation of the advancement of technology to support product manufacturing.  It demarcates one of those times when technology and society is beginning to intersect to change the way we […]

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As a robotics industry professional, I love our fine metal friends.  They do the jobs humans don’t want to, can’t or shouldn’t do themselves.  And they do those nasty and mindless jobs without complaining, taking sick days and holidays, filing for worker’s compensation and going home after a semi-productive 8 hour day.  Robots do not […]

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