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  1. Why, yes, I have. It was a blood-spattered...

    Why, yes, I have. It was a blood-spattered nightmare because of the idiot ignorant arrogant Ph.D.s running loose out of control because it was "research" and not "production."

    The company recorded...
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    You could attempt to go the cheapo route and...

    You could attempt to go the cheapo route and spend a lot of man-hours trying to put something together and make it work, and work reliably. There are plenty of Chinese-sourced 2-axis, 3-axis systems...
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    if your motion requirements are highly...

    if your motion requirements are highly constrained, then you could cobble together a X-Y-Z system of pneumatic linear actuators and grippers. See Pneumatic, Electric, & Hydraulic Actuators | PHD,...
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    You will only know for certain with a test. If...

    You will only know for certain with a test. If really important, then get the Applications Engineering Department of your robot-of-choice's manufacturer to perform a test.

    Else, the easy answer...
  5. AGAIN, many thanks. I was in a big rush on my...

    AGAIN, many thanks.

    I was in a big rush on my last post and perhaps wasn't clear. Perhaps I'm violating some forum guideline, too, with this question.

    What BRAND NAME RECOMMENDATIONS do PM'ers...
  6. appreciate the comments OK, I got it: no hobby...

    appreciate the comments
    OK, I got it: no hobby machines. Good advice well taken.
    Any suggestions for brand names of suitable good quality lathes & mills? It would save me time researching time...
  7. Many thanks, folks. Wonderful replies, very...

    Many thanks, folks. Wonderful replies, very insightful. I knew I would not be disappointed.

    For the record, we are well set up with manual & power hand tools, measuring, saws, grinders, welding,...
  8. Soliciting Opinions: Equipment to support Academic education mission

    Greetings PM'ers

    I am helping specify lab equipment for a University shop facility. This facility supports the academic mission of teaching MechE, MfgE, MechEngrTech, & MfgEngrTech courses in...
  9. Is not my intention to derail or detract from...

    Is not my intention to derail or detract from Practical Machinist since I enjoy it a lot, but for this subject you may want to try posting it on Eng-Tips Engineering Forums in their Programmable...
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    Never used them, curious also. Comments are...

    Never used them, curious also.
    Comments are posted on this forum link.
    Search for EZ Automation there.
    Your Personal PLC Tutor Site - Interactive PLC Questions and Answers

    Perhaps suitable...
  11. The author Mikell Groover has been putting out...

    The author Mikell Groover has been putting out textbooks on Manufacturing Engineering and Automation/Automated Assembly. In these textbooks is covered the fundamentals of automated assembly & parts...
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    Watching this thread with interest, thanks to all...

    Watching this thread with interest, thanks to all for various comments. After too-many years in industry I now teach at the college level. I'm overhauling a class I inherited from another professor...
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    Your description is not clear nor sufficient. ...

    Your description is not clear nor sufficient. Perhaps you can add sketches. My first look at your post made me think you wanted a source of torque, and delivered in some sort of miracle package...
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    I have a list of companies in the Offline Robot...

    I have a list of companies in the Offline Robot Programming (OLP) market. Not sure who is actually still in business. But my list shows Camelot, COSIMIR, EASY-ROB, FAMOS, irbcam igmusa, SprutCAM,...
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