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Emergent Technologies That Improve Productivity and Flexibility
Nov. 7, 2023
A positive-sum automation strategy demands that next-generation robotics, hardware and automation software improve both productivity and flexibility.
Sharon Spielman and courtesy Fabco-Air Inc.
Nurturing Innovation Can Lead to Employee Longevity
Oct. 24, 2023
In an ever-changing business landscape, where employee turnover rates are high, how can manufacturers retain their workforces and fuel innovation?
Festo Launches MS-Basic Line of Pneumatic Service Units
Sept. 27, 2023
The MS-Basic pneumatic service units in polymer housings are compatible with Festo’s premium MS line of service units.
Festo’s Pneumatic Essentials Program: Engineering the Future
March 30, 2023
The company’s new initiative builds on design to make components readily available.
“Making Automation Easy Starts With the Design Process”
Aug. 24, 2022
Festo’s Dr. Ansgar Kriwet talks about why automation is complicated, and how design teams can improve the experience.
Festo Develops Multi-Axis Solution for UR Robots
June 23, 2022
The system adds up to four additional axes of motion.
Videos & Resources
The Cyber-physical Training Module
Nov. 27, 2023
Festo Didactic’s Ted Rozier discusses the next wave of training, where both new workers and existing plant personnel are using artificial intelligence to integrate new technologies...
AI: Unleashing the Power in Manufacturing
Nov. 27, 2023
Festo Didactic’s Ted Rozier discusses how artificial intelligence and augmented reality are bringing new solutions to the plant floor at the speed of change.
BionicCellFactory Takes a Step Closer to Circular Economy & Higher Sustainability
April 19, 2023
At Hannover Messe, Festo showed off its BionicCellFactory, a five-module system that demonstrates a complete bioprocess of algae cultivation harvesting and AI-enhanced analytics...
Re-Engineering the Supply Chain
March 30, 2023
Festo’s Pneumatic Essentials Program builds on design to make components readily available.
PhotoBionicCell Enables Large Scale Photosynthesis
June 1, 2022
Dr. Nina Gaißert, from the Festo Bionic Learning Network, describes the company’s approach to using algae in their industrial biologization system.
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Get a Handling on Grippers
March 3, 2022
Several facts and features must be considered to ensure the appropriate gripping technologies are selected for industrial automation applications.
Automating the Depowdering of 3D-Printed Parts Streamlines Production
Jan. 18, 2022
A joint development project by Festo and Solukon boosts efficiency.
Time to Market a Key In Make or Buy Decisions
Oct. 20, 2021
A Brenton-Festo collaboration finds a faster specification solution.
Round Cylinder a Big Solution for Smaller Footprints
July 27, 2021
Festo’s offering fills a need for designers in search of smaller components.
Robotic Analyzer Pinpoints Just the Right Antibiotic for a Patient
May 26, 2021
Automation and improved robotics lead to higher throughput for a diagnostic analysis machine.
Redesigning a Test-Tube Handler for Robot-Based COVID Testing
May 12, 2021
The updated machine can handle 100,000 tests per day.
Robotic Probe Makes Prostate Biopsies More Accurate
Feb. 16, 2021
Pneumatics lets the robot work in an MRI scanner during a biopsy to let the surgeon monitor the probe’s position inside the patient.
Pneumatic Robot Tyke Visits the Dentist
Jan. 29, 2021
This dental patient simulator uses piezo technology. Pressure regulators in the application control most of the robot’s 24 pneumatic cylinders.
AI Software that Monitors Clamp Performance Earns Award
Nov. 4, 2020
The AI software lets technicians know when to schedule replacement of failing pneumatic clamps before they cause problems and costly shutdowns.
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