Entries by Michelle

Ford Uses Human “Gremlins” to Test Vision Systems

VALENCIA, Spain—Some operators at Ford Motor Co.’s world-class manufacturing complex here spend their day making sure wrong parts and faulty components are secretly placed on the assembly line. They play a key role in ensuring that all engines and vehicles built at the plant meet rigorous quality standards. Ford engineers recently installed a state-of-the-art vision […]

At Boeing’s 777X wing factory, robots get big jobs

Air Automation has your robotic solutions. Call us for more information or an on-site demonstration. (800) 231-9205 Article By: DOMINIC GATES Seattle Times (TNS) Dec 11, 2016 SEATTLE – As the first 110-footlong wing skin panel for Boeing’s new 777X jet moved slowly across a mammoth new factory building one recent morning, a small crew walked alongside, watching […]

All torque is not created equal

Torque is not the only performance factor to consider when selecting a power tool. The TRUTH IN TORQUE series is dedicated to busting myths and revealing the facts about torque. These videos will help explain torque and torque measurement as well as the importance of taking other performance factors into consideration when selecting a power […]

Visit the AAE booth at the 2016 Nebraska Products Show

Air Automation has a booth at the Nebraska Products Show this year! Thursday October 27th, 2016 9Am – 4Pm Lancaster Event Center 4100 N 84th St, Lincoln, NE 68507 Come visit our booth (435 & 500 together). Check out the latest assembly tools, robots & more! For more information contact Michelle@airautomation.com 

Developments in Schunk sensor solutions enable optimum performance

Recent years have witnessed major new developments in sensor solutions for handling, assembly and robotics. We are no longer confined to sensors choices from the past with components becoming more powerful, compact, and universal, and are now merging directly with the actuator and comparatively easy to set up. Programmable Magnetic Sensor In the past, industry […]