Bin picking has often been referred to as the “holy grail" of robotics, due to the technical challenge it poses, along with the high value it promises to manufacturers. You might be surprised to learn then that bin picking has been available for years; however, it's been very expensive, unreliable and generally a nightmare to program. So, that has meant that bin picking wasn't a realistic option for manufacturers – until now.

Introducing ActiNav, the bin picking solution from Universal Robots made with manufacturers in mind. It combines the world renowned ease-of-use of UR's e-Series robots with the latest in bin picking sensing and software to provide a complete package ready to run in days, not weeks or months.

3 KEY BENEFITS

Autonomous Operation


The ActiNav Autonomous Motion Module (AMM) synchronously handles vision processing, collision-free motion planning, and autonomous real-time robot control. ActiNav Autonomous Motion enables:

  • Higher machine uptime with collision-free motion
  • Less refilling with deep bins
  • Accurate part placement







Easy To Use


ActiNav does not require prior robot programming experience. ActiNav setup is intuitive using the Universal Robots teach pendant, teach by demonstration, and the six-step wizard-guided setup process. ActiNav Autonomous Bin Picking is easy to program with:

  • Intuitive & prompt-based programming
  • Easy system setup
  • Easy training


Fast To Deploy


Unlike conventional alternatives which require lengthy and complex integration, and programming efforts, the intuitive flow-based setup allows in-house resources to do the work in just six steps.

  • Scan to teach programming
  • Free Spin Pick






Applications


  • Milling Machines
  • Plastics Processing
  • Welding Stations
  • Grinding Machines
  • Drilling/Tapping
  • Inspection Stations
  • Polishing Machines
  • CNC Machines
  • Test Stations


ActiNav Bin Picking Solution


Autonomous bin picking demo featuring a Universal Robots UR5e Cobot and ActiNav. The ActiNav solution uses on-board vision processing and collision-free motion planning to allow for high accuracy picks and perfect part placement in a fixture.






Having trouble deciding which solution is right for your application? Let Axis New England help.


Our factory trained-engineers have years of experience in specifying robotic systems so put our expertise to good use by contacting us today. We can walk you through each step of the process either on the phone or on-site at your facility.
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