Axis NJ News

Ensuring Accuracy With Your 3D Scanner

Maybe it’s the summer season or perhaps the difficulty in finding manpower to fill positions – whatever the reason, more and more companies are turning to collaborative robots to move 3D scanners over the parts for quality inspection. Semi conductor shortages, backordered components, jammed up canals, now more than ever your manufacturing facilities yield is extremely important. That is why we are seeing an uptick in inline quality inspection demand. The LMI Gocator 3D Scanner is the perfect tool to inspect your manufactured components before they become part of an assembly. This powerful technology, often coupled with a UR robot, can increase your quality inspection

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Tech Tailgating with Axis NJ and OnRobot

Recently, our team partnered with the minds at OnRobot to bring a week-long roadshow to demonstrate the benefits of collaborative tech in a COVID-safe manner! We packed up our gear and hit the road – driving from the heart of New Jersey to the tip of Long Island. We had many stops in parking lots along the way; unlike typical demos where only a few people get to see, this was done out of our van and anyone in the company could come outside and look. Thankfully, for the most part the weather was great – but neither rain nor

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Our Experience at KPF Tech Week

Last week, a few of our employees were invited to present at the prestigious KPF Tech Week. Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) is a unified architectural practice focused on the design of buildings of all types and scales. They are an award wining firm with much experience in designing well-crafted, sustainable, and impactful buildings in a vast array of geographic regions. KPF’s Tech Week is a week-long event dedicated to the exploration and discussion of ideas, tools and knowledge regarding innovations and technology in the architectural industry. We collaborated with Justin Griffin, Business Development Manager at Universal Robots, on a presentation

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Controlling a Universal Robots’ Cobot Using Python

In this blog post, I will take you through how to use Python programming language to control the UR e-Series cobot. In all the below examples, we have used UR3e and the motion/path planning are based on UR3e. If you have a different version, then it’s recommended that you verify the given waypoints before executing the commands. The latest python version can be downloaded from the official link.  We can use any text editor, such as notepad++ or sublime text. In the following examples we will be using Sublime Text. Prerequisites: Host computer (PC or Laptop) Python 3.X installed on

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New Stepper Motors offered by Axis NJ

You may be asking yourself, “New stepper motors? Haven’t servo motors replaced stepper motors?” Not exactly, as there are certain benefits from having a Stepper motor instead of a Servo motor depending on your application!  We are now connected with the top innovative stepper manufactures in the world: Nanotec, JVL and RTA. (Stay tuned for a blog on their servo offerings!) Advantages of Stepper motors over Servo motors include: Lower cost Size – miniature sizes at no additional price premium Easy to commission – simpler to apply and easier to maintain than a comparable servo system Higher torque per given

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Leadership challenges and responsibilities of 2020

Being a responsible leader has taken on an all-encompassing meaning during Covid-19 pandemic and resulting issues, which continues to affect the way we live and work. Managers today have to navigate how to balance the health of their business with the health of their people. With the ever-shifting landscape, leaders are under the microscope more than ever. Not only are customers and vendors watching and weighing on your actions now, your employees and coworkers are also! I believe that most people want leaders that emphasize purpose, value the people, ensure sustainability, and genuinely look out for the global good. Knowledge

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