Axis NJ News

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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LMI Technologies takes 3D vision to the next level

Axis NJ is a proud provider of LMI Technologies products. As the global leader in 3D scanning and inspection, LMI Technologies works to advance quality and productivity with 3D sensor technology. Their award-winning, FactorySmart® laser, snapshot, and line confocal sensors improve the quality and efficiency of factory production by providing fast, accurate, reliable inspection solutions that leverage smart 3D technologies. Unlike contact based measurement or 2D vision, their non-contact solutions add 3D shape information that is critical to achieving 100% quality control. LMI Technologies designs and manufactures multiple lines of cutting-edge 3D Smart Sensors. These are industrial grade 3D vision

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Axis NJ, a Power-Flo Technologies Company, Joins TMEIC’s Value-Added Reseller Network

Date: September 28, 2020 Axis NJ, a Power-Flo Technologies Company, Joins TMEIC’s Value-Added Reseller Network Experience in the region will enhance TMEIC’s presence in the North-Eastern U.S. TMEIC Corporation (TMEIC) is proud to welcome Axis NJ, a Power-Flo Technologies Company (PFT), to join its growing list of Value-Added Resellers. Axis NJ is a high-tech distributor specializing in automation, drives, motion control, machine vision, machine safety, and robots. Headquartered in Somerville, NJ, with a branch office in Long Island, Axis NJ has been covering Metro New York and New Jersey for over 30 years. “We are excited to welcome the Power-Flo

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Recording: Robotize Webinar

Missed our Robotize on September 10th 2020? Watch it now!  Tune in with Axis NJ for a recording of our webinar with our partner Robotize. We discuss the benefits of implementing Autonomous Mobile Robotics technology into your facilities! The GoPal is an Autonomous Transport Robot that uses natural navigation to find its way within the facility. This self driven robot is made for transporting pallets between designated GoPal Pallet Stations. The robot uses lasers and 3D cameras to “see” its surroundings and find out where it is. The lasers are also used to prevent collisions with objects and people, and

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