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Cobot Section 179 Tax Deduction Calculator

August 12, 2021

What is the Section 179 Tax Deduction? Essentially, Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax year. That means that if you buy (or lease) a piece of qualifying equipment, you can deduct the FULL PURCHASE PRICE from your gross income. It’s an incentive created by the U.S. government to encourage businesses to buy equipment and invest in themselves.

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Universal Robot Solutions

August 26, 2021

For over 30 years, our team of engineers has been successfully designing and implementing solutions for companies using CNC machines. Specializing in automation, drives, motion control, machine vision, machine safety and robots, we can help customize solutions that fit your requirements.

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Automation and CNC Machining

Automation and CNC Machining For over 30 years, our team of engineers has been successfully designing and implementing solutions for companies using CNC machines. Specializing in automation, drives, motion control, machine vision, machine safety and robots, we can help customize solutions that fit your requirements. Optimize Production and Increase Quality Increase throughput while reducing mistakes and the risk of injury for human operators by deploying Universal Robots collaborative robot (cobot) to tend CNC Machines. Safe towork side by side with humans, the cobot frees operators from repetitive, tedious motions. With 17 adjustable safety features, the UR complies with ISO safety

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Is your cobot working to maximum efficiency?

Is your cobot working to maximum efficiency? For owners of the CB2 series from Universal Robots’, this announcement is to notify you of the end-of-life for the CB2 generation of robots. Since 2014, UR has discontinued sales of new CB2 robot systems. What does this mean for you? Click here to read the full announcement and a list of all the parts affected. All spare part sales, service, and support for CB2 robots will be discontinued on 30 June 2022. We willaccept last-time-buy orders for spare parts until 30 June 2022.  Is there another line of robots past the CB Series?

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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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