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Coping with COVID, a FIRST Robotics Story.

Over the past few months, COVID-19 has impacted just about every aspect of our daily lives. The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is no exception. First Robotics FRC is an international high school robotics competition. It was founded in 1989 by inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen, with inspiration and assistance from physicist and MIT professor Woodie …

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Collaborative Robots, Getting Them on Your Floor Takes More

It is easy to order a new collaborative robot these days. But getting it up and running can be a challenge. This is where the expertise of an experienced robotics integrator can save you time and money. Solara Automation is a Universal Robots Certified Systems Integrator and we're equipped to help you design and implement your collaborative assembly solution.

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Cobots vs COVID-19

Solara Automation can help you with your factory labor challenges. We specialize in helping our customers overcome the challenges of deploying and integrating new factory automation. Mandatory factory shutdowns and restrictions on movement have brought economic activity in entire regions to a halt. Manufacturers face either the unappealing prospect of closing facilities until restrictions are …

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Vial Assembly Machine

Application: Assembly Machine Industry: Pharmaceutical Solara Automation was asked to assemble a device used for cardiovascular screening. The requirement was to automate the process of assembling liquid filled, sealed plastic vials. The machine was engineered to insert an internal glass tube and filter and then printing and labeling the finished product. 30 parts / minute …

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Pipette Vision Inspection System

Application: Vision Inspection System for Clear Plastic Pipettes Industry: Medical Devices A vision inspection system was required to inspect clear plastic pipettes for eight defect categories. Solara designed and built an automated machine to present parts to vision system. The vision system inspects for cracks, end cut, contamination, tip defects, weld integrity, scuffs, concentricity, and …

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