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Robotic Integration

Innovative Concepts

Manufacturers in many industries deal with similar challenges driven by competitive global pressures. With increasing demands for higher quality, faster turn around and decreasing budgets, many have turned to robotic systems to overcome these challenges.

I-C Automation understands there is more to automating a process than simply adding a robot. We will work with you to examine the entire manufacturing and process flow from receipt of raw materials to shipping of finished product. Contact us for robotic integration solutions. 


Our experience in robotics ranges from robotic assembly solutions, vision-guided robotics, to robotic palletizing and robotic machine tending.
 

  • Automated Machine Tending
  • Vision Guided Robotics
  • Guided Vehicle Robotics
  • Robotic Assembly Systems
  • Robotic Cell Simulations
  • Robotic Mold Tending
  • Robotic Palletizing
  • Robotic Dispenising
  • Robotic Material Removal (Deburring, Milling, etc.) 
  • Collaborative (Cobot) Integration

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Our industry knowledge combined with the effectiveness to understand our customers' needs, enables us to bring new perspectives and creative solutions to the problems we solve. We break our services approach into five key areas: 

1. Identification
2. Planning
3. Engineering
4. Implementation & Execution
5. Support, Service & Management

Capabilities

Control System Upgrade

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As a systems integrator, I-C Automation has the exposure to all industries and process.  We see what some do better than others and regularly discuss strengths and weaknesses with our clients.  With this experience, I-C Automation harnesses incredible knowledge of what industrial facilities do well, what they can improve on, why decisions are made, how they can improve their output, and what improvements will be most effective for them.

 Keeping equipment up to date is critical not only for your process goals as well as for the support, spare parts, programming best practices and profitability. 



Inspection & Testing

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I-C Automation has the experience to make sure your product is within tolerance.
 

  • 2D Laser Inspection
  • 3D Laser Inspection
  • Electrical
  • Flow Test Inspection
  • Force & Distance Monitoring
  • Functional Testing
  • Hardness
  • Helium Leak Test
  • Inline Bead Inspection
  • Leak Testing
  • Lot Traceability
  • LVDT Mechanical Inspection
  • Sound
  • Ultrasonic
  • UV Vision Inspection
  • High Speed Camera Vision Inspection

Safety Solutions

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Reduce Risk and Improve Productivity with Safety Compliance. Developments in global safety standards and technologies have made manufacturing safety a powerful tool to optimize production. The implementation of industrial safety standards and technologies helps improve risk management and reduce injuries and provides major improvements in manufacturing productivity, efficiency, and the morale of your employees and customers. 


  • Machine Safety Services
  • Safety circuit analysis
  • Machine stop time services
  • Safety system validation
  • Light-Curtain , Area scanner Installation
  • Safety Guarding/Fencing
  • Electrical Safety Services




Vision Integration

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Utilize our proven expertise to create a solution that can track, transfer, and verify your product.  

  • 3D Point Cloud Manipulation
  • 3D Sensor Integration   
  • Flex Feeding Systems
  • Line Tracking
  • Part Inspection
  • UV Vision Inspection
  • Vision-guided Robotics
  • Bead Inspection for Dispensing
  • High Speed Camera Vision Inspection 

Tailored Training Courses

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Our team will tailor training courses for your Controls and Automation needs. From Robot Operation to PLC troubleshooting and programming.

Preventative Maintenacne

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Every machine and control system requires preventative maintenance to ensure top-level performance and consistency on the production line. When systems do not have regular preventative maintenance checks performed, it will cause parts and components to break down or malfunction, which can cause a slowdown or shutdown of your production.  Systems that are properly maintained can last for many years, even decades, before needing to be replaced. By keeping a regular preventative maintenance schedule, you are extending the life of your machine exponentially.

Manufacturing Intelligence

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Business Integration

Using Manufacturing Intelligence we will bring real-time manufacturing product and process data from multiple sources for reporting, analysis, visual summaries, and data synchronization between enterprise level and plant floor systems. Manufacturing Intelligence will drive strategic decision making which will improve quality, consistency, cost of produced goods, and reduce down-time. Take control of your operations by utilizing our reporting and analytical implementations:

  • Data Historian
  • Real-Time Data Integration
  • Dashboards & Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Performance & Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE)

Analyzing Data

Intelligent Data turns vast amounts of production data into concise numbers that help our customers optimize their processes. 

  • Andon display boards that increase visibility of a machine's current status and production counts
  • Data collection, mining, and analytics programs
  • Integrating equipment with existing customer MES systems and other business systems

Process Improvement

Leveraging custom developed software to optimize tasks and processes further than typical automation hardware capabilities.

  • Custom Internet-based recipe management portals that allow our customers to configure a wider range of parts 
  • Custom software programs that allow customers to import CAD data and then mathematically optimize robot paths to reduce cycle times
  • Software which can automatically synchronize existing robot programs

Collecting Data

We can integrate existing network and software with equipment to create manufacturing systems that are easy to control and run.  The benefit of this approach is manufacturing systems that are easier to control and run while increasing throughput and reducing production downtime.  

  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • In-Process Gauging
  • Data Collection