Adept Technology, Inc. (Pleasanton, Calif.), a leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions announced the introduction of the Adept FlexiBowl(R), an innovative vision-based robotic parts feeding solution available as an option on all Adept robot systems. The Adept FlexiBowl(R) utilizes circular band tracking to simplify and speed the robotic acquisition of component parts used in assembly, handling and kitting applications. Adept FlexiBowl(R) is capable of quickly separating and orienting a wide variety of parts made from diverse materials including plastic, metal, rubber and silicone. Adept will showcase the Adept FlexiBowl(R) solution in its booth #354 at the Automate 2013 show January 21-24 in Chicago, Illinois.
In addition to handling a wide array of parts, the Adept FlexiBowl operates reliably and quietly and is extremely easy to operate. The feeder features serial interface connections, encoder latching, and a small footprint. Benefits include quick and easy installation, throughput between 30 to 60 parts per minute and easy maintenance and cleaning.
More information is available at www.adept.com.