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Responsible for a Manufacturing Budget? Check Out These 3 Best Spending Practices

Posted by iGAM on Jan 18, 2021 9:45:00 AM

You don’t have to be a victim to being under your budget. With these three best spending practices, manufacturers can stay within their budgetsget ahead of the competition, and grow their companies. 

Everyone, from individuals to families to large corporations, needs to have a budget. 

This is especially true in manufacturing, since there are so many costs and variables to consider during production. 

If you are in need of budget renovation—or restoration—then continue reading below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, manufacturing automation, manufacturing equipment, work cells, automation, downtime, budget

Product Spotlight: FANUC R-J3IB R-2000IA Controller

Posted by iGAM on Jan 13, 2021 10:45:00 AM

Like soap and water, robot controllers work in tandem with industrial robot arms to provide manufacturers with the automation power they need to get the job done. 

If you are new to industrial automation, then learning how equipment work together to perform tasks is crucial to the success of your production line. 

One example of industrial symbiosis is between the controller and the robot arm. They need each other to execute the task that you want, such as arc welding or palletizing. 

Learn more about controllers and how to buy one for your facility below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, manufacturing automation, manufacturing equipment, work cells, automation, fanuc, robot controller, controller

6 Resources That Will Enhance Your Manufacturing Process

Posted by iGAM on Jan 11, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Having a resourceful outlook enables manufacturers to go beyond their production goals. 

Manufacturing demands constant attention to prevent the accumulation of wasted time, money, and materials. 

The resources we’ve compiled will help you to get your production line back on track. Read below to learn how to enhance your manufacturing process. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, manufacturing automation, manufacturing equipment, work cells, automation, employee training

Product Spotlight: Chowel ASP-750-18F Pedestal Spot Welder

Posted by iGAM on Jan 6, 2021 10:00:00 AM

A pedestal spot welder can achieve consistent and fast welds, ultimately improving your bottom line. 

Welding is one of the most popular applications in manufacturing. Welding materials together creates strong joints, allowing manufacturers in industries like automotive and construction to create quality products. 

Welding can also take time if you aren’t using robotic welders or pedestal welders. If you want to increase production efficiency and reduce lead time, consider getting the Chowel ASP-750-18F Pedestal Spot Welder at iGAM! 

Learn more about the Pedestal Spot welder below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, manufacturing automation, manufacturing equipment, automation, product spotlight, spot welder, welding, chowel

Deal of the Month: 20% Off ArcMate 120iB FANUC Robot Sale

Posted by iGAM on Jan 1, 2021 11:00:00 AM

2021 is the year to automate. Start the year off right by adding affordable ArcMate 120iB FANUC robots to your production line with iGAM's January sale. 

iGAM is having a sale! Get an ArcMate 120iB FANUC Arc Welding Robot with an R-J3IB Controller for 20 percent off our already discounted price for the whole month of January. 

If you’ve been looking to minimize downtime, reduce lead time, and improve efficiency by automating your welding processes, now is the time to act. 

Visit the ArcMate 120iB FANUC Arc Welding Robot with an R-J3IB Controller page to purchase yours today or learn more about this FANUC robot model below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, manufacturing automation, manufacturing equipment, automation, fanuc, welding, industrial robots, promotion, january sale

5 Benefits of Creating an Account with iGAM

Posted by iGAM on Dec 28, 2020 9:35:42 AM

By signing up with iGAM, manufacturers can start saving up to 80% on refurbished industrial equipment. 

There’s no place like iGAM. That’s because we are your one-stop-shop for industrial automation and manufacturing solutions. 

We make it easy for manufacturers to get the equipment and automation services they need to grow their companies and remain competitive in their industries. The easiest way to experience the benefits of working with iGAM is by creating an account with us. 

Learn more about iGAM and what we offer below! 

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Topics: igam services, create an account, igam insider

Product Spotlight: KR240 R2900 Ultra KUKA Robot with a KRC4 Controller

Posted by iGAM on Dec 23, 2020 7:30:00 AM

KUKA robots have one of the highest numbers of robot installations in the world due to their flexible applications, dependability, affordability, and performance. 

Dipping into industrial automation can be overwhelming. What is the best robot model for my specific application? What payload and reach do I need? Which robot manufacturer provides the best deal? 

On today’s Product Spotlight, iGAM introduces you to our KR240 R2900 Ultra KUKA Robot with a KRC4 Controller. Understand why KUKA is among the best robot manufacturers and the benefits of having this robot model in your production line below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, manufacturing automation, manufacturing equipment, automation, product spotlight, welding, industrial robots, kuka

Product Spotlight: Square D CSA C 22.2 No.31 Switchgear Unit

Posted by iGAM on Dec 16, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Switchgear is essential in manufacturing to preserve equipment from heavy current loads and maintain constant production. 

Switchgear come in many shapes and sizes to handle small production lines to large enterprise-level manufacturing.  

With switchgear, manufacturers can rest assured that the electrical current flowing through their production lines will remain stable, preventing unnecessary downtime. 

Learn more about switchgear and how to buy one for your facility below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, manufacturing automation, manufacturing equipment, automation, product spotlight, switchgear

5 Advantages of Automating with Industrial Robots in Manufacturing

Posted by iGAM on Dec 14, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Industrial automation offers manufacturers the benefits of increased production, enhanced product quality, improved workplace safety, and more. 

Manufacturing is a numbers game. 

The better your numbers in terms of optimization, waste reduction, and production output, the more competitive you’ll be in the industry. 

By automating your manufacturing processes, you can improve your numbers in all the ways mentioned above. Using valuable data from your industrial robots and equipment, you can continue to optimize your processes until you reach peak production efficiency. 

Read our list of 5 reasons to automate with industrial robots below to get specific insight into how automation will advance your company. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, manufacturing automation, warranty, robots, manufacturing equipment, used robots, manufacturing industry, automation

Product Spotlight: Steel Platforms

Posted by iGAM on Dec 9, 2020 12:45:00 PM

Steel platforms provide manufacturers with productive space in their warehouses while increasing workplace safety. 

Have you ever thought, “I wish I could make use of all that space,” while looking up inside your warehouse? 

Well, you can! With steel platforms, you can utilize the vertical space in your manufacturing facility by creating a new level that can be used for storage, manufacturing processes, and more. 

Access structures such as steel platforms will improve your warehouse. Learn more about steel platforms and how to buy steel platforms for your facility below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, manufacturing automation, warranty, robots, manufacturing equipment, used robots, manufacturing industry, access structures, automation, product spotlight, platforms

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