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3 Manufacturing Automation Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by iGAM on Jun 28, 2021 10:20:00 AM

Industrial automation can be a complicated, yet worthwhile, venture. Let us help you make it simple. 

Starting on the path of automation is exciting. Visions of clean, efficient production lines worked by robots and humans in tandem will capture the heart of any modern-day technology enthusiast.

For some manufacturers, however, automation can be a source of anxiety. 

That’s when iGAM and NRTC Automation step in to help. Together, we make automation accessible for manufacturers of any size and industry. 

Learn more about the top three automation mistakes to avoid and how we can help you achieve your production goals below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, industrial robots

Product Spotlight: Triple Stacked Roller Conveyor

Posted by iGAM on Jun 23, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Conveyor belts are the unsung heroes of material handling in manufacturing. 

Transporting products in a warehouse, especially a large warehouse, is no simple task. 

Depending on the size and weight of the parts or products, it could be one of the more time-consuming tasks in production. 

For example, a nearly-complete truck model in an automotive facility can weigh almost a ton.  

A conveyor belt can make a difficult transport into a mindless process that requires little to no effort from workplace employees. 

Learn more about iGAM’s Triple Stacked Roller Conveyer and other benefits of having a conveyor belt below! 

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Topics: product spotlight, conveyer, material handling

How Can Manufacturing Help the Environment?

Posted by iGAM on Jun 21, 2021 10:45:00 AM

The manufacturing industry doesn’t have to be a curse among environmentalists. It can be a source of change in the mission for sustainability. 

Since the Industrial Revolution, the environment has suffered from increasing carbon dioxide emissions and other pollutants. 

Manufacturing plays a significant role in climate change. While doom-and-gloom may be reality, if we come together as an industry with the intention to reverse global warming, we can build a better future for generations to come. 

Learn more about manufacturing, climate change, and sustainability below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, industrial robots, abb robot, industrial automation

The 3 Greatest Moments in Industrial Automation History

Posted by iGAM on Jun 14, 2021 10:15:00 AM

Industrial automation goes back thousands of years, offering humankind the opportunity to learn and become independent. 

When you think about it, industrial automation is remarkable. 

Since the birth of agriculture, it’s taken countless failed inventions to achieve the successes that have helped humanity rise above day-to-day survival. 

Now, in the 21st century, we enjoy hours of leisure time, diverse jobs, and security in knowing where our food, clothes, and other products are coming from. 

Read on to learn about the evolution in industrial automation that have brought us to where we are today. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, history, industrial automation, digital manufacturing, industry 4.0, industrial revolution

Product Spotlight: Dengensha NDZ-070-41BNQ-R-D Spot Welding Machine

Posted by iGAM on Jun 9, 2021 9:05:00 AM

It’s easy to improve production speed and capacity with a spot welding machine.

Welding is one of the most common applications in manufacturing. By melting joints together, manufacturers can offer their customers a stable and durable product built to last. 

Before the product goes to the customer, however, clean welds are a must. That’s why a spot welding machine, like our Dengensha product, is the perfect solution to both automate your welding processes and improve the quality of your welds. 

Learn more about the Dengensha spot welder and other welding tools below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, product spotlight, spot welder, industrial automation

4 Reasons to Invest in an ABB FlexPicker Pick and Place Robot Cell

Posted by iGAM on Jun 4, 2021 8:35:00 AM

Let a robot cell do the material handling for you, and watch your profits grow. 

In addition to our June Deal of the Month promotion, we also have a special feature to help you automate your pick and place processes! 

The ABB FlexPicker Robot Cell is an all-in-one automation system designed to increase material handling throughput and capacity. 

Automating can be intimidating, especially as a small- to mid-sized manufacturer, but iGAM makes it easy with our financing options and dependable iGAM Specialists. 

Learn more about the ABB FlexPicker and why you should invest in one for your facility below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, industrial robots, abb robot, industrial automation

Product Spotlight: M-900iA/350 FANUC Robot w/ R30iA Controller

Posted by iGAM on Jun 2, 2021 9:45:00 AM

Bolster production with FANUC robots without breaking the budget. 

Industrial robots will get you to the next level of manufacturing. Increase productivity, minimize downtime, and excel above the competition with industrial automation. 

FANUC is among the most popular robot manufacturers; companies of all industries and sizes have benefited from using a FANUC robot on their production lines. 

Have you considered buying an industrial robot? Learn why you should buy FANUC and how to get a deal below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, product spotlight, fanuc, industrial robots, industrial automation

Deal of the Month: 25% Off All End of Arm Tooling (EOAT)

Posted by iGAM on Jun 1, 2021 1:50:00 PM

With various end of arm tooling, manufacturers can get the most out of their robots. 

For the entire month of June, iGAM is having an end of arm tooling sale! 

Get 25 percent off all used end of arm tooling now on the iGAM Marketplace. On top of our usual discount, that is some serious savings. 

How will end of arm tooling improve production in your facility? Find out below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, eoat, end of arm tooling, deal of the month, industrial automation, june sale

Product Spotlight: Daykin Electric GNTB-5 Transformer

Posted by iGAM on May 26, 2021 3:30:00 PM

Transformers are the quiet companions of your industrial equipment: while they appear to do little from the outside, they are protecting equipment and enhancing productivity on the inside.

If you have industrial equipment, then you need a transformer. 

They go hand-in-hand when working in your facility. Transformers keep your facility productive and safe while extending the life of your equipment. 

Learn more about transformers, their applications, and how to buy a transformer at iGAM below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, product spotlight, industrial automation, transformer

5 Tips for Preventative Maintenance

Posted by iGAM on May 24, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Think of your robot like a luxury car. Would you want to run it non-stop for a year without an oil change? 

If you are new to automation, you might also be new to the concept of preventative maintenance. 

Industrial equipment, and especially robots, need to be checked, cleaned, and repaired on a regular basis. Otherwise, you could waste thousands of dollars when your equipment breaks down—for good. 

Learn more about preventative maintenance and our tips for taking care of your industrial robot below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, automation, industrial robots, preventative maintenance

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