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How to Purchase a Custom Work Cell with iGAM

Posted by iGAM on Oct 26, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Robotic work cells are a great way to increase your production line’s efficiency and productivity. Work cells are an all-in-one solution for you to automate your manufacturing process.

Are you looking to purchase a custom work cell? iGAM offers the full service of designing, building, programming, shipping, and installing the work cell for your convenience.

Follow our simple procedure to create your own custom work cell with our tried-and-true process.

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Product Spotlight: Programmable Logic Controller

Posted by iGAM on Sep 16, 2020 4:00:00 PM

A programmable logic controller, or a PLC, is an industrial computer used to operate, monitor, and automate different parts of the production process.

They are an excellent tool for cutting down on energy usage and receiving data on the mechanical processes of industrial equipment. PLCs also allow operators to change or replication the production process.

Learn more about PLCs and how they benefit a manufacturing line below!

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5 Reasons Why a Servo Motor Will Benefit Your Production Line

Posted by iGAM on Sep 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Servo motors are a great addition to manufacturing for greater efficiency and less energy usage.

They provide precision motion, which is necessary in robots that need high repeatability for repetitive tasks.

If you have industrial robot applications that require specific angular rotation, large or small, a servo motor can provide the mechanics you need. Here are the top five reasons why a servo motor will benefit your production line!

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Topics: recondition services, used manufacturing equipment, warranty, robots, manufacturing equipment, mro inc., used robots, used robot parts, manufacturing industry, sell, repair services, work cells

How to Keep Employees Safe with Access Structures

Posted by iGAM on Aug 12, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Access structures are like the ground cover in a garden: they aren't flashy, but they play an important role in manufacturing.

Access structures are a necessary component in a manufacturing warehouse. They provide a way for workers to reach various heights. Without a stable access structure, workers are placed in dangerous situations. In 2011, there were over 30 fatalities related to unstable structures.

Thankfully, injuries due to unstable structures are preventable. Read more about the types of access structures available to enhance your warehouse and protect your workers.

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4 Key Differences Between ABB, KUKA, and FANUC Robots

Posted by iGAM on Aug 5, 2020 11:00:21 AM

The leading industrial robotics brands around the world are ABB, KUKA, and FANUC.

Combined, these robot companies have installed over one million robots all over the world, increasing productivity and safety on the factory floor.

The reliability and function of these robotics companies are similar, but what sets them apart? iGAM has a reader’s digest on ABB, KUKA, and FANUC for you to compare. Read more to learn about these robotics companies!

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Save $31,000 a Day by Reconditioning Your Equipment

Posted by iGAM on Aug 3, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Reconditioning your equipment is a great measure to take to improve your equipment and save money down the road; in fact, it could save you $31,000 or more a day!

The more obvious reasons in the list, such as reducing unplanned downtime, go a long way in saving money in the production line. However, there are a few hidden gems that cut down on costs when you recondition your equipment.

We’ve broken down the savings of $31,000 a day by each category. To find out how reconditioning will save you money, read more below!

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7 Modern-Day Influential Leaders in Manufacturing

Posted by iGAM on Jul 29, 2020 12:30:00 PM

Manufacturing drives the world.

Without it, we wouldn’t have cars, bridges, guitars, railroads, airplanes, reusable water bottles, or anything else that requires building and putting parts together to create a uniform product.

Behind the curtain of manufacturing robots and industrial equipment are the men and women who design, work, and fix it all. Thanks to both great innovative thinkers and your everyday manufacturer working in facilities and production lines, our world is a cleaner, more efficient, and safer place to live.

iGAM highlights 7 influential leaders today as a reminder of the people who are shaping the world of manufacturing every day.

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9 Fun Facts About Welding

Posted by iGAM on Jul 27, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Welding is an important part of the manufacturing process.

Without welding, we wouldn’t be able to connect metals without joints, screws, or other objects. Welding is a strong and secure method to connect metals and create a long-lasting product.

Because welding is so crucial to manufacturing, we should give it some attention! Read our collection of fun facts about welding.

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A Brief History of the Manufacturing Industry in the United States

Posted by iGAM on Jul 20, 2020 10:15:00 AM

The beginning of industrial manufacturing has roots dating back to 7,000 B.C.E. after humans transitioned from stone tools to metal.

The invention of copper, bronze, and iron weapons and materials have revolutionized the way humans have battled, traded, farmed, and developed cities, surging us forward to the world we live in today.

Many years into the future, from the late eighteenth century well into to the nineteenth century, the Industrial Revolution took shape in the Western world as factories and laborers became a way of life. Learn more about the history of manufacturing in the United States and how our modern world has developed below.

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Industrial Maintenance in the COVID-19 Era

Posted by iGAM on Jul 13, 2020 12:30:00 PM

The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered businesses across the globe, forcing millions out of work and slowing production.

Depending on your business, you may still be able to operate using protective measures. However, your go-to services for maintenance and repair might have been affected by the pandemic, leaving your business without technicians and parts.

If you find yourself in need of expert services for your industrial robots and manufacturing equipment, you’ve come to the right place. Read more about how iGAM can help you stay afloat with our services.

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Topics: recondition services, used manufacturing equipment, warranty, robots, manufacturing equipment, mro inc., used robots, used robot parts, manufacturing industry, sell, repair services

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