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

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

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

Do You Need Equipment for Your Manufacturing Facility? Visit iGAM’s Industrial Equipment Auction Online!

Posted by iGAM on Aug 31, 2020 10:10:57 AM

Don’t settle for paying outrageous prices on equipment for your facility. You make the bid on equipment you need at iGAM’s online industrial equipment auction!

If you need specialized items for your production line, you’ve come to the right place. iGAM is hosting another online industrial equipment auction!

The auction is open, so start bidding! It will end on September 16th.

To learn more about the auction and the equipment we’re featuring, read more below.

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Topics: recondition services, used manufacturing equipment, robots, manufacturing equipment, used robots, used robot parts, manufacturing industry, repair services, auction

Meet iGAM and NRTC Automation at PMA’s Annual Event in Nashville!

Posted by iGAM on Aug 27, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Visit iGAM and NRTC Automation in Nashville, Tennessee!

Stop by our booth at PMA's 5th Annual Manufacturing and Suppliers Night in Nashville, TN and let us provide you with an in-person introduction to our industrial automation products and services. Let's talk about how we can help you automate your business.

If you are a business owner or manager, plant manager, manufacturing or industrial engineer, shop foreman, inspection or purchasing personnel, or a salesperson involved in industrial automation, this is the event for you.

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, robots, manufacturing equipment, used robots, used robot parts, manufacturing industry, event, pma

COMING SOON: Over 100 KUKA Robots and Refurbished Equipment in Our Inventory!

Posted by iGAM on Aug 26, 2020 12:15:00 PM

Over 100 KUKA robots and tested and refurbished equipment will hit iGAM’s marketplace soon. Visit our Coming Soon page to view them! 

Be the first in line to preorder these items for the best deal. Equipment is covered by our 20-month warranty so you can have peace of mind that your purchase is reliable and in good condition. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, warranty, robots, manufacturing equipment, used robots, used robot parts, manufacturing industry, coming soon

5 Ways Robots Enhance Work for Humans

Posted by iGAM on Aug 17, 2020 10:15:27 AM

We all know the benefits of having robots in the manufacturing process: they are more efficient, they increase productivity, they cut down on waste, and they have high repeatability, so they make few mistakes. 

However, robots help humans, too. It’s assumed that robots are going to take away jobs and rule the world, but consider this: robots produce higher quality jobs for humans and make the workplace a safer and more inspiring place. 

Read more to find out how robots are improving work for humans.

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Topics: recondition services, used manufacturing equipment, warranty, robots, manufacturing equipment, used robots, used robot parts, manufacturing industry, repair services

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

8 Easy Ways to Save Energy in Manufacturing

Posted by iGAM on Aug 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM

We all know that saving energy is better for the environment.

What you may not know is that saving energy will reinvest money back into your company. By lowering your energy usage, you can cut costs on electricity and equipment repairs.

iGAM's tips on reducing your energy usage will cut your electric bill while maintaining productivity. Read more to find out to save energy in your manufacturing facility!

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Topics: recondition services, used manufacturing equipment, robots, manufacturing equipment, used robots, used robot parts, manufacturing industry, repair services

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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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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