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FANUC America Features Robotic Plasma Cutting System for Metal Pipe from ARC Specialties

  From FANUC America: FANUC America Authorized System Integrator ARC Specialties designs and builds custom manufacturing machinery and automated systems including systems for metal welding and cutting, material handling, pick and place, test equipment and other...
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Robotic System with Vision Currently in Assembly Shop

A Robotic System, complete with machine vision, is currently in progress at ARC Specialties. A photo of the robotic arm and attached camera for vision is below.
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Robotics on Display at FABTECH 2016

The robotics team at ARC Specialties have designed, fabricated and programmed two separate robotic demonstration cells for Fabtech 2016 in Las Vegas. The RoboCell 1T will be located in the ARC Specialties booth, North Hall #5002, and the RoboCell 2P will be located in...
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KUKA Robotics Expert Hired for Technical Sales Position

This company has elected to hire Brent Lindell, formerly of KUKA Robotics, as a Technical Sales professional to help increase opportunities and revenue. Lindell stated, “It is an exciting opportunity to start a new chapter in my life, and to sell robotic systems...
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FANUC Robotics Open House in Houston, Texas: October 19th and 20th, 2016

FANUC Robotics in Houston, Texas is hosting an Open House on October 19th and 20th. As an integrator of FANUC Robotics, the team at ARC Specialties will represent the latest in robotic and automated manufacturing technology at this event. The Technology Workshop will...
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TSTC Welding Technology Program Receives Robot

(WACO) – Texas State Technical College in Waco’s Welding Technology program recently received a KUKA welding robot valued at $150,000. The gift was made by ARC Specialties in northwest Houston, a company that designs and builds automated machinery for...
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Robotic Hardbanding System

This Robotic Hardbanding System is an automatic welding machine that is used for applying tungsten carbide to tool joints and pipe. The project was completed in Summer 2016, and is available for purchase from ARC Specialties in Houston, Texas. Features A dry run in...
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Sales Team Represents Latest in Robotics at IMTS 2016 in Chicago

On September 12 – 17th, 2016, the Sales Team from ARC Specialties helped display the latest in robotic machining and machine tending technology in a booth at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, Illinois. Demonstrations on display...
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Dan Allford to Speak at IMTS Chicago 2016

On Wednesday, September 14th at 9:00 am, Dan Allford will lead a session at IMTS 2016. The Presentation Topic is 3D Robotic Machining, and the talk will take place in room W192-B at McCormick Place. The abstract for this presentation is below: Advances in technology...
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July 28th | Lunch and Learn | Featuring Talks and Demos on Hydrogen in Shielding Gas, High Deposition Welding, and Welding Contact Tip Life Extension

When: Thursday, July 28th at 11:30 am – 2:30 pmWhere: ARC Specialties, 1730 Stebbins Drive  |  Houston, Texas 77043Cost: FreeRSVP: The first 25 companies to RSVP to lindsay@arcspecialties.com will receive a packet of the new long-life contact tips from ARC...
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Introducing ARC Gen-2 Extended-Life Wire Guides & Contact Tips

The first 25 companies to sign up for ARC Specialties Lunch and Learn on July 28th, 2016 will receive a complimentary sample packet of these Extended-Life Wire Guides / Contact Tips. To RSVP for the July 28th Lunch and Learn, please email...
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Robotic Timelapse Photography Pioneered in the Robotics Lab this July

This month, members of the ARC Specialties Technical Services Division programmed a robotic arm with a plasma torch on the end for a timelapse photography project.
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