Tag: intelligent assist devices

Intelligent Assist Devices vs. traditional lifting equipment

Industrial manipulators INDEVA® (Intelligent Assist Devices)  Liftronic® Series featuring electronic control                                                                                         [...]

zero gravity handling of large armored doors

Handling large armored doors at zero gravity condition

At the end of line of the armored doors manufaturing process, large armored dors have to be picked and moved on the packaging table, placed on the cardboard sheets and wrapped. This task was carried out by using a hoist.  Operators had to keep the hoist button pressed all the time for the up/down moves [...]

How to lift reels of 110 kg and load them into a machine effortlessly

INDEVA® Liftronic® Pro with custom gripping tool for handling long reels and rolls. A famous Italian company installed a new line with female employees in charge of loading the machines with reels and needed a manipulator capable of lifting paper rolls of 130 kg. The operations that had to be performed in a safe and […]

Self balancing zero gravity manipulators for handling gardrails

Zero Gravity Manipulators – Intelligent lifting devices  with dual magnet end effector. A company in the business of galvanization zinc plating has bought 30 INDEVA® manipulators, some column mounted with jointed arm and some rail mounted. The manipulators are used to help the operators load the beams unto the racks. This company chose INDEVA® manipulators […]

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Intelligent Assist Devices – IADs

Intelligent Assist Devices (IADs) are the state of the art lifting technology. Presently, lift devices may be classified as either intelligent assist devices (IADs) or traditional lift devices. As specified by the Robotics Industry Association (2002), an IAD is “a single or multiple axis device that employs a hybrid programmable computer-human control system to provide […]