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Motus Labs to showcase robotics gear solutions at Automate


When looking at what’s top of mind for companies right now, automation is right there at the top of the list. Amidst global supply chain challenges and the disruption the pandemic has caused for so many industries, increasing operations efficiency is how businesses are staying afloat. Leveraging robotics in their operations is a big part of that shift. Fortunately, Motus Labs is bringing robotics gear solutions innovation to Automate 2022, the conference where companies come together to showcase what’s possible in automation.

The innovative gear architecture designed and tested in the “The Lab” solves some of today’s biggest automation application challenges. Robotics developers can leverage Motus Labs gears to maximize the performance and efficiency of actuators, offering automation benefits that can enhance their clients’ solutions.

New, patented robotics gear designs from Motus Labs will be showcased at the upcoming Automate 2022 conference in Detroit, Michigan on June 6 – 9 at Booth 2319. Automate brings people together and offers insight into what’s possible for manufacturers in the automation space. Suppliers from across the globe come to showcase how their products can improve efficiencies, increase production, and lower costs for today’s businesses.

Motus Labs brings the robotics innovation that happens behind closed doors in the lab to the open forum that is the Automate conference floor. Attendees can see the evolution of motion in our engineering process that starts with truly understanding the customer journey and the challenges companies face with automation. Uniquely, Motus Labs designs robotics gear solutions around some of manufacturing’s biggest problems.

The ML1200 product is one of the offerings currently in our lab that will be showcased at Automate 2022. This gear series is a CAM and Pad design planned to launch in the second half of 2022. While it’s currently in the design and testing phase, it will solve problems for companies looking for a high torque, precision gear in a rationalized footprint. It’s also designed and manufactured in the U.S.

Motus Labs will also showcase the gear series with Orbital Flex™ Design called ML2000. It’s currently in the design and testing phase with a projected launch date of Q3 2022. This gear solution offers companies alternative materials, multiple ratio options, high speed and is U.S. manufactured. This product will help businesses looking for a zero backlash, high torque gear with high consistent performance and specifications throughout life.

Sierramotion and Motus Labs have partnered to create the SMRT-2000 robot joint. The product includes a zero backlash high ratio gear, a high performance torque motor and a high resolution absolute encoder. It is the perfect combination of precision and performance in a small high output low weight package.

Motus Labs is also partnering with MegaChips to launch a magnetic output encoder. This solution will deliver a high resolution magnetic encoder that will be used inside MegaChip integrated solutions utilizing HD-PLC technology. It’s still in the product definition stage awaiting a launch date. 

The lab is the place where we are driving the future of robotics. As CEO Joe Pollard has said, “At Motus Labs, we are dedicated to enabling robotic and motion control companies to tackle challenging use cases they are struggling with using today’s technology. To do this, we have created …if you can dream it, you can build it.” Motus Labs is excited to join Automate to showcase the opportunities these innovative solutions will bring to robotic and motion control companies, so they can help their clients to solve some of their industry’s biggest challenges.

Innovation is born here at Motus Labs. “Our unique patented designs open up many doors regarding materials we can leverage in our gear solution,” says CTO Carlos Hoefken. The entire Motus Labs family is excited to kick off Automate 2022 with its new, innovative and proprietary gear series.

Source: Motus Labs.

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