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  • Rethink's COBOTS

    Active8 Robots is Rethink Robotics official channel partner for Sawyer & Baxter Smart Collaborative Robots, responsible for distribution, support and approved robot training courses throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland & selected territories within the European Union.

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  • Meet Intera 5: The Software

    Intera 5 is not just the latest release of our revolutionary software platform, it’s a whole new approach to automation and the force behind the world’s fastest-to-deploy robots. Software is your bridge to the world of collaborative robots, and Intera allows anyone to become an expert.

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  • Sawyer SDK

    Sawyer Research Robot provides a ROS-based platform and an open source Software Development Kit (SDK), enabling a robust platform from which new applications can be developed.

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  • Sawyer Case Erector

    Active Robots present its new Box Erector. Compatible with Sawyer Smart Collaborative Robot the new End of Arm Tooling comes as the perfect solution for your box erecting process.

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Consultancy

Consultancy

Automation Consultancy Our experience, expertise and end-to-end approach to systems integration will help you to reap the rewards while avoiding the pitfalls. We do this through...

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Design & Engineering

Design & Engineering

Automation Design & Manufacturing Engineering Our team members have a wide range of experience of the hardware and software required to deliver robotics automation solutio...

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Programming

Programming

Robot Simulation & Task Programming Active8 Robots offers expertise in robot programming whether its an industrial solution or collaborative robot cell. Robot programming ca...

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3D Laser Scanning

3D Laser Scanning

3D Laser Scanning Digital Surveys provide a comprehensive data capture service using the latest 3D laser scanning to carry out point cloud surveys. This allows us to virtually map...

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End of Arm tooling

End of Arm tooling

End of Arm Tooling (EOAT) Design Active8 Robots designs and build high performance robotic end effectors and gripper systems for turn-key automated manufacturing systems. We hav...

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Guarding

Guarding

Guarding System Design Ensuring appropriate guarding is in place for your robotic cell is a crucial element of any automation project as guarding is usually the control interfac...

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Active 8 Robots – Collaborative Robot Specialists

Being the leading collaborative robot specialist, we are dedicated to bringing safe, flexible, and easy to use 7 axis collaborative robotic arms to businesses of every size. We routinely automate and streamline repetitive manual processes, often freeing up staff members to do more rewarding and enjoyable tasks, while adding significant value to companies. We bring together cutting edge technology with our extensive unparalleled knowledge, to provide robotics solutions that enable you to push the boundaries in automation. Whether you’re looking for a manufacturing solution to improve productivity and quality while reducing operating costs, we can tailor a solution that fits your needs.

A cobot or co-robot (from collaborative robot) is a robot intended to physically interact with humans in a shared workspace. This is in contrast with other industrial robots, designed to operate autonomously or with limited guidance. Historically, industrial robots have had to be separated from people by safety cages, programmed only by highly skilled application engineers, and viable for just a handful of precise and high volume applications. Industrial robotics solutions typically require 100s of hours of development and cost more than several 100k upwards and can rarely be repurposed or relocated without significant reengineering.

Collaborative robots on the other hand can be used for a variety of tasks considered impractical to automate with conventional robots. A smart collaborative robot, or cobot, for example modifies its behaviour to respond to changing or unexpected conditions in the factory floor using advance integrated features such as vision and force feedback. Cobot’s are much simpler to train, modify and deploy with your workforce, into your existing environment. Deploy Smart, collaborative robots technology that improves itself over time, adding new skill sets and becoming a more capable worker. We are here to support you through your robotic journey including training the next generation of cobot technicians and engineers.

 
Sawyer Robot

Sawyer Robot

The Sawyer robot is the latest in smart, collaborative technology enabling low cost, flexible automation for manufacturers.

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Baxter Research Robot

Baxter Research Robot

Baxter is Rethink Robotics Dual Arm Collaborative Robot Available in Europe for Education & Research.

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ABB Robots

ABB Robots

ABB is the global leader in the manufacture of industrial robotics and manufacturing automation systems. ABB features a vast range of robot sizes and types.

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KUKA Robots

KUKA Robots

KUKA offers a unique and wide range of industrial robots and robot systems, covering all common payload categories and robot types.

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