As the pandemic continues, cleaning robots are showing up for duty at the office

Airflow is a subject dear to Charlie Strange’s heart. As the facilities director for a Texas facility operated by HVAC manufacturer Goodman, he helps oversee the production of heating, ventilation, and AC units in the world’s fifth-largest factory building — 4.2 million square feet of space, all dedicated to the generation of hot and cold…

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Robots help ABQ Sunport cleaning crews disinfect faster

The Albuquerque Sunport is really stepping up its cleaning protocols. “When COVID-19 started, I think a lot of things started coming to the forefront. How often are we sanitizing tables and handrails and those types of things?” said Stephanie Kitts, Albuquerque Sunport spokesperson. The Sunport now has an autonomous robot named Breezy One that disinfects.…

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Local company creates sanitizing robots

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A local company has built a sanitizing robot that’s being used right here in Albuquerque. The robot is called “Breezy One” and it can cover a lot of ground, fast. “Breezy can go in quickly and efficiently, disinfect a hundred thousand square feet in an hour and a half… while the janitorial…

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March of the COVID-fighting robots

An army of disinfecting robots has been enlisted in the fight against the coronavirus, as companies seek fast, safe and effective ways of cleaning and sanitizing workplaces and other public spaces. One of the latest entrants is from Fetch Robotics, a cloud robotics and on-demand automation firm. The company partnered with Build with Robots (BWR), a developer of…

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Fetch Robotics partners with Build With Robots + Albuquerque airport to launch autonomous disinfecting robot

Designed to protect Albuquerque Sunport airport employees and passengers from both harmful pathogens and cleaning agents, Breezy One can quickly, safely and effectively decontaminate spaces over 100,000 square feet in 1.5 hours with a patented, environmentally safe disinfectant. Breezy One was co-developed with the City of Albuquerque’s Aviation Department, where it autonomously sanitizes the Sunport’s facilities every…

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Changing the Way We Paint

PaintingBot

Build With Robots has helped launch PaintingBots, a startup focused on revolutionizing the way we paint. The world is changing. Painting is changing, and PaintingBots is leading that change. PaintingBots will change the way we paint by offering a cleaner, more efficient and higher quality painting solution. PaintingBots is founded by a team of seasoned…

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Composite Finishing Robot

Kane Robotics provides robotic systems to finish aerospace structures using technology developed in partnership with Build With Robots. These innovative robotic grinding and sanding solutions help Kane’s aerospace customers increase worker productivity, improve quality and decrease waste. Kane Robotics is a spinoff of Kane Aerospace, which is located in Chino, California. Kane Robotics is headquartered in…

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Sanding Robot

Sanding Collaborative Robot

Watch our sanding collaborative robot (CoBot) finish the surface of a wooden box that was cut on a laser cutter. The sanding CoBot saves valuable time and prevents repetitive motion injuries caused when sanding by hand. The robot applies the same force at all times, perfecting the sanding operations. Our sanding CoBot can be setup…

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CoBots with the Sense of Touch

Force CoPilot

Robot technology is evolving rapidly. For example, force/torque sensors provide a robot with the sense of “touch.” With a collaborative robot (CoBot), touch is combined with intuitive ease-of-use to simplify many applications for the lay person. And remember that CoBots allow people and robots to work together. Here are some things that you can do…

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Robotic Welding for NM-MEP Manufacturing Day

Welding Super Vanagon Bracket

Each fall, New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NM-MEP) sponsors Manufacturing Day for New Mexico manufacturers to showcase their operations. At this year’s Manufacturing Day event, Build With Robots hosted tours at CNM-Ingenuity’s FUSE Makerspace that included robotic welding. On that day, Andrew Vanis of Super Vanagon was at FUSE to work on a welding fabrication…

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