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ABB Robotics, Inc.

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Robotic Cartridge Paint System serves waterborne applications.

May 13, 2014

Made from cast and machined aluminum, Compact CBS II offers fully integrated robotic solution for internal charge waterborne painting. Process of cleaning and filling one cartridge while painting with other can be custom tuned per color to minimize material waste during color change, which occurs in <10 sec. Along with servo motor drive units for vertical and horizontal cartridge handling motion, features include dual DCUs (Dosing Control Units) and full integration with robot controller. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Parts Transfer System loads and unloads presses.

December 20, 2013

Suitable for retrofitting to existing press lines, Twin Robot Xbar offers output rate up to 16 parts/min for big panels in tandem press lines. Utilizing two robots optimally distributes total power and load, while minimizing inertia in demanding press automation applications. With MultiMove™ technology, single robot cabinet controls all 10 axes, comprised of two 4-axis robots plus 2 crossbar axes. StampWare software package facilitates interaction between operator and press cell. Read More

Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Machining and Assembly Robots offer integrated force control.

December 17, 2013

With Integrated Force Control, ABB Assembly and Machining Robots can handle process variations with real-time external inputs. Robots react to surroundings and deviate from programmed path or speed based on feedback from force sensor. They can also mimic motions of human arm to find correct position to assemble part. Edges and contours are followed precisely regardless of workpiece orientation. Integrated into ABB's hardware and software, force sensor is protected against overload and EMC. Read More


Pick and Place Robot features 8 kg capacity.

July 31, 2013

Supporting 100 cycles/min, 8 kg IRB 360 FlexPicker features redesigned carbon fiber arm-set and delta plate designed to handle large weights and inertias. For specific applications, such as picking and placing flow wrapped products into cartons, 8 kg version can handle up to 500 products/min. Additional applications include picking and placing of unwrapped food products and pharmaceuticals into primary wrappers; loading meat into trays; and kitting of personal care products into blister packs. Read More


Parts and Tools Handling Robot supports payloads up to 10 kg.

June 26, 2013

Model IRB 1600 features 10 kg payload in both 1.2 and 1.45 m reach variants of robot. Product includes QuickMove™ motion control system and low-friction spur gears which allow changes in speed in minimal amount of time, while robot maintains same path at all speeds. Suited for use in IP67 and Foundry Plus 2 environments, energy-efficient unit can be inverted or side mounted on shelf, wall, or other structures. Read More

Software, Robotics

Robotic Laser Cutting Software increases accuracy, flexibility.

December 4, 2012

Integrated software products increase ABB robot-based laser cutting accuracy and flexibility while facilitating programming and operation. As add-on for RobotStudio 3D offline simulation programming tool, RobotStudio Cutting PowerPac lets users generate and modify program cutting paths based on part geometry and CAD models. RobotWare Cutting robot controller add-on offers tools for integration of peripheral equipment, robot tuning/calibration, as well as complex path and shape programming. Read More


Arc Welding Robot features fully integrated dressing.

September 10, 2012

Providing 1.5 m reach and 4 kg payload, Model IRB 1520ID can be installed in wide range of production configurations, in either floor or invert mount positions. Unit features internal Axis-1 routing of welding cable, ABB FlexPendant multilingual HMI, and second-generation TrueMove(TM) technology. Upper arm integrated dressing design facilitates programming and provides protection for all media, including welding power and wire, shielding gas, and pressurized air. Read More


Multipurpose 6-Axis Robot delivers accelerated cycle times.

June 28, 2012

Able to complete 1 kg picking cycle of 25 x 300 x 25 in 0.52 sec, IRB 120T offers 180° axis 6 reorientation and meets needs of assembly and pick and place applications. Standard payload is 6.6 lb, vertical wrist payload is 8.8 lb, reach is 580 mm, and stroke is 411 mm. Offering repeatability of pose (RP) of 0.01 mm, 55 lb robot can reach 112 mm below its base, can be mounted at any angle, and integrates into new/existing lines. Compact version of IRC5 controller facilitates control. Read More

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