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Controls & Controllers -> Motion Controls & Controllers -> Robot Controls & Controllers


Robot Controls & Controllers




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Streamlined Delta Robot Controller increases productivity.

Robert Bosch GmbH    Waiblingen D-71332  Germany
Apr 23, 2013 Comprised of Delta robot hardware platform and software controller, Gemini 4 has streamlined design that helps increase acceleration and pick rates while maintaining gentle product handling, process reliability, and quality. Operators can run up to 8 Delta robots and 16 conveyors, and use of same head, regardless of pack size or style, eliminates changeover downtime. HMI can store instructions for production of multiple products, accelerating setup and reducing changeover time to 1 min.

Portable Teach Pendant aids robot programming and operation.

Reis Robotics    Elgin, IL 60123
Feb 08, 2013 Featuring ergonomic housing and position of center of gravity that reduce operator fatigue, reisPAD allows operation and programming via 10.4 in. touch display with clearly arranged, large, soft-key buttons. On operating panel, there is only emergency-stop button and permission key for release of robot movements. Operation can be learned intuitively and is done via maximum of 2 operating menus. Control is further facilitated via scrollbars, rotary knobs, and trackballs on touch display.

Robot Controller complies with global safety standards.

Denso Sales California, Inc.    Long Beach, CA 90810
Jan 28, 2013 Featuring 12 x 18 in. footprint and 3.75 in. height, 8-axis Model RC8 can communicate with over 100 different types of devices using ORiN™ open-resource interface networking system. Industrial robot controller includes 100 Base-T Ethernet, mini/hand I/O, RS232C, and USB communication interfaces as standard, plus CC-Link, DeviceNet, EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP, parallel discrete I/O, Profibus, and Profinet as options. Microsoft Windows-based GUI minimizes robot setup time.

MIMO Control System enhances and simplifies Gantry application.

Elmo Motion Control, Inc.    Westford, MA 01886
Jan 07, 2013 Gantry, The Elmo Way combines distributed motion control with servo tuning tools. System provides precise control with 2 servo drives that operate as one integrated unit and can be mounted anywhere. Eliminating need for dedicated motion controller or extra moving cables, design employs MIMO communications; one servo drive is configured as master, with second drive following its lead and sending feedback data. Software guides user through implementation in GUI format.

Robot Control System uses tablet PC for programming.

Robot Control System uses tablet PC for programming.

Reis Robotics    Elgin, IL 60123
Jul 11, 2012 ROBOTstar-VI control generation with reisPAD tablet format portable teach pendant lets programmer operate robot via UI and without any mechanical or electrical operating elements. Along with scratch-resistant, 10.4 in., multi-touch display, network-compatible reisPAD offers BalancedUse for right/left operation, sharePAD for use of any number of robots, and wirelessTEACH features. All functions, except Emergency-Off and permission key, can be activated via touchscreen.

Robotic Controller is available for large robots.

Robotic Controller is available for large robots.

ABB Robotics, Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Jan 11, 2012 PMC variant of IRC5 Panel Mount Robotic Controller can be integrated into large robots. It consists of large drive module and standard IRC5 control module that can be separately mounted in variety of configurations, which gives machine builders flexibility to create custom enclosures to best protect electronics for specific harsh environments. Up to 4 drive modules may be connected to same control module for multiple robot control (MultiMove) or control of additional axes.

Compact Robot Controller works with various robot series.

Compact Robot Controller works with various robot series.

ABB Robotics, Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Feb 03, 2011 Desktop-sized controller, IRC5 Compact, supports 6-axis IRB 120 robot as well as IRB 140 and 260, IRB 360 FlexPicker(TM), IRB 1410, and IRB 1600 robot series. Design is compatible with standard and panel-mount IRC-5 controllers, providing same functionality in portable model: motion control, FlexPendant programming, RAPID language, and communications. Commissioning is facilitated by one-phase power input, external connectors for all signals, and expandable 16-in, 16-out I/O system.

PLC and Robot Controller support wireless communication.

ABB Robotics, Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Sep 14, 2010 Combining AC500 PLC with IRC5 robot controller, integrated unit supports up to 3 local I/O boards plus bus communications for remote I/Os, providing single point of control for range of production cell functions, including peripheral production equipment such as grippers, feeders, and ancillary machines. DeviceNet, PROFIBUS DP, CANopen, and Modbus TCP are supported, as well as wireless communications, making integrated controller suitable for virtually any factory site.

Robot Controller features integrated PLC.

ABB Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Aug 31, 2010 Combining AC500 PLC with IRC5 robot controller, integrated unit provides up to 3 local I/O boards plus bus communications for remote I/Os, offering single point of control for range of production cell functions, including grippers, feeders, and ancillary machines. All main communications standards, including DeviceNet, PROFIBUS DP, CANopen, and Modbus TCP are supported, as well as wireless communications. To facilitate programming and operation, software framework is included.

Robot Controller includes ergonomic teach pendant.

Robot Controller includes ergonomic teach pendant.

Kawasaki Robotics (USA), Inc.    Wixom, MI 48393
Apr 06, 2010 Kawasaki D Series Controller features CPU with multiple processors, with processing speed between CPU and digital servo drives suitable for optimizing motion control. High-speed signal monitoring of E-stop and collision detection circuits minimizes risk of system failure. Product supports any network communications protocol, and uses K-Logic sequencer for configuration without external PLC. Incorporating teach pendant interface touchscreen, unit allows control of up to 16 axes.

PC-Based Controller comes in 19 in. rack mount size.

EPSON Factory Automation/Robotics    Carson, CA 90746
Apr 05, 2010 Supplied in single-box chassis that contains control unit (PC) and drive unit (amps), RC420 robot controller has passive backplane, shock mount drive bay, and 200 W power supply. EPSON RC+ Control Software, included, facilitates use, while SPEL+ language accommodates system designers throughout world. Powered by 850 MHz Intel® Celeron® CPU, controller features 128 MB PC100 SDRAM, removable 20 GB hard drive, as well as various connectivity and expansion options.

Robotic Cell Control System comes with touch-screen operation.

Robotic Cell Control System comes with touch-screen operation.

Wolf Robotics    Fort Collins, CO 80525
Mar 16, 2010 Slim designed Wolf Cell Control offers complete robotic cell control from one location from anywhere in world using WolfLink(TM) remote systems support. Numerous control screens control welding process including system diagnostics, overall equipment effectiveness, automatic cycling, service, and alarms.

Hardware Kits monitor position of up to 3 robot axes.

Balluff, Inc.    Florence, KY 41042-0937
May 08, 2009 Available for RTU and track or gantry robots, BZL Robot Zone Limit Systems provide diverse, complementary, and redundant position monitoring for up to 3 robot axes to help recapture lost productivity. Systems offer flexibility to adjust zone angles and locations while providing means to mute personnel sensing devices per requirements of ANSI/RIA R15.06-1999. Pre-engineered kits include all mounting hardware, complementary cams, and multiple position switch in mechanical or inductive versions.

Dual-Channel DC Motor Controller targets mobile robots.

Roboteq, Inc    Phoenix, AZ 85022
Jan 26, 2009 Able to directly drive up to 120 A on each channel at up to 60 V, AX2860 accepts commands from R/C radio, analog joystick, or RS232 interface. Channels can be operated independently or combined to set vehicle direction/rotation, and motors may be operated in open- or closed-loop speed mode. Along with intelligent current sensing and controlling, features include inputs for 2 Quadrature Encoders up to 250 kHz and 4 limit switches for precise speed and traveled distance measurement.

Motion Controllers are suited for robotic applications.

Motion Controllers are suited for robotic applications.

ACS Motion Control    Plymouth, MN 55447
Oct 02, 2008 With 20 kHz servo update rate and 2 kHz profile update rate, SPiiPlus and MC4U motion controller series feature advanced tuning tools including FFT analysis, profile/variable monitoring, and up to 8 axis of arbitrary path generation with cubic interpolation. They provide application programming using ACSPL+ multi-tasking language that delivers 64-bit floating point math and array handling capabilities. Open architecture design offers PCI-bus, serial, and Ethernet communications options.

Robot Controllers integrate within existing equipment.

ABB Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
May 30, 2008 Supplied in chassis form, panel-mount robot controllers measure 250 mm deep and are designed to facilitate application planning, set up, operation, and maintenance of single or multiple robot cells. Each unit controls up to 4 robots, and separate modules specifically address robot control, axis drives, and process control. Technologies are included for optimization of motions for all robots and external axes as well as fully synchronous operation of multiple robots.

Motion Logic Controller has embedded robotic capabilities.

Bosch Rexroth Corp.    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
Jan 15, 2008 Combining motion and logic with robotic control, IndraMotion MLC controller is capable of up to 64 axes of control with ability to handle up to 8 robotic kinematics simultaneously. It uses standard IEC programming controls for robotic functions and features dynamic belt synchronization for multiple conveyors as well as integrated vision system interface. With more than 100 ready-to-use kinematics for Delta, SCARA, and Cartesian style robots, unit offers full 6-axis path planner.

Motion Controller offers embedded robotic capabilities.

Bosch Rexroth Corp.    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192-3707
Dec 13, 2007 Combining motion and logic control with robot control on uniform IEC platform, IndraMotion MLC is capable of up to 64 axes of control with ability to handle up to 8 robotic kinematics simultaneously. Unit includes dynamic belt synchronization for multiple conveyors, and integrated vision system interface. Control platform uses all Ethernet-based SERCOS III network as standard drive interface and for HMI and vision system integration.

Controller is designed for 6-axis robots.

Controller is designed for 6-axis robots.

Adept Technology, Inc.    Livermore, CA 94551
Apr 10, 2007 Adept MotionBlox-60R(TM) robot controller enables 6-axis robots to run on SmartServo(TM) controller technology, creating robot system suitable for medical, cosmetic, and consumer good applications. Compact, portable device installs and mounts in multiple configurations with no need for environmental cabinets and also features embedded networking and vision technology.

Robot Controller offers 6-axis control in small form factor.

EPSON Factory Automation/Robotics    Carson, CA 90746
Jun 02, 2006 Based on PowerDrive servo technology that provides path control and fast accel/decel times, 6-axis Micro PowerDrive can be mounted inside standard cabinet panel next to PLC, saving factory floor space. Unit is available with E2 SCARA and Pro Six 6-axis robots and includes EPSON RC+ development environment. It provides 16-task multitasking, SPEL+ programming language, project management, and source level debugging with SmartSense technology.




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