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Robotics -> Robotic Systems -> Material Handling Robots


Material Handling Robots







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Video Collaboration Robot  enables remote management.

Video Collaboration Robot enables remote management.

IRobot Corporation    Burlington, MA 01803-
Mar 21, 2014 With self-driven Ava 500, people can use video to see and be seen while collaborating in environments that would otherwise be difficult or impossible from afar, including hallways and manufacturing floors. Remote user schedules and controls Ava 500 using iPad®, selecting destination by tapping location on map or by choosing location or employee name. At time of meeting, robot autonomously navigates its way to desired location and initiates call using Cisco TelePresence EX60.

Robot Loading System enhances production ALD systems.

Picosun Oy    Espoo   Finland
Mar 07, 2014 Based on industrial robotics, fully automatic sample handling system suits large scale batch Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) reactors. Efficient production rate can be achieved by clustering several P-300B batch ALD tools and synchronizing sample loading/unloading of individual tools with robot. Other available sample handling options include linear loader, vacuum load lock, central vacuum robot sample handling unit, pneumatic chamber lift, and loading through inert atmosphere glove box.

PLC System controls and programs multiple robots.

PLC System controls and programs multiple robots.

Yaskawa Motoman Canada, Ltd.    Mississauga, ON L5N6H8
Mar 05, 2014 Offered with select 4–7 axis, 5–300 kg payload Motoman robots, MLX200 Robot Gateway enables control of robots entirely through Rockwell Automation's ControlLogix® PACs. MLX200 provides programming Add-On-Instructions for Rockwell Automation’s RSLogix™ 5000 software and full-featured robot teaching and maintenance HMI for Allen Bradley’s PanelView™. Applications include assembly, part transfer, picking, sorting, kitting, case packing, and palletizing/de-palletizing.

End Effectors serve heavy weight, press tending applications.

SAS Automation, Ltd.    Xenia, OH 45385
Feb 28, 2014 Designed with SAS HX hybrid frame profiles and modular off-the-shelf gripper components for flexibility, Hybrid HX End Effectors for 5+ Axis Robots feature hybrid design combining tubular frame adjustability as well as extruded channel frame profile rigidity. Products accommodate direct side channel mounting of standard SAS gripper component hardware, and modular design allows for side mounting or circumference component or connector clamping. ODs of 40 and 60 mm are available.

Print-Place-Reflow Package performs prescision, high-mix assembly.

Print-Place-Reflow Package performs prescision, high-mix assembly.

Manncorp    Willow Grove, PA 19090
Jan 29, 2014 Occupying minimal floor space, 2500-MV accommodates companies that require short-run, in-house production capability for ultra-precise, high component-mix SMT assembly. Included MC-400 pick and place system features Cognex® on-the-fly and bottom vision alignment for high-accuracy, 2,500 cph placement of SMDs. Additional package components include heavy-duty MC-110 stencil printer, which offers ±0.02 mm (<1 mil) repeatability, and MC-301 profilable batch reflow oven with benchtop design.

High-Speed PWB Component Mounter has compact, modular design.

High-Speed PWB Component Mounter has compact, modular design.

Juki Automation Systems    Morrisville, NC 27560
Jan 24, 2014 Employing head units on both rear and front sides, RX-6 picks up subminiature, large IC, and odd-shaped components and places them on PWBs. Placement Monitor provides picture of component pick-up/placement to let user monitor mounting process. Rated to 75,000 cph, RX-7 places mainly subminiature components on PWBs. Dual Super Rotary Heads, in parallel head configuration, are equipped with 16 nozzles, and camera installed inside head detects tombstone problem or component absence.

Prefabricated Automated Cell provides lights-out production.

Prefabricated Automated Cell provides lights-out production.

Mazak Corp.    Florence, KY 41042 3092
Jan 14, 2014 In addition to 5-axis vertical machining center, Vertical Center Nexus Compact incorporates standalone Fanuc LRMate 6-axis robot and palletizer system for automated processing of up to 72 individual workpieces measuring up to 3.9 x 3.9 x 3.9 in. Three linear axes attain rapid traverse rates of 1,417 ipm and feedrates of 315 ipm, while 12,000 rpm, 25 hp, CAT 40 spindle provides aggressive performance required for tough materials, such as stainless steel, Inconel, and titanium.

Top Loading Carton/Case Loader utilizes Fanuc delta robots.

Top Loading Carton/Case Loader utilizes Fanuc delta robots.

Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Inc.    Brewerton, NY 13029 0890
Jan 14, 2014 Designed to handle multiple products and packaging combinations in high-speed pick-and-place applications, Robotic Vertical Carton/Case Loader uses delta robots and vision to locate, inspect, orient, and nest product for top carton or case loading. System is capable of loading standard RSC cases, HSC cases, top load cartons, and display trays. Product can be loaded horizontally for bulk packing or vertically for high impact point of sale display trays.

Machining and Assembly Robots offer integrated force control.

Machining and Assembly Robots offer integrated force control.

ABB Robotics, Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Dec 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.

Industrial Robots combine performance, minimal maintenance.

Industrial Robots combine performance, minimal maintenance.

ABB Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Nov 21, 2013 Designed for spot welding, material handling, and machine tending, IRB 6700 series includes variants with rated payload capacity from 150–300 kg and reach from 2.6–3.2 m. These industrial robots are available with LeanID, Integrated Dressing (ID) designed for facilitated programming and minimized footprint. Built to withstand harsh work environments, robots are also available with Foundry Plus 2 protection system.

SCARA Robots move payloads up to 10 kg.

Toshiba Machine Co., America    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Nov 04, 2013 Offering arm lengths of 800, 900, and 1,000 mm, respectively, Models THL800, THL900, and THL1000 have lightweight aluminum arms, with working envelopes of 4 axes and 360° Z-axis rotation. TSL3000 Controller includes USB compatibility as standard, with Fieldbus available as option. Storage capacity totals are approximately 6400 point + 12800 steps. Robots are suited for assembly of medical devices, food packaging, pharmaceutical processing, semiconductors, and electronics.

Strip Feeder System includes rail removal tools.

Strip Feeder System includes rail removal tools.

Count On Tools    Gainesville, GA 30501
Oct 18, 2013 Used for loading tape-and-reel components onto compact modules, StripFeeder .mod System v2 features removable rails that can be mounted to accommodate wide array of tape sizes. Rail Removal Tools enable operators to remove rails for adjustments on product runs or to unload/reload components. Units slip into machined tracks on both ends of rail and pull up to remove rail. Design holds components securely in machined tracks to prevent parts from being miss-picked, flipped in pocket, or lost.

Six-Axis Robots can reach into confined work spaces.

Six-Axis Robots can reach into confined work spaces.

Epson America, Inc.    Carson, CA 90746
Sep 23, 2013 While C4 and C4L arms feature SlimLine design that provides flexibility via slim body and compact wrist that foster range of motion and minimize mechanical restrictions, C4L provides extended reach of up to 965 mm. Tight integration of motors and amplifiers along with feedback and controls lend to optimized motion performance, including acceleration/deceleration rates, and linear interpolated motion. QMEMS™ vibration sensing technology and RC700 controller are also standard features.

Modular Stripfeeder features adjustable rails.

Modular Stripfeeder features adjustable rails.

Count On Tools    Gainesville, GA 30501
Sep 20, 2013 Designed to load tape-and-reel components onto compact modules for prototyping and high-mix, low-volume applications, StripFeeder Modular (.mod) System v2 features removable rails that can be mounted to accommodate wide array of tape sizes. Mechanical lock-spring holds tape in place by sprocket hole for part registration and repeatable pick-and-place applications. To guarantee stable, repeatable application, rails align with precision pin locaters and lock down tightly with magnets.

Robotic Collision Sensor suits small payloads.

Robotic Collision Sensor suits small payloads.

ATI Industrial Automation    Apex, NC 27639
Sep 12, 2013 Designed to absorb crash and reset itself, Model SR-48 virtually eliminates tool damage, downtime, and need for human intervention. In operation, sensor is adjusted to support typical loads experienced by robot arm in all directions: angular, compression, and torsional. Following crash, sensor uses precise locating components to reset within 0.001 in. of original position. Three-wire PNP proximity switch, set to actuate within 0.020 in. of axial motion, ensures reliable switch performance.

Pick and Place Unit handles weights up to 5 kg.

Pick and Place Unit handles weights up to 5 kg.

Schunk    Morrisville, NC 27560
Aug 20, 2013 For complete cycle with 280 mm horizontal and 105 mm vertical stroke, linear motor driven Model PPU-E 50 has cycle time of 0.92 seconds with tooling mass of 2 kg and 2 x 60 ms (for gripper). Max acceleration is 100 ms-2 and max speed is 4 ms-1. Two integrated position sensors control vertical and horizontal movement, while 2 intelligent controllers control cantilever arm and actuators without master control system. In addition, up to 6 integrated valves provide all pneumatic tooling with air.

Multi-Tasking Robot offers automated dispensing solution.

Fisnar Inc.    Wayne, NJ 07470
Aug 05, 2013 Providing 600 x 600 mm working area within enclosed free-standing platform, Model F9960N is suited for dispensing and coating applications ranging from miniature SMT circuit boards to larger PCBs and finished assemblies. Gantry robot can be integrated within conveyor-dependent inline manufacturing environment or installed as stand-alone module. With interactive 178 mm touchscreen, users can program dispense path with unique characteristics, including continuous path and point-to-point routing.

Pick and Place Robot features 8 kg capacity.

Pick and Place Robot features 8 kg capacity.

ABB Robotics, Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Jul 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.

Battery-Powered Stockpicker handles up to 3,000 lb.

Crown Equipment Corp.    New Bremen, OH 45869
Jun 28, 2013 Offering 366 in. lift height, 36 V Crown SP 4000 features regenerative lowering system that captures lost energy and returns it to battery. Forklift delivers max travel speed of 7.5 mph and lift/lower speeds of 100 fpm/80 fpm. AC traction system provides responsive control and smooth directional changes, while AC lift system offers variable lift/lower feature for precise operation. Providing onboard intelligence and advanced diagnostics, Access 1 2 3® technology facilitates troubleshooting.

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

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

ABB Robotics, Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Jun 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.




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