KUKA Robotics Corp.

Controls & Controllers

Kuka Robotics Selected by Encobotics Inc. to Provide 6 Axis PC Based Robot for Plastics Routering Cell

Cell Utilizes Quick Change Tooling and KUKA Robot to Reduce Costs, Scrap Rate and Injuries for Plastics Routering Applications Clinton Township, Michigan- July 31, 2006- KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it has been selected by Encobotics, Inc. of Derby, Kansas to provide 6 axis robots for new plastics routering cell. The cell the...

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Robotics

Compact, 6-axis Robots handle long-reach applications.

Offered in 650 and 850 mm reach models, KUKA KR5 Sixx robot series is suited for pick and place, assembly, or material handling applications that require 6-axis functionality. Products handle payloads up to 5 kg and can be used with KUKA PC-based control platform to provide pick and place automation solution. Lightweight design lends to acceleration and working velocity capabilities.

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Software

Graphical User Interface is suited for plastics industry.

KUKA Smart GUI Plastics Software Package facilitates programming for 6-axis robots in automated plastics and injection molding applications. Through Windows-based GUI, user is guided step by step to create customized program. It produces graphic sequences on computer screen, from which users select required robot commands. This provides simplified programming capability comparable to those used...

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Six-Axis Robot suits long reach applications.

Mounted upside down or sideways on linear rail, KUKA Jet Robot is available in 4 configurations with various reaches and working ranges, and payloads ranging from 30-60 kg. Unit's maneuverability allows machines to be tended through narrow openings and parts precisely positioned. It also allows parts to be withdrawn from machine in longitudinal direction. Up to 2 robots can be controlled on one...

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Kuka Robotics Selected by C.M.H. Manufacturing to Provide Robots for Casting Total Work Cell

Permanent Mold Casting Cell Using KUKA Robot Capable of Multiple Casting Tasks Clinton Township, Michigan - May 8, 2006 - KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it has been selected by C.M.H. Manufacturing of Lubbock, Texas to provide robots for its new casting total work cell. The permanent mold casting cells will utilize a KUKA robot and...

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KUKA Robotics Installs First Stainless Steel Robot In North America

Clinton Township, Michigan - January 24, 2006 - KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced its system partner, Forte Automation Systems, has installed a KUKA KR 15 SL stainless steel robot into Dean Foods' dairy product manufacturing facility. The robot is the first stainless steel robot to be installed in North America. Dean Foods, a division...

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Software

Software aids device allocation in dual OS applications.

Real-Time Device Manager, with CeWin® v3.3 and VxWin® v3.1, analyzes and isolates IRQ resources for real-time hardware. It automates assignment of hardware to RTOS and can be integrated into third party installation using documented libraries. Included support for APIC and multiprocessor systems, by way of CeWin and VxWin, adds hibernate and power management functionality. Extensions...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Linear Slide adds flexibility to existing robots.

Able to be floor- or ceiling-mounted, self-contained, single-axis KUKA Linear Slide adds 7th or 8th axis when used with another robot. Range of movement is managed by programmable software limit switches, with safeguard of mechanical stops. Driven by brushless ac servomotor with rack and pinion gearing, KUKA KL 250/2, KUKA KL 100, and KUKA KL 1500/2 are designed for robots with payload capacities...

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Robotics

Clean Room Robots target semiconductor manufacturing.

Six-axis Clean Room Robots include tabletop KUKA KR 3 CR with 3 kg payload and 635 mm reach, and KUKA KR 16 CR with 16 kg payload and 1,600 mm reach. Each meets ISO and DIN standards for clean room operation and is class 5 according to DIN EN ISO 14644-1 and class 100 according to US Federal Standard 209 E. Supporting Siemens Simatic equipment control system, both are suited for wafer and IC...

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Cleanroom Robots suit flat panel display manufacturing.

KUKA KR 180 L130 CR provides 3,100 mm reach, while KUKA KR 500 CR offers payload capacity of 500 kg. Six-axis units feature polished and primed surface of castings, multilevel 2-K-lacquer-finish, stainless sheet metal covers and mounting material, in-line wrists without dust-sealing, and modified seals to avoid abrasion. Both robots meet appropriate ISO and DIN standards for cleanroom operation.

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