Swivel Arm Robot fits in tight spaces.

Press Release Summary:

Offered in console or stand version, PowerScara includes maintenance-free absolute encoders with 2 electronic evaluators. With radius of 420 mm and 200 mm stroke, IP54-rated robot handles loads up to 3 kg. Integrated safety concept permits Safety Category III speed monitoring and meets requirements of European robot standard EN 775, as well as ISO 10218. Requiring 1U in control cabinet for rho4.0 robot and handling control, unit is suited for electronics manufacturing.

Original Press Release:

PowerScara Offers High Performance at an Attractive Price

Bosch Rexroth will display its PowerScara at the Assembly Technology Expo in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, Booth #1605 & 1611 September 28 - 30, 2004

The new Rexroth PowerScara sets itself apart with space-saving drive and control technology. The high-performance swivel-arm robot can be employed even in the tightest spaces, such as those found in electronics manufacturing.

Small production cells which previously required extremely complex handling solutions can now benefit from the advantages of new, cost-effective Rexroth robot technology. Incorporating innovative drive and safety technology, the Rexroth PowerScara needs very little space. Thanks to intelligent integration and streamlined numbers of parts, users can now save up to 85 percent of the typical SCARA space requirements, with substantial space savings resulting from need for only 1U in the control cabinet for the rho4.0 robot and handling control. This cost-reducing PowerScara design requires less cabling to connect the robot and control components, resulting in easy installation and fast start-ups. Plus, attractive pricing from Rexroth puts the PowerScara in reach for both small and large manufacturers.

The PowerScara comes in a console or stand version. It includes maintenance-free absolute encoders with two electronic evaluators. An integrated safety concept permits Safety Category III speed monitoring and meets all the requirements of the European robot standard EN 775, as well as ISO 10218. With a radius of 420 millimeters and a 200-millimeter stroke, the PowerScara can handle loads of up to 3 kilograms. This high-performance swivel-arm robot has an IP54 protection class design and is ESD capable. PowerScara users can select all the options familiar from the turboscara series, such as bellows, user installations, robot vision, or ASi bus connectivity. Additionally, the proven RobotSuite programming environment is available for fast and simple start-up.

Bosch Rexroth Corporation, a merger of Bosch Automation Technology and Rexroth, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH. In the year 2003, Bosch Rexroth AG achieved sales of $4.4 billion (3.7 billion Euros) with 25,700 employees.

Under the brand name of Rexroth, the company offers all relevant drive, control and motion technologies: from mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics to electronics and associated services. Rexroth has 500,000 customers in over 80 countries and is an extensive supplier of components and systems for industrial and factory automation and mobile applications.

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