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ABB Configures IRB 1100 for Wet, Dusty Environments

ABB has introduced a harsh environment version of its IRB 1100 robot and OmniCore controller designed with enhanced protection against water and dust.

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IRB 1100 robot

ABB has introduced a harsh environment version of its IRB 1100 robot and OmniCore controller designed with enhanced protection against water and dust. The entire body of the new IRB 1100 model has an IP67 rating, with all electrical components sealed against contaminants. Resistance to water and complete protection from dust ingress enable it to be used in applications like 3C polishing, wet grinding, buffing and deburring.

The IRB 1100 is available in two variants, one with a 4 kg payload and a 475-mm reach and another with a 580-mm reach.

Full IP54-rated protection enables  installation in close proximity to dirty, wet and dusty processes. The controller offers space to support process-related equipment for communication, conveyor tracking and external axis while remaining compact enough for installation in tight spaces.

 

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