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1/12/2009

Six-Axis Robot Moves Large, Heavy Parts With Stability

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Fanuc Robotics’ M-2000iA offers a 900-kg payload and allows users to move large, heavy parts such as truck, tractor and automotive frames with maximum stability. The rigid arm design of the robot has a vertical lifting stroke of 6. 2 m for transferring heavy items such as a car body.

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Fanuc Robotics’ M-2000iA offers a 900-kg payload and allows users to move large, heavy parts such as truck, tractor and automotive frames with maximum stability. The rigid arm design of the robot has a vertical lifting stroke of 6.2 m for transferring heavy items such as a car body.

A second model in the heavy-duty robot series, the M-2000iA/1200, can support a 1,200-kg payload with a 1.25-m offset from the face plate. The robot features full articulated motion at the wrist, which is designed to operate in harsh environments.

Both robots are operated via the R-30iA controller featuring integrated intelligent functions such as vision and force sensing.

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