12/25/2018

Low-Cost, High-Speed Assembly Robot

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

A low-cost delta or “spider” robot for high-speed assembly and pick-and-place tasks is newly available. 

Share

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

igus Inc., E. Providence, R.I., says the low-maintenance, lightweight unit starts at $6200. It can be delivered preassembled or can be assembled on-site in about 30 min with easy-to-use instructions, the company says.

Stepper motors and encoders ensure accuracy to ± 0.5 mm. Built of aluminum and plastic, the unit weighs 15 kg (33 lb) and occupies an installation space of 420 mm diam. It can carry up to 5 kg (11 lb) at low speeds. Maximum pick rate is 60/min. Max. speed is 3 m/sec.

Resources