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Six-axis, top-loading robot a first

FANUC Robotics recently introduced its new six-axis overhead rail-mounted robots. The first of their kind in North America, these robots are designed for load/unload applications for the machine tool ...


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January 1, 1999 by Canadian Plastics


FANUC Robotics recently introduced its new six-axis overhead rail-mounted robots. The first of their kind in North America, these robots are designed for load/unload applications for the machine tool and plastics industries. The rail mount allows top or side entry into the machine tool, and provides a three-dimensional work envelope vs. the two-dimensional vertical work envelope offered by the traditional linear gantry. The overhead mount allows a full range of motion for secondary operations such as trimming, washing, deburring, pelletizing, labeling or packing, and also reduces floor space requirements.

FANUC Robotics Canada Ltd., 905/812-2333

(Circle 98)