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Rotating Joint Wrist Unit WU Series

Ideal for reducing the cost of equipment

Diagonal approaches and tip swiveling, possible until now only with vertically articulated robots, can now be performed with the minimum required axis configuration.
Ideal for reducing the cost of equipment.

 
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New Thin Gripper Series RCP6-GRT7

Equipped with a Battery-less Absolute Encoder as Standard

With orthogonal axis + gripper pick and place, all axes can be configured with battery-less absolute encoder equipped products.
Home return is no longer required when restarting the equipment; you can move to the next operation while gripping the workpiece.

Flat Shape with Height of 39 mm

The height has been reduced by as much 55% when compared a conventional gripper.

High Rigidity

By adopting an integrated body frame guide with proven performance for linear axes, the gripping point distance and overhang amount have been improved greatly.

High Grip Force

IAI presents our highest-class grip force of up to 300N. (Current limit value 70%)

 
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Reduced Costs for Chocolate Quality Inspection

Industry: Food
Process: Inspection

How We Reduced Costs for the Quality Inspection Process

[Problems]
· An air cylinder was used to move the camera for quality inspection.
· Pressure adjustment to set the specified speed was difficult, and the speed was unstable even after adjustment.
· As a result of moving the camera at high speed in order to achieve the necessary number of production per day, the camera was damaged every year from the shock (at the start / stop) received at the stroke end.

[Improvements by Electric Actuation]
· With smooth acceleration / deceleration, it is now possible to move at a stable and high speed without the shock impact at the stroke end. This reduced the cycle time.
· The camera no longer needed to be replaced.

[Results of Improvement]
· Improved cycle time and increased production efficiency.
→ 25% higher production efficiency.

· The shortening of inspection work time reduced labor costs.
The number of production required per day is 54,000.
Inspection time was reduced from 15 hours to 12 hours per day after electric motorization, which means the inspection time was reduced 3 hours per day.
Annual number of working days 240 days, labor cost $18 / hour
3 hours × 240 days × $18
→ Reduced annual labor cost by $12,960.

· Eliminated camera replacement cost.
→ Reduced cost $8,000 per year.

 

Related product information
Single axis robot: ISDB-L-400

 

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