ABB Robotics (Auburn Hills, MI) has added an 8 kg model to its IRB 360 FlexPicker line, supplementing the existing 1 kg and 3 kg models and expanding the high speed picking and packing performance of the most widely used Delta robot in the industry to move heavier items. The 8 kg version of the IRB 360 robot has been re-engineered to handle higher payloads and improved pick-and-place performance. The new design includes a redesigned carbon fiber arm-set, a new delta plate designed to handle larger weights and inertias, and improved motion tuning. The new 8kg unit also features a deeper (350 mm) work envelope than the other 1130 mm reach FlexPicker models.
See more at www.abb.com/robotics.