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New SCARA robots and PC-based control platform enable easy automation solutions

August 25, 2006 The prospect of a robotic production line might seem well beyond the financial constraints of most small businesses but industrial robots are improving productivity in smaller companies every day. KUKA Robotics new high speed KR10 SCARA robot is designed for customers needing highly reliable and precise automation solutions of long reach tasks. The new 4-axis robots when combined with KUKA Robotics' user friendly PC-based control platform gives customers an extremely easy to learn and use, pick-and-place automation solution. The new SCARA family of robots is expected to find application in a diverse range of industries including the appliance, automotive, aerospace, consumer goods, logistics, food, pharmaceutical, medical, foundry and plastics industries and in multiple applications including material handling, machine loading, assembly, packaging, palletizing, welding, bending, joining, and surface finishing.  Read More

World's Fastest Robotic Case Packer - Carbon Fiber reduces weight increases throughput

June 8, 2005 Think carbon fiber and you think of expensive helmets, mission-critical lightweight components in Formula 1 racing cars and ... places where strength, performance and light weight are not optional. So a seemingly mundane production line robot is not exactly where you'd expect to find an exotic composite. Light weight components can make a huge difference when they're in the right place though and KUKA Robotics' new KUKA KR 40 PA case packing robot is a prime example.  Read More

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