Events | Product News | Corporate News | Featured Article | Partner Spotlight February 2013 Edition

Did you miss us at Automate?

At Automate in Chicago, IL (Jan 21-24, 2013), we demonstrated solutions for sorting, packaging and kitting, and flexible adaptive welding. To learn more about the innovative products and technology we featured at the show, please download our booth highlights.

Product News

New! MPK2F-5 Robot

The new MPK2F-5 is a high-performance 5-axis robot designed for high-speed picking and case-packing applications. It is ideal for placing product into a deep case. Ready for food applications with National Sanitation Foundation (NSF-H1) certified food-grade grease, the MPK2F-5 robot features an IP67 rating with optional covers that permit washdown. This model features a payload capacity of 5 kg, and it is compatible with the FS100 controller.

Sensing Technology for Arc Welding

Yaskawa Motoman has a family of welding sensors to address the variety of needs for different parts and industries. Touch sensing has been enhanced with simplified programming. Non-contact AccuFast sensor fills the gap between tactile and vision sensing. Grayscale and laser cameras provide more information in a fraction of a second. If seam finding or seam tracking is required, we can provide the sensors, application expertise and support to help your application be successful. Learn more about our sensing technology.

MS80W Robot

The MS80W robot is a powerful, flexible model designed for a variety of processes. It features fast axial speeds and acceleration which reduces cycle times and increases production output. It excels in dispensing, machine tending, material cutting, material handling and press tending applications.

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Corporate News

New Quick Ship Program for Pre-Configured Workcells

A new Quick Ship Program expedites delivery of Yaskawa Motoman’s most popular pre-configured ArcWorld® and FabWorld® robotic solutions. Five configurations are available and will have a targeted delivery of eight weeks after an order is received.

ArcWorlds and FabWorlds are fully integrated robotic welding solutions that include the robot(s), welding equipment, part positioner and workcell safeguarding. Quick Ship Program configurations include: ArcWorld IV-6200(SL or XHD), ArcWorld 1200, ArcWorld II-500 and FabWorld. For more information about each of these products, visit our Quick Ship page and download the brochure.

Featured Article

More Than a Flash in the Pan

Arc welding takes on a new look at a Harley, Ontario company as a robotic-welding system takes over high-volume production of aluminum and steel couplers, swing-door assemblies and other weldments. As a result, productivity and quality have measurably improved.

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Partner Spotlight

If you're attending ATX South (Orlando, Florida; March 6-7), our partner Cross Company Automation Group will feature Motoman® products. You won't want to miss their booth #821.