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Article | March 10, 2010
ABB Robotics: Articulated robot/linear gantry combination
The IRB 6620LX from ABB Robotic is a 5-axis overhead robot arm mounted on a linear axis, providing flexibility, fast cycle times and an extended working range.
Features a 150kg (330 lbs.) payload and large scalable workspace, The linear axis can support up to two robots, and provides the ability to serve several stations or machines simultaneously or in programmed coordination. The ability of the system to perform value-added processing tasks in addition to “basic” material handling increases robot productivity while reducing the overall capital investment.
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