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FANUC Robotics: Robots

The M-3iA robot from Fanuc Robotics is a larger version of the company’s M-1iA robot.

Available in a 4- or 6-axis model, the M-3iA offers parallel-link structure, is lightweight and portable, and accommodates payloads up to 6kg. The work envelope is 1350mm x 500mm. The M-3iA 6-axis model has a 3-axis, patent-pending wrist that enables the robot to pick up and insert parts at simple or compound angles, and twist parts into place, similar to the flexibility offered by a manual operator. The 4-axis M-3iA has a single-axis wrist for simple assembly and high-speed picking operations, offering speeds up to 4000 degrees/second. A hollow wrist allows hoses and cables to be routed internally, which minimizes wear and tear on the tooling cables.

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