KUKA Robotics Introduces New Family Of SCARA Robots

KUKA Robotics Corporation introduces its KUKA KR5 SCARA robot family. The new robot family is designed for customers with high speed applications that entail 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 KUKA KR5 SCARA robot family includes 350mm and 550mm reach models and are capable of handling payloads up to 5kg. The 4 axis robots' light weight gives the robot optimum acceleration and maximum working velocities.

KUKA Robotics Corporation, with its parent company KUKA Roboter GmbH, Augsburg with an annual production volume approaching 10.000 units, and an installed base of over 75.000 units. The company's 5 and 6 axis robots range from 3kg to 570kg payloads, and 635mm to 3700mm reach, all controlled from a common PC based controller platform. KUKA robots are utilized 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.

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