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Fanuc demonstrates cobots at Amazon’s re:MARS Conference

Fanuc America, supplier of robotics, CNCs and Robomachines, has expanded its line of collaborative robots to include six models, on display at  re:MARS Tech Showcase 4-7 June 4-7 in Las Vegas.

The series of power and force limiting collaborative robots can handle 4-35 kg payloads and a 550-1813 mm reach.

The cobots are equipped with Fanuc’s iHMI touch screen user interface. The Hand Guidance feature allows operators to teach a collaborative robot by leading it through paths, and/or use it to lift heavy objects manually.

The six cobot models combine automation technology, reliability and sensitive built-in sensors that allow them to work safely alongside people in a variety of industrial/manufacturing jobs including machine tending, dispensing, inspection, kitting, palletising, e-commerce, and more.

In addition, the cobots are equipped with intelligent options such as iRVision and force sensing.

“We offer the industry’s widest range of collaborative robots in terms of payload, reach and speed options,” said Amanda Nixon, collaborative robot product manager, Fanuc America.