A new high-speed, all-servo robot with three or five axes of motion comes from Sailor Automation Inc., Placentia, Calif. The RZ-200VE line for presses up to 220 tons boasts positioning accuracy within 0.1 mm of setpoint. Payload capacity is 26.4 lb. Vertical stroke is 800 mm, horizontal stroke is 700 mm, and traverse is 1400 mm. Dry-cycle takeout time is 0.8 sec. (714) 528-7711 • www.sailor automation.com
Sailor Automation, Inc.
981 Via Rodeo Placentia, CA 92870-6780
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