A new high-speed, three-axis, all-servo traversing robot for thin-wall products and presses from 80 to 275 tons is new from Wemo Automation of Sweden, represented here by Duotech Automation Technologies LLC, Fowlerville, Mich. Wemo’s new 8-5 HS model boasts speeds up to 2 meters/sec on the X-axis, 4.5 m/sec for the Y-axis, and 4 m/sec for the Z-axis. The standard robot has a 460-mm strip stroke, 1000-mm vertical stroke, 1520-mm traverse stroke, 90° wrist flip, and 6.6-lb payload capacity. (517) 219-1863 • www.duotechautomation.com
Duotech Automation Technologie
130 E. Grand River P.O. Box 705
Fowlerville, MI 48836
Phone (517) 219-1843 Fax (517) 219-1867
Editor PickConnectivity & Collaboration in Robotics & Automation at K 2016
Besides a handful of new robots and pickers, the big themes were modular ‘plug-and-play’ automation, Industry 4.0 connectivity, easier programming, and safer collaboration with human workers.