Kuka Robotics Corp., Clinton Township, Mich., the U.S. office of Kuka Roboter GmbH of Germany, unveiled a new platen-mounted, articulated-arm servo robot that provides a greater downward working envelope than a standard floor model.

Kuka Robotics Corp., Clinton Township, Mich., the U.S. office of Kuka Roboter GmbH of Germany, unveiled a new platen-mounted, articulated-arm servo robot that provides a greater downward working envelope than a standard floor model. The KS Series robot is a low-profile, six-axis model designed for top-loading and unloading operations on presses up to 1200 tons. It comes in three models with payload capacity up to 132 lb and vertical reach up to 1800 mm.