Servo Robots For Large Presses

A new line of servo robots is designed for use with 700- to 1500-ton injection machines.

A new line of servo robots is designed for use with 700- to 1500-ton injection machines. The Raptor 4000 series from Automated Assemblies Corp., Clinton, Mass., has a low-profile, a telescoping vertical arm, and take-out time of 2 sec. The new robots feature integrated vision inspection. Payload capacity is 49.5 lb. The PC-based controls have a large (300-mm) operator screen that combines robot, vision, and work-cell controls.