Omron i4 SCARA Robots
OMRON will introduce in Spring 2019 first three models of its i4 SCARA series:: the i4-650, i4-750 and i4-850, which have reaches of 650mm, 750mm and 850mm, respectively. The payload can hold up to 15kg, and customers will have a choice of two Z-axis strokes (210mm and 410mm) for each robot.
The i4 series features a compact controller (iCS) is integrated into the base of the robots, minimizing footprint and requiring less wiring with no flyover cable. The i4 features EtherCAT connectivity that allow each robot to communicate with other equipment in the production line. The SCARA robots also have a built-in display to simplify troubleshooting and predictive maintenance.
Filed Under: The Robot Report, Robotics • robotic grippers • end effectors