Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 13 2017 - Page 38

FANUC ROBOCUT production hits 30,000 units FANUC, the leading global manufacturer of factory automation maximum cutting area of (x)800mm x (y)600mm x (z)2500mm solutions, has announced that the total production of its and a work-piece mass capacity of 3000kg. acclaimed ROBOCUT range has reached 30,000 units. FANUC is now continuing to develop its ROBOCUT range in line The portfolio of wire-cut electronic discharge machines (EDMs), with the needs of global manufacturing industry, based on more which FANUC has manufactured since 1975, now comes with than 40 years of development and expertise. enhanced speed and precision for mould-making and parts machining. Andrew Spence, ROBOCUT Product Manager at FANUC UK, said: “Since 1975, FANUC has been manufacturing high-precision, wire- Capable of being integrated with FANUC robots, ROBOCUT cut, electronic discharge machines, which provide unprecedented machines are helping manufacturers to optimise their efficiency levels of continuous automation for manufacturers. by enabling continuous, unmanned operation. “We are pleased to reach this important milestone in our Last year, FANUC launched the ROBOCUT C-iB series, which production and look forward to developing this technology is equipped with the latest technologies, including automatic further as the needs of our customers evolve.” wire-feeding functions and FANUC Core Stitch technology. The newest model in the range, ROBOCUT a-C800iB, also has a FANUC UK Limited Sapphire Way, Ansty Business Park , Coventry, CV7 9DR www.fanuc.eu/uk