Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 8 2016 - Page 46

EPSON ANNOUNCES NEW C8-SERIES 6-AXIS ROBOTS Epson C8/C8L/C8XL 6-Axis Robots – More payload, more reach and faster speeds Carson, CA – March 30, 2016 – Director of Epson Robots. “One of C8XL robots provides exceptionally Epson Robots, a global leader in the key factors for the C4-Series advanced flexibility. The slim body advanced robotic technology, expands success has been the unique Epson and compact wrist design allows their 6-axis robot lineup with the SlimLine Design which results in for greater motion range and less introduction of the new EPSON slimmer arms, less overall weight, mechanical restrictions. The robots C8-Series robots. With more reach, and a small footprint while providing can easily reach into confined faster speeds, more payload, and our high performance motion with higher and restricted work spaces from unique SlimLine design, Epson C8, payload curves.” many angles with smooth motion C8L and C8XL robots provide superior The new Epson C8-Series includes not achievable with similar sized performance for even the most C8-700, C8L-900 and C8XL-1400 competitive models. This makes the demanding and complex applications. robots with up to 1400mm of reach C8- Series ideal robots for machine “Our Epson C4-Series robots have and maximum payloads of 8Kg. All load/unload, material handling and been in the market for a couple of models are available in standard, packaging applications along with years now and have been extremely Clean/ESD and IP67 protected many others including assembly and well received for a wide variety of configurations. As with the C4-Series, dispensing. applications” stated Michael Ferrara, the SlimLine design of the C8/C8L/ 46 FDPP - www.fdpp.co.uk