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- Offer Profile
- Adept has consistently led the industry in the
development of innovative and powerful products for manufacturing and factory
automation. We pioneered direct-drive robots, flexible feeding, database-driven
applications software, integrated vision and conveyor tracking,
control networks, and other products and technologies critical to the flexible
Our industrial robot line includes SCARA robots, six-axis (articulated)
robots, and linear modules, designed for a wide variety of applications and
Industrial Robots (SCARA, Six-Axis, Parallel, Linear
- For 30 years, Adept has been an industry leader in
the development of innovative and powerful industrial robots for high-speed,
precision manufacturing, packaging, and factory automation. Adept's
industrial robot innovations continue with its expansive line of Cobra SCARA
robots, Viper six-axis (articulated) robots, Quattro parallel robots, and
Python linear modules (Cartesian robots).
COBRA SCARA ROBOTS
- In 1984, Adept introduced the world's first direct-drive
SCARA robot. Adept's SCARA robot innovations continue today with the Cobra
i-series and s-series SCARA robots. With sizes from 350mm to 850mm,
table-top and inverted configurations, and vision guidance options, Adept
has a SCARA robot that will meet your most demanding manufacturing and
QUATTRO PARALLEL ROBOTS
- The Adept Quattro parallel robot is the continuation
of Adept’s market-leading position in high-speed manufacturing, packaging
and assembly robots. The Quattro boasts a four-arm "parallel" design
that is specifically engineered for high-speed manufacturing, packaging and
VIPER SIX-AXIS ROBOTS
- Adept Viper six-axis robots continue Adept's tradition
of proven performance and precision. The Adept Viper articulated
(6-axis) robots are Adept's latest offering in a six-axis robot
configuration. The Adept Viper six-axis robot family is a high-performance
line of articulated (6-axis) robots designed specifically for assembly
PYTHON LINEAR MODULES
- Adept Python linear modules are engineered for
assembly and material-handling applications. Their unique design
features make them the most robust linear modules for gantry or cantilever
configurations. With multiple linear module types and lengths to choose
from, Adept Python linear modules provide you with the right configuration
for your specific application.
Robot and Motion Controls
- With over 30,000 systems installed, Adept sets the
standard for industrial robot and motion control. From simple
single-robot to sophisticated multi-robot with vision-guidance control
applications, our robot and motion controls provide the extensive
functionality and superior motion-control performance that enable seamless
integration and unmatched reliability.
Adept's portfolio of motion controllers is lead by the Adept
SmartController CX, an ultra-compact and powerful robot controller.
- Adept robot controls are designed as a distributed
control system, which leverages our SmartServo architecture. This
distributed robot-control design provides significant savings in panel space
required for the controls system, cabling required for multi-axis
mechanisms, and implementation costs.
- Adept is the industry leader in motion control.
Our motion control technology can be used as an addition to an existing
robot or as a stand-alone system. The distributed control architecture
designed into all Adept motion control products make them ideal for the
broadest range of automation applications.
- The Adept T2 + T20 Pendants provide an ergonomic
and durable package with which users can manually teach the robot system.
Vision Guidance and Inspection
- Adept has consistently led the industry in the
development of innovative and powerful products for vision guidance and
vision-based inspection. Adept pioneered vision-guidance capabilities
for robots over 30 years ago, and the company remains the performance leader
today. Our state-of-the-art vision systems provide seamless integration of
vision with motion control to create the most robust, scalable, and flexible
automation systems available.
- Adept vision-guidance systems allow you to easily add
out-of-the box vision capabilities to your automation workcells. Our
vision guidance solutions will help you deal with smaller parts and tighter
tolerances, and improve product quality, without the need for complex
programming or additional development tools.
- Adept vision inspection systems provide a
self-contained, powerful vision solution for your product-inspection
applications. Our vision inspection software provides an easy-to-use
graphical interface, which supports quick program development and
deployment, to help you improve your product quality and throughput.
Industrial Automation Software (for the PC, Controller
- 30 years ago, Adept established itself as the
technology leader in the robotics industry with the invention of V+, a
perfectly-adapted programming language that quickly became the industry
standard for motion-control software. Our latest powerful software solutions
for the PC, controller, and PLC, focus on an open architecture and
standards-based tools that facilitate efficient and robust application
- Adept PC-based
software provides additional access and programming possibilities.
From simple controller-interface programs to full development environments,
such as Adept ACE, our PC software enhances the usability of Adept products.
- Adept controller software sets the standard for motion
This industry-proven software will solve your toughest application
challenges, from simple pick-place to vision-guided conveyor tracking.
- Adept PLC software allows you to seamlessly control
Adept robots through your PLC network.
The familiar programming environment of the PLC, combined with its
attractive price, makes this one of the most affordable and
easy-to-integrate control solutions in the industry.
Application Products (Packaging Automation Cells, and
Flexible and Intelligent Part Feeders)
- Adept's application products compliment your
existing workcell and factory automation applications. Our new packaging
automation cell provides a prefabricated platform for primary packaging
applications. Our flexible feeders and intelligent feeders provide your
application with the ability to handle a wide array of parts that no
conventional part feeder can match. Both products incorporate best-in-class
products, deliver faster integration and make part changeovers quick and
- The Adept AnyFeeder™ provides an economical
alternative to well-known, conventional part-feeding techniques. When
combined with an Adept robot and Adept vision guidance, the Adept AnyFeeder
provides flexible part-feeding that exceeds the capability of hard-tooled
bowl feeders. Its flexibility in feeding small parts of various size, shape
and material allow for fast line changeover and significantly reduced
tooling costs, to give you a crucial competitive advantage.
- The Adept FlexiBowl is an innovative feed solution for
use with any Adept robot and vision system. The feeder is designed to handle
a wide array of loose small parts including parts of different shapes and
materials. The feeder is capable of carefully and quickly feeding parts that
are tangled or made of different materials such as rubber or silicone or
parts that are fragile, cylindrical or even oiled. Utilizing a direct-drive
motor, the Adept FlexiBowl operates reliably and quietly and is extremely
easy to operate. Its circular band tracking permits the removal of parts
during movement delivering higher throughput and its unique design delivers
a more flexible and efficient alternative to traditional vibration feeders.
The Adept FlexiBowl is available in a 350 mm and 500 mm diameter models.
Adept Mobile Products (Motivity Core, Mobile Platforms,
and Mobile Software)
- Adept Mobile products provide the logistical
productivity and intelligence currently unrealized through conventional
conveyance, transport, and AGV systems. Robots powered by Motivity are
people aware and work in existing facilities with minimal to no retrofits.
Companies utilizing Motivity experience lower total cost of ownership and
significant improvements in the areas of productivity, intelligence, and
ADEPT ENTERPRISE MANAGER SOFTWARE
- Adept Enterprise Manager is a fleet management system
used to optimize the operation of up to 100 Adept mobile robots per
instance. It provides job allocation to designate requests across a
fleet within a work environment, traffic control for vehicle routing and
system optimization and systems networking for interfacing with external
ADEPT MOBILE PLATFORMS
- Adept Mobile Platforms combine a high payload
Autonomous Indoor Vehicle (AIV) with onboard computer, Motivity controller,
and software for automatic map generation and guidance. Within a defined
workspace, the platforms know exactly where they are in reference to that
area, and can navigate autonomously and safely through any accessible space.
ADEPT MOBILE TRANSPORTERS
- Adept Mobile Transporters safely and easily deliver
goods and materials within dynamic environments. They reduce manual
transport tasks, shorten turnaround time, and increases operational
efficiency by re-applying expensive labor from moving goods to higher-value
ADEPT MOBILE SOFTWARE
- Adept Mobile Software products are PC-based software
tools for managing an entire system of mobile robot applications. The
software acts as an eye for the mobile robot to create maps capturing all
its natural features, display actual navigation on the map with
location-tracking, and communicate with the base station wirelessly.
ADEPT MOBILE OPTIONS
- Adept Mobile Options provide additional capability to
both the Lynx platform and Lynx transporters. The options include color
human machine interface, call buttons and improved localization of the
SoftPIC™ Gripping and Grasping with Dexterity and Control
- Adept SoftPIC ™ grippers and graspers are
especially designed for primary and secondary food packaging. They are made
to gently handle randomly presented, non-ridged, wet and irregularly-shaped
food products – previously possible only with manual handling.
Adept selects the ideal SoftPIC grippers or graspers specifically for each
customer’s range of products.
- The SoftPIC grippers are designed specifically for
primary packaging of raw protein and fruits and vegetables, and when
combined with Adept’s industry-leading vision guidance and conveyortracking
enable a variety of products to be packaged on the same line.