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  • As a pioneer in Japan and with 40 years of experience in industrial robot automation, we can offer a wide range of robot applications in various industries. Our expertise includes, spot & arc welding, handling, assembling, robot palletizing, packaging, machine tending, loading & unloading, press tending, painting, sealing, gluing, deburring, grinding, polishing, washing, wafer handling, clean room applications.

    The Kawasaki Robotics GmbH is a overseas branch of the Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Japan. It´s the european headquarter and organizes the distributor network for Kawasaki Industrial robots. The german sales orgaization is also located here including Service and Engineering department
Product Portfolio
  • Small to medium payloads (up to 80 kg)

      • R Series Robots (3-80 kg)

      • The R Series Robots are setting the benchmark for all small to medium duty industrial robots. The compact design, along with industry leading speed, reach and work range make the R Series Robots ideal for a wide range of applications throughout a multitude of diverse industries.
          • RS003N Robot

          • Payload: 3 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 620 mm
            Vertical Reach: 967 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.02 mm
            Maximum Speed: 6,000 mm/s
          • RS005N Robot

          • Payload: 5 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 705 mm
            Vertical Reach: 1,118 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.02 mm
            Maximum Speed: 9,100 mm/s
          • RS005L Robot

          • Payload: 5 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 903 mm
            Vertical Reach: 1,484 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.03 mm
            Maximum Speed: 9,300 mm/s
          • RC005L Robot

          • Payload: 5 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 903 mm
            Vertical Reach: 1,484 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.03 mm
            Maximum Speed: 9,300 mm/s
          • RS006L Robot

          • Payload: 6 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 1,650 mm
            Vertical Reach: 2,982 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.05 mm
            Maximum Speed: 13,700 mm/s
          • RS010N Robot

          • Payload: 10 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 1,450 mm
            Vertical Reach: 2,582 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.04 mm
            Maximum Speed: 11,800 mm/s
          • RS010L Robot

          • Payload: 10 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 1,925 mm
            Vertical Reach: 3,478 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.06 mm
            Maximum Speed: 13,100 mm/s
          • RS015X Robot

          • Payload: 15 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 3,150 mm
            Vertical Reach: 5,731 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.15 mm
            Maximum Speed: 19,900 mm/s
          • RS020N Robot

          • Payload: 20 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 1,725 mm
            Vertical Reach: 3,078 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.05 mm
            Maximum Speed: 11,500 mm/s
          • RS030N Robot

          • Payload: 30 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 2,100 mm
            Vertical Reach: 3,697 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.07 mm
            Maximum Speed: 13,400 mm/s
          • RS050N Robot

          • Payload: 50 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 2,100 mm
            Vertical Reach: 3,697 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.07 mm
            Maximum Speed: 13,400 mm/s
          • RS080N Robot

          • Payload: 80 kg
            Horizontal Reach: 2,100 mm
            Vertical Reach: 3,697 mm
            Repeatability: ±0.07 mm
            Maximum Speed: 12,700 mm/s
        • Large payloads (up to 300 kg)

            • B Series

            • Optimized body shop robots
              • CX Series

              • New general-purpose large size robots
                  • CX165L Robot

                  • Payload: 165 kg
                    Axes: 6
                    Horizontal Reach: 2,699 mm
                    Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                  • CX210L Robot

                  • Payload: 210 kg
                    Axes: 6
                    Horizontal Reach: 2,699 mm
                    Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                • Z Series

                • The flexible heavy-duty robots
                    • ZH100U Robot

                    • Payload: 100 kg
                      Horizontal Reach: 1,634 mm
                      Vertical Reach: 2,579 mm
                      Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                      Max. Linear Speed: 2,000 mm/s
                    • ZX130U Robot

                    • Payload: 130 kg
                      Horizontal Reach: 2,651 mm
                      Vertical Reach: 3,415 mm
                      Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                      Max. Linear Speed: 2,500 mm/s
                    • ZX130L Robot

                    • Payload: 130 kg
                      Horizontal Reach: 2,951 mm
                      Vertical Reach: 4,015 mm
                      Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                      Max. Linear Speed: 2,500 mm/s
                    • ZX165U Robot

                    • Payload: 165 kg
                      Horizontal Reach: 2,651 mm
                      Vertical Reach: 3,415 mm
                      Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                      Max. Linear Speed: 2,500 mm/s
                    • ZX200S Robot

                    • Payload: 200 kg
                      Horizontal Reach: 2,651 mm
                      Vertical Reach: 3,415 mm
                      Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                      Max. Linear Speed: 2,500 mm/s
                    • ZX300S Robot

                    • Payload: 300 kg
                      Horizontal Reach: 2,501 mm
                      Vertical Reach: 3,115 mm
                      Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                      Max. Linear Speed: 2,500 mm/s
                    • ZT130U Robot

                    • Payload: 130 kg
                      Horizontal Reach: 3,230 mm
                      Vertical Reach: 4,571 mm
                      Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                      Max. Linear Speed: 2,500 mm/s
                    • ZT165U Robot

                    • Payload: 165 kg
                      Horizontal Reach: 3,230 mm
                      Vertical Reach: 4,571 mm
                      Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                      Max. Linear Speed: 2,500 mm/s
                    • ZT165X Robot

                    • Payload: 165 kg
                      Horizontal Reach: 2,830 mm
                      Vertical Reach: 4,366 mm
                      Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                      Max. Linear Speed: 2,500 mm/s
                    • ZT200S

                    • Payload: 200 kg
                      Horizontal Reach: 3,230 mm
                      Vertical Reach: 4,571 mm
                      Repeatability: ±0.3 mm
                      Max. Linear Speed: 2,500 mm/s
                  • Extra large payloads (up to 700 kg)

                      • M Series Robots

                      • The M Series maximum payload robots incorporate a compact profile design with long reach and high wrist torque. With an impressive payload capacity of up to 700 kg, the innovative robot line design gives it the power to lift and manipulate heavy loads with great ease and high accuracy.
                          • MX350L Robot

                          • Payload: 350 kg
                            Horizontal Reach: 3,018 mm
                            Vertical Reach: 3,502 mm
                            Repeatability: ±0.5 mm
                            Max. Linear Speed: 2,000 mm/s
                          • MX420L Robot

                          • Payload: 420 kg
                            Horizontal Reach: 2,778 mm
                            Vertical Reach: 3,170 mm
                            Repeatability: ±0.5 mm
                            Max. Linear Speed: 2,000 mm/s
                          • MX500N Robot

                          • Payload: 500 kg
                            Horizontal Reach: 2,540 mm
                            Vertical Reach: 2,839 mm
                            Repeatability: ±0.5 mm
                            Max. Linear Speed: 2,000 mm/s
                          • MX700N Robot

                          • Payload: 700 kg
                            Horizontal Reach: 2,540 mm
                            Vertical Reach: 2,839 mm
                            Repeatability: ±0.5 mm
                            Max. Linear Speed: 2,000 mm/s
                          • MT400N Robot

                          • Payload: 400 kg
                            Horizontal Reach: 3,503 mm
                            Vertical Reach: 4,319 mm
                            Repeatability: ±0.5 mm
                            Max. Linear Speed: 2,200 mm/s
                        • Clean robots (semiconductor electronics)

                            • NT Series

                            • The NT series clean robot is designed to give a single robot the reach to tend up to four FOUPs without using a linear axis. The NT series incorporates the next-generation design to handle either 300 mm or 450 mm wafers at a rate of 400 wafers per hour (WPH) without an aligner.
                              EXCEPTIONAL REACH
                              Single NT series arm can reach up to four FOUPs. An optional linear axis is available to increase the maximum number of FOUPs to five.
                              HIGH THROUGHPUT
                              The throughput of the standard NT robot is 280 wafers per hour (WPH) with aligner and 400 WPH without aligner. An optional gripper is available that increases the throughput to 700 WPH.
                              SEMI F47 COMPLIANT
                              NT models instantaneously respond to electrical fluctuations, such as a drop in voltage, and automatically resume operation when voltage is restored.
                              SEMI S2 COMPLIANT
                              NT models meet specific considerations for environment and personal safety.
                              COLLISION DETECTION
                              Both software and hardware components are equipped with collision detection features to lessen the damage of delicate and specialized equipment caused by collisions.
                              CEILING MOUNT
                              The NT620 model features a ceiling mount specification design for use in a chemical liquid environment while meeting ISO Class 1 requirements.
                              • NS Series

                              • The NS series clean robot is known for its long term field use proving they have the reliability and high level of performance required by 300 mm wafer handling. The NS series features RTZ manipulator motion with optional lengths of a linear axis for additional FOUP reach.
                                SEMI F47 COMPLIANT
                                NS models instantaneously respond to electrical fluctuations, such as a drop in voltage, and automatically resume operation when voltage is restored.
                                SEMI S2 COMPLIANT
                                NS models meet specific considerations for environment and personal safety.
                                COLLISION DETECTION
                                Both software and hardware components are equipped with collision detection features to lessen the damage of delicate and specialized equipment caused by collisions.
                                FLIP GRIPPING AXIS
                                The NS411 model features an additional axis to handle wafers at both horizontal and vertical angles.
                                CEILING MOUNT
                                The NS511 model features a ceiling mount specification design for use in a chemical liquid environment while meeting ISO Class 5 requirements.
                                • NX Series

                                • The NX series of clean robots is designed to be used with two or three 300 mm FOUPs without a track. The NX series is similar in design to the NS series, however an additional independent axis replacing the RTZ motion design significantly increases the motion range of the NX.
                                  EXCEPTIONAL REACH
                                  Single NX series arm can reach two or three FOUPs without the need for a linear axis. The arm is designed to be highly rigid and to access wafer stages with a narrow pitch as well as FOUPs in arbitrary positions.
                                  HIGH THROUGHPUT
                                  The NX series realizes high throughput of 200 wafers per hour (WPH) from FOUP to the aligner, then to the stage with a double arm manipulator such as the NX520.
                                  SEMI F47 COMPLIANT
                                  NX models instantaneously respond to electrical fluctuations, such as a drop in voltage, and automatically resume operation when voltage is restored.
                                  SEMI S2 COMPLIANT
                                  NX models meet specific considerations for environment and personal safety.
                                  COLLISION DETECTION
                                  Both software and hardware components are equipped with collision detection features to lessen the damage of delicate and specialized equipment caused by collisions.
                                  • NV Series

                                  • The NV series features two models of horizontal articulated robot arms ideal for handling wafers and EL panels within a vacuum environment. This series is designed specifically for high speed, minimum vibration wafer and EL panel handling with a lightweight and compact arm design.
                                    • TT Series

                                    • All of the features of the NT series have been carried over to the TT series, including the ability to access up to four FOUPs. The TT series design utilizes the NT series horizontal articulated arm with a highly rigid telescopic base, delivering high-speed handling in high and low positions.
                                      EXCEPTIONAL REACH
                                      Single TT series arm can reach up to four FOUPs. The telescopic arm gives additional flexibility for reaching FOUPs and processing equipment in high and low positions.
                                      HIGH THROUGHPUT
                                      The TT series robot utilizes the high speed design of the NT series arm along with dual grippers for high throughput.
                                      SEMI F47 COMPLIANT
                                      TT models instantaneously respond to electrical fluctuations, such as a drop in voltage, and automatically resume operation when voltage is restored.
                                      SEMI S2 COMPLIANT
                                      TT models meet specific considerations for environment and personal safety.
                                      COLLISION DETECTION
                                      Both software and hardware components are equipped with collision detection features to lessen the damage of delicate and specialized equipment caused by collisions.
                                      • TX Series

                                      • All of the features of the NX series have been carried over to the TX series, including the ability to access two or three FOUPs, depending on their configuration. The TX series design utilizes the NX series horizontal articulated arm with a highly rigid telescopic base, delivering high-speed handling in high and low positions.
                                        EXCEPTIONAL REACH
                                        Single TX series arm can reach two or three FOUPs. The arm is designed to be highly rigid and to access wafer stages with a narrow pitch as well as FOUPs in arbitrary positions, including high and low positions.
                                        HIGH ACCURACY
                                        The TX series robot is designed to offer exceptional accuracy with large vertical reach for equipment mounted in high and low positions.
                                        SEMI F47 COMPLIANT
                                        TX models instantaneously respond to electrical fluctuations, such as a drop in voltage, and automatically resume operation when voltage is restored.
                                        SEMI S2 COMPLIANT
                                        TX models meet specific considerations for environment and personal safety.
                                        COLLISION DETECTION
                                        Software and hardware equipped with collision detection features to lessen the damage of delicate and specialized equipment caused by collisions.
                                        • Dual arm scara robot

                                            • Dual arm scara robot

                                            • The "duAro" Dual-arm SCARA Robot by Kawasaki Robotics:
                                              A Brand-new Offering that Realizes the Concept of an innovative Dual-arm SCARA Robot
                                              • Medical & pharmaceutical robots (cleanroom)

                                                  • Medical & Pharmaceutical Robots

                                                  • Designed specifically for medical and pharmaceutical applications, the new high speed the state-of-the-art MS005N and MC004N Robot meet the healthcare industry's processing equipment specifications for accuracy, consistency and cleanliness. Their features make these Robots ideal for a wide range of assembly, dispensing, inspection and material handling applications within the healthcare industry.
                                                    • Painting robots (explosion-proof)

                                                        • K Series Robots

                                                        • The K Series line of painting robots combines high operational performance with powerful programming flexibility. With five explosion-proof models available, Kawasaki has a robot that will suit any robotic painting application, from a one robot paint cell to complete multi-robot integrated finishing systems.
                                                          • Palletizing robots (up to 500 kg)

                                                              • Palletizing Robots

                                                              • Designed specifically for palletizing applications, the Palletizer Series features five unique robots with payload capacity from 80 kg to 500 kg to suit most needs. With industry leading work range and reliability, Kawasaki's high-speed palletizing robots help companies improve production line efficiency.
                                                                  • RD080N Robot

                                                                  • Degrees of Freedom: 5 axes
                                                                    Payload: 80 kg
                                                                    Horizontal Reach: 2,100 mm
                                                                    Vertical Reach: 3,311 mm
                                                                    Repeatability: ±0.07 mm
                                                                  • ZD130S Robot

                                                                  • Degrees of Freedom: 4 axes
                                                                    Payload: 130 kg
                                                                    Horizontal Reach: 3,255 mm
                                                                    Vertical Reach: 3,075 mm
                                                                    Repeatability: ±0.5 mm
                                                                  • ZD250S Robot

                                                                  • Degrees of Freedom: 4 axes
                                                                    Payload: 250 kg
                                                                    Horizontal Reach: 3,255 mm
                                                                    Vertical Reach: 3,075 mm
                                                                    Repeatability: ±0.5 mm
                                                                • Pick & Place robots

                                                                    • Y Series Robots

                                                                    • The Y Series Robots are pick & place parallel type robots with the quality and reliability that has become synonymous with Kawasaki. The shaftless design is easy to maintain, simple to program and features industry leading payload capacity, reach and speed.
                                                                        • YS002N Robot

                                                                        • Payload: 2 kg
                                                                          Horizontal Stroke: 600 mm / 500 mm
                                                                          Vertical Stroke: 150 mm / 200 mm
                                                                          Repeatability: ±0.1 mm
                                                                          Max. Linear Speed: 3,300 mm/s
                                                                        • YF003N Robot

                                                                        • Payload: 3 kg
                                                                          Horizontal Stroke: 1,300 mm / 900 mm
                                                                          Vertical Stroke: 300 mm / 500 mm
                                                                          Repeatability: ±0.1 mm
                                                                          Max. Linear Speed: 10,000 mm/s
                                                                      • Arc welding robots

                                                                          • Arc Welding Robots

                                                                          • Kawasaki's BA Series and R Series arc welding robots use the latest arc welding technology to rival the quality of a skilled human welder. The robots are equipped standard with arc welding specific software to enable quick and easy programming of the process path. Adaptive welding functionality is available to modify robot position, weave pattern and speed during welding to fill variable joints. Their built-in intelligence, flexibility and high accuracy make Kawasaki's arc welding robots ideal for a wide range of arc welding applications.
                                                                            • Spot welding robots

                                                                                • B Series Robots

                                                                                • The B Series line of body shop robots were developed using Kawasaki's proven advanced technology and extensive automotive experience to take performance to the next level. The robust, yet lightweight slim design achieves the sought after optimization of functionality, flexibility and investment efficiency for maximum spot welding effectiveness and multi-purpose use.

                                                                                  Kawasaki’s new leading edge B Series spot welding robots offer through arm cable routing, a space saving design with a wide work envelope, as well as heavy-duty motors and advanced motion control technology to reduce manufacturing line build and digital engineering time, support installation in “high-density” applications and shorten cycle time by an average of 20%, all with greater spot control.
                                                                                  • Applications

                                                                                      • Robotic Assembly

                                                                                      • AUTOMATE CHALLENGING ASSEMBLY PROCESSES WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY

                                                                                        Advances in automation control technology are allowing robots to complete complicated assembly processes where previously incapable. For over 40 years, Kawasaki has been improving technology to meet the high demand of assembly applications.

                                                                                        Kawasaki offers standard interfaces for inspection and motion guidance by 2D and 3D vision systems. These vision systems can identify the style of part to be assembled, or uniquely locate a part feature in order to accurately assemble the product. Advances in control hardware and software allows the robot to gently comply with tooling or the part to correct for any positional error. For large assembly applications, multiple robots can be synchronized to lift or assemble a large component using cooperative motion control. Servo end of arm tooling and multi-axis positioners can all be controlled by the Kawasaki robot controller to complete multiple assembly operations in a single work cell.

                                                                                        Kawasaki's innovative hardware and software can help you solve your complex assembly challenges.
                                                                                      • Robotic Cleanroom

                                                                                      • ACHIEVE GREATER THROUGHPUT WITH HIGH SPEED

                                                                                        The demand for cleanroom automation solutions is increasing at a rapid rate with the growth of both the medical and consumer electronics industries. The microchips that control consumer devices are all cut from a delicate silicon wafer that is handled by specially designed robots in a cleanroom environment. Robots used in certain medical and pharmaceutical applications require conformance to cleanroom standards while achieving great speed and repeatability. Kawasaki offers technology to solve today's challenges in cleanroom applications.

                                                                                        Kawasaki offers a wide variety of robots and equipment suitable for ISO Class 1, 2, and 5 cleanroom classification. These cleanroom robots boast industry leading speed, repeatability, and reliability which are crucial elements in industries focused around increasing demand. The robot arms developed for cleanroom applications are designed with ease of use in mind, including through-arm cable and tube technology, standard interfacing with peripheral equipment, and a full automatic wafer handling teaching option for the semiconductor series.

                                                                                        Kawasaki can help you reach your cleanroom automation goals with high speed, accurate, and reliable technology.
                                                                                      • Arc welding

                                                                                      • INCREASE PRODUCTION VOLUME & QUALITY

                                                                                        Arc welding is a joining process that uses large electric current to melt and fuse a consumable metal onto the base metal. Arc welding and other related processes are used extensively throughout transportation, construction, and industrial equipment manufacturing. For over four decades, Kawasaki has been developing new metal fabrication processes that lead to improvements in arc welding technology, techniques, and quality.

                                                                                        Kawasaki offers standard interfaces to integrate with any major brand of welding power supply. Adaptive laser vision is available to view the joint ahead of the weld electrode to identify and track the joint geometry before and during a weld in real time. Kawasaki also offers start sensing and touch sensing to identify the correct position of the weld location. Multi-pass adaptive fill technology is available for heavy deposition welding applications.

                                                                                        Kawasaki's advanced technologies can help you reach the quality and volume of product you expect from an arc welding system.
                                                                                      • Friction Spot Joining

                                                                                      • ENERGY SAVINGS FOR LIGHTWEIGHT ALLOY JOINING

                                                                                        The increasing demand for high-strength aluminum alloys as an engineering material prompted Kawasaki to develop an efficient method for joining aluminum, magnesium, and other lightweight materials. Friction spot joining (FSJ) is a process that uses force and high speed rotation to generate friction that joins two or more sheets of material in a matter of seconds. To best suit application and flexibility needs, the Kawasaki FSJ system is offered in both stationary and robotic configurations. The Kawasaki FSJ robot system uses a Kawasaki robot equipped with a dual servo motor FSJ gun that can be manipulated similar to a spot welding gun to join materials.

                                                                                        The Kawasaki FSJ system has many benefits in comparison to spot welding for joining lightweight alloys. First, the system has low initial investment, 50% of a typical resistance spot welding (RSW) system, and there is no need for a water circulation system to cool the servo motor. Second, the FSJ process is highly energy efficient, requiring 5% of the energy in comparison to a resistance spot weld. Finally, the FSJ process does not result in fumes or material expulsion from the joined material.

                                                                                        Kawasaki can help you significantly reduce the cost of your lightweight alloy joining through the use of our innovative friction spot joining system.
                                                                                      • Robotic Machine Tending

                                                                                      • REDUCE MACHINE OVERHEAD TIME

                                                                                        Machine tending can be a simple, automated process of handling product to accommodate a machining process. However, reducing cycle time is crucial because tending a machine is not adding value to the product. Kawasaki is continually developing products to reduce cycle time and offer greater automation flexibility.

                                                                                        Kawasaki offers many products to reduce the time to manipulate product in a machine tending process. The Kawasaki robot software allows for both automatic quick change tooling as well as servo controlled end of arm tooling. Many Kawasaki products and services allow for operator interaction with the machine tending process, such as custom Human Machine Interfaces, as well as custom operator safety solutions. The Kawasaki robots can either be programmed using the simpler Block Step style programming, or the full Kawasaki AS programming language for the more logic-intensive solutions.

                                                                                        Kawasaki offers standard and custom machine tool automation interfaces, as well as complete machine control and operator safety solutions for your machine tending challenges.
                                                                                      • Robotic Material Handling

                                                                                      • REDUCE LABOR COSTS WITH AUTOMATION

                                                                                        Material handling (MH) makes use of the robot's simple capability to transport objects. By fitting the robot with an appropriate end of arm tool (e.g. gripper), the robot can efficiently and accurately move product from one location to another. Kawasaki offers both products and services to solve a wide variety of material handling challenges.

                                                                                        Kawasaki's material handling robots can eliminate the requirement of hazardous, tedious, or fatiguing labor in an industrial environment. The list of Kawasaki MH robots include 52 models ranging from 2 to 700 kg payload capacity. The Kawasaki robot controllers offer many options to aid in MH applications, including conveyor tracking, collision detection, and servo controlled end of arm tooling. These MH robots can interface with other equipment such as containers, conveyors, guided vehicles, automated storage/retrieval systems, and carousels.

                                                                                        Kawasaki offers an extensive line of robot models and software to fulfill your automated material handling needs.
                                                                                      • Robotic Material Removal

                                                                                      • INCREASE PRODUCT QUALITY WITH AUTOMATED MATERIAL REMOVAL

                                                                                        Automated material removal applications include polishing, grinding, trimming, cutting, and deburring to only name a few. These processes are challenging due to motion and positioning requirements, tool wear error, and force control. Kawasaki has developed software options to solve many of the challenges with material removal applications.

                                                                                        Kawasaki offers feedback control to apply the correct amount of force between the workpiece and the material removal equipment. Also offered is motion cooperation between multi-axis positioners and the robot to solve a variety of motion constraints during the material removal process. Kawasaki can provide custom material removal solutions to fit your specific application. The robot controller includes standard options for communicating with the material removal equipment.

                                                                                        Kawasaki can help your company achieve consistent product appearance and quality through automated material removal.
                                                                                      • Robotic Painting

                                                                                      • ACHIEVE THE PROCESS CONTROL AND PAINT QUALITY YOUR CUSTOMERS EXPECT

                                                                                        Automated painting applications require specialized equipment in order to achieve accurate and consistent paint finish quality. This specialized equipment includes an explosion-proof robot arm, spray applicator/bell, gear pumps, color change manifolds, solenoid valves, transducers and pressure regulators, to name a few. Kawasaki provides a variety of technologies to solve the challenges associated with achieving consistently premium paint finish quality.

                                                                                        Kawasaki offers a new line of robot arms in various sizes and configurations to meet any robotic painting application. These arms feature lightweight aluminum castings, a triple roll hollow wrist, as well as explosion proof cavities to house electrical control equipment. Certain models incorporate an open "process arm" for the mounting of any manufacturer's paint process equipment, in close proximity to the applicator, allowing for responsive paint process control. In addition to a standard 6-axis automotive style paint robot with a horizontal waist joint, a 7-axis pedestal robot is also available. The seventh axis has been incorporated as an additional (vertical) waist joint, designed specifically to increase the robot's significant work envelope.

                                                                                        Kawasaki's extensive automated painting experience can help you overcome your challenges with paint finishing throughput, consistency, and quality.
                                                                                      • Robotic Palletizing

                                                                                      • PRODUCT FLEXIBILITY REDUCES PROCESS CHANGE COSTS

                                                                                        Palletizing is a demanding application of stacking boxes, bags, cases, bottles, and cartons onto pallets as the last step in the assembly line before being loaded onto a shipping truck. Pallet pattern flexibility, tooling flexibility, and cycle time are three major challenges of automated palletizing in today's industry. Kawasaki palletizing systems offer solutions to each of these palletizing challenges.

                                                                                        Kawasaki offers robot models specifically designed for high-speed, heavy payload, and long-reach palletizing applications. A variety of software options allow the user to rapidly generate pallet patterns and monitor the status of the palletizing system. Kawasaki has experience palletizing cartons, bags, pails, kegs, glass bottles, and frozen foods, just to name a few.

                                                                                        Kawasaki can provide a solution to give your production line the palletizing flexibility and product rate it needs to compete in today's economy.
                                                                                      • Robotic Sealing / Dispensing

                                                                                      • GET ACCURATE AND CONSISTENT APPLICATION OF MATERIAL

                                                                                        Robots are becoming a new standard for dispensing applications due to their ability to follow an accurate path and apply a uniform coat of liquid material. Robots work with material pumps, regulators, and dispensing guns to apply a material such as sealant, adhesive, or washing solution to a stationary or moving part. Kawasaki has significant experience in dispensing applications, particularly in demanding automotive environments.

                                                                                        Kawasaki has developed a dispensing system to meet the quality and process demands of today's market. The robot software monitors the flow of material through the system to ensure the correct amount of material is being dispensed. The Kawasaki dispensing robot software interfaces with major brands of dispensing equipment including dispensing guns, material pumps, and fluid regulator controllers. The dispensing software includes soft interface screens to allow the user to easily interact and monitor the dispensing parameters. The Kawasaki robot controller allows for simple, online path shifts which significantly reduces commissioning time and effort.

                                                                                        Dispensing equipment paired with Kawasaki's robot and software can help you reach the accuracy and flexibility required by your application.
                                                                                      • Robotic Spot Welding

                                                                                      • REDUCE CYCLE TIME BY 20% WITH GREATER SPOT CONTROL

                                                                                        Spot welding is a resistance welding process that uses large electrical current to join two or more sheets of metal in a single location. Spot welding technology has evolved through its extensive use in automobile manufacturing using articulated robots. Kawasaki is pushing the envelope by developing spot welding automation that offers through arm cable routing, reduces cycle time, allows greater control, and reduces cost.

                                                                                        Kawasaki robots use an additional servo motor with a high resolution encoder to precisely control the motion of a spot welding gun. The Kawasaki spot welding software accurately controls the position, acceleration, and force of the gun. The position control and force calibration allow for different thicknesses and types of material to be welded. Kawasaki's advanced servo gun software optimizes the gun motion profile which results in an average cycle time reduction of 20%.

                                                                                        Kawasaki's experience with industry-leading spot welding technology can help you increase product quality, reduce production cycle time, or design and build a custom turnkey spot welding solution.