The automotive industry is a low-margin, high-volume business that’s all about throughput and productivity, which is why it’s a natural home for industrial robots.
This demo, on display at FABTECH 2017, showed a very dextrous robot spot welding the side panel of a body in white for mass production. Meet the FANUC 7-axis r1000, a 7-axis robot designed to replace rail- or gantry-mounted 6-axis robots, freeing up floor space for other operations.
According to Mark Scherler, General M…
Source URL: VIDEO: FANUC 7-Axis R1000iA Robot Offers Longer Reach with Smaller Footprint
Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com