6-AXIS HEAVY-LIFTING ROBOT
KUKA Robotics Corp. has introduced the KUKA KR 1000 titan 6-axis robot. The unit has a payload capacity of 1000 kg and a reach of 3200 mm and is designed to handle extremely heavy lifting and manipulation applications. The robot has a total of nine motors, which together deliver the power of a mid-sized car. It features a steel base frame and a new drive concept. In axes 1 and 3, two motors feed into a single gear unit. Axis 2 is powered by two motors, each with its own gear unit.