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Six-axis robots


Automation Yaskawa Motoman

Yaskawa Motoman's GP-series six-axis robots offer 7 kg, 8 kg and 12 kg payload capacities.

Yaskawa Motoman GP-series robot armYaskawa Motoman’s GP-series six-axis robots are available in three models – GP7, GP8 and GP12. The small footprint, slim arm design allows for minimum installation space and minimizes interference with peripheral devices. A single cable is all that is needed to connect the manipulator to the controller. The fast and precise GP7 and GP8 robots are ideal for high-volume assembly, handling and packaging processes. Both models feature an IP67 washdown rating with an easy-to-clean surface that can resist dust and coolants. As an option, the manipulator cable can be connected on the bottom of the robot (as opposed to the side) to reduce interference with walls. The GP7 offers a 7 kg payload capacity, 927 mm horizontal reach and 1,693 mm vertical reach. The GP8 offers an 8 kg payload capacity, 727 mm horizontal reach and 1,312 mm vertical reach. The GP12 robot offers a higher 12-kg payload capacity and its axis speeds have been increased up to 15% for increased productivity. It features a 1,440 mm horizontal reach and 2,511 vertical reach, as well as an IP67-rated wrist and IP54 body (IP65 optional). Cables and utilities are routed through its hollow arm structure eliminating cable interference. The GP-series robots are controlled by Yaskawa’s new YRC1000 controller that is built to a global standard and does not require a transformer for input voltages ranging from 380VAC to 480VAC.




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