The articulated arm robot pictured is a FANUC R-2000 iB. This warehouse automation system's primary function is palletizing cartons. This Fanuc Arm Robot utilizes an EOAT (End of Arm Tool), which was custom built and engineered by Sage Automation to pick a 200 pound stack of flat cartons from a conveyor and palletize it unto a dimpled divider sheet.
Sage Automation is a Fanuc America (ASI), Authorized System Integrator. Articulated Arm robots available w/ 4, 5, or 6 axis. Payload Capacity up to 1,700 Kg.
Arm robots rotate about a base where this primary rotation is usually called J1. For most robots J1 is a rotation such that the axis is vertical and the rotation of the tool is horizontal and parallel to the floor. For more information about Fanuc Robots visit their website at http://www.fanucamerica.com
Arm robots can be used to do many different tasks. Sage has successfully helped many companies automate rubber bale palletizing, carton palletizing, and various machine tending jobs. While Gantry robots can cover huge areas the niche of Arm robots are their ability to do very high speed pick and place jobs and jobs that require articulation.