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ATI Industrial Automation has introduced the MC-50 Manual Tool Changer, which provides high performance, reliability, and quality for the manual exchange of robotic tooling.
With intuitive and ergonomic lever operation, the patent-pending MC-50 provides a simple solution for quickly changing robotic end-of-arm tooling by hand. This compact and robust Tool Changer is designed for applications on collaborative robots that support payloads up to 25 kg, and small industrial robots supporting payloads up to 10 kg.
Featuring an ISO 50 mm mounting interface on the Master-side and Tool-side, the low-profile MC-50 mounts directly to most cobots, and seamlessly integrates with many common cobot marketplace grippers and end-effectors.
The MC-50 also includes a safety latch button on the lever to provide secondary locking for increased safety and prevention of involuntary uncoupling. A variety of electrical and pneumatic utilities for downstream end-effectors are supported through four M5 integrated pneumatic pass-through ports and a mounting flat for optional ATI Utility Modules.
Target industry segments include electronics, aerospace, automotive and general industry.
ATI Industrial Automation, a Novanta company, is a leading engineering-based developer of robotic accessories and robot arm tooling including Robotic Tool Changers, Multi-Axis Force/Torque Sensing Systems, Material Removal Tools, Utility Couplers, Manual Tool Changers, Robotic Collision Sensors, and Compliance Devices.
Its robotic end-effector products are found in thousands of applications around the world. ATI products enable customers to achieve a high level of flexibility in robotic automation. Its flagship product is the Robotic Tool Changer, a robotic wrist coupling that locks and unlocks automatically, allowing a single robot to perform many different tasks. ATI products can be found at some of the world’s most renowned corporations and organizations including NASA, Ford, Honda and Johns Hopkins University.