The new KUKA Food Series Option is available on a variety of robots designed for packaging and palletizing application, including KR 40 PA, KR 50 PA, KR 100-2 PA, KR 180-2, PA & KR 150. These units offer robotic solutions from 2-axis packaging, 4-axis palletizing, and 6-axis palletizing & handling.
A significant feature of the Food Series option is that taking options already available from KUKA, and re-packages them for the Food Series option incorporated onto a select group of current KUKA products.
The Food Series option includes a robot arm IP-65 protection rating, food grade oil in the robot reducers, USDA certifiable white robot coating selected to withstand common industry sanitizers, and a stainless steel robot control cabinet.
“The new Food Series option allows KUKA robots to meet the requirements of the food industry. The ability for robots to operate in wet environments, and common industry sanitizers is an important requirement of our food processing customers” said Stuart Shepherd, President of KUKA Robotics Corporation.
“The broad range of products on which the Food Series option is available allows KUKA to be in the unique position to offer a Food Series product from 2-axis packaging up through multiple palletizing products”, said Shepherd.