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Yaskawa Motoman released two new six-axis collaborative robot (cobot) arms. The HC10DTP and HC20DTP cobots target a variety of applications, including assembly, dispensing, machine tending, material handling, packaging and welding.
The HC10DTP has a 10 kg payload capacity, 1,379 mm maximum reach, 1,200 mm effective reach and ±0.05 mm repeatability. The HC20DTP has a 20 kg payload capacity, 1,900 mm maximum reach, 1,700 mm effective reach and ±0.05 mm repeatability.
Meeting established safety standards (ISO 13849-1) and complying to ISO TS15066, each robot offers four modes of collaborative operation and can shift between collaborative speed in PFL mode or full speed in industrial mode.
Both the HC10DTP and HC20DTP, which have pinchless designs, feature power and force limiting (PFL) technology to monitor force and react to contact. A thru-arm Category 6 Ethernet cable, I/O cable and dual air lines eliminate external utilities while offering integration of a variety of communication options for tooling.
Both robots are IP67-rated and equipped for use in damp or splash-prone environments. NSF H1 certified food-grade grease is included as standard, enabling use in settings where there is a possibility of incidental food contact.
Yaskawa said both robots are controlled by the high-performance YRC1000 controller that is built to a global standard and does not require a transformer for input voltages ranging from 380VAC to 480VAC. With a highly compact cabinet (598 W x 490 H x 427 D mm), the YRC1000 uses a standard lightweight teach pendant with intuitive programming. The Smart Pendant featuring Smart Frame patented technology is available as an option.