Benefits Of Six-Axis Robots
Six-axis industrial robots are one of the most popular robots integrated on the market today. A six-axis robots can bring a wide range of benefits to your production line. They can improve the motion on the production line as they have better wrist actions and flexibility. Furthermore, they bring specific robot software and programming capabilities to help improve the functionality of the production line.
The six-axis robot arm is the most commonly integrated industrial robot on the market today.
Industrial applications present such a wide range of needs with an even wider range of solutions. Industrial robot manufacturers have designed and developed a variety of industrial robot arms to automate manufacturing applications.
One robot axis is equivalent to one degree of freedom. Each axis, or degree of freedom, is responsible for moving the entire robot arm to the programmed point. Six axes allow a robot arm to move in the x, y, and z planes, as well as position itself using roll, pitch, and yaw movements.
Axes as a Differentiator
For many industrial tasks, however, the standard six-axis robot arm provides optimal strength, flexibility, and reach to complete the desired task. Click here to see what each axis does.
The Flexible Six-Axis Robot Arm
Most industrial robot arms that are seen in today’s manufacturing environments are composed of six-axes. Robot technology is constantly improving for six axis robots. Improved wrist action and flexibility, robot software and programming capabilities, and multiple mounting options are just some of the benefits six axis robots have to offer.
There is also a large range of robot sizes, payloads, and speeds to choose from. Six axis robots are also becoming easier to maintain, repair or replace.
The four most popular industrial robot manufacturers are Fanuc, Motoman, KUKA and ABB. They have designed and developed six-axis industrial robot arms both large and small to handle industrial applications.
There are multiple clean room and food grade options, as well as, other extreme work environment robots to prevent worker injury or hazard pay.
Let Us Help
We have over 35 years of experience helping individuals and companies chose and integrate robotic systems. Our knowledge can help lead you to the right robot for your specific application.
We also have both new and reconditioned six axis robots available. Offering more budget flexibility to those who need it. Contact us today by filling out this form, or call us at 877−762−6881.
You might be also interested in:
Latest Advancements in Material Cutting Robotics
Read about the latest technological advancements in robotic material cutting.
Emerging 3D Vision Technologies for Industrial Robots
Learn about the emerging 3D vision technology that businesses are using for industrial robot applications.
Most Popular Industrial Robotic Applications for 2021 and Projections
Explore the most popular application trends of 2021 and what to expect in the future.