KUKA at CIROS 2016

New robots for new markets and the future of human-robot collaboration: from 6 to 9 July, KUKA is presenting innovative solution and concepts at CIROS, hall 3H, booth A158.

New robots for new markets and industries

The importance of Automation is growing throughout industries and markets. Innovation leader KUKA is presenting its answer to this develoment: a small robot which is specifically tailored to the needs of the electronics industry – one of the largest and fastest-growing markets for automation.

The KR 3 AGILUS, the newest member of the KUKA small robot family, is not only fast and extremely precise, but also particularly compact. The small robot with a payload of 3 kilogram is an ideal solution for small cell concepts in confined spaces.
Compact and extremely precise: the new KR 3 AGILUS

Human-robot collaboration with the LBR iiwa

In the “Speed & Sensitivity” application shown at CIROS, the LBR iiwa robot is partially installed in a protected space – quite deliberately, in order to demonstrate a work situation combining an enclosed zone with an adjacent open zone of human-robot collaboration (HRC).

In the protected zone, the robot moves at high speed with a component in order to perform its task. High speeds always mean a risk of potential injury, which is why this area has been secured by means of a light curtain. When the robot switches to safe human-robot collaboration mode, it can move through the light curtain into the shared human-robot workspace. Here it uses its sensitive touch to assemble part of an automatic transmission and moves more slowly.
Speed and sensitivity - human-robot-collaboration with the LBR iiwa

KUKA calender of events at CIROS

KR 3 AGILUS Product Launch & Press Conference

Date: Wednesday, 6 July, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Place: KUKA Booth 3H-A158 for onsite KR 3 launch, and conference room M302 for press conference

Witness a special launch moment of the KR 3 AGILUS and take part in a Q&A session with fair visitors. For media, don’t miss the chance to attend the press conference of the KR 3 AGILUS.

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