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FANUC Robotics Introduces New P-50iB Painting Robot At Fabtech 2011

FANUC America Corporation

FANUC Robotics America will introduce its new P-50iB paint robot, designed to paint a wide range of small parts during Fabtech 2011, Nov. 14-17, at McCormick Place, Chicago, booth #3816 in the finishing technologies pavilion.
 
At the show, the new P-50iB/10L with PaintTool Line Tracking software will simulate painting small parts on a moving chain-on-edge conveyor.  
 
The P-50iB/10L features an 1800mm reach and 10kg payload, and the P-50iB/15 has a 1400mm reach and 15kg payload. Both modelsoffer multiple mounting configurations, and are compatible with iRVision®.  
 
“The P-50iB provides customers a compact and affordable solution for coating a variety of consumer goods including appliances and automotive components,” said Barton Faylor, paint product manager, FANUC Robotics America. “It works well for many applications including liquid painting, powder coating, index table painting, and can operate in hazardous environments.”
 
P-50iB Features and Benefits
 
·        High wrist load capability (15kg) allows it to handle rotary atomizers
·        Compatible with PaintTool Line Tracking, iRVision, Dual Check Safety Speed and Position Check (DCS) and Collision Guard software
·        Purged and processed arm is FM and ATEX Class 1, Div. 1 approved
·        Sealed hollow wrist allows manifold-mount applications
·        Two model variants accommodate 1400-1800mm reach
·        Floor, invert, wall or angle mounting accommodates a wide range of work areas
  
FANUC Robotics America designs, engineers and manufactures industrial robots and robotic systems for a wide range of applications including arc and spot welding, material handling (machine tending, picking, packing, palletizing), material removal, assembly, paint finishing and dispensing. The company also provides application-specific software, controls, vision products, and complete support services.  After 29 years of success, FANUC Robotics maintains its position as the leading robotics company in the Americas. Over 100,000 FANUC robots are installed in the Americas, and 250,000 worldwide. A subsidiary of FANUC Corporation in Japan, the company is headquartered in Detroit, and has facilities in Chicago; Los Angeles; Charlotte; Cincinnati; Toronto; Aguascalientes, Mexico; and Sao Paulo, Brazil.  
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