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ABB to Feature an IRB 1200 Robot Paired with the PickOne Perception System at MODEX 2016 in Atlanta
ABB Inc. Posted 03/21/2016
The innovative vision system is designed for singulation tasks often found in Third Party Logistics and Mail Order Fulfillment Companies
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – ABB Robotics will feature an IRB 1200 robot paired with the PickOne Perception system at MODEX 2016, April 4th -7th at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. PickOne is an innovative vision system designed for singulation tasks often found in Third Party Logistics (3PLs) and Mail Order Fulfillment companies. ABB will share a booth (#957) with Baldor Electric, a member of the ABB Group.
The PickOne System is designed to provide pick point selection for singulation operations, utilizing a vision system to identify a single object from a bin, tray or pile of identical, similar or varied products, and feed the pick location to a robot. With the location identified an ABB IRB 1200 robot (700mm reach / 7kg payload) then picks and places the part on a conveyor for further processing. The system can work with any ABB robot, with the throughput performance determined by the payload and speed of the selected model. Additional PickOne systems can be used at the “place” location to verify the singulation process was successful.
Baldor will be featuring the new Baldor-Reliance® PS1200 Gearmotor platform, a precision-matched gearhead and motor offering optimized performance. Also on display will be DC motors and controls, servo motors and Super-E® NEMA Premium® efficient Baldor-Reliance products, and the new Baldor-Dodge Raptor coupling.
ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 140,000 people.
About ABB Robotics
ABB Robotics is a leading supplier of industrial robots - also providing robot software, peripheral equipment, modular manufacturing cells and service for tasks such as welding, handling, assembly, painting and finishing, picking, packing, palletizing and machine tending. Key markets include automotive, plastics, metal fabrication, foundry, electronics, machine tools, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries. A strong solutions focus helps manufacturers improve productivity, product quality and worker safety. ABB has installed more than 250,000 robots worldwide.
All ABB Robotics' products are fully supported by the ABB Robotics’ global sales and service organization in 53 countries and over 100 locations.