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Yaskawa Motoman Introduces the MH3BM Robot for Biomedical Applications
Yaskawa America, Inc. Posted 04/25/2013
Dayton, OH — The new MH3BM (BioMedical) robot is designed to handle specimen processing, drug dispensing and medical research applications. It features a special coating and stainless steel fasteners that permit cleaning with hydrogen peroxide. Its ISO 5 (class 100) clean room rating makes the MH3BM robot compatible with applications outside the biomedical market, such as assembly, packaging and small parts handling.
Cables and pneumatic connections are located on the bottom of the mounting surface, providing additional protection. The wrist of the robot is IP67 rated, while the body is IP65 rated. The MH3BM robot has a compact base width of only 200 mm (7.9”), utilities routed through the bottom of the robot and a 360º base rotation, maximizing available workspace.
This robot offers an 804 mm (31.7”) reach and a 3 kg (6.6 lb) payload capacity. MH3BM robots have brakes on all axes and can be floor-, wall- or ceiling-mounted for layout flexibility. The built-in collision avoidance features with multiple robot control permit two robots to be used together to optimize productivity.
This model is compatible with the Motoman® FS100 controller which features open software architecture, enabling software customization in widely accepted environments such as C or C++.
About Yaskawa Motoman
Founded in 1989, the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. is a leading robotics company in the Americas. With over 250,000 Motoman® robots installed globally, Yaskawa provides automation products and solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application; including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal, packaging, palletizing and spot welding. For more information please visit our website at www.motoman.com or call 937.847.6200.