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Sand Core Handling – FANUC Robotics

FANUC strives provide manufacturers with robots designed to meet a variety handling needs. Two of these needs include sand core handling robots as well as chop gun robots.

Robots for Handling Sand Cores

Sand core handling can be a very difficult process due to the heavy nature of these packages. Therefore, FANUC’s logical response the M-900iA/600 Intelligent Robot series. These robots have a 700 kg payload capacity, which means they can handle heavy items such as:

  • Sand core packages
  • Engines
  • Powertrain components
  • Large vehicle frames
  • Castings
  • Molded parts
  • Glass
  • Building materials

To learn more about this exciting robot, visit our datasheets page to request information. Or, visit our material handling page to learn more about all of the material handling robots we have to offer.

Robots for Chopping

FANUC also has several robots that can be used for chopping. Precision cutting is one of many features of the FANUC intelligent robot product line. The S-500iB series and the M-16iB series, perform water-jet and laser cutting along with a plethora of other operations.

With the intelligent robots provided by FANUC, you can be certain your parts will be cut to precision. In fact, the intelligent robots available through FANUC offer:

  • The ability to take progressive scan camera images
  • An encoder to track linear and circular movements
  • The ability to track movements as fast as 1 meter/sec

Visit the intelligent robots page to learn more about the features and benefits of these types of robotic devices.