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FANUC M-710iC Car Body Seam Sealing Robot Application


This car body seam sealing operation utilizes four M-710iC/20L robots, two overhead mounted M-710iC/50 robots for hood and deck opening and one overhead mounted M-20iA robot for vision processing of the roof ditch sealing.

FANUC Robotics integrated vision system takes pictures of the vehicle location and sends offsets to the FANUC M-710iC/20L robots that apply sealer to the metal joints of the car interior to prevent water leaks. After the car body is in place, the FANUC M-710iC/50 robots open the hood and trunk of the car body.

While the operation is in progress, the side mounted M-20iA robot with FANUC iRVision moves over the top of the car to locate the roof ditch seam for robotic application of sealer. The M-710iC/20L robots use rail mounts to maximize their reach while applying sealer to the various seams of the car body. After the sealer has been applied, the side mount M-710iC robots close the hood and trunk, and the car body moves onto the next sealant application cell.

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Key Robot Technology Demonstrated


M-710iC Robot

  • Best joint speeds in its class maximizing cycle time and throughput.
  • One of the largest work envelopes in its class.
  • Multiple mounting solutions.
  • Compact size and ability to flip over and work behind itself maximizes flexibility for work cell design, and saves valuable floor space.
  • Built to withstand demanding industrial environments with high reliability.
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