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Industrial Robot Automation Case Studies

Please feel free to review these industrial robotics cases studies to explore how FANUC industrial robots are being used by companies to reduce cost, increase productivity and improve quality.

 

 

 

M-2000iA/900L Auto Body Transfer Robot with M-20iA Seam Seal Application

A FANUC M-2000iA/900L robot transfers a car body to four FANUC M-20iA robots, that then apply a seam sealer application to the body of the car. more...

FANUC R-2000iB/210F Truck Wheel Polishing Robot

A FANUC R-2000iB/210F robot polishes sets of truck wheels. more...

FANUC Robotics Training M-1iA CERT Cart Picks & Places

This case study article features a FANUC Certified Educational Robotic Training (CERT) Cart, which is a part of FANUC Robotics' enhanced education curriculum capabilities. more...

M-1iA: Robotic Dispensing and Error Proofing

A FANUC M-1iA robot equipped with iRVision dispenses glue onto an automotive part. The M-1iA robot uses iRVision Multi-View to locate the part, then... more...

Automated Storage and Retrieval System - M-2000iA Heavy Payload Robot

A FANUC M-2000iA/900L robot equipped with iRVision 2D, demonstrates its high capacity payload and long reach in this automated storage and retieval system. more...

R-1000iA Door Handle Buffing with auxiliary axis

A FANUC R-1000iA/80F 6-axis robot picks up four door handles and quickly presents them to the first of three buffing and polishing stations. The R-1000iA robot was selected for its compact footprint, high speed motion more...

Picking Robot:M-3iA Intelligent Picking Solution

Picking Robot:A FANUC M-3iA Robot picks randomly placed bottles from an in feed conveyor, and places them up right onto an out feed conveyor using visual line tracking.more...

Assembly Robot:FANUC M-1iA Gear Assembly Application

Assembly Robot: A Fanuc M-1iA delta robot utilizes iRVision and an FS-15iA Force Sensor to perform this gear assembly application. With 2D iRVision, the robot locates the two different gear models.more...

Welding Robots:R-1000iA & ARC Mate 100iC Intelligent Welding System

Welding Robots: A Fanuc R-1000iA robot uses a spot welding gun to weld the brackets at the top of a toolbox. Two FANUC ARC Mate 100iC robots proceed to simulate welding using coordinated motion software.more...

Force Sensing Robot: LR Mate 200iC Deburring with an FS-10iA Force Sensor

A FANUC LR Mate 200iC robot locates and simulates deburring a part using iRVision and an FS-10iA Force Sensor.more...

Assembly Robot: FANUC M-1iA Ball Bearing Assembly

A FANUC M-1iA robot locates three different size ball bearings using iRVision and places them into a specific bearing tray.more...

FANUC Robotics Headquarters

FANUC Robotics America headquarters is located in Rochester Hills, MI and was founded in 1982. FANUC Robotics America headquarters is a 375,000 square foot more...

FANUC M-410iB/140H Intelligent High Speed Palletizer

A five axis FANUC M-410iB/140H intelligent high speed palletizing robot moves cases of varying sizes between two racks.more...

Food Robot - FANUC M-430iA High Speed Food Picker

Designed specifically for food washdown environments, the FANUC M-430iA food robot is capable of picking primary food and packaged products.more...

Solar Panel Assembly: FANUC M-3iA Flexible Solar Collector Assembly

A FANUC M-3iA six axis robot equipped with iRVision 2D, a two-jaw mechanical gripper and a sealing gun assembles a concentrated photovoltaic solar panel.more...

High Payload Part Transfer - FANUC M-2000iA Automotive Body Transfer

A FANUC M-2000iA robot is used to transfer full auto bodies between conveyor systems.more...

Small Part Assembly Robot: FANUC M-1iA Circuit Board Assembly

Two FANUC M-1iA 6-axis robots assemble and inspect a computer board. The second M-1iA robot picks up and installs two fuses to the board.more...

Material Handling Robot: FANUC M-2000iA Sand Core Coating Solution

A FANUC M-2000iA robot uses iRVision 2D to locate and pick two halves of an assembled sand core.more...

Food Robot:FANUC M-3iA picking cookies.

A FANUC M-3iA 6-axis robot uses iRVision Visual Tracking to locate randomly-oriented cookies on an infeed conveyor. more...

FANUC M-20iA & ARC Mate 100iC Compact Flexible Welding

Two FANUC M-20iA robots with iRVision 3DL find loose brackets in part trays, then pick and attach them to an exhaust assembly.more...

FANUC M-1iA Vial Transfer application for Pharmaceutical and Lab

Two FANUC M-1iA 6-axes robots pick and place micro vials for sterilization. The FANUC M-1iA is designed for small part handling, high speed picking and assembly applications.more...

Educational Robotics Program-FANUC CERT

Take the training where you need it…. in the classroom, in a laboratory or even at a remote site. Use the Education Training Cart to teach how to program a real robot, in real time, in a safe, controlled environment.more...

M-410iB/140H Intelligent Picking

The five-axis, M-410iB/140H equipped with iRVision® 2D will palletize and depalletize boxes and bags to show the robot's versatility and speed.more...

M-1iA Handling and Deflashing Robotic System

A FANUC M-1iA 6-axis robot handles and deflashes plastic tape dispensers.more...

Welding Robot: FANUC R-1000iA/100F

A FANUC R-1000iA/100F robot performs a re-spot operation on a small automotive sub-assembly.more...

Food Packaging Robot Solutions-FANUC M-420iA

A FANUC M-420iA robot equipped with FANUC's iRVision Visual Tracking, picks and packs boxes of cookies at high speeds.more...

Part Transfer Robots-FANUC M-2000iA/1200 Intelligent Heavy Payload Robotic Cell

An M-2000iA/1200 equipped with iRVision/3DL demonstrates its high capacity payload and wrist by handling parts weighing up to 1350 kg.more...

High Speed Bar Code Sorting Robot- FANUC M-1iA

A FANUC M-1iA 6-axis robot picks and sorts randomly located oral dispensers from a flexible parts feeder using an iRVision 2D overhead camera.more...

Industrial Automation Flexible Welding - FANUC Robotics R-1000iA & ARC Mate 100iC

A FANUC R-1000iA robot uses iRVision 2D to locate a randomly-placed toolbox in a part bin.more...

Intelligent Robot Software Features - FANUC Robotics Industrial Automation

LVC robotic software is a breakthrough product for operations that require increased accuracy at high speeds allowing the robot to operate with less vibration, even at maximum speed.more...

Bin Picking Automation Solution - FANUC M-710iC

A FANUC M-710iC robot equipped with iRVision locates and picks randomly piled parts from a storage container.more...

LED Lens Assembly & Disassembly - FANUC M-1iA

Two FANUC M-iA four-axis robots equipped with iRVision/2D assemble and disassemble small LED Lens into PCB bases. more...

Industrial Robot Unloads Diagnostic Test Kits-FANUC M-430iA

A FANUC M-430iA robot unloads diagnostic test kits from a tray and places them on a conveyor.more...

Robot Case Packs and Palletizes Cases in Automated System

A FANUC M-710iA robot case packs and palletizes cases in this fully automated system. more...

Robot Picks up and places loaves of bread into racks

A FANUC M-420iA robot picks up loaves of bread and places them into plastic bread racks. more...

Unloading Okuma Machine Tools

M-710iC 70 kilogram top loader robot increases system productivity by reducing the time required to unload the finished part and load the raw part. more...

Palletizing Presentation Boards of Different Sizes

A FANUC M-410iB robot palletizes presentation boards of different sizes with a fork tool and a vacuum assist. more...

Robotic Assembly and Disassembly of Solar Panels

A FANUC M-1iA high speed parallel link robot (also known as a delta robot) and an LR Mate 200iC robot assemble and disassemble solar panels. more...

Vision Guided Robots Assemble Pens

Two FANUC LR Mate 200iC robots equipped with 2D iRVision and a rotary flexible parts feeder assemble pens together. more...

Picking Randomly Oriented Packs of Gum

Two invert-mounted FANUC M-430iA robots equipped with FANUC’s iRVision visual line tracking software pick randomly-oriented packs of gum from an infeed conveyor and place them on an outfeed conveyor. more...

Load and Unload Insert Molding Machine

A FANUC M-10iA robot loads terminals and bushings to a rotary style insert molding machine. more...

FANUC M-1iA CERT Cart

The FANUC M-1iA CERT cart has a mobile design that fits through standard doorways for easy transfer to many locations. more...

Robot picks and packs 108 AA batteries per minute

A four-axis, FANUC M-1iA robot picks and packs AA batteries. more...

Visual Tracking and picking of randomly placed packages of gum

A FANUC M-3iA four-axis robot equipped with iRVision Visual Tracking picks randomly placed packages of gum from an infeed conveyor. The robot orients the product and places them onto an outfeed conveyor. more...

Depalletize Cases of Carton Flats for Beverage Line

A FANUC R-2000iB robot depalletizes cases in a fully automated beverage line. Each case contains approximately 150 carton flats which must be loaded at rates up to 300 cartons per minute. more...

Paper Roll Handling and Packaging System

A FANUC R-2000iB six axis robot handles rolls of paper in a fully automated roll handling and packaging system. more...

Casepacking Pharmaceutical Cartons

FANUC M-6iB robot picks accumulated bundles of pharmaceutical cartons and places them in pre-erected cases. more...

Robotier Hybrid Robot Palletizer

FANUC M-710iC robot is palletizing cases and bags in a RoboTier Hybrid Robot Palletizer. more...

Gas Can Assembly

A FANUC LR Mate 200iB robot using vision hangs labels on gas cans after locating the pour nozzle. more...

De-burr die cast aluminum engine crank case

A FANUC M-710iC robot manipulates the part through various tools and systematically removes unwanted features in the castings. more...

Automotive Body Transfer

Three FANUC M-2000iA/900L robots lift and transfer full vehicle bodies through the underbody sealing and quality inspection process. more...

Tray Loading Test Tubes

As part of an automated test kit assembly system, a FANUC LR Mate 200iB robot unloads pucks containing test kits. more...

Placing Foam Pads on Insulin Pumps

A FANUC LR Mate 200iC robot is shown vacuum picking foam pads from a roll and placing them on insulin pumps using iRVision. more...

LED Lamp Housing Machine Loading

A FANUC LR Mate 200iC robot loads and unloads aluminum extrusion housings for an LED based linear floodlight from a CNC machine. more...

Palletizing Cases

A FANUC M-710iC robot palletizes 2 cases at a time in a fully automated palletizing system. more...

Die Casting lawn and garden components

Three FANUC R-2000iA robots are part of an automated die casting process for lawn and garden components. more...

Picking insulin vials from a pallet

A FANUC LR Mate 200iC is shown picking pre-assembled insulin vials from a pallet. more...

Deburring Rifle Receivers

This case study features a FANUC M-6iB/6S robot deburring and polishing rifle receivers. more...

Picking and Palletizing Cases

This video features a FANUC M-20iA robot with a vacuum gripper picking and palletizing cases at a rate of up to 40 cases per minute. more...

Garden products case packing and palletizing

Features both M-410iB and R-2000iB robots case packing and palletizing packs bags of garden products and bags of sawdust. more...

Machine Tool Load and Unload

Features a FANUC M-710iC robot loading and unloading multiple machine tools. more...

M-710iT Loads Machine Tool

The M-710iT top loader robots A dual part gripper used to speed up the cycle time required to remove the parts. more...

Loading Haas Machine Tool

FANUC M-10iA robot loads a Haas machine tool through an automated side door. more...

High Speed Bag Palletizing

Dual FANUC M-410iB robots palletize bags over 40 bags per minute. more...

LR Mate Loading ROBODRILL

A FANUC LR Mate robot loads a FANUC ROBODRILL through a side entrance. more...

M-1iA High Speed Picking

Two FANUC four-axis M-1iA robots using iRVision visual tracking locate and pick randomly placed rubber erasers. more...

Robots Pack Tubs of Cream Cheese

FANUC M-10iA robots pack tubs of cream cheese at high speeds. more...

Robot Sorts Pills of Different Colors

FANUC six-axis M-1iA robot equipped with iRVision 2D and a color camera picks and sorts pills of different colors. more..

Loading Makino Mill

FANUC 6-axis M-16iB robot picks a raw part from the conveyor and then loads the Makino mill. more...

Packaging Portion Cups into Cases

FANUC M-421iA robot packages cups directly from a filler into cases for shipment. more...

Packaging handles attached to bottles

LR Mate 200iC robots applies molded plastic handles to large beverage containers. more...

Single serving portion cups packed into cases

Single-serving portion cups are packed into cases for shipment. more...

Palletizing Bags of Construction Products

Bags of weighting agent are filled and palletized. more...

Packaging Bags of Soup

FANUC M-420 packaging chilled and frozen bags of soup. more...

Packaging Lettuce Heads

FANUC R-2000 iB removes trays of lettuce and pours the contents onto a conveyor for packaging. more...

Packaging Filter Elements

FANUC LR Mate 200iC as part of an automated packaging system for filter elements. more...

Palletizing Cases of Sugar

FANUC M-410iB palletizing cases of sugar as part of a four cell application. more...

Palletizing Cases of Light Bulbs

M-410iB robots palletizing loose and bundled cases with light bulbs in a fully automated system. more...

Casepacking of Plastic Containers

FANUC M-710iC and M-16iB robots casepacking of plastic containers. more...

Palletizing Plastic Pails and Cases

FANUC M-410iB robot palletizing construction products. more...

Case Packing Olives

FANUC M-420iA robot packaging olives as part of a fully automated packaging system. more...

Automotive Interior Dash Panel Assembly

FANUC R-2000iA robots in an automotive assembly process. more...

Keyboard Assembly

FANUC M-1iA robots assembling and disassembling 10-key keypads at high speeds. more...

M-2000iA Introduction

The M-2000iA has payloads of 900kg and 1200kg with an option for 1350kg with full wrist articulation. more...

M-1iA Introduction

The M-1iA robot is ideal for small part assembly and picking and packing applications. more...

Coating Removal Aerospace

FANUC M-710iC robot removing coatings from aerospace equipment. more...

Healthcare Products Packaging

FANUC M-6iB and R-2000iA robots as part of a flexible packaging line for healthcare products. more...

Stair Rail Milling

FANUC M-710iC milling complex patterns into a stair case rail. more...

Electronics Packaging and Palletizing

robots in various stages of packing and palletizing electronic equipment. more...

Wire Form Handling for Welding Rings

FANUC M-10iA with iRVision picks and sorts wire forms on a conveyor belt. more...

Demonstrate Collision Guard

FANUC P-200 robot demonstrating the features and capabilities of using Collision Guard. more...

Welding NASCAR Car of Tomorrow

FANUC ARC Mate 120iB robot welding the chassis for NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow. more...

Rotary Milking Process

FANUC M-710iC in a rotary milking parlor. more...

Applying Fiberglass Gel Chop

FANUC P-200 RJ3iB with a 7th Axis Rail applying fiberglass chop and shower stall. more...

Small Parts Coating

Paint Mate 200i table-top spray system applies dry film lubricant to the inside and outside surfaces of small parts loaded on a spindle. more...

Painting camouflage patterns on a vehicle

FANUC P-250iA/15 robots painting camouflage patterns on a vehicle. more...

High Speed Box Palletizing

M-410iB with its multi-zone end of arm tooling picks eight boxes eight at a time. more...

Unload large injection mold machine

FANUC Robotics six axis M-710iB/70T top-loader robot pulls a molded plastic part from a large plastic injection molding cell. more...

Robotic Engine assembly

FANUC M-900iA/600 (700kg) robots use iRVision and coordinated motion to transfer an engine block from a conveyer to a precision pallet to begin the engine assembly. more...

Automated Machining Cell with vision inspection

This intelligent machining cell uses robotic automation for part picking, load/unload and inspection. more..

Palletizing bags of Chocolate

The M-410iB robot palletizing multiple bag sizes and stacking patterns. more...

Robotic Arc Welding

Multiple robots perform material handling and Arc welding. more...

Palletizing Machined Parts

M-410iB/450 palletizing robot vision and line-tracking products transfers and palletizes parts in an automated assembly operation. more...

Demonstrate Coordinated Spot Welding

Multiple R-2000iB robots equipped with servo controlled welding guns demonstrate coordinated spot welding. more...

Robotic Washing and Deburring

M-710iC/70 FoundryPRO robot, with an LR Mate 200iC robot and an R-2000iB FoundryPRO robot equipped with iRVision® demonstrate intelligent part handling, deburring and washing. more...

Flexible Rough Finishing Cell

FANUC Robotics flexible rough finishing cell, in production at a large ductile iron foundry, has eliminated a difficult and dangerous manual process, reduced labor and workers comp costs, and has provided much more consistent product quality.  more...

Robotic Assembly of Motors

Motors are assembled using FANUC robots with vision and force sensing. Motor manufacturing assembly cell is automated with FANUC intelligent robots. more...

Small Engine Connecting Rod Assembly

Automated assembly of small engine connecting rods using FANUC robots with integrated vision and force sensing. more...

Automobile Windshield Handling

This glass handling and priming system in production at a major automotive glass manufacturer, has increased quality, increased throughput and reduced labor costs since the installation of FANUC Robots.  more...

Robotic Palletizing Solutions

FANUC Robotics has a full range of picking, packing and palletizing robots for a complete solution. more...

Robotic Packing Solutions

M-420iA is designed for a variety of high-speed manufacturing applications including picking, packing, palletizing, material handling, machine load/unload and parts transfer. more...

Food Manufacturing Robots

LR Mate 200iC/5C food robot is a lightweight, compact mini-robot. The M-430iA/2F high-speed, food picking robot satisfies the hygiene requirements for meat and poultry processing, more...

FANUC Robotics CERT Mobile Training Cart

The FANUC Robotics CERT Mobile Training Cart is a compact, portable, self-contained robotic educational laboratory that allows students to learn how to program a real industrial robot. FANUC Robotics America CERT program and mobile training cart brings advanced industrial robot training to you. more...

Stamping Press To Press Transfer

Press to Press system uses FANUC Robots  to destacks blanks, picks and loads parts into the draw press and .  transfer parts down the press line. more...

Pork Rib Meat Cutting

M-710iB robot is used to cut pork to separate the ribs from the bacon. more...

Fixtureless Machine Loading

R-2000iB/165F unload a machined channel plate from a FANUC Alpha T-14i Robodrill and places it onto an air blow-off stand. more...