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USDA Accepted FANUC M-430iA Food Robot Picks & Places Packs of Gum for Packaging


Designed specifically for food washdown environments, the FANUC M-430iA food robot is capable of picking primary food and packaged products. A FANUC M-430iA robot equipped with iRVision Visual Tracking picks randomly oriented packs of gum from an infeed conveyor and places them on an outfeed conveyor.

A second invert-mounted FANUC M-430iA robot with iRVision picks the remaining packs of gum from the same infeed conveyor and places them on the same outfeed conveyor. A third M-430iA robot positioned downstream on the outfeed conveyor picks the group of six parts at once and places them back on the infeed conveyor. The M-430iA high-speed, food picking robot is the first robot to meet the hygiene requirements for meat and poultry processing, and receive equipment acceptance from the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Key Technology Demonstrated


M-430iA Robot

  • M-430iA is the first and only USDA accepted articulated robot.
  • IP67 rating allowing them to work in harsh environments.
  • Best speed in class at higher payloads (100 cycles/minute at 2kg).
  • FANUC iRVision Option for Visual Line Tracking to locate randomly oriented products on a moving line.
  • Can withstand food washdown.
  • Intelligent robot controller adds iRVision capability without need to use external PC.
  • Best-in-class wrist moment specifications.
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