MEDIA ALERT: CARSON, Calif. – March 16, 2021
Who: Epson Robots will participate in the upcoming Automate Forward Virtual Trade Show and Conference from March 22-26. The company will stream videos of its leading robot solutions for a wide variety of automation applications in its virtual booth. Epson will also present a virtual session “Automation 201 – Clarifying Your Requirements for Project Success,” which will leave attendees with business-ready insights based on Epson’s four decades of experience and leadership in industrial robotics.
What: Epson will exhibit at the virtual Automate conference showing a variety of application videos. In addition, Scott Marsic, group product manager at Epson Robots, will present a session that provides both new and experienced automation professionals with insight and understanding around core factory automation requirements and their associated performance trade-offs.
Epson’s virtual application demo videos will stream throughout the event and include:
Flexible Parts Feeding Solution: IntelliFlex™ Feeding System
This demo showcases Epson’s powerful and proprietary IntelliFlex software and built-in smart features for easy parts change-over, ideal for low-volume applications. Four feeder sizes are available (including two new models), accommodating part sizes ranging from 3mm to 150mm. Unlike other parts feeding solutions on the market, the IntelliFlex Feeding System offers fast set up with the robot, vision system and feeder fully integrated.
Fast and Easy Lab Automation using T-Series SCARA Robot and Vision Guidance
This virtual demo shows Epson’s award-winning ultra-low-cost (starting at $7,495) T-Series All-in-One SCARA robot which comes with a built-in controller, conveniently housed in the robot’s base to save space and simplify set up, and runs at 110 V or 220V. It also highlights Epson’s simple and powerful Vision Guidance solution, showcasing test tube visual inspection using 2D barcodes. An Epson Robot expert provides an overview of the popular options such as LabVIEW and new Add On Instructions for Allen Bradley® PLCs, as well as Epson’s powerful and easy-to-use development software, Epson RC+®.
Battery Assembly Demonstration with the VT6L All-in-One 6-Axis Robot – Cleanroom and IP67 Versions Available
With a built-in controller and SlimLine design, the ultra-low-cost (starting at $13,900) VT6L All-in-One 6-Axis robot is ideal for simple pick-and-place applications. Able to handle two parts at a time, it can quickly assemble and disassemble battery packs. Repeatable up to 100 microns, it can easily place parts in tight fixtures.
Streamline the Packaging Label Process with VT6L 6-Axis Robot and ColorWorks® Label Printer
This demo shows how the VT6L All-in-One 6-Axis robot in conjunction with the Epson ColorWorks CW-C6000P on-demand label printer, offers label placement flexibility and precision for packaging. The VT6L robot arm offers six degrees of freedom for multiple side label placements and case size variability and a space-saving built-in controller. It runs on 110V or 220V. The ColorWorks C6000P is part of the first family of printers designed as a color upgrade to black-only thermal transfer printers1 and is engineered to reliably perform in industrial workflows. With its peel-and-present option, the ColorWorks C6000P integrates smoothly with the robot to create a full-color on-demand print-and-apply system.
C12XL 6-Axis Robot with 12kg Payload – Cleanroom and ESD Available
With a 12 kg payload and 1,400 mm reach, as well as its convenient SlimLine design, the C12XL 6-Axis robot from Epson is the ideal solution for material handling, pick-and-place and machine tending operations. Pair it with an end-of-arm vacuum tool and it’s perfect for palletizer applications.
When: The virtual conference takes place from Monday, March 22 to Friday, March 26. Epson’s application videos will be streaming at its virtual booth throughout the show. Scott Marsic’s presentation will take place on Wednesday, March 24, from 4:00-4:30 p.m. PDT.
Where: With free registration, visitors gain access to all virtual exhibits from the industry’s leading suppliers and learn how automation will help their companies and processes move forward.
Why: Epson is dedicated to helping both new and experienced automation professionals succeed by providing essential information and education and by delivering the latest robot technologies and innovations required to meet their factory automation needs.
About Epson Robots
Epson Robots is a global leader in PC-controlled precision factory automation, with well over 100,000 units sold worldwide2 and a product line of hundreds of models of easy to use SCARA, 6-Axis, and Cartesian robots based on a common PC-based platform. Building on a four-decade heritage, Epson Robots delivers solutions for precision assembly and material handling applications in the aerospace, appliance, automotive, biotechnology, consumer product, electronics, food processing, medical device, pharmaceutical, plastics, semiconductor, and telecommunication industries. For more information, visit www.epsonrobots.com
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to becoming indispensable to society by connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. The company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics. Epson is proud of its contributions to realizing a sustainable society and its ongoing efforts to realizing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
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1 The CW-C6000/C6500 family is the first to bring to market the combination of features of direct ZPL II printing, peel-and-present, remote printer management, companion four- and eight-inch models, applicator I/O interface, broad middleware support, and comparable price points.
2 Epson internal sales data through 2021.
Note: EPSON, Epson RC+ and ColorWorks are registered trademarks and EPSON Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark of Seiko Epson. IntelliFlex is a trademark of Epson America, Inc. All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2021 Epson America, Inc.