MEDIA ALERT: LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. – Feb. 1, 2023
Who: Epson Robots, the #1 SCARA robot manufacturer in the world, will be demonstrating its high performance SCARA robots and automation solutions at ATX West, the leading annual automation technology show, in booth #4432.
What: Built on four decades of expertise, Epson remains dedicated to delivering automation solutions to meet the growing demand for unique high-end automation across various industries – including medical device, packaging, electronics and consumer electronics markets. Epson Robots offers an extensive lineup to help manufacturers achieve higher throughput, improved quality and safer working environments. At ATX West, Epson will demonstrate its high-speed, high-precision robots, including:
- Compact, High-Precision SCARA Robots – As part of the GX-Series lineup, the GX4 robot is equipped with Epson’s patented GYROPLUS® vibration reduction technology and RC700E controller with integrated SafeSenseTM technology, to accomplish the most demanding tasks with leading-edge precision to support higher throughput needs for high-precision applications. The GX4 offers multiple arm configurations, a reach of up to 350mm, and can handle payloads up to 4 kg from a small form factor. The demo will illustrate how the G1 Mini SCARA and GX4, with SafeSense technology, can achieve superior assembly and speed for repeatability to handle medical syringes and needles. Vision Guidance, integrated in Epson RC+® Industrial Automation Development Software, will present guidance and quality inspection of the needles' coating.
- High-Performance Parts-Feeding Solution – The RS4 robot uses a unique design to improve both work envelope usage and cycle throughput. This demo will showcase the IntelliFlex™ Feeding System with Epson RS-Series SCARA robots. Featuring dual IntelliFlex 240 parts feeders, this system demonstrates a pick and place operation with multiple feeders and multiple components per feeder, illustrating the ultimate in flexibility of the system. The IntelliFlex lineup has four feeder sizes and can handle a variety of parts from 3mm to 150mm with optional anti-roll, anti-stick and medical grade tray configurations
- Advanced Robotic Programming Software – Easy to learn, Epson RC+ Industrial Automation Development Software features a comprehensive suite of advanced tools, such as Vision Guidance, Force Guidance, Conveyor Tracking, Parts Feeding, and more.
When: ATX West will take place February 6-7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST and February 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST.
Where: Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.; Epson booth #4432
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 to meet new automation advancements and factory automation needs. For more information, visit www.epsonrobots.com.
About Epson Robots
Epson Robots is a global leader in PC-controlled precision factory automation, with well over 150,000 units sold worldwide1 and a product line of hundreds of models of easy-to-use SCARA and 6-Axis robots based on a common PC-based platform. Building on four decades of experience, Epson Robots delivers robots 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 whose philosophy of efficient, compact and precise innovation enriches lives and helps create a better world. The company is focused on solving societal issues through innovations in home and office printing, commercial and industrial printing, manufacturing, visual and lifestyle. Epson’s goal is to become carbon negative and eliminate use of exhaustible underground resources such as oil and metal by 2050.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion. global.epson.com/
Epson America, Inc., based in Los Alamitos, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), YouTube (youtube.com/epsonamerica), and Instagram (instagram.com/EpsonAmerica).
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1 Epson internal sales data through 2021.
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