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ABB introduces smallest foundry robot in its class
4th Quarter 2016, Robotics & Mechatronics, News & events


ABB Robotics has unveiled its latest foundry robot for material handling and machine tending, the IRB 1200 Foundry Plus 2. The smallest foundry robot in its class, this compact robot can increase flexibility and reduce cycle times for precision die casting processes such as smart phone cases and other electrical components.

Now protected with Foundry Plus 2, ABB’s optional protection system, the IRB 1200 can withstand harsh environments and meets the requirements of protection ratings IP66/67. “Foundry robots have long contributed to the productivity and speed of heavy-duty metal casting and automotive applications, and are now becoming increasingly important in consumer electronics applications to cast light-weight metals,” says Dr. Hui Zhang, head of product management, ABB Robotics. “This robot will allow our customers to increase productivity, deliver better work piece quality and reduce cycle times.”


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