ABB has released ABB Ability System 800xA Sugar Library, the newest version of its sugar application library, with new functionalities to act as a control engineering inventory for sugar manufacturing.
ABB extends its IEC low-voltage switchgear portfolio with the launch of its NeoGear 4-pole and upcoming 690 V versions.
ABB has incorporated power supply through Ethernet connectivity on board its electromagnetic flowmeter ProcessMaster and mass flowmeter CoriolisMaster.
ABB Ability Liquid Routing Library provides a control engineering inventory for food and beverage manufacturers and those in other liquid-related industries.
ABB's Dodge Food Safe mounted ball bearings are designed to withstand caustic, high-pressure cleaning and sanitation processes.
ABB has developed a single-arm YuMi to expand its collaborative robot range.
ABB's general-purpose ACS580 variable speed drives offer plug-in simplicity, protection options for harsh environments and connectivity with smartphone apps for advanced services.
The IRC5C second-generation compact industrial robot controller is a fully fledged member of the IRC5 family of industrial robot controllers. It comes equipped with the majority of the functionality and benefits of its larger counterpart; but in a smaller footprint.
ABB’s Automation Builder provides an integrated development environment for control and motion systems based on PLCs, safety PLCs, robotics, motion control and related automation components.
ABB has increased the IRB 360 FlexPicker’s top payload from 3 to 8 kg. Designed for both picking and packing applications, the robot can pick up heavier items, handling up to 100 cycles/min.
ABB has expanded the capabilities of its IRB 1600 robot, which is designed for a range of industrial applications such as machine tending, material handling, arc welding and cutting applications.
ABB’s IRB 460 compact palletising robot is claimed to be the fastest of its kind. The 4-axis robot’s small footprint makes it suitable for fitting into existing packing lines.
The IRB120T is a variant of the IRB120 robot that reduces cycle times by up to 25%.
ABB has released the IRB120T compact industrial robot, suitable for pick and place applications in the food and beverage packing industries.
The FCB300 and FCB350 have been added to the CoriolisMaster family of direct mass flow measurement products, providing accurate measurements of multiple variables with a compact device. The flowmeters measure flow (mass and volume with accuracies to 0.1%), density, concentration and temperature.
ABB has launched the PalletPack 460, a pre-engineered package of robotic palletising components that has been designed specifically for high-speed, end-of-processing-line palletising.The system consists of an IRB 460 robot; a Flex-Gripper (either the claw or one-zone clamp gripper); a control PLC; a safety PLC; PalletWare support software; user documentation; and the FlexPendant featuring an easy-to-use graphical human machine interface.
ABB has launched a cleanroom version of its multipurpose industrial robot. The six-axis IRB 120 minimises the potential for contamination of the manufacturing area and the components being processed.
ABB has released a comprehensive offer of motor and gear unit packages that enables robot integrators to create custom solutions for work piece positioners, robot carriers, track motions, servo guns and indexing conveyers. The motor and gear units are designed to optimise cost-efficiency and performance and to simplify integration and operation.
ABB’s IRB 2600 multi-purpose robot features an optimised, compact design that offers a high payload capacity of up to 20 kg and a very wide working range.
ABB has launched the ACS850 drive module which features an in-built energy saving calculator, embedded Modbus and drive-to-drive link, intelligent user interface with a series of assistant wizards, integrated safety functions, modular hardware and software, and a removable memory unit.
The FlexPicker IRB 360 is a second-generation, high-speed picking robot that claims faster processing and faster payback for packaging applications. The robot offers the ability to handle heavier objects and accommodate the mass of increasingly sophisticated grippers required in handling diverse products. The IRB 360 is the second-generation delta robot solution for precision pick-and-place applications. It features high speed, high payload, accuracy, reliability and ease of use.
ABB has released a low-voltage AC drive that has been specifically targeted at pump and fan applications. The addition to the ABB standard drive family ranges from 0.37 to 22 kW.
ABB Australia’s second-generation FlexPicker robot, the IRB 360, is more productive with increased speed, higher payload and a smaller footprint than its predecessors.
ABB has enhanced its IRC5 controller operating system with the release of RobotWare 5.10.
Recognising that few plant engineers within manufacturing companies have the prerequisite skills to integrate robots into existing and new plant, ABB Robotics has established its Partner Network of experienced experts in robotics and automation integration.
ABB has released a backwards bending, six-axis robot.