Officials of Engel North America are calling their new robot the Viper — it is fast and light, but can lift relatively heavy parts.
Engel uses laser-welded steel sections to reduce weight, while providing operational stability even when the Viper handles heavy parts at high-speed cycles.
York, Pa.-based Engel has an easy-to-use controller, and three software features: Mass identification adapts Viper to match the mass to be moved, ensuring optimum acceleration; vibration control; and energy-efficiency control.
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