Toshiba Machine Co. America said its TH-A series of Scara robots is the first to feature highly rigid gears for each axis, a design that has proved successful in six-axis robots, the company said.
TH-A series robots are nearly identical to Toshiba's TH series of Scara robots, except for the plastic gears and the robot's working envelope. The first and second axes combine to give the TH-A a nearly 360-degree working area.
Scaras are compact robots that pick up a part, then spin quickly to move to another location.
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