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Take a Look at KR AGILUS sixx, Kuka’s Compact Six Axis Robotic 3D Printer (Video)

 

The KR AGILUS sixx is Kuka’s compact six-axis robot that is designed for particularly high working speeds. Different versions, installation positions, reaches and payloads transform the small robot into a precision artist.

The KR AGILUS sixx stands out due to its versatility that enables you to tap new fields of application. Irrespective of the installation position – whether on the floor, ceiling or wall – it achieves utmost precision in confined spaces thanks to its integrated energy supply system and service-proven KR C4 compact controller. The safe robot functionality paves the way for innovative automation concepts. With a wide range of variants for operation in cleanrooms or potentially explosive environments, or with a particularly hygienic or splash-proof design: every version of the KR AGILUS sixx is always precise and fast.

 

Agile in every environment
No matter how dirty, wet or sterile – the KR AGILUS sixx achieves top performance in every production environment. A wide range of variants, such as Cleanroom, Hygienic Machine, EX – for potentially explosive environments – and Waterproof make it a specialist for many different tasks.

Extreme precision with any cycle time
Thanks to its robust design, the KR AGILUS sixx achieves maximum repeatability and continuous precision. With its extreme speed, it reduces cycle times – and increases production quality, without ever getting out of step.

Permanently robust
Thanks to its lifetime lubrication, the KR AGILUS sixx never needs a change of lubricant in the gear units and has minimal maintenance requirements. The robust design ensures continuous productivity.

Extremely compact
Inverted on the ceiling, sideways on the wall or firmly on the floor: the KR AGILUS sixx adapts to any installation position. We have integrated the energy supply system so that you can integrate the six-axis robot into your space-saving cell concepts.

Hygienic, Cleanroom-ready Waterproof and Extreme

The KR AGILUS sixx is available as a Hygienic Machine. The design and the materials used in this variant are absolutely hygienic. This allows it to be used in applications involving direct contact with foodstuffs and pharmaceutical substances.

Corrosion-resistant surfaces, food-compatible lubricants and stainless steel parts ensure the highest level of hygiene. The KR AGILUS sixx is thus perfectly suited to applications requiring a sterile environment. In the Hygienic Machine variant, it achieves maximum hygiene levels.

The KR AGILUS sixx CR is also suitable for use in cleanrooms and meets the requirements of cleanroom class ISO2. It can thus be perfectly integrated into the smallest of spaces and complex applications with high cleanliness requirements.

Thanks to a special powder coating and special seals to protect against particle emission, the cleanroom robot features extremely smooth surfaces. Due to the avoidance of airborne particles, the robot does not generate dust or particles caused by seal abrasion. It thus conforms to the strict cleanroom criteria of the Fraunhofer Institute.

In the Waterproof variant, the KR AGILUS sixx is splash-proof from all sides and achieves maximum performance even in the case of extreme external production conditions. Stable stainless steel covers have replaced plastic parts, and resistant surface treatments and additional seals in the interior of the small robot enable it to be used in a machine tool environment, for example.

The waterproof version of the KUKA’s smaller robot complies with the higher protection rating IP67. Thanks to waterproof equipment, it offers outstanding performance even in the case of extreme external production conditions.

The KR AGILUS sixx can be adapted to even the most extreme ambient conditions, with added explosion protection to the Waterproof variant. With this design, it can also work with maximum precision in potentially explosive environments (zone 2). In the EX variant, the direct air line for purging air is used and the robot is pressurized. The pressure is monitored by means of a special, external overpressure detection unit that is available from KUKA as an option.

All-in-one

Robot, controller, operator control unit and software in a single package – ordered today, delivered in just three weeks: this is possible with the KR AGILUS sixx Pack! Select one of three defined models from the KR AGILUS sixx series and profit from outstanding KUKA quality on the best terms. You can find all the information about this offer here.

KR 10 R900 sixx WP KR 10 R900 sixx KR 10 R900 sixx HM-SC KR 10 R900 sixx CR KR 6 R900 sixx W-CR
Category Small Robots (3 -10 kg) Small Robots (3 -10 kg) Small Robots (3 -10 kg) Small Robots (3 -10 kg) Small Robots (3 -10 kg)
Construction type Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Extension 1 Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Extension 2 Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Version environment Waterproof Standard Hygienic Machine Cleanroom Cleanroom
Environment version extension Standard Special Connection Standard Standard
Payload 10 kg 10 kg 10 kg 10 kg 6 kg
Total load 5 kg 5 kg 5 kg 5 kg 3 kg
Maximum reach 901,5 mm 901,5 mm 901,5 mm 901,5 mm 901,5 mm
Number of controlled axes 6 6 6 6 6
Position repeatability ±0,03 mm ±0,03 mm ±0,03 mm ±0,03 mm ±0,03 mm
Weight 53 kg 52 kg 62 kg 52 kg 52 kg
Mounting positions Floor Floor Floor Floor Wall
Ambient temperature 5 °C to + 45 °C 5 °C to + 45 °C 0 °C to + 35 °C 5 °C to + 45 °C 5 °C to + 45 °C
Controller KR C4 compact / KR C4 smallsize-2 KR C4 compact / KR C4 smallsize-2 KR C4 compact / KR C4 smallsize-2 KR C4 compact / KR C4 smallsize-2 KR C4 compact / KR C4 smallsize-2
Protection class IP 67 IP 54 IP 67 IP 54 IP 54
Protection class inline wrist IP 67 IP 54 IP 67 IP 54 IP 54
Downloadcenter Documents for KR 10 R900 sixx WP Documents for KR 10 R900 sixx Documents for KR 10 R900 sixx HM-SC Documents for KR 10 R900 sixx CR Documents for KR 6 R900 sixx W-CR

 

 

 

 

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