NUMAZU, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toshiba Machine Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6104) has launched sales of its new THE400 (arm length: 400 mm) for the Chinese market. The THE400 model is a THL series SCARA robot combining high cost performance with easy operation.
For more than 30 years, Toshiba Machine has provided industrial robots in a wide range of variations being used by numerous customers around the world. The THL series of SCARA robots has a top reputation among customers in the 3C industries (Computers, Consumer Electronics, and Communication) in China, and these models are currently widely utilized in various manufacturing venues.
The THE400 model is a high-rigidity SCARA robot having the same cost performance and easy operation that the THL series is known for and also features the high responsiveness and high tracking accuracy needed in 3C industries.
THE400 Main Features
Design for Maximizing High Responsiveness and Tracking Accuracy
The THE400 model uses an all-new mechanical system design and control functions for providing accurate movement tracking combined with high-speed operation and high payload capacity. The cycle time reaches 0.3 sec (for 2 kg payload) for enabling operation that is 19% faster than the previous model.
Enables High-payload Transfer Operations in a Compact Space
The Axis-1 and Axis-2 motors have a larger capacity that enables a maximum payload of 5 kg with an allowable moment of inertia of 0.06 (kgm2) for supporting operations with large workpiece and hand sizes.
Wide Range of Available Options for Your Operating Environment
Anticipating use in various operating environments, robot options include a model with ergonomic antidust cap and bellows and a tool flange to attach a mounting hand. Additional options planned for future release include a ceiling-mounted model, a simple cleanroom model, and model with IP specifications.
Controller option functions include PROFIBUS, DeviceNet, CC-Link, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, PROFINET, and more for providing flexible Fieldbus support for a wide range of operating environments.
Executive director Masafumi Ito in charge of the Southeast Asia region explains, "Toshiba Machine's industrial robots incorporate our proven technology and experience as a general machinery manufacturer for providing trusted products with excellent cost performance and high quality for meeting the product automation needs of our valued customers."
Toshiba Machine is leveraging its quick product supply and extensive support system for delivering product automation solutions using industrial robots.