Epson Announces Flexion N-Series 6-Axis Robots

EPSON_logoEpson Robots has announced new Flexion N-Series 6-Axis robots, featuring a compact folding arm design poised to dramatically change the scope of automation. Expanding and diversifying Epson’s 6-Axis robot portfolio, the Flexion N-Series provides a compact solution for applications requiring smaller robots and workcells.

EPSON_Flexion_N2_05(low res)The first robot introduced in the series – the Flexion N2 – offers a 450mm reach and 2.5 kg maximum payload, expanding the reach capabilities of Epson’s product line from the 450mm mark up to 1400mm. Unlike any other 6-Axis robot on the market, the Flexion N-Series features a unique tight space motion capability that keeps arm extremities out of the way, maximizing motion efficiency for faster cycle times. In addition, the folding arm reduces required workspace up to 40 percent compared to standard 6-Axis robots. Applications that were previously unattainable due to space restrictions are now possible with the Flexion N-Series.

While beneficial in a large range of industries, key applications for the Flexion N-Series include micro-sized electronic, automotive, medical, and consumer goods parts assembly, managing of well plates in laboratories, and pill handling in pharmaceutical. The Flexion N-Series is available in both ceiling and tabletop configurations. Compatible and packaged with the RC700A controller, the Flexion N-Series also utilizes Epson’s user-friendly RC+ Robot Development Software and can be used with Epson’s expansive range of integrated options, including Vision Guidance, Force Sensing, Fieldbus, and GUI Builder.

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About Epson Robots

Epson Robots is the provider of PC controlled precision factory automation, with an installed base of well over 55,000 robots and a product line of hundreds of models of easy to use SCARA, Cartesian and 6-Axis robots based on a common PC based platform. Building on a 35+ year heritage, Epson Robots today delivers robots for precision assembly and material handling applications in the aerospace, appliance, automotive, biotechnology, consumer product, electronics, food processing, medical device, pharmaceutical, plastics, semiconductor, and telecommunication industries.

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About Epson

With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, Epson is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corp., the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 91 companies around the world.

Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, CA, is Epson’s regional headquarters for the US, Canada, and Latin America.

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