Mitsubishi Electric to Tackle Output with New Robot Cell

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has announced its newest pre-engineered work cell product under its existing lineup with LoadMate Plus.

Mainly, ARIA, or Automated Robotic Industrial Assistant, is an ideal and cost-effective solution to address labor shortages and productivity challenges across a multitude of industries. Primarily, ARIA has a payload capacity of up to 13kg (28.6 lbs.). It has reach capabilities of 1503mm (59.173″). Also, it is suitable for use as a stand-alone cell, or it can be implemented into a larger solution. Moreover, and offers two different base options: standard and machine tool bases.

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ARIA or Automated Robotic Industrial Assistant

Works with All Mitsubishi Electric Robots

ARIA’s Standard Base option suits various industry applications where flexibility and mobility are a must. The Machine Tool Base is designed for tending CNC Mill, Lathe, and Swiss applications. Both bases are suitable for Mitsubishi Electric collaborative, vertical/articulated, and SCARA robots.

Included in the ARIA package are FX5 PLC, an external 120V outlet, and casters with jackscrews. It also has a network switch with an external EtherNet port. Also, it includes an Operator station w/button panel, floor mounting brackets, and much more. Meanwhile, accessory add-on features include preprogrammed software packages, RT ToolBox3 software, MELFA Works for robot simulation, and MELFA Safe Plus. Moreover, it has Force Sensor, R86TB high-performance teach pendant, and two HMI options.

“ARIA fulfills an immediate need for flexible and cost-effective automation that addresses common industry problems. Labor shortages, productivity challenges, and the need to maintain quality standards are major concerns across most industrial sectors in North America,” said David Simak, product manager (service) at Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.

Simak said ARIA is powerful enough to act as a stand-alone cell. Also, it and is fully configurable and mobile, making it an ideal solution to tackle multiple applications within a given facility.

-18 June 2024-