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Low Cost Automation

What robot types are there, and what robot is the right one for my application?

Adriana Glazer | 6. April 2020

Tasks in processes are often simple, but time-consuming. Automating these tasks saves not only time, but also money. There is a wide range of industrial robots on the market, from linear robots to delta robots to multi-axis joints to SCARA robots. When do I use which robot? What are the differences? Which robot is appropriate for my application? This article provides an overview of the current market-relevant robots.


customer application from TAIWAN

Martin Raak | 31. July 2018

Company TPM from Taiwan uses our robolink for a commissioning task. Their main focus is to apply their own control and software solutions to our joint arms in order to serve the taiwanese market with affordable automation solutions.


control unit for DC motors

Martin Raak | 20. July 2018

igus India is developping an easy control unit for robolink joint arms with DC motors.


igus® Output Encoders for robolink® – no longer available

Martin Raak | 4. July 2018

We can no longer supply the robolink® output encoders. Reason is that the chip supplier finished the production of the encoder chip. We have to block all AE Products now. This also concerns our RL-DCi compact units. We will have to redesign those for the use of motor encoders. For the next 4-8 weeks we will […]


Customer application quality check

Martin Raak | 11. May 2018

Our german customer Jäger Software has used a RL-D-RBT-5532S-BC Standard arm (5 DOF, big Version) for a Quality check unit for RFID Chips. The RFID’s are checked and sorted. Mr. Jäger has developped his own control solution (Hardware and Software). For further questions, please contact: jaeger-software@t-online.de Vote Up +1 Vote Down -0You already voted!