ABB Robotics has launched an industry-leading, pioneering software solution to transform speed and precision in electronics assembly. With 50 years of software experience, ABB’s high-speed alignment software is the first to offer manufacturers the ability to increase the speed of 6-axis robots by 70 percent and accuracy by 50 percent – significantly reducing marketing time by at the same time increases the accuracy levels.
Computer-based software includes Visual Servoing technology, which uses one or more cameras combined with a computer vision system to control the robot’s position relative to the part. As the robot moves, the cameras capture images continuously, while the computer vision system takes the information, cross-checks and adjusts the robot’s movements to ensure an accuracy of 0.01 to 0.02 millimeters.
Rui Liang, managing director of ABB’s Robotics Electronics business line, said: “Sales of smartphones, wearables and other high-tech devices are growing and advances in electronics are gaining momentum. As devices become smaller and more powerful, new automation solutions are required for fast and accurate component placement, ensuring that production can keep up with demand while maintaining the highest level of quality. of the product.”
ABB’s articulated 6-axis robots are extremely flexible to handle complex tasks in tight spaces and can perform a variety of precise placement tasks. High Speed Alignment software is designed to find the perfect balance between speed and accuracy.
In addition to trouble-free commissioning and setup, system integrators and manufacturers can benefit from reduced implementation time – from a full shift of eight to just one hour. Minimal programming experience is required, as the software is easy to use and has an intuitive user interface. In addition, the software is compatible with a wide range of IRC5 and OmniCore cameras and robotic controllers, allowing system integrators to adapt existing installations.
“Our latest innovation for the RobotWare family, high-speed alignment software, allows electronics manufacturers to increase productivity by 70% while maintaining accuracy levels of 0.01-0.02 mm. This is a breakthrough technology for the electronics assembly market, ”concludes Liang.
The software is compatible with ABB RBI 1100 and RBI 120 industrial works. More information and access to RobotWare High Speed Alignment can be found here https://new.abb.com/products/robotics/application-software/assembly/high-speed-alignment..
Along with its software portfolio, ABB robotics continues to expand its electronics robotics portfolio with its RBI 1300 new version and IRB 920T SCARA new options. The new IRB 1300 combines a high payload of 12 kilograms and range of 1.4 meters, which allows him to handle more and heavier objects at the same time, which allows the production of more products per hour and increase productivity. ABB’s IRB 920T SCARA robot includes new options with IP54 and Cleanroom, ensuring stable production in dusty, wet and clean environments.
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