Robotiq Updates FT 300 Sensitivity For High Precision Tasks With Universal Robots

Force Torque Sensor feeds data to Universal Robots force mode

Quebec City, Canada, November 13, 2017 - Robotiq launches a 10 times more sensitive version of its

FT 300 Force Torque Sensor. With Plug + Play integration on all Universal Robots, the FT 300 performs
highly repeatable precision force control tasks such as finishing, product testing, assembly and precise
part insertion.

This force torque sensor comes with an updated free URCap software able to feed data to the
Universal Robots Force Mode. "This new feature allows the user to perform precise force insertion
assembly and many finishing applications where force control with high sensitivity is required" explains
Robotiq CTO Jean-Philippe Jobin*.

The URCap also includes a new calibration routine. "We've integrated a step-by-step procedure that
guides the user through the process, which takes less than 2 minutes" adds Jobin. "A new dashboard
also provides real-time force and moment readings on all 6 axes. Moreover, pre-built programming
functions are now embedded in the URCap for intuitive programming."

See some of the FT 300's new capabilities in the following demo videos:
#1 How to calibrate with the FT 300 URCap Dashboard
#2 Linear search demo
#3 Path recording demo
Visit the FT 300 webpage or get a quote here
Get the FT 300 specs here
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* Available with Universal Robots CB3.1 controller only

About Robotiq
Robotiq's Lean Robotics methodology and products enable manufacturers to deploy productive robot
cells across their factory. They leverage the Lean Robotics methodology for faster time to production
and increased productivity from their robots. Production engineers standardize on Robotiq's Plug + Play
components for their ease of programming, built-in integration, and adaptability to many processes.
They rely on the Flow software suite to accelerate robot projects and optimize robot performance once
in production.
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international partner network.

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