Dorner worked with Universal Robots to develop software that allows users to control 2200 Series conveyors using the Universal Robot controller.
HARTLAND, Wis., (March 20, 2019) — Dorner 2200 Series Conveyors is now a certified UR+ Solution that simplify robot and conveyor integration for a wide variety of automated applications. Easy programming, fast set-up, and flexible deployment make the Dorner 2200 Series ideal for systems that need an infeed and discharge to a Universal Robot.
Dorner worked with Universal Robots to develop software that allows users to control 2200 Series conveyors using the Universal Robot controller. After customers purchase their UR robot and 2200 Series conveyor, they simply download the UR plug-in, which makes the integration of Dorner conveyors easier to setup, configure and control. The URCap can be found on the Dorner website www.dornerconveyors.com/dorner-ursolutions.
Once the program is installed, the conveyors can be added to the control program, and the user is able to program the inputs and outputs needed for starting, stopping, speed reference, and status information. The Dorner URCap has been designed for both CB series and e-Series controllers. Programming for the variable speed drive should be done using the Frequency Inverter Operating Instructions manual. Robot programming manual will be supplied with robot or can be found at the Universal Robots site www.universal-robots.com.
Ideally suited for Assembly and Packaging applications, the 2200 Series low profile, high performance fabric and modular belt conveyors feature a high-speed nose bar transfer option, a durable single piece frame design, universal T-slots, and a wide range of belting and guiding options.
The UR+ Solution certified 2200 Series conveyors are compatible with the following Universal Robot products:
• UR3 Robot: Payload 3kg
• UR5 Robot: Payload 5kg
• UR10 Robot: Payload 10kg
• e-Series Universal Robot bots
For more information on Dorner's 2200 Series | UR+ Solution, visit https://www.dornerconveyors.com/dorner-ursolutions.
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Dorner is a world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of high-quality conveyors and related equipment. With manufacturing facilities and sales offices in Canada, France, Germany, Malaysia, Mexico and the United States, Dorner and its global workforce of more than 400 bring a diverse conveyor automation product line and extensive knowledge to industries around the world. Since 1966, companies have turned to Dorner conveyors for greatly improved efficiency and productivity. For more information about products or company news, visit Dorner's Web site at www.dornerconveyors.com or call 1-800-397-8664.
About Universal Robots
Universal Robots was founded in 2005 to make robot technology accessible to all by developing small, user-friendly, reasonably priced, flexible industrial robots that are safe to work with. Since the first collaborative robot (cobot) was launched in 2008, the company has experienced considerable growth with the user-friendly cobot now sold worldwide. The company, which is a part of Teradyne Inc., is headquartered in Odense, Denmark, and has subsidiaries and regional offices in the United States, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Poland, Turkey, China, India, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Mexico. In 2018, Universal Robots had a revenue of USD $234 million. For more information, please visit www.universal-robots.com or read our blog at blog.universal-robots.com.