The new MH3BM (BioMedical) robot from the Motoman Robotics Div. of Yaskawa America, Inc. is designed to handle specimen processing, drug dispensing, and medical research applications. It features a special coating and stainless-steel fasteners that permit cleaning with hydrogen peroxide. Its ISO 5 (class 100) clean room rating makes the MH3BM robot compatible with applications outside the biomedical market, such as assembly, packaging, and small parts handling.
Cables and pneumatic connections are located on the bottom of the mounting surface, providing additional protection. The wrist of the robot is IP67-rated, while the body is IP65-rated. The MH3BM robot has a compact base width of only 200 mm (7.9 in.), utilities routed through the bottom of the robot, and a 360º base rotation, maximizing available workspace.
Offers an 804-mm (31.7-in.) reach and a 3-kg (6.6-lb) payload capacity. MH3BM robots have brakes on all axes and can be floor-, wall- or ceiling-mounted for layout flexibility. The built-in collision avoidance features with multiple robot control permit two robots to be used together to optimize productivity.
This model is compatible with the Motoman® FS100 controller which features open software architecture, enabling software customization in widely accepted environments such as C or C++.