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As one of the world's largest automotive parts manufacturers, DENSO has been a pioneer and industry leader in robot design and manufacturing since the 1960s. DENSO is also the world's largest user of small assembly robots, with more than 16,000 DENSO robots employed in its own manufacturing facilities globally. More than 60,000 additional DENSO robots are used by other companies, giving DENSO by far the largest market share in the small assembly robot segment. DENSO offers a wide range of compact, high-speed, 4-axis SCARA and 5- and 6-axis articulated robots for payloads up to 20 kg, with reaches from 350 to 1,300 mm and repeatability to within ±0.015 mm. Standard, dust- and mistproof (IP 65), dust- and waterproof (IP 67), cleanroom (ISO 3 and ISO 5) and aseptic models are available. Easy-to-use programming software, controllers, and teaching pendants are also offered. ANSI and CE compliance enables global deployment. UL-listed models are available for both the US and Canada.

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DENSO Introduces Higher Payload Capacity for VS-Series 6-Axis Robots

POSTED 12/11/2008

style="font-weight: normal; font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">New 7 Kg Capacity Allows Wider Range of Applications


DENSO announced that it has increased the maximum payload capacity of its VS-Series 6-axis articulated robots by 40 percent, from 5 kg to 7 kg. The new increase, which gives the compact VS-Series robots the highest payload capacity in their class, allows them to handle a significantly wider range of applications than previously.

DENSO VS-Series six-axis articulated robotThe VS-Series robots are available in reaches from 650 to 850 mm, with cycle times from 0.49 to 0.59 seconds and repeatability from ±0.020 to ±0.030 mm. ANSI and CE compliance allows global deployment.

“Our VS-Series robots have been a mainstay in the industry for many years,” said Peter Cavallo, robotics sales manager, DENSO Sales California. “Now with their higher payload capacity, they offer our customers even greater flexibility in meeting their automation challenges.”

DENSO is the world’s largest user of small assembly robots, with more than 16,000 DENSO robots designed and used in its own manufacturing facilities. More than 37,000 DENSO robots are used in other companies. DENSO Robotics offers a complete line of robots, controllers and software covering a wide range of applications. For more information, visit www.densorobotics.com.

DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global supplier of advanced technology, systems and components. Worldwide, the company employs approximately 119,000 people in 32 countries and regions, including Japan. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008 totaled US$40.2 billion. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya stock exchanges in Japan. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media website at www.densomediacenter.com.

In the Americas, DENSO employs more than 17,000 people, with consolidated sales totaling US$8.3 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008. For more information, go to www.densomedia-na.com.