CNC Automation Solution Delivers Performance and Reliability
VersaBuilt Robotics’ VBX-160 CNC automation solution, which has been coupled with the FANUC LR Mate 200iD7L.
VersaBuilt Robotics has released its VBX-160 CNC automation solution, which has been coupled with the FANUC LR Mate 200iD7L. The robot has a payload of 7 kg (14.4 lbs) and a 717-mm (28.2") reach, which enables performance and reliability, according to the company.
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