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7th Axis Range Extender for Universal Robots Datasheet

Vention’s 7th axis is fully customizable and extends the range of any Universal Robots. Range extension applications can now be designed and commissioned in just a few days, leveraging the entire Vention ecosystem.

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Overview

Vention’s 7th axis axis is fully customizable and extends the range of any Universal Robots. Range extension applications can now be designed and commissioned in just a few days, leveraging the entire Vention ecosystem. The 7th axis for Universal Robots incorporates MachineMotionTM plug and play control technology and is compatible with the UR controller through Vention’s certified UR Cap for linear motion.


Features

  • Fully customizable for a broad range of applications (i.e., length, height, mounting orientation, number of axes)
  • Based on Vention’s linear motion technology powered by Thomson
  • Ships ready to deploy, with kit including all required sensors and wires
  • Ships in 5–7 days, with pre-assembled linear axes
  • Automated with MachineMotion™ plug and play controller, compatible with the UR controller
  • Includes Vention URCap, with confi gurable set point, speed, and acceleration

Technical Specifications


Compatibility

UR3, UR5, UR10 (CB and e-Series)

Motion

Horizontal (or vertical)

Gantry Orientation

Horizontal (or vertical)

Available Travel

360 mm to 2070 mm *custom length available

Max Speed

1.6 m/s

Repeatability

±0.025 mm

Max Linear Force

300 N @ 0 RPM

Gantry Load Capacity

440 kg

Actuators

Ball screw, belt, or rack and pinion

Software

Vention URCap for Linear Motion

Compatible Hardware and Software


MachineMotionTM
1-Output MachineMotion Controller
CE-CL-005-0001


  • Linux single-board computer
  • USB and ethernet connectivity
  • Hardware G-Code interpreter
  • Javascript and Python control APIs
  • Compatible with Universal Robots controller
  • Up to 3 outputs available


MachineBuilderTM
Cloud-based 3D Builder
vention.io


  • Easily customize and order a 7th axis in minutes using
    Vention’s free cloud MachineBuilderTM
  • This design can be accessed at vention.io/designs/13031

Linear Motion Components Plug and Play Automation Components
Timing Belt Actuator
MO-LM-016-XXXX
NEMA34 Stepper Motors
MO-SM-XXX-XXXX
16 mm Shaft for Linear Bearing
MO-LM-014-XXXX
M18 Inductive Proximity Sensor
CE-SN-004-0001
16 mm Linear Bearing with Housing
MO-LM-010-XXXX
Hollow Shaft Optical Rotary Encoder
CE-SN-002-0001

Physical Unit


Unit Dimensions



Configurations Available

The 7th Axis Range Extender Family for Universal Robots
Full Size Compact Overhang Ceiling Mounted Lift Column Palletizer
Range 405mm to 1980mm 405mm to 1980mm 405mm to 1980mm 405mm to 12,150mm (12 m) 360mm to 630mmm 405mm to 1350mm
Actuators Belt, Ball-screw, Rack & Pinion Belt, Ball-screw, Rack & Pinion Belt, Ball-screw, Rack & Pinion Belt and Rack & Pinion Ball-screw Ball-screw
Compatability ← UR3, UR5, UR10 →
Control MachineMotion controller with URCap for Linear Motion →



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