Dürr and Kuka Introduce Jointly Developed Robot System

Companies have developed an integrated solution for automated paint application in the form of a compact robot for the use in the general industry.

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Dürr and Kuka, both leading manufacturers in the fields of production and automation technology, have joined forces: Together they have developed an integrated solution for automated paint application in the form of a compact robot for the use in general industry applications.

While the robot comes from Kuka, Dürr provides the paint application technology. Pre-installed and ready-to-spray, the robot contains fully compatible, tried-and-tested components and offers a unique combination in the market. It is perfectly suited to the requirements of general industry. Areas of application include the painting of wood, plastics, glass and metal.

"General industry has also seen a growing need for fully automated paint application of the highest quality," says Dr. Hans Schumacher, Board Spokesman of Dürr Systems AG. "The new painting robot system offers a perfect complement to Dürr's product portfolio in the form of a compact painting robot for customers in general industry. The new solution is a true innovation in this market segment."

Stefan Lampa, CEO of Kuka Roboter, says: "Its perfectly matched and tried-and-tested components are a unique selling point. They have been merged and integrated into an automated painting solution, which is currently unique in the market."