FANUC Robot Adapts to Small Lot Sizes, New Styles
P-40iA robot features slim, lightweight design and variety of mounting positions.
FANUC America’s P-40iA paint robot is designed to offer flexible robotic painting with a compact, powerful construction that makes the six-axis model suitable for a variety of painting and coating applications. The company says the P-40iA robot is easily adapts to small lot sizes, new styles and other modifications to provide customers with affordable, versatile paint options. The design is also slim and lightweight, with a variety of mounting positions, which can help companies challenged with small and narrow workspaces.
Powder coating is one of the most durable finishes that can be applied to industrial manufactured products, and offers excellent corrosion protection and is very safe because of its lack of volatile organic compounds.
Masking is employed in most any metal finishing operation where only a specifically defined area of the surface of a part must be exposed to a process. Conversely, masking may be employed on a surface where treatment is either not required or must be avoided. This article covers the many aspects of masking for metal finishing, including applications, methods and the various types of masking employed.
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