OMRON launches heavy duty cobot

  • August 8, 2023
  • William Payne

Japanese technology firm OMRON has launched an industrial collaborative robot capable of handling weights up to 20 kilograms. The TM20 cobot is aimed at tasks such as palletising, machine tending and material handling. The TM20 has a small footprint and a reach of 1.3 meters.

The TM20 is the latest addition to the OMRON family of TM cobots, and is designed to work seamlessly with other OMRON products, including sensors, controllers, and software.

A feature of the OMRON TM20 is its lightweight design, weighing 33 kilograms. This makes it easy to integrate with mobile robots, providing greater flexibility in industrial environments. The robot is equipped with special joint covers to protect it from cutting oil and other hazardous materials, making it suitable for use in machine tending applications.

“We are excited to launch the OMRON TM20, which expands the capabilities of our cobot family and gives customers the ability to automate heavy payload applications,” Fernando Vaquerizo, Fixed and Cobots Product Marketing Manager at OMRON Europe. “The OMRON TM20 is designed to be easy to use, reliable and safe. It relieves operators from tasks that involve heavy lifting, while working safely side by side with people.”