Inside Logistics

Four arms are better than one

Adept Technology releases new parallel robot model


February 24, 2011
by MM&D staff

PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Adept Technology, Inc has released a new model of the Adept Quattro, their high-speed parallel robot.

The Adept Quattro s800H is a parallel robot designed for high-speed applications in packaging, manufacturing, assembly, and material handling and features a 1600-mm work envelope. The product offers the same advanced control algorithms and design as the company’s other products, said Adept Technology.

The company said the patented, four-arm design helps reduce power consumption by 23 percent as compared to similar solutions. The Adept Quattro is powered by compact controls and embedded amplifiers, reducing cycle times.