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Publication Date: 05/1/2009
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Fanuc Robotics Intros Compact Painting Robot
Rochester Hills, MI — Fanuc Robotics America, Inc. has introduced the new Paint Mate 200iA intelligent mini paint robot. The compact unit, based on the company's popular LR Mate 200iC robot series, is designed to paint small parts, and provides a cost-effective alternative to applications requiring multiple fixed paint guns.

Slim and lightweight, the new robot can be mounted in a variety of positions including floor, tabletop, angle and invert, which helps users who are challenged by small and narrow workspaces. The robot offers a variety of benefits, including: FM Class III Hazardous approval for Class 1 and 111, Div. 1, Groups C, D, E, F, G environments; Fanuc standard purge control system for operation in hazardous environments; supports a variety of intelligent functions that include an internal programmable controller (PMC), Ethernet, iRVision (built-in), the iPendant, line tracking, HandlingTool, and PaintTool; extremely fast operation resulting in faster cycle times; compact size permits operation in tight work spaces.

According to the company, the robot provides a suitable solution for virtually any hazardous coating environment. Like the LR Mate 200iC robot, the new Paint Mate 200iA offers maximum performance in a light, efficient, accurate and nimble (lean) package. It is designed to meet the automation needs of a variety of industries including aerospace, alternative energy, automotive component, appliance, agricultural equipment, consumer goods, and plastics.

Contact: Fanuc Robotics America, Inc., 3900 W. Hamlin Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48309-3253 800-477-6268 or 248-377-7000 fax: 248-276-4133 Web:

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