NIAR Robotics and Automation Lab at Wichita State University
NIAR Robotics and Automation

Robotics and Automation

The Robotics and Automation Laboratory supports local and national industry test and automate systems and processes. The Robotics and Automation laboratory can serve as a full scale integrator of robotics and automation components, as well as simply prove the concept of automation within processes. With over 40 robots of various sizes and 7 different brands, the Robotics and Automation Lab can cover nearly all automation needs.

Capabilities

  • Test and validate automation processes
  • Develop robotic processes to automate processes
  • Develop prototype automation devices for automation
  • Develop and debug PLC programs to control automation processes

Robotics and Automation Lab Equipment

Industrial Robots

  • Eight ABB IRB 120
    - 3 KG Payload Capacity
    - IRC 5 Compact Controller
    - .58 Meter Reach
  • ABB IRB 1200
    - 7 KG Payload Capacity
    - .7 Meter Reach
    - IRC 5 Compact Controller
    - ATI Automation Tool Changer
  • Four ABB IRB 4600-40/2.55 Robots on IRBT 4004 Tracks
    - Ran by two ABB IRC 5 Controllers with Multi-Move
    - Two 4600 robots per track
    - One track has 4.9 Meters Travel, One track has 6.9 Meters Travel
    - 40 KG Payload Capacity
    - 2.55 Meter Reach
    - ATI Automation Tool Changers
  • ABB IRB 4400-60 Robot & Dual Axis Positioner
    - 60 KG Payload Capacity
    - Laser Configuration for ultra high accuracy
    - Contains an Integrated Vision Interface and Vision camera
    - ABB IRBP 250A Dual axis positioner
    - IRC 5 Controller
    - ATI Automation Tool Changer
  • ABB IRB 6620LX Dual Carriage Gantry with two ABB IRB 6620 robots
    - Ran by an ABB IRC 5 Controller with Multi-Move
    - 150 Kg Payload Capacity
    - Gantry is 7.4 Meters Long, 3 Meters High
    - 1.9 Meter Reach
    - ATI Automation Tool Changers
  • ABB IRB 6600-175/2.55 Robot with Single Axis Positioner and Track
    - 175 Kg Payload Capacity
    - 4.9 Meter Track
    - MTD 750 Turntable with 750 Kg Capacity
    - IRC 5 Controller
    - ATI Automation Tool Changer
  • ABB IRB 7600-500/2.55
    - 500 Kg Payload Capacity
    - 2.55 Meter Reach
    - IRC 5 Controller
    - ATI Automation Tool Changer
  • Two KUKA HA-60
    - High Accuracy configuration
    - 60 Kg Payload Capacity
    - KRC4 Controller
    - ATI Automation Tool Changers
  • Three KUKA KR6 R700 sixx Robots
    - 6 Kg Payload Capacity
    - .7 Meter Reach
    - KRC 4 Compact Controller
  • Fanuc M-1iA/0.5A Spider Robot
    - 0.5 kg Payload Capacity
    - 0.1 Meter Reach
    - R-30iA Controller
    - 2D iRVision Camera
  • Fanuc M-10iA Assembly Robot
    - 10 kg Payload Capacity
    - 1.632 Meter Reach
    - R-30iA Controller
    - 3D iRVision Camera
  • Fanuc M-10iA Robot
    - 10 kg Payload Capacity
    - 1.632 Meter Reach
    - R-30iB Controller
  • Fanuc M-20iA Pick-and-Place Robot
    - 10 kg Payload Capacity
    - 1.811 Meter Reach
    - R-30iA Controller
    - 2D iRVision Camera
  • Fanuc ARC Mate 50iC/5L Welding Cell with Lincoln Electric Welder
    - 5 kg Payload Capacity
    - 0.892 Meter Reach
    - Fanuc ARC Mate Controller
  • Fanuc LR Mate 200iD Robot
    - 7 Kg Payload Capacity
    - .717 Meter Reach
    - R-30iB Mate Controller
  • Three Yaskawa Motoman YR-EA1400N-A00 Welding Robots
    - 3 kg Payload Capacity
    - 1.39 Meter Reach
    - NX100-EA1400 Controller
  • Yaskawa Motoman YR-SSA3-A00 Robot
    - 3 kg Payload Capacity
    - 1.39 Meter Reach
    - NX100-SSA2000 Controller
  • Yaskawa Motoman YR-MH5F Robot
    - 5 kg Payload Capacity
    - .7 Meter Reach
    - FS100‐MH5F Controller
    - Cognex In‐Sight Vision Camera
  • Kawasaki KF192 Painting Robot
    - 20 kg Payload Capacity
    - 1.9 Meter Reach
    - E-Series Controller
    - Cognex In-Sight Vision Camera
  • Kawasaki ZZX200S Spot Welding Robot
    - 200 kg Payload Capacity
    - 2.9 Meter Reach
    - E-Series Controller
    - Refill Friction Stir Spot Welding End Effector

Collaborative Robots

  • ABB YuMi Robot
    - 500 gram Payload Capacity
    - 500 mm Reach
    - Dual Arm with Vision
    - Dual Flex Feeders with Vision
  • Two UR-10 Universal Robots
    - 10 kg Payload Capacity
    - 1.3 Meter Reach
    - Robotiq 2 Finger Gripper
    - Robotiq 3 Finger Gripper
    - Robotiq Force Sensor
  • Two Baxter Research Robots
    - 7 Degrees of Freedom per Arm
    - 2.2 kg Payload Capacity
    - ROS operating system
  • Two Nao Robots
    - 58 cm Tall Humanoid robot
    - Facial and speech recognition
    - Full Body motion

Control Systems & Other

  • Allen Bradley Control Logix, Compact Logix, and Micro Logix controllers
  • Siemens Controllers
  • Unitronics PLC + HMI
  • Numatics G3 Fieldbus
  • Allen Bradley Guard Logix
  • SICK Safety Scanners
  • Schunk Grippers
  • Robotiq Grippers
  • ATI-Automation Force Control Sensors
  • ATI-Automation Tool Changers
  • 5-15 HP PDS Spindle Motors with Automatic Tool Changers

Contact

Brian Brown
(316) 978-3246

Wichita State University
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