Articulated arms

An ideal, ergonomic lifting aid for machine operators, our articulated arms are combined with rope balancers and can be anchored to pillars, columns, and ceilings. These allow operators to maneuver the load supporting arm easily and over a large radius.

Depending on payload weight, operators can choose their ideal lifting solution from our wide range of articulated arm models, which are designed to help achieve the optimum ratio between payloads and moving mass.

Our exclusive line of carbon fiber manipulators is ideal for especially small payloads. The dead mass of these carbon articulated arms is 75% lighter than those made of steel. This considerably increases productivity, positioning accuracy, and operator acceptance.

Technical specifications

Design variations

  • floor-mounted
  • ceiling-mounted stationary
  • ceiling-mounted and traversable in a suspension crane or rail system

 

Control options

  • one, two, or multiple load balancing
  • up/down control, with and without no-load balancing
  • intuitive hand force detection
  • safety functions, such as gripper safety release

 

Features / Benefits

  • electro-pneumatic brakes
  • maintenance unit
  • slewing angle sensor
  • mobile base plate
  • endless rotation at the column
*With pressure of 6 bars. Custom designs are available upon request.
Basic unit Load capacity [kg] Working radius [mm] Lifting speed [m/min] Slewing range [°]
Z-KL 80* 3200 0-60 330
Z-KMP 80* 3800 0-60 330
Z-KC 80* 4000 0-60 330
Z-KME 80 4000 0- 35 330
Z-KME 125 3500 0- 35 330
Z-KME 160 3000 0- 35 330

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