The M-430iA/2F food-picking robot is reportedly the first robot to meet the hygiene requirements for meat and poultry processing and receive equipment acceptance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Designed specifically for food washdown environments, the 5-axis machine is capable of speeds up to 120 cycles/min with a 1-kg payload and 100 cycles/min at 2 kg. Other recommended applications include handling beverages, medical devices, cosmetics, household products and office supplies.
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