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Ferris Wheel Positioners - F Series

The Kyrus Ferris Wheel Positioner (Also known as “the water wheel”) allows parts to be rotated over the centre axis.

This cost effective positioner is ideal for system builders and end users, its design allows flexibility to change swing diameters and face plate distances easily.

The robot stand design locks the robots firmly back to the positioner for greater stability.

Our flexible tooling drive modules allow simple capacity changes, giving the customer the flexibility if there is a product change to the system at some point in the future.

If the customer’s application requires centres that are in excess of 3 metres and the fixtures are a small diameter, this system provides the flexibility that can save space over a centre mount or turntable design, giving further flexibility where smaller robots can be integrated when comparing to conventional turntable systems.

Features

  • Modular component design.

  • Fully adjustable face plate centres from 2000-3000 mm standard
    (4500 mm on request).

  • Tool swing diameters to 1200 mm standard and up to 1600 on request.

  • Payloads from 250 kg up to 1000 kg per side.

  • Motor mounts for all robot manufacturers.

  • Sumitomo direct drive gearboxes on tooling drive to 500 kg payload and slewing ring drive up to 1000 kg.

  • Service hole in main index drive and tooling tail stock.

  • Rotation lock pins for positive positioning of main index.

  • Robot stands with link bars to positioner frame.

  • Single robot on linear track to cover greater area.

  • Extra axis drive modules to give two axis per station.

  • Earth return modules.

  • Strong backs.

  • Quick release tooling adaptors.

  • Non robot servo drive pack (ideal when using older robots).

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