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I'm looking for what a robot that moves like a plotter but can grab a load up to 1kg with a claw, lift, rotate and place in another location within its range. What is this type of robot called?

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    $\begingroup$ XY gantry robot $\endgroup$ – jsotola May 20 at 3:28
  • $\begingroup$ @jsotola Good answer. Why not make it a "real" answer next time? $\endgroup$ – Ben May 26 at 12:10
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Cartesian robots have the characteristic that their axes move in Cartesian (x-y-z) directions.

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The picture is of a Gantry robot, but for your workcase you can use manipulator like ABB pick and place robot for more dexterity.

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  • $\begingroup$ Aren't gantry robots just normal robots suspended on en external linear axis? $\endgroup$ – 50k4 May 20 at 7:09
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    $\begingroup$ 1kg is a lot for these delta robots (especially if add the weight of the gripper to the weight of the object) and they have very limited workspaces. As OP did not give a lot of information the task, proposing this robot is just a guess. $\endgroup$ – FooTheBar May 20 at 7:21

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