By Alyssa Dalton
Aug. 25, 2015 – Yaskawa Motoman has introduced its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Robotics Platform for education, workforce development and industrial robotics certification programs.
It is designed specifically for classrooms, robotics labs and robotics training centres. The platform features an aluminum extruded cart and a suite of integrated academic tools includes Yaskawa Motoman’s web-based curriculum, offline modelling and programming tools, and a STEM-aligned activity template. Multiple configurations are available; options include robotic technologies typically encountered in advanced manufacturing environments. The material handling version features a Motoman MHJ robot, while the welding version features a Motoman MH5 robot. Both robots are controlled by the FS100 controller that requires a standard 110 VAC outlet.