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November 1, 2021

Mecademic is a Canadian robotics manufacturer that builds the world’s smallest, most precise, and easy-to-use industrial robotic arm, the Meca500. The Meca500 robot excels in the precise and repetitive manipulation of small parts and tools in a variety of industries.

The six-axis robot can handle payloads up to 500 g with an unmatched accuracy of 0.005 mm (5 μm).

The Meca500 is unique in that it is a plug-and-work automation component that integrates with any PC or PLC, doesn’t require a proprietary language to learn, is affordable and easy to use. 

The Meca500 is one of only a few industrial robots with an integrated controller in its base, and the only industrial robot arm that fits in the palm of your hand. The Meca500 is also designed to maximize space-efficiency and minimize deployment time in labs and factories. 

Applications for Mecademic’s robots include:  Assembly, Pick & Place, Dispensing, Test & Inspection, Machine Tending and Micro-Manipulation.

Additional information on Meca500 can be found at: https://www.electromate.com/meca500-six-axis-industrial-robot-arm/.

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