FANUC America, a leading factory automation solutions provider, introduced the next step in complete robotics and CNCs integration for more efficient operations. FANUC CNCs can now control connected FANUC robots providing machine tending or other assistance through FANUC’s Quick and Simple Startup of Robotization (QSSR).
FANUC’s QSSR is a complete package that simplifies the connection of a FANUC robot to a FANUC-controlled machine tool. The new QSSR G-code feature allows operators and machine tool builders to program robots easily through the FANUC CNC in ISO standard G-code format. Those unfamiliar with a robotic programming language will no longer require additional training or specialists because the programming can be performed with G-codes. Reliance on a separate teach pendant for the robot is also reduced with the capability of robotic programming and operation through the CNC user interface.
FANUC’s QSSR not only makes connecting a FANUC robot through a high-speed Ethernet cable to a machine tool easy but also simplifies the setup, programming and operation.