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Kensington Laboratories’ is an advanced

robotics technology leader committed to

developing and manufacturing the highest

quality, most reliable and cost effective

atmospheric wafer handling robots in the

industry. Our technical innovation along with

investment in capital infrastructure ensures

PAT E N T E D S E L F - T E A C H SYSTEM

INTEGRATED TRANSMISSIVE OPTICAL SENSOR

The advantage of our self-teaching system

An eye safe LED is integrated into the robot

begins with its installation. An expert

end effector and provides the robot with

technician is required to teach other robotics

superior sensing capabilities. Allowing the

systems, a time consuming process taking

robot to not only accurately map the location

many hours, perhaps days. With its built

and presence of wafers in a cassette, but

in sensor, a Kensington robot is capable

also to detect common errors, such as

of “seeing” and measuring its environment

missing, doubled, or cross-slotted wafers.

and performing an automated self teach.

that our customers receive products with

superior performance, high reliability, and

low cost of ownership.

Advanced Robotics Technologies

Built in sensor technology, enables the robot to

In effect putting an automation expert inside

measure its environment, providing the robot

the system itself, reducing the time required

with the wafer’s elevation and edge locations.

to bring the system online and providing for

The robot then precisely calculates the wafer’s

easy interchangeability of our robots.

center, allowing it to adjust automatically for

Possibly more important to your ultimate

any potential misalignment of the wafer

success, the self-teach feature also gives

before moving in to pick it up.

you the ability to rapidly and effectively scale your production and support capabilities.

PAT E N T E D E D G E G R I P TECHNOLOGY Kensington Laboratories’ exclusive patented

to particulate generation and improving your

edge grip technology is a prime example of our

process yields. Which translates into reduced

technology leadership in automation systems.

overall cost of ownership for your system.

Other robots contact the wafer within the edge exclusion zone increasing the risk of failures caused by particle contamination.

Our edge grip technology prevents wafer loss in situations of complete power or vacuum loss. Kensington Laboratories’ failsafe design maintains

Our field proven edge grip technology enables

its grip on the wafer, even when the wafer is being

our 300mm robots to provide true edge grip,

held in an inverted or a vertical position.

virtually eliminating the potential for defects due

F E AT U R E S Patented Edge Grip Technology • Patented Automated Self-Teaching Sy stem • Integrated Transmissive Beam Wafer Mapping • Advanced Wafer Cassette Error Detection • Direct Drive Technology Continuous Rotation Capability • State-Of-The-Art Motion Control • Ca pable of Controlling Multiple Robots • Off Center Pick And Place Capability • Advanced Failsafe Wafer Handling Features Machine Tool Quality Construction • High Resolution Optical Encoders on All Axes • Reduced Wear Z Axis Counter Balance • Superior Linear Track Systems • Wet Robot Options

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Meet your 300mm Automation Partner  

Kensington Laboratories’ is an advanced robotics technology leader committed to developing and manufacturing the highest quality, most relia...

Meet your 300mm Automation Partner  

Kensington Laboratories’ is an advanced robotics technology leader committed to developing and manufacturing the highest quality, most relia...

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