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YuMi

A dextrous two-armed collaborative robot with a white torso on a base labelled ABB in red letters. It's two powerful industrial arms end with two finger grippers on small box-like palms.
At a Swedish switch factory, YuMi produces 500 parts per hour. Photo: ABB

YuMi is a manipulator arm designed for manufacturing environments where humans and robots work side by side. It's compact, precise, and optimized for assembly tasks.

Creator

ABB

Year
2011
Country
Switzerland 🇨🇭
Categories
Features
An overview of the robot's capabilities. Video: ABB

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Did you know?

The robot's arms are soft, just in case you're working next to it and it accidentally whacks you.

A tabletop industrial robot with a white base and torso sports two grey industrial arms. It's end effectors are a single finger each, which hold a small square item, from a tray of items on the table in front of it.
YuMi assembles USB memory sticks. Photo: ABB
A white base and torso with two industrial arms works with a person wearing safety glasses, and holding plastic piece in his hands, in a factory setting.
YuMi helps to make electrical sockets in Prague. Photo: ABB

Specs

Overview

Compact and lightweight design for easy deployment and transportation. Equipped with padded arms for enhanced safety. Arm reach of 0.56 meters. Handling capacity of 0.5 kg. Pose repeatability of 0.02 mm. (Specs for model YuMi IRB 14000.)

Status

Ongoing

Year

2011

Website
Width
40 cm
Height
57 cm
Length
42 cm
Weight
38 kg
Actuators

Maintenance-free AC motors with gearboxes.

Degrees of Freedom (DoF)
14 DoF (Arm: 7 DoF x 2)
Compute

Integrated controller based on standard IRC5 controller. Ethernet and other interfaces.

Software

ABB RobotWare robot control software. RobotWare supports every aspect of the robot system, such as motion control, development and execution of application programs, communication etc.

Power

Main AC power connector, IEC 60320-1 C14, 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz.