Epson S5 Mid Range 6-Axis Robots

Fast Cycles | Heavy Payload

  • High Speed
  • Low Vibration
  • Smooth Motion
  • ISO4 Clean & IP65 Compliant Models

The EPSON S5 Series of 6-axis robots provide superior performance along with industry leading PC based controls. Whether you are looking for high speed, low vibration, higher payloads, more reach or robots for special environment use, EPSON has the S5 model to fit your application requirements. The S5 has a rigid arm design combined with advanced EPSON Servo control technology which results in high speed motion AND low vibration even when high precision high speed cycles are required. All S5 6-Axis robots feature brakes on all axes and have the flexibility of being mounted in table top, wall or ceiling mount configurations.

EPSON Pro Six 6-axis robots are available with our industry leading PC based RC620+ or the compact yet powerful RC180 controllers. With a 2 tiered controls offering, customers can select the right controller for their application. Customers can also take advantage of one controls solution for their entire factory regardless of which EPSON Robots they select (6-Axis, SCARA or Linear Axes). Plus, our development environment, EPSON RC+ , provides industry leading ease of use due to the intuitive design and multitude of time saving features and capabilities. The power and flexibility of the EPSON RC620+ PC based controller also reduces workcell integration by providing all the functionality normally required for a typical robot workcell in one compact package.

Industries We Serve

EPSON S5 Robots are ideal for applications where 6 axis dexterity is required such as: small parts assembly, dispensing, lab automation, machine tending, material handling, medical device manufacturing, packaging, food handling and many other applications requiring speed, precision and/or smooth motion. EPSON S5 6-Axis robots are more commonly used in the following industries: Medical, Consumer, Food, Automotive, Electronics, PC Peripheral, Semiconductor, Plastics, Appliance and Aerospace industries. They can be used for a wide variety of applications ranging from material handling to medical product assembly. There are thousands of different applications that these robots can handle. Give us a call and let us help you with your next application.

Epson S5 Mid Range 6-Axis Robots

Features & Benefits

The EPSON S5 6-axis robots were made with maximum rigidity and performance in mind. Smooth, fast motion is achieved through the combination of high rigidity in the arms along with the superior servo control from our RC620+ and RC180 controllers. Add to that the wide variety of integrated options such as vision guidance, conveyor tracking, etc. and chances are we have the tools required to save you time and money on your next robotic application.

High Performance and Flexible Arms

  • Up to 5Kg payloads while maintaining fast cycle times
  • High precision with repeatabilities you come to expect from Epson
  • High rigidity arm design yields maximum performance
  • ISO4 Clean & IP65 compliant models available

Best in Class Controllers and Development Software

  • Epson RC+ leads the industry in ease of use to save development time
  • Two tiered controller offerings allow high performance or low cost solutions with S5 robots
  • Integrated options to maximize system performance and reduce overall development time (see options page for more details)
  • High performance processing power many times faster than competitors models

Fully Integrated Options

  • Vision Guidance
  • .NET Connectivity
  • DeviceNet, Profibus, EtherNet/IP, CC-Link Fieldbus Connectivity
  • Security/Audit
  • GUI Builder
  • Additional Axes Control
  • Conveyor Tracking
  • Clean/ESD Models Available

Used for a Wide Variety of Applications and Industries

  • Automotive
  • Medical
  • Consumer Products
  • Industrial Products
  • Telecommunications
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Semiconductor
  • Electronics
  • Food
  • Packaging

Epson S5 Mid Range 6-Axis Robots

Specifications

Core Specs

Repeatability: +/-0.030mm
Payload (Kg): Rated 2 / Max 5 (7Kg with limitations)
Cycle Time: 0.44 sec
Weight: 38 Kg

Arm Length

Horizontal Reach (to mounting face): 786mm
Horizontal Reach (to wrist center): 706mm
Vertical Reach (to mounting face): 1028mm
Vertical Reach (to wrist center): 948mm

Optional Arm Configurations

Mounting Type: Tabletop, Ceiling, Wall
Clean: ISO4 Clean
Wash Down: IP65

User Lines

Electric: 15 (D-Sub Connector)
Air: 2

Environmental

Temperature: 5- 40 deg C
Humidity: 10 - 80% (non condensing)

Safety Regulations

ANSI/RIA R15.06-1999
CE
JIS B 8433

Available Controllers

RC180 Micro PowerDrive
PC Based RC620+ High Performance
 

Motion Range

J1 (Turning): +/-170 deg
J2 (Lower Arm): -150 to +65 deg
J3 (Upper Arm): +190 to -72 deg
J4 (Wrist Roll): +/-190 deg
J5 (Wrist Bend): +/-135 deg
J6 (Wrist Twist): +/-360 deg

Motor Wattage

J1: 400 Watts
J2: 400 Watts
J3: 200 Watts
J4: 50 Watts
J5: 50 Watts
J6: 50 Watts

Brakes

All 6 Axes

Options

Vision Guide
.NET Support
DeviceNet, EtherNEt/IP, Profibus, CC-Link
Conveyor Tracking (RC620+ Only)
GUI Builder (RC620+ Only)
Security/Audit

Robot Cables

3M (standard), 5M (optional), 10M (optional)

 

 Epson S5 Mid Range 6-Axis Robots

Options & Accessories

Robot Options

Longer Robot to Controller Cables

Epson Robot arms come standard with 3 meter power and signal cables that connect the robot arm to the controller. 5 and 10 meter cables are available as options if you need your robot to be mounted further than 3 meters from the robot controller. The cables are different for the RC90, RC180, RC620+ and RC700 controllers so be sure to specify the proper cable option.

Part Number: There are many different cables depending upon which controller and robot that you have. Please contact your Epson Sales Manager or Distributor to make sure you order the proper cable.

(2M) Extension Cables for OP500RC Teach Pendant / Operator Panel

2 meter extension cables are available for the Teach Pendant / Operator Panel to allow usage of TP from further distances away from the controller. The standard cable is 1 meter in length.

Part Number: RE000942-1

(7M) Extension Cables for OP500RC Teach Pendant / Operator Panel

7 meter extension cables are available for the Teach Pendant / Operator Panel to allow usage of TP from further distances away from the controller. The standard cable is 1 meter in length.

Part Number: RE000943-1

Extended Warranty - S5 Robots (3 Years)

 An extended warranty is available for all C3 robots. This warranty adds 21 months to the standard 15 month warranty.

Part Number: EXTWARR-S5

I/O Options

Expansion I/O Board

I/O Expansion Board (RC620+ and RC180 Controller)

Protected I/O board only (32 Inputs / 32 Outputs). For RC180 Controller an Options Adder Box (p/n R12B100503) option is required.

Part Number: R12C040301

IP Board

DeviceNet Master Board (RC620+ Controller)

Provides DeviceNet connectivity as a Master Device. Includes DeviceNet (Master) fieldbus I/O board. There is a separate board if you need a DeviceNet slave board.

Part Number: R12C040722

DeviceNet IP Board

DeviceNet Slave Board (RC620+ or RC180 Controller)

Provides DeviceNet connectivity as a slave device. Includes DeviceNet (Slave) fieldbus I/O board only. RC180 Control Options Adder Box (p/n R12B100503) option required..

Part Number: R12C040706

Profibus

Profibus Master Board (RC620+ Controller)

Provides Profibus connectivity as a Master Device. Includes Profibus (Master) fieldbus I/O board. There is a separate board if you need a Profibus slave board.

Part Number: R12C040723

Profibus IP Board Inside

Profibus Slave Board (RC620+ or RC180 Controller)

Provides Profibus connectivity as a slave device. Includes Profibus (Slave) fieldbus I/O board only. RC180 Control Options Adder Box (p/n R12B100503) option required..

Part Number: R12C040707

Ethernet IP Board

Ethernet/IP Master Board (RC620+ Controller)

Provides EtherNet/IP connectivity as a Master Device. Includes EtherNet/IP (Master) fieldbus I/O board. There is a separate board if you need an EtherNet/IP slave board.

Part Number: R12C040724

Ethernet IP Board

EtherNet/IP Slave Board (RC620+ or RC180 Controller)

Provides EtherNet/IP connectivity as a slave device. Includes EtherNet/IP (Slave) fieldbus I/O board only. RC180 Control Options Adder Box (p/n R12B100503) option required..

Part Number: R12C040719

CC Link

CC-Link Slave Board (RC620+ or RC180 Controller)

Provides CC-Link connectivity as a slave device. Includes CC-Link (Slave) fieldbus I/O board only. RC180 Control Options Adder Box (p/n R12B100503) option required..

Part Number: R12C040708

RS-232C Board

RS232C Board: 4-Port (RC620+ or RC180 Controller)

One 4-Port RS-232C board for communication to other RS-232C based devices. RC180 Control Options Adder Box (p/n R12B100503) required.

Part Number: R12C040705

Software Options

VB Guide 5.0

VB Guide 5.0 Software (RC180 Controller)

Provides .Net connectivity to allow programming of EPSON Robots through Vision Basic, Visual C/C++, C#, LabView, etc. Includes software CD. Version 5.x is used for RC180 Controllers.

Part Number: R12B090501

VB Guide 6.0

VB Guide 6.0 Software (RC620+ Controller)

Provides .Net connectivity to allow programming of EPSON Robots through Vision Basic, Visual C/C++, C#, LabView etc. Includes software CD. Version 6.x is used for RC620+ Controllers.

Part Number: R12B090502

GUI Builder

GUI Builder 6.0 Software (RC620+ Controller)

GUI Builder is a graphical user interface development tool that is integrated into the EPSON RC+ development environment. Users can create their own forms with buttons, radio buttons, text boxes, drop down boxes, custom leds, etc. For use with EPSON RC620+ Controllers.

Part Number: R12B091101

Security

Security Option Software (RC620+ Controller)

The Security Option software provides a method to lock out users from modifying code or manipulating the system without a proper log in. Also, creates a history or audit log of all modifications and when they were made to the system.

Part Number: R12B090701

External Control Point Software (RC180 Controller)

External Control Point 5.0 Software (RC180 Controller)

External Control Point software (ECP) allows coordination of motion about a fixed point in space. The robot holds a part and maintains path so that the part can be moved about a fixed point in space like for sealant applications. ECP 5.x is for RC180 Controllers.

Part Number: R12B090601

External Control Point Software

External Control Point 6.0 Software (RC620+ Controller)

External Control Point software (ECP) allows coordination of motion about a fixed point in space. The robot holds a part and maintains path so that the part can be moved about a fixed point in space like for sealant applications.

Part Number: R12B090602

Vision Guidance Pkgs & Options - PC Vision

VB Guide 6.0 Screenshot

Vision Guide 6.0 (RC620+ Controller)

Vision guidance for the RC620+ controller. Industry leading ease of use with Epson Vision Guide software is included. Vision Guide 6.0 uses a frame grabber in the RC620+ controller and can control up to 16 cameras depending upon which Vision Guide option is selected. Available for standard resolution (640x480) or high resolution (1280x1024) cameras. Also available as full kits with cameras, junction box, lens, etc.

Part Number: Many different models available (see Sales Manager for details)

Teach Pendant Options

Teach Pendant TP1

TP1 Teach Pendant (RC90, RC180, RC620+, RC700 Controllers)

The TP1 Teach Pendant allows teaching of points and setting of parameters via a handheld device. It comes with a 5 meter cable and D-sub connector. An IP65 connector option is available. See your sales manager for details and part numbers.

Part Number: R12B120102

TP2 Teach Pendant

TP2 Teach Pendant (RC90, RC180, RC620+, RC700 Controllers)

TP2 Teach Pendant with D-Sub connector and 5 meter cable. Connects to D-Sub connector on the front of the Controller. (For use with RC90, RC180, and RC700 Controllers)
 

Part Number: R12B120112

Other Options

Operating Panel OP1

Operator Panel OP1 (RC180 Controller)

OP1 Operator Panel provides easy access to the controller status and error conditions when the robot is in Auto mode. Includes the OP1, 3 meter cable, and shorting plug.

Part Number: R12B120001

Conveyor Tracking

Conveyor Tracking (RC620+ Controller)

Provides Conveyor Tracking capability for use with vision or sensor. Conveyor Tracking Option Kit Includes: Pulse Generating Board, Pulse Generating cable, Terminal block (2), 50pin Connector (2), 100pin Connector (1).

Part Number: R12B040802

Pulse Generating Board for Additional Axis Control (RC620+ Controller)

Provides additional axis control capability for controlling external devices. Includes Pulse Generating board & one 100 pin connector.

Part Number: R12B040801

Pulse Generating Kit w/Terminal Block for Additional Axis Control (RC620+ Controller)

Provides additional axis control capability for controlling external devices. Pulse Generating Kit includes Pulse Generating Board, Pulse Generating cable, Terminal block (2), 50pin Connector (2), 100pin connector

Part Number: R12B040803

DVD Drive (RC620+ Controller)

DVD Drive option to allow installation of 3rd party software etc.

Part Number: R12B110418

RAID 1 Option Drive (RC620+ Controller)

RAID 1 Option. Backup HDD that automatically mirrors the contents of the primary HDD.

Part Number: R12B110420

 Epson S5 Mid Range 6-Axis Robots

Downloads

Brochures, Whitepapers, Press Releases

EPSON S5-Series Robots  
EPSON S5-Series Robots Press Release  

Manuals

EPSON RC620+ Controller Manual  
EPSON RC620+ Safety and Installation Manual  
EPSON RC180 Controller Manual  
EPSON S5-Series 6-Axis Robot Manual (Rev5)  
EPSON RC+ 6.0 Users Guide (for RC620+ Controllers)  
EPSON SPEL+ 6.0 Language Reference Manual (for RC620 Controllers) (Ver 6.2R3)  
EPSON RC180 Controller Safety and Installation Manual  

S5-Ax Drawings

Robot Model Arm Length
(mm)
Z Axis
Stroke (mm)
Environment Mounting Curved Arm SolidWorks STEP DFX
S5-A701S 786mm standard tabletop