Toshiba Machine’s New THE400 SCARA Robot Launches in Chinese Market

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 9:00 AM Print This Post

High-end Model Featuring High Speeds and Enhanced Tracking Performance
for 3C Industries

NUMAZU, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Toshiba Machine Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6104) has launched sales of its new
THE400 (arm length: 400 mm) for the Chinese market. The THE400 model is
a THL series SCARA robot combining high cost performance with easy

For more than 30 years, Toshiba Machine has provided industrial robots
in a wide range of variations being used by numerous customers around
the world. The THL series of SCARA robots has a top reputation among
customers in the 3C industries (Computers, Consumer Electronics, and
Communication) in China, and these models are currently widely utilized
in various manufacturing venues.

The THE400 model is a high-rigidity SCARA robot having the same cost
performance and easy operation that the THL series is known for and also
features the high responsiveness and high tracking accuracy needed in 3C

THE400 Main Features

  • Design for Maximizing High Responsiveness and Tracking Accuracy
    THE400 model uses an all-new mechanical system design and control
    functions for providing accurate movement tracking combined with
    high-speed operation and high payload capacity. The cycle time reaches
    0.3 sec (for 2 kg payload) for enabling operation that is 19% faster
    than the previous model.
  • Enables High-payload Transfer Operations in a Compact Space
    Axis-1 and Axis-2 motors have a larger capacity that enables a maximum
    payload of 5 kg with an allowable moment of inertia of 0.06 (kgm2)
    for supporting operations with large workpiece and hand sizes.
  • Wide Range of Available Options for Your Operating Environment
    use in various operating environments, robot options include a model
    with ergonomic antidust cap and bellows and a tool flange to attach a
    mounting hand. Additional options planned for future release include a
    ceiling-mounted model, a simple cleanroom model, and model with IP

Controller option functions include PROFIBUS, DeviceNet, CC-Link,
EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, PROFINET, and more for providing flexible
Fieldbus support for a wide range of operating environments.

Executive director Masafumi Ito in charge of the Southeast Asia region
explains, “Toshiba Machine’s industrial robots incorporate our proven
technology and experience as a general machinery manufacturer for
providing trusted products with excellent cost performance and high
quality for meeting the product automation needs of our valued

Toshiba Machine is leveraging its quick product supply and extensive
support system for delivering product automation solutions using
industrial robots.


Toshiba Machine Co., Ltd.
Media inquiries:
Ohata, +81-55-926-5141
General Affairs Department
Affairs & Public Relations Group
[email protected]
Baiyong Wu, +86-21-5442-0606 Ext. 308
Systems Sales Department
[email protected]


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