Adept Technology Inc. says Solar Line Saxony (SLS) has selected its automation software, robotics and system products for solar cell production. Adept's automation products – which include its motion control and machine vision software, as well as its Quattro robotic systems – will be a crucial part of the assembly line for the manufacturing of crystalline silicon cells.
‘We compared a variety of robot solutions and vetted them to our needs in the solar industry,’ says Karsten Barth, CEO of SLS. ‘We chose Adept and the Quattro robotic, as it enables our systems to achieve unprecedented performance.’
The Quattro s650 robot, first introduced by Adept in 2007, employs a unique four-arm parallel kinematic that offers major advantages over the traditional three-arm, Delta-style kinematic, the company says.