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3-Axis Robots for Plastic Molding Automation

Robotic Automation Systems employs 3-axis robots, also known as top entry robots, for plastic molding automation on horizontal plastic injection molding machines (top entry applications) and operations requiring higher speeds.

3-Axis Robots

Typical Plastic Molding Automation Applications

Typical plastic molding automation applications for top entry 3-axis robots include:

3-Axis Robots

About Top Entry Robots

Top entry robots or 3-axis robots (also known as linear robots, Cartesian robots, gantry robots or beam robots), are the workhorses of plastic injection molding automation.

3-Axis Robot Integration

Robotic Automation Systems employs WEMO Robots 3-axis robots (top entry robots) in our turnkey plastic injection molding automation solutions. In addition, we’ve integrated plastic injection molding automation with 3-axis robots from the following robot manufacturers.

  • WEMO Robots
  • HAHN Automation
  • Wittmann
  • Star Automation
  • Yushin Automation
  • KraussMaffei
  • Engel
  • Milacron
  • Sepro
  • Ranger Automation
  • Arburg


3-axis robots (top entry robots) are simple to operate and maintain, and minimize energy consumption. They are also easily redeployed for automation applications on various types and sizes of plastic injection molding machines within the robot’s payload and strength.

Additional Robots

Learn more about other types of robots Robotic Automation Systems employs for plastic injection molding automation, including 6-axis robots or articulated robots, collaborative robots (cobots), and  4-axis SCARA robots.

Getting Started

Discover more about Robotic Automation Systems and what our clients have to say about our service, expertise, and solutions. Contact us to start a conversation about your automation needs.

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