FT 300 Force Torque Sensor

The FT 300 is a multi-axis force and torque sensor that enables Universal Robots to perform force sensitive tasks. It precisely detects and measures robot contacts in order to improve the robot control as well as simplifying its programming.

Applications

The FT 300 is a perfect fit for precise force control tasks such as finishing, product testing, assembly and accurate part insertion.

Pick & Place

Machine Tending

Quality testing

Assembly

Finishing

Insertion

FT 300 features

  • Made for Universal Robots 
  • Fast and simple installation with free downloadable URCap software
  • High resolution, precise and repeatable measurements
  • Made with stiff metal for high level accuracy

Force Torque Sensor
Main Specifications
Measuring range
Force range
Fx, Fy, Fz
± 300 N
Moment range
Mx, My, Mz
± 30 N-m
Signal noise*
Sensor signal noise
Recommended minimum threshold for contact in robot static state
Force in X, Y, Z
0.1 N
1 N
Moment in X, Y
0.005 N·m
0.02 N·m
Moment in Z
0.003 N·m
0.01 N·m
External noise sensitivity
All axes
Immune
Data output rate
100 Hz
Temperature compensation
15°C to 35°C
Weight
300 g
Recommended minimum threshold for contact during robot quasi-static motion
For threshold during quasi-static motion, ask your integration coach at support@robotiq.com
* Signal noise is the standard deviation of the signal measured over a period of one (1) second.

Measuring range

Force range
Fx, Fy, Fz:
± 300 N
Moment range
Mx, My, Mz:
± 30 N-m

Signal noise*

Force in X, Y, Z:
0.1 N / 1 N
Force in Z:
0.1 N / 1 N
Moment in X, Y:
0.005 N·m / 0.02 N·m
Moment in Z:
0.003 N·m / 0.01 N·m
* Signal noise is the standard deviation of the signal measured over a period of one (1) second.

External noise sensitivity

All axes
Immune

Data output rate

100 Hz

Temperature compensation

15°C to 35°C

Weight

300 g

Recommended minimum threshold for contact during robot quasi-static motion

For threshold during quasi-static motion, ask your integration coach at support@robotiq.com
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Easy to integrate, easy to use

Made for Universal Robots, the FT 300 comes as an all-in-one hardware package. It is fast and simple to install with free URCap downloadable software for Universal Robots.

Fully supported on UR

The FT 300 is designed for Universal Robots and has perfect mechanical fit with all UR models as well as dedicated software packages (URCaps).

Calibrate your FT 300 in less than 2 minutes

A step-by-step calibration procedure on the URCap guides the user through the process that takes less than 2 minutes. The dashboard also provides real-time force and moment readings on all 6 axes.

Teach your robot in seconds

With FT 300 Path Recording software, you can easily program complex robot trajectories. Program your robot faster and focus on production.

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