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 Force Torque Sensor is a perfect fit for machine tending, assembly, pick&place and product testing processes.

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Pick & Place

Machine Tending

Quality testing

Assembly

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
Effective resolution
Signal
Signal noise
Recommended threshold
Force in X, Y
1.2 N
5 N
Force in Z
0.5 N
2 N
Moment in X, Y
0.02 N-m
0.08 N-m
External noise sensitivity
All axes
Immune
Data output rate
100 Hz
Temperature compensation
15°C to 35°C
Weight
300 g

Measuring range

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

Signal noise / Recommended threshold

Force in X, Y:
1.2 N / 5 N
Force in Z:
0.5 N / 2 N
Moment in X, Y:
0.02 N-m / 0.08 N-m

External noise sensitivity

All axes
Immune

Data output rate

100 Hz

Temperature compensation

15°C to 35°C

Weight

300 g
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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.

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.

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).

High Precision with ActiveDrive toolbar

Hand-guide your robot with precision and smoothness using the ActiveDrive toolbar, included in our free URCap Software for Universal Robots.

DoF posts

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MarcAntoine_Lacasse

Resultant force calculation

Has anyone developed a script or formula for calculating the resultant force that the sensor is seeing resolved into a single vector?

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Path Height Control With the FT300 Force Torqu…

Hi pros! Here's a new application package for you to use with your FT300.

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