skip to Main Content
Do I Need a Robot Leveling Plate

A robot leveling plate allows the base of the robot to be leveled if the floor below the robot is not level. This is accomplished with steel plates that are anchored to the floor and have adjustment screws for leveling.

Robot Leveling Plate for a Six Axis Robots

6 axis robots, like the FANUC R2000 or LR Mate 200iD/7L, typically do not need a leveling plate since these robots are able to pick/place any object in any point in space (within its work envelope) and reorient it to any other point in space. For this reason it does not matter whether or not the robot is perfectly level.


Robot Leveling Plate for a Four Axis Robots

4 axis robots such as the FANUC M410iB/185 do need to be level. Pick and drop locations such as conveyor infeed stations and palletizing stations should be level as well. A four axis robot can only pick and place objects in a plane that is parallel to the one where it is mounted since it is missing two axis of motion. The face plate is typically always facing downward on these robots.



If you would like to learn more about adding robots to your facilty, contact Motion Controls Robotics through our online contact form.


Contact MCRI for a Quote

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events

Read More Articles

Define your Process – Bringing Robotics to your Process

Define & Document & Improve your Current Process You went through the “identifying your needs”…

2017’s Top Ten Robotic Applications

Last year we based our annual countdown on the most popular robot topics we covered…

Unraveling Degrees of Freedom and Robot Axis: What does it mean to have a multiple axis pick and place or multiple axis robot?

What does it mean to have a two or three axis pick and place unit…

How to Improve Quality and Efficiency with End of Line Automation

When production errors are costing you time, money, and end-customer satisfaction, it might be beneficial…

Predict Downtime – Robot Maintenance Package

Motion Controls Robotics offers FANUC’s Robot Maintenance Package as the best way to perform predicative…

Attend Pack Expo to Strengthen your Processes

Pack Expo is coming to Chicago next Sunday (November 6, 2016) for four days. Motion…

Don’t Blow Up an Expensive Robot Servo

This type of call is rare, but recently we had a call from a customer…

Back To Top