Metal industry Loading/Unloading

Loading and unloading of machine tools

Our experience in machine tool loading/unloading lets us work with manufacturers and system integrators to design industrial robots for applications on all machine types: single, twin and multi-spindle lathes, rotary/linear transfer machines, machining/tapping centers, and grinding, honing, boring, cutting as well as superfinishing machines.


  • IP65-rated, completely enclosed structure
    Ability to work in difficult environments (oils, chips, etc.)
  • Compact arm
    Small footprint
  • Take up very little space
    Operators are free to work without hindrance
  • Wrist joint adapted to machine tool applications
    No chip build-up on wrist
  • High repeatability levels
    Better quality
  • High speed
    Improved productivity
  • Push for proper part positioning or pull for press unloading using joint releases
    Perfect part loading
  • Flexibility
    Suitable for short runs (100 parts or more)
  • Simplified programming
    User friendliness


Success stories
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Focus on productivity (Redtenbacher)

Redtenbacher equipped a rotary indexing machine with a Stäubli robot for the production of customized spectacle hinges. This multinational firm manufactures particular parts, primarily for the eyewear industry. 

Maching tending at Strausak
Honing in on autonomy (Strausak)

Strausak delivers more than 500 grinders a year to customers worldwide. The Stäubli TX60L 6-axis robot is compact, easy to use and performs loading and unloading operations with precision and flexibility.

Maching tending at Obut
A high-performance robotics solution (Obut)

La Boule Obut, the biggest name in petanque since 1955, turns to Stäubli Robotics for industrial robots to automate and carry out its quality control processes.