igus robot works alongside agri-tech startup

18th May 2021
Posted By : Lanna Deamer

The world’s first non-chemical weeding robot for cereal crops, made by agri-tech startup Small Robot Company, has successfully identified and killed weeds at a field trial in Hampshire.

The wheeled robot uses igus delta robot arms to position a 'zapper' and deploy ‘lightning strikes’ to kill weeds. Delta robot arms from igus were selected for their precision, low-cost and lubrication-free engineering.

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