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Introducing the FANUC SR-12iA/C Food Grade SCARA Robot: Revolutionizing Food Handling and Cleanroom Automation

by FANUC America | Jun 07, 2024
FANUC America has introduced the new SR-12iA/C Food Grade SCARA robot, a groundbreaking solution tailored for food processing, packaging, and cleanroom applications.

Rochester Hills, MI – (June 7, 2024) - FANUC America, a global leader in robotics and automation, has introduced the new SR-12iA/C Food Grade SCARA robot, a groundbreaking solution tailored for food processing, packaging, and cleanroom applications.

In addition to lightning-fast operation, the new SR-12iA/C Food Grade SCARA robot offers a 12kg payload, small footprint, robust construction, corrosion resistance, ease of cleaning, and compliance with food safety regulations to provide a reliable and efficient solution for food companies.

“The SR-12iA/C Food Grade SCARA robot represents a leap forward in food automation,” says Kwan Shim, Staff Engineer in the General Industries and Automotive Segment at FANUC America. “Its speed, reliability, and compliance make it an essential asset for food companies.”

The SR-12iA/C Food Grade SCARA - Efficiency and Safety

  • Robust Construction: Built to withstand the demands of food production environments, the SR-12iA/C ensures reliable performance even in high-throughput applications.
  • Corrosion Resistance: The robot’s white epoxy paint coating provides longevity, making it ideal for wet or corrosive settings.
  • Ease of Cleaning: The SR-12iA/C’s design facilitates easy cleaning, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.
  • NSF H1 Food Grade Lubricant: All axes are lubricated with NSF H1 food grade lubricant, ensuring food safety without compromising efficiency.
  • IP65 Rating: Dust and water resilient, the SR-12iA/C is ready for the toughest conditions.
  • Enhanced Safety: The Z-axis spindle is protected by bellows, preventing contaminants from affecting critical components.
  • Small Footprint, Big Impact: Despite its robust capabilities, the SR-12iA/C maintains a compact footprint, seamlessly integrating into food handling and packaging lines.


  • Food Handling: From sorting and packaging to assembly, the SR-12iA/C streamlines food processing tasks.
  • Cleanroom Operations: Precision and reliability are vital in controlled environments, and the SR-12iA/C delivers both.


The SR-12iA/C Food Grade SCARA robot is available for immediate deployment. For inquiries, demonstrations, and pricing, contact us today.

FANUC SCARA Robot Series

FANUC’s comprehensive series of four-axis SCARA robots caters to a wide range of industrial needs. Engineered to deliver exceptional performance in various applications, FANUC’s SCARA robots are ideal for assembly, pick and place, inspection, and packaging.

About FANUC America Corporation

FANUC America Corporation is a subsidiary of FANUC CORPORATION in Japan, and provides industry-leading CNC systems, robotics and ROBOMACHINEs. FANUC’s innovative technologies and proven expertise help manufacturers in the Americas maximize productivity, reliability and profitability.

FANUC America is headquartered at 3900 W. Hamlin Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, and has facilities throughout North and South America. For more information, please call: 888-FANUC-US (888-326-8287) or visit our website: . Also, connect with us on YouTube, X, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

FANUC America Corporation PR contact:

Robotics: Cathy Powell
Public Relations and Communications Manager
FANUC America Corporation
T: 248-377-7570
E: [email protected]

Factory Automation: Debra Schug
CNC Strategic Communications Specialist
T: 847.898.5673
E: [email protected]