The UR20 is a collaborative robot (cobot) developed by Universal Robots, known for its advanced capabilities, flexibility, and ease of use. Here’s a detailed overview of the UR20:


  • Payload: 20 kg (44 lbs)
  • Reach: 1,750 mm (68.9 inches)
  • Axes: 6-axis robot
  • Repeatability: ±0.05 mm
  • Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)


  • High Payload Capacity: Capable of handling up to 20 kg, making it suitable for tasks that require handling heavier components.
  • Extended Reach: Offers a long reach of 1,750 mm, allowing it to cover a larger workspace.
  • Ease of Use: Designed with an intuitive user interface that allows easy programming and operation, even for users without prior robotics experience.
  • Safety: Equipped with advanced safety features, making it safe to operate alongside human workers without the need for safety fences.
  • Flexibility: The 6-axis design provides a wide range of motion and flexibility, enabling it to perform complex tasks.
  • Precision: High repeatability ensures consistent and accurate operations, crucial for tasks requiring high precision.
  • Energy Efficiency: Consumes less power compared to traditional industrial robots, contributing to lower operational costs.
  • Lightweight: At 64 kg, it is relatively easy to install and reposition as needed.


  • Material Handling: Efficiently moves materials in various manufacturing processes.
  • Machine Tending: Loads and unloads parts from machines.
  • Assembly: Assists in assembling components in various industries such as electronics, automotive, and more.
  • Packaging: Assists in the packaging of products, ensuring speed and consistency.
  • Quality Inspection: Performs quality checks and inspections to ensure products meet standards.
  • Palletizing: Stacks and organizes products onto pallets.


  • Increased Productivity: Automates repetitive and labor-intensive tasks, leading to higher throughput.
  • Improved Safety: Can work alongside humans, reducing the need for safety barriers and improving workflow integration.
  • Enhanced Quality: Consistent and precise operations improve product quality.
  • Cost Efficiency: Reduces labor costs and minimizes downtime with reliable performance.
  • Flexibility: Can be easily reprogrammed and redeployed for different tasks, providing operational flexibility.

Key Differentiators:

  • Collaborative Design: Specifically designed to work safely alongside human workers, enhancing human-robot collaboration.
  • User-Friendly Interface: Simplifies the programming process, making it accessible to a broader range of users.
  • Adaptability: Suitable for a wide range of applications and industries due to its flexibility and ease of use.

Ur20 Cobot