DENSO Robotics

Robotics - Networked

DENSO Robot Controller

Company Overview:

As one of the world's largest automotive parts manufacturers, DENSO is also the world's largest manufacturer of small assembly robots. DENSO offers a wide range of compact 4-axis SCARA and 5- and 6-axis articulated robots, for payloads up to 20 kg and reaches from 350 to 1,300 mm.

Product Overview:

DENSO's Add-On Instructions (AOIs) for its RC8 robot controller enable DENSO robots to be controlled and programmed directly from a Rockwell Automation ControlLogix or CompactLogix. The RC8 controller and AOIs provide seamless, high-speed connectivity with the PLC/PAC via EtherNet/IP. Even new robotics users can easily install, program, operate and support robot applications using the familiar RSLogix interface. The DENSO RC8 controller is compatible with all DENSO robots, which are available in standard, aseptic, cleanroom, dust- and mistproof, and dust- and splashproof models.

Primary Industries:

  • Food & Beverage
  • Life Sciences
  • Material Handling & Packaging

Primary Applications:

  • Assembly
  • Inspection
  • Machine Tending
  • Material Handling
  • Packaging
Product Name/ Catalog No. Description Platform Connectivity
RC8 Robot Controller
Robot controller with EtherNet/IP allows users to program a DENSO robot from a ControlLogix/CompactLogix.
  • Self-Contained
  • Ethernet - EtherNet/IP

Standard Features:

  • High-speed performance
  • User-friendly operation
  • EtherNet/IP connectivity
  • Compact, space-saving design
  • ISO, ANSI and CE compliance allows global deployment


  • Compatible with all DENSO robots
  • Provides full IEC61131-3-compliant interface
  • Controls up to 8 axes, including conveyor and vision
  • Large memory holds 10,000 program steps, 30,000 teach points
  • Weighs less than 50 lbs.
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Peter Cavallo
DENSO Robotics
3900 Via Oro Avenue
Long Beach CA


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