Fully automate sanding applications with RO1
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Cost effective
More cost effective
Standard Bots RO1 is the most advanced and affordable six-axis robot available today.
Advanced functionality
Advanced functionality
RO1 has better payload capacity, joint speed, repeatability, and camera vision than its competitors.
Easier setup and automation
Easier setup and automation
An intuitive touchscreen interface means anyone can quickly set up and operate RO1. No code required.
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Automated sander

Ensure consistent finish to sanding applications and reduce scrap rate with a 0.0025m repeatability and built-in force control.
Reduce high running costs with electrically-actuated sanders and automatic grit changing.
Work alongside operators with safety features built in.


RO1 safely operates around humans without the need safety fences with a suite of built-in sensors and automatic collision detection

Plug and play

RO1 is designed to work with the OnRobot Sander, HEX torque sensor and optional grit changer to tackle any sanding application

No-Code programming

High-mix shop? Operators can use RO1’s no-code programming interface to precisely sand everything from the smallest parts to the largest doors


Overnight operations
Continue RO1 sanding applications overnight unsupervised, safe in the knowledge that RO1 can precisely sand and automatically stop if an issue is detected
Affordable deployment
Despite being faster, stronger and more precise, RO1 is significantly more affordable than incumbent competitor robotic arms
Exponential productivity
RO1 can multiply the output of your operators, allowing them to safely oversee multiple sanders and increase your shop productivity
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From our customers

"I've worked with UR and Kuka and all these other robots and found your robots to be very slick...I have never seen any other robot of this particular size and character perform this very well."
“After working with your robot at the TMMI facility I have setup a call with a factory in Denver for a 12 robot opportunity - I never thought robots would become so easy to use.”
"We've had a UR robot which wasn't ever easy to program even for our operators that know code, but our operator who doesn't know code was able to set up Standard Bots in a day.”
Mac Products
"It’s already obvious there is a night and day difference between them and legacy robotics arms.”
Reason Robotics


Where is the RO1 robot made?

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RO1 is designed and built in the USA and assembled in Glen Cove, New York.

How does the free remote consultation work?

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Our goal is to increase the likelihood of your success with our robot. We start with a 45 minute meeting to review videos of your task and discuss solutions. We may recommend a free engineering analysis, the results of which we’ll include in your quote. There is no charge for any of this.

Will Standard Bots work with my existing hardware and use cases?

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RO1 is easy to integrate into any manufacturing and machining setup and supports a wide range of uses cases including machine tending, palletizing, inspection, metrology, and more.

What accessories does the RO1 robot support?

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RO1 integrates directly with conveyors, 7th-axis slides, linear actuators, vertical lifts, safety devices and much more - with easy or no wiring. This includes electrical and mechanical compatibility with the most popular robot end effector ecosystems. RO1 works great with products from OnRobot, Schunk, Robotic, Piab, Schmaltz, ATI, and more.

How long does the set up process take?

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Shop-floor operators can setup and program our robot within minutes. No understanding of code needed.

What makes Standard Bots so affordable?

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We design all of our own hardware and software with the mission of making automation accessible to everyone. Our first principles approach to designing our own parts allows us to dramatically reduce costs while also making the most capable and performant robot in its class.

What are the benefits of having a camera on the robot?

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RO1 has an integrated 3D camera on its wrist and doesn't require any calibration. This allows RO1 to accomplish tasks like barcode reading, scanning objects into an object library, identifying + localizing parts for pickup, pick from a dense bin, scan an environment to avoid obstacles and automatically plan paths, and more.

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