Applications / Material Removal

Robotic Solutions for Cutting, Finishing and Deburring

Yaskawa Motoman offers a wide range of robotic solutions for cutting and material removal applications. Our robots are used in laser, plasma, waterjet and oxy-fuel cutting applications, as well as grinding, polishing and finishing.


Why Robots for Material Removal?

Robots can change tool spindles to perform different tasks. Quality and throughput are improved when tasks are automated. 

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Why Yaskawa Motoman?

Yaskawa's 6- and 7-axis robots automate a wide range or time-consuming cutting and material removal applications. 

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Robot grinding


Present parts to a grinder or move along a specified path. The HP-series robots have the payload capacity for handling large parts.

Large parts inventory

Finishing & Polishing

GP Series robots are ideal for small part finishing and polishing. For processing larger parts, the MH215 or MH250 are good choices.

Deburring and Grinding

Deburring & Profiling

From precise deburring of gears up to 20" in diameter and 10" tall, to profiling irregular edges of molded product, various edge- shaping solutions are available.

Waterjet Cutting

Waterjet Cutting

Robotics improve accuracy and cycle times, particularly in waterjet cutting applications.

Plasma Cutting MA3120 Accufast

Laser & Plasma Cutting

Powerful high-speed robots with high-rigidity and precision for cutting small holes and sharp corners in metal.



Grinding or cutting superfluous material away from a mold to form a specific structure or 3D shape.

Ultrasonic Cutting

Ultrasonic Cutting

Yaskawa Motoman's ultrasonic solution delivers cleaner cuts and infinite flexibility for trimming, routing, deflashing and more.
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Palette Repair - Sawing


We have seen an increase in applications where the robot is manipulating raw material as it is cut by the saw blade, a highly flexible solution for cutting a wide range of materials.

Bandsaw Cutting

Bandsaw Cutting

Cutting a wide range of materials quickly with curved or irregular shapes.

Robots + Accessories

Material Processing Robots

Yaskawa Motoman offers a variety of application-specific and general-purpose models that, because of their sturdy construction and strength, are ideal for material removal, surface preparation and finishing operations, including grinding, finishing, polishing, sawing, degating, cutting, etc.

  • Variety of configurations available
  • High torsion and rigidity deliver industry-leading performance
  • Wide range of work envelopes
  • Floor-, wall- and ceiling-mounted models
  • Custom or standard end-of-arm tooling available

Expand Your Capabilities

Yaskawa Motoman supports your entire robotic process with products and services that give you more automation when you want it, and simplicity when you need it.


Unlock the Full Potential of Robotics

Ensure success in your next robotics project with unmatched operational and application support included for the life of every robot. Combine that with our renowned service and training programs, and Yaskawa Motoman stands alone as your best partner to minimize risk and maximize return on your investment.

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