Collaborative Robots are significantly changing production by Automating the dull, dirty and dangerous. Robots are game changers in today's Industrial world. We are proud to be Western Canada's Universal Robots distributor. UR Robots can be used with either Pneumatic OR Electronic end of arm tools; grippers, force torque sensors, cameras and lights. Cable wraps and Suits further protect your investment where environment is a concern. Below are just a few of the various Robot offerings available, ask your SKEANS technical sales person for more information.

Collaborative Robots

Universal Robots believe in keeping it simple. With just three different collaborative robots available, they are easily integrated into existing production environments. With six articulation points, and a wide scope of flexibility, the collaborative robot arms are designed to mimic the range of motion of a human arm.

UR16e NEW Sept 2019


Introducing the brand new UR16e - with the heaviest payload in the UR series of collaborative Robots. The UR16e is designed for bigger tasks where precision and reliability are still of paramount importance.

Handling an impressive 16kg of payload this robot arm is especially useful for carrying heavy end of arm tooling and can lift multiple parts in a single pick, making tasks much more efficient by achieving shorter cycle times. Ideal for machine tending, material handling, packaging, material removal and screw and nut driving applications.

  • 16kg / 35.3 lb payload
  • 190mm footprint
  • 900 mm / 35.4" reach
  • 33.1kg / 73 lb weight (before end of arm tooling)


UR10e UR10e - #3 size

The Universal Robots UR10e is our largest industrial robot arm, designed for bigger tasks where precision and reliability are still of paramount importance. Along with it's sister Robot Arms the newest series UR10e comes factory complete with built in Force/Torque sensor. With the industrial robot arm - UR10e - you can automate processes and tasks that weighs up to 10kg (22 lbs).

Heavier-weight collaborative processes, such as: packaging, palletizing, assembly and pick and place are all well suited to the UR10e industrial robot. With a reach of up to 1300mm (51.2"), the UR10e industrial robot is designed to be more effective at tasks across a larger area. You can therefore save time on production lines where distance can be a factor.

  • Automate tasks up to 10 kgs (22 lbs)
  • Reach radius of up to 1300 mm (51 in)
  • Fast payback time
  • Flexible deployment
  • Easy to program
  • 17safety features


UR5e UR5e - #2 size

A highly flexible robot arm now factory supplied complete with built in Force/Torque sensor

The lightweight, flexible and collaborative industrial robot - UR5e - from Universal Robots lets you automate repetitive and dangerous tasks with payloads of up to 5kg (11lbs). The UR5e is ideal to optimize low-weight collaborative processes, such as: picking, placing and testing.

With a working reach up to 850mm (33.5"), the UR5e collaborative robot puts everything within reach, freeing up your employees’ time to add value to other stages of the production.

The 3rd generation UR5e from Universal Robots is very easy to program, offers fast set up, is collaborative and safe, and like our other collaborative robots, offers one of the fastest payback times in the industry.

  • Automate tasks up to 5 kgs (11 lbs)
  • Reach radius of up to 850 mm (33.5 in)
  • Fast payback time
  • Built in Force/Torque sensor
  • 17 saftey functions
  • en ISO 13849-1 Cat.3 certified


UR3e UR 3e - size #1 Robot Arm

The newly redesigned 3rd generation UR3e now comes complete with a built in force/torque sensor. Still compact as ever, these table-top Robot Arms are ideal for light assembly tasks and automated workbench scenarios. The table-top Robot weighs 28.7 lbs (13 kg), has a payload of 6.6 lbs (3 kg), with 500MM reach and 360-degree rotation on all wrist joints and infinite rotation on the end joint. These unique features make the UR3e a lightweight, collaborative table-top robot to work side-by-side with employees in the market today. It’s an ideal choice for applications that require 6-axis capabilities where size, safety and costs are critical.

The UR3 collaborative robot is an optimal assistant in assembly, polish, glue, and screw applications requiring uniform product quality. Because of its compact form and easy programming, it’s easy to switch it between tasks to meet agile manufacturing needs making total cost of ownership low and payback period ultra fast.

  • Automate tasks up to 6.6 lbs (3 kg)
  • Reach radius of up to 19.7 in (500 mm)
  • Fastest payback in the industry
  • Built in Force/Torque Sensor
  • 17 Safety Features
  • EN ISO13849-1, Cat.3 certified

End Effectors

Robotiq - Force Torque sensor

Robotiq - Force Torque sensor FT300

The FT300 is a multi-axis force and torque sensor that enables Universal Robots to perform force sensitive tasks. It precisely detects and measures robot contacts in order to improve the robot control as well as simplifying its programming. The FT300 is a perfect fit for precise force control tasks such as finishing, product testing, assembly and accurate part insertion. For threshold during quasi-static motion, ask your SKEANS technical sales associate for more information.

  • Fast and simple installation
  • Force range Fx, Fy, Fz +/- 300N
  • Moment range Mx, My, Mz +/- 30N-m
  • High resolution, precise and repeatable measurements
  • Weight 300 g

Robotiq Adaptive Grippers

Robotiq Adaptive Grippers Adaptive 3 Finger

The 3-Finger Adaptive Gripper is the best option for maximum versatility and flexibility. it picks up any object of any shape. Ideal for advanced manufacturing and robotic research. It adapts to the the objects' shape for a solid grip, so you can focus on the task and not the grasping.

Also available in 2 - Finger versions, please see for more information

  • 4 Grip types; pinch, wide, scissor & basic
  • Control fingers separately, feedback from each finger
  • Max payload, 10kg encompassed, 2.5kg fingertip
  • Plug and play. Install and program your robot in a few minutes
  • 0-155mm
  • Grip force 30 - 70N

PHD-Pneuconnect Dual Robot Gripper

PHD-Pneuconnect Dual Robot Gripper

PHD Pneu-Connect® is a cost-effective system providing seamless pneumatic end-effector integration for Universal Robots. Pneu-Connect® features embedded directional control valves for control of an end-effector through the robot’s tool port. The system easily attaches to the robot arm and is intuitively operated from the Universal Robot interface via the Pneu-Connect® URCap software package. Five models of PHD pneumatic grippers are currently offered as single gripper solutions. The new X2 kits offer two grippers for maximum automation efficiency providing for a wide variety of applications. Additionally, an analog sensor choice is now available for the Series GRH kits. The analog sensor provides jaw position feedback for increased programming functionality.

  • Five popular PHD pneumatic gripper models for a wide variety of applications
  • Pneu-Connect X2 kits provide for two grippers and feature the Freedrive button that interfaces with the UR for easy position programming
  • Seamless, cost-effective, end-effector integration with incorporated MAC® valves
  • GRH Gripper kits now offer analog sensors providing jaw position feedback throughout jaw travel

Robotiq - Wrist Camera

Robotiq - Wrist Camera

Robotiq's wrist camera brings plug & play vision for your Universal Robots in your factory. With a 30-minute setup time, it locates objects on a work surface without ANY coding required. Easy to use while eliminating the need for expensive custom fixtures to 'present your parts'. Software is embedded on the robot controller, and with the easiest user interface on the market, anyone can teach a part and program a task. Excellent for machine tending, assembly and pick & place applications

  • Fits all UR wrists and connects directly to robot controller
  • Focus range 70mm to infinity
  • No external PC requirements
  • UR controller CB3.1 or higher

PHD Gripper

PHD Gripper

PHD manufactures Grippers for internal and external gripping uses with various jaw styles to adapt to any application. Ranging from high precision miniature sizes to heavy duty models capable of more than 1600 pounds of grip force. PHD offer angular grippers than open at an angle and parallel grippers that open directly apart. Pneumatic and Electronic grippers with a wide assortment of accessories. PHD offers flexibility to best utilize the best end effector for pick and place, industrial assembly and end of arm tooling for Robotic automation.

Ask SKEANS to see a live demo of our new Pneu-Connect GRH12-5 Gripper used with a UR3 Robot

  • Cost effective Pneumatic integration
  • Requires customer supplied tooling
  • Incorporated to MAC Valves
  • Connect kits include gripper mounting plate 2 intgrated switches for sensing

piCOBOT® vacuum gripper unit Vacuum ejector unit with integrated controls

piCOBOT® vacuum gripper unit

Certified by Universal Robots, piCOBOT® is a vacuum ejector unit with integrated controls, large visual status indicators and a user-friendly display. It mounts directly on the UR robot arm (ISO-9409-1-50-M6). As an option to mount a suction cup directly on the piCOBOT® thread interface, a high-end adjustable gripper with two suction cups can be seamlessly attached to the piCOBOT® unit. It is equipped with a plug-in software (URCaps) for the handheld programmable device (teach pendant) which will make it very easy to install, set up and get started.

  • Mechanical and electrical interfaces
  • Flexible setting options
  • Integrated safety related functions
  • UR software capabilities


RoboWorld - Protective Suits

RoboWorld - Protective Suits For UR3, UR5 or UR10

The Roboworld Robo Suit, is a protective cover for the full range of UR arms. Each cover is custom manufactured to your specific application and need. It will protect your UR Robot investment from extremes in temperature, sharp metal turnings, cutting fluids and coolants, along with grit dust and debris. Coverage can be extended to EOAT and grippers, controllers and even the teach pendant.

  • Available in several colours
  • Customizable to include your company logo
  • Excellent for Injection Molding, CNC, Polishing, Gluing & Welding
  • Made in USA


Robotiq - Insights

Robotiq - Insights

Monitor every UR application with Insights. Get the right KPIs for your specific process to improve your cell productivity and product quality. Insights sends you a text message when your Robot requires your attention and provides real-time data to monitor, troubleshoot and improve your production.

This is a subscription service offering through Robotiq. There are both free and paid plans available.

  • Monitor real time, from anywhere
  • Analyze and improve your Robot ROI
  • Define your own KPIs and track what matters
  • Secure cloud hosted using Insights Edge Gateway