The Melbourne School of Design co-branded with the University of Melbourne Logo

ABB IRB 120 Industrial Robot

Robot Lab (Room G23)
Level 03 - Machine Certification


ABB IRB 120 robots are small, multipurpose industrial robots that weigh 25kg with a reach of 580mm. The Melbourne School of Design Robot Lab has two ABB 120 robots which are intended to be used by student during early exploration and investigation of robotics in architecture. Each robot is mounted on a mobile cell that is designed to be taken into classrooms for hands-on exploration with robotics. The robots can be operated independently or the cells can be joined together to become a collaborative cell. A wide variety of end effectors, or tools, can be connected to the end of the robot allowing the robot to be used for a huge variety of tasks such as to move, shape, bend or melt materials or even 3d print.

Video of Operation

Health and Safety

The ABB IRB 1200 robots will be available for students and staff to operate once all required training has been completed.