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The Flexx Reference is a robotic software/hardware 6-degree offset tool that makes any Universal Robot flexible.

Eliminate the need to tirelessly update robot waypoints/moves any time your robotic work cell shifts. The intuitive interface and easy locking mechanism allows any operator to conduct a robot redeployment.

Flexx Reference Interface

Flexx Reference can help you…

Redeploy Robot

reduce redeployment

Touch Off Tool For Maintenance

Achieve higher
robot utilization

Evaluate Prototype Robot Apps

reduce robot
payback periods

Evaluate Prototype Robot Apps

focus on new
automation projects

How Does
It Work?

1. Set Your Flexx Feature

To set your first Flexx Feature (reference point) simply Free-Drive the UR into the Flexx Lockout Assembly (6-degree mechanical mating system).

2. Capture the coordinates

While in the Flexx Lockout, capture the coordinates with the click of a button in the Flexx Reference URCap Plugin. The Flexx Feature is automatically populated in the Flexx Reference Node, which is inserted into your program.

3. Update program

Program the robot as normal then click update program and all of your waypoints and moves will be converted relative to the captured Flexx Feature. The Flexx Feature is forever remembered in space and in your program. 

4. Recapture the Flexx Feature

The user is now allowed the flexibility to move the r obot or work station without the need of reprogramming or docking stations, simply re-capture the Flexx Feature and start the program. 

Lock It

Lock It - Robot

Save It

Save It - Robot

Run It

Run It - Robot

Port Erie Case Study

Read how the Flexx Reference shaped how Port Erie Plastics utilizes their automation. Port Erie’s Plastics, an injection molding…

AIM Case Study

AIM Processing, a custom plastic injection molding company located in Longmont, Colorado, specializes in small plastic…

Flexx Reference is great for…

Redeploy Robot

your robot

Touch Off Tool For Maintenance

transitioning between automated & manual processes

Evaluate Prototype Robot Apps

conducting maintenance
on your workcells

Evaluate Prototype Robot Apps

evaluating prototype

High Accuracy Solution – 3x the Features… 3x the Accuracy

Uses 3 Flexx Features to
create a Flexx Plane

Flexx Plane Status

Saved in the Flexx Reference URCap
and offset with increased accuracy

Flexx Reference URCAP



Standard: ±1mm / High Accuracy: ±0.1-0.5mm

Locking Time

1-2 Minutes



Robot Compatibility

UR E-Series Robots

3rd Party End Effector Compatibility

All UR+ End Effectors and others

Lead Time

1 Week

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