Tormach Inc.’s latest product is the ZA6 robot, which utilizes EtherCAT servo motors, harmonic gear drives and aluminum castings. It can carry a 6-kg payload through a reach of 975 mm and requires 20 A of single-phase 220V AC. The robot uses Python as its programming language; more than 200,000 Python libraries are available. The robot is powered by PathPilot control software, and no expertise in industrial robotics is required to program the robot in most applications. The PathPilot Robot control system is built on Robot Operating System (ROS), which is attractive to those that need code transparency or want access to low-level system variables.