7Axis KUKA Robotic Arm

7Axis KUKA Robot is capable of carving in variety of materials

Our in-house CNC deaprtment now has a state-of-the-art, large-scale 7Axis Kuka robot arm system on a linear track which allows us to machine/ sculpt 3D objects, this addition follows a £180k investment within the department. Combined with our 3D computer modelling and animation programs as well as two top of the range Artec 3D scanners we can now map/ scan miniature or life-size objects then 7Axis machine to any scale imaginable.

We are offering this service to our own projects and as service to other companies creating projects.

The 7Axis KUKA Robot is capable of carving in a variety of materials, including Polystyrene, High Density Foams, wood, allowing for precision sculpting/ machining of large-scale forms. Located at our main facility in York, the robot is the first of its kind in the region and one of a few in the UK on a linear track allowing Paragon to machine larger items than competitors.

“This new robotic system allows our team to create 3D objects using the most advanced technology available to artists,” says John Dobson, CEO at Paragon Creative Ltd. “Our team can use this robot along with the scanners to machine and 3D cut works with no limit on their imaginations, allowing them to create larger than life sculptures and shapes in a fraction of the time.

Capable of carving a wide range of materials;

  • Polystyrene
  • High Desnsity Foams
  • Wood

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STAFF FOCUS: Tim DeCoste, Interactives Workshop Manager

Q: Name?
A: Tim DeCoste but they call me moose now there’s four Tims.

Q: What and where did you study?
A: Seaquam secondary school in my motherland of Canada. University didn’t seem challenging enough so I went to major in waterparks abroad.

Q: How long have you worked at Paragon Creative?
A: 3 years this month.

Q: What development / training have you undertaken since joining the team?
A: IOSH managing safely and the ever-important manual handling and fire warden training. And of course the sage mentoring of Jon Myers (Operations Director) and Chris Nuttall (Technical Director).

Q: Favourite Project to work on and why?
A: Dig It Dubai Springs. It was an achievable project that has resulted in a great success which is always a boost knowing the work our department put in to it, I’m sure others did OK as well. I also got to be involved in the installation, something I don’t often get to be a part of, luckily I still have my old work boots so I almost blended in seamlessly if not for my eloquent speaking and perfect hair.

Q: What do you like about working at Paragon?
A: Everyday poses a new challenge. It’s also close to home so that’s nice.

Q: Dream project to work on?
A: If we could do something ice hockey or maple syrup based I’d be very much in my comfort zone.

Q: What does your department do?
A: Builds big toys!
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2 days ago

Go moose eh 🤙

2 days ago   ·  1

No dad !!! Don’t make me wear it !!

2 days ago

Moose? You'll always be Diego to me

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