High performance collaborative robot

Sawyer is the revolutionary collaborative robot designed to execute tasks that have been impractical to automate with traditional industrial robots.  Sawyer gives manufacturers the high performance automation they need, while maintaining the flexibility, safety and affordability synonymous with the Rethink brand.

Sawyer features a 7 degree of freedom robot arm with a 1260 mm reach that maneuvers into tight spaces and operates in work cells designed for humans. Built-in force sensing capabilities allow it to make adaptive decisions as tasks run, enabling Sawyer to work precisely (+/- .1 mm), while operating safely next to people.

Sawyer at Work

The Sawyer Solution

Designed with embedded vision, ClickSmart grippers, Intera software, and force sensing, Sawyer is the only fully integrated collaborative robot solution.

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An All-In-One Solution

That’s the Rethink difference – a collaborative robot manufacturer that provides a complete integrated cobot solution, along with world-class customer support.

Fast to Deploy

Our software-driven robots, combined with the ClickSmart family of gripper kits, allow our robots to be deployed faster, in more tasks and applications, and without time-consuming customization.

Force Sensing

With Sawyer’s built in force sensing, you can control force where delicate part insertion is critical, or use force feedback in tasks where you need to verify that parts are seated properly.

Embedded Vision

Sawyer is equipped with an embedded vision system – a Cognex camera in its wrist that enables the Robot Positioning System and other complex vision tasks.

Small Footprint, Long Reach

With 7 degrees of freedom and a 1260 mm maximum reach, Sawyer fits into work cells already designed for people, and it can maneuver into tight spaces, much like a human arm.

Certifiably Safe

While traditional industrial robots are kept behind cages, Sawyer is inherently safe, designed to work alongside people, and certified as meeting ISO requirements by TÜV Rheinland (ISO 10218-1:2011 and PLd Cat. 3).


The Power of Software

Intera has the best train-by-demonstration user interface in the industry and has revolutionized how quickly robots can be deployed on factory floors. Existing staff can easily learn how to train – and retrain – the robot. And Intera continues to improve over time, with software releases that protect and enhance your hardware investment.


ClickSmart Plate

An intelligent toolplate that lets you swap grippers in seconds, without any tools.

ClickSmart gripper kits

All the essential components for you to quickly construct end effectors suitable for most tasks.

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Mobile Pedestal

Optional rolling pedestal with industrial grade casters makes it easy to move Sawyer quickly and safely between workstations.

Tech Specs & Warranty


Sawyer features a compact footprint, 1260 mm reach, 4 kg payload and 0.1 mm task repeatability, and is shipping globally to manufacturers in all industries.

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