Rokubi EtherCAT ft sensor on meca500 robot with gripper

Rokubi EtherCAT

The smallest force-torque sensor with EtherCAT 

Technical Specifications

​At 120 grams, the Rokubi EtherCAT is the smallest force-torque sensors on the market with EtherCAT.

The compact housing includes embedded advanced force-torque sensor electronics, 6-DoF IMU, temperature sensors, and software integration with ROS, LabVIEW, MATLAB®.

> Range (Fxy, Fz, Mxy, Mz)

700 N, 1200 N, 15 Nm, 15 Nm


Degree of protection


Size (Diameter x Height)




Communication Interface

> Overload (Fxy, Fz, Mxy, Mz)

2500 N, 4500 N, 35 Nm, 40 Nm

> Noise free resolution at 1000 Hz

0.25 N, 0.2 N, 0.008Nm, 0.004Nm



Its EtherCAT output can deliver up to 1000 Samples per second. It is integrated with a 6-DoF IMU, Temperature sensors, IP67 and a big range of power supply from 7 to 70 V

  • An ultra-lightweight force torque sensor

  • Open-source software for ROS, Matlab, LabView 

  • Access to embedded filtering, resolution & sampling rate options

  • Direct force and torque data in N and Nm

  • Gravitational and inertial force-torque disturbance compensation

  • Integrated electronics including inertial and temperature sensing

  • Ultra-low-noise signal at up to 1000 Hz measurements

  • Wide power supply range of 7-70 V

  • CE compatible

  • Dust and water-resistant

  • EMI Immunity

  • Overload protection

  • Multiple mounting options

  • Compatible with Mecademic meca500 


Force Torque Applications

The Rokubi EtherCAT is an industrial and premium lightweight 6-Axis Force Torque Sensor integrated with IMU for advanced applications in automation and advanced robotics.

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  • Accurate measurements

  • High-frequency communication with EtherCAT

  • Low-cost all in one device

  • Inertial tool estimation with it's integrated IMU

  • Auto tool calibration

  • Orientation estimation

  • Can operate in extreme environments

  • High stiffness structure in a compact package

  • Overload protection

  • Multiple mounting options

  • Axial and side cable output configuration options


''Reliable and easy to integrate mechanically and electrically, as well for the programming interface.''

     -Dr. Mohamed Bouri



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