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An industrial robot is a robot system used for manufacturing. Industrial robots are automated, programmable and capable of movement on two or more axes

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How to update the cartesian target when the robotic arm has a communication delay?

My robot system uses a 3D mouse to teleoperate the robotic arm's TCP. The robot returns its TCP's position every 10-20 milliseconds to the remote PC. The remote PC returns the new destination based on ...
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Testing and Lifespan of Industrial Robots?

How does one go about testing the robot once it is built? How does one predict the number of hours it can operate? I see most of the industrial robots for instance robotic arms have warranty of 12-18 ...
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Sensors in Collaborative Robots

I'm currently doing some research on collaborative robotics. One area of interest is the type of sensor(s) used in these kind of machines. I had a look at some robots by FANUC and Universal Robots ...
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How to develop Teach pandent for robotic arm

I am working in the development of 5 DOF robotic arm, The Controller will be consisted of 5 Serad Intelligent Servo Motion control drives, and I am working for HMI development currently, The Teach ...
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Multi-Link Robot Degrees of Freedom

I want to compute the DOF of this system if it composed of (n) such links grasping this common object using Grubler's formula obtaining the solution as a function of (n), considering this to be a ...
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Compute orientation velocities 6-DOF robot

I am trying to compute the joint velocities a 6-DOF manipulator(a typical industrial robot). I have an initial position [xi, yi, zi, T1i, T2i, T3i] and goal position [xf, yf, zf, T1f, T2f, T3f] in the ...
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Number of inverse kinematics closed form solutions for ABB IRB 140

I've read that 6 dof manipulators give eight closed form solutions, according to a paper. What is the number of iK solutions for the ABB IRB 140? (last three axes intersect but there is a offset ...
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Any open source simulation software which is able to simulate robots and their movements?

I am searching for an open source simulation software which is able to simulate robots and their movements in a factory. I would like to send control signals and receive sensor data back. This ...
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How to dimension a 3 DOF robot arm with RRR configuration?

How can the maximum length and mass of the linkages of a RRR type robt arm be calculated, if the motor's mechanical characteristics are given?
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How to construct rotary turn table (S/J1 axis) from ball bearing? [closed]

For my robotics arm project I have recently come across the following ball bearing at low discount price which I think could make a great rotary table for my arm. However it does not seem to have any ...
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Which mechanical device could repeatedly present an ID tag to a card-reader

I'm trying to build a test-automation robotic arm which can repeatedly present an ID-tag (such as RFID or NFC card or fob) to a card reader. I suspect our reader fails either (a) after hundreds of ...
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How do I get this transformation matrix?

I've just started taking a robotics course and I am having a little problem. I need to rotate the $O_i-1$ coordinate system into a position, where $X_i-1$ will be parallel with $X_i$. The ...
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Re-Calibration of an articulated industrial robot

We are planning to recalibrate ABB IRB 1410 robot and conduct series of accuracy & repeatability tests using FaroArm. My questions are i) Is there any physical identification marker on the robot ...
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Is there a way to send commands to the Staubli CS9 from remote system via TCP/IP??(like ur_rtde, urx libraries for UR robots)

I am new to ROS development and Staubli robots. Though i have some prior knowledge on UR5e, I am finding it hard to understand the architecture of Staubli and its other programming interfaces (like ...
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Autonomous harvesting robots. What are model possible components and interactions for the entire system? [closed]

I found a video which talk about best autonomous robots that use IA technology to harvest crops. The video is very interesting because, the “ecosystem” of each robot varies a lot from company to ...
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Is there any RAPID instruction to save image as variable in YuMi integrated vision without using RobotStudio?

I want to perceive the images from the cameras embedded in YuMi IRB 14000 arms and store them as videos, in Ubuntu without using ABB RobotStudio. is there any way to do that? if yes how can I do that ...
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What should be the required operating voltage for Servo motors in my 5 DOF robotic arm, with 50 kg payload

These are the estimated torque values of all axis in our applications 1st Axis- 226.57 oz-in - 478oz-in 2nd Axis- 756 oz-in -1590oz-in 3rd Axis- 356 oz-in - 749.7 oz-in 4th Axis- 188 oz-in - 395 oz-...
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Jacobian Derivative (Analytical?)

If I understand this correctly, given the Jacobian Derivative $\dot{J}(q)$ derived using the method presented from the paper by (Rhee, J. Y., & Lee, B., 2017) where the algorithm summarized ...
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URScript - how to get the actual TCP pose in tool space coordinate system?

I am writing a simple script for universal robots UR10 robotic arm. I am trying to find a way to to see if the tool current position is outside of a 3D bounding box. the 3D bounding box is defined ...
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Fanuc Robot "Heat" control

My work has an older Fanuc robot ( Arc Mate 100-iBe RJ3iB, Fanuc AWE2 teach pendant with Powerwave 355M) and the old operator/programmer has left. I have taken over his job and cant find out how to ...
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Two DC motors and single output?

I saw one old industrial robot(Year 1988) end effector is having 2 DC motor for roll drive. After roll drive, yaw and pitch drives are connected and it has dc motors separately. But roll drive has ...
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How to select the parameters of the Sliding Mode Control of a Robotic Arm?

I working on sliding mode control (SMC) of a 4 DoF manipulator, I don't know how to select the discontinuity gain matrix, $ K$ , the surface constant (the diagonal gain matrix $\Lambda$ components).
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Is there any robot stability control equation that describes the relation between velocity of the robot and its orientation?

Let’s assume at time t a moving robot (e.g. PIONEER 3-DX) changes it’s steering angle by $25^{\circ}$. Obviously, in order to maintain stability and avoid overturning, the robot must reduce its ...
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How are industrial robotics components purchased?

For hobbyists, you go to a store to buy products. The prices for these products are all clearly listed in the store catalog, and you can easily search for parts by lowest price or read customer ...
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Need a pushing mechanism

I'm new to robotics (and maybe it's not even robotics), and want to build a "pushing mechanism" to automatically push a "pop up stick" up from my kitchen bench (see product here: http://www.evoline.no/...
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What is the easiest and efficient way to detect human in close range distance and make the robot follow it? [closed]

I am having a thesis right now regarding a robot. My research requires the robot to be attached to linear guide rail. A robot has to detect human in a very close range (of about 2 meters distance). ...
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How to add, additional prismatic joint to the end of Universal robot last joint inside URDF file?

Could you please tell me how can I add, additional prismatic joint to the end 6th joint in URDF file of an Universal robot as in the link below: https://github.com/ros-industrial/universal_robot/blob/...
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What capabilities of industrial robots should be improved to use them for the manufacturing of the telescopic conveyors?

New manufacturing facility of telescopic conveyors has been established one Eastern country of European Union. The managers of the facility are very proud that human workforce is their main asset - ...
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What robotic skills can I develop when working as a robot operator? [closed]

I find myself very interested to work in the field of robotics though my background is not robotics, I had a degree in Physics, master 1 in Hydrodynamics and this year I have studied just one semester ...
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Calculate the inertia matrix of complex robotic mechanism

Motor, irregular rigid body of Different materials Forming a single robotic. For example, Industrial robot, every geometric shape of the link is very complex. But we can find inertia matrix form CAD ...
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KUKA robot - update coordinates

I need to develop something in order to update some coordinates in a KUKA KR C4 robot predefined program. After some research I've found some ways to do it, but all of them non free. I had several ...
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Epson RC+ line numbers

I am programming an EPSON SCARA robot using RC+ 7.4.8. Any error in compiling the program shows in red in the bottom status bar with the error message, program and line number. This would be wonderful ...
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I need to make something that can slam something into something else really fast in both directions

I'm fairly new to robotics, but I have this idea for a machine. I've done a bit of research but can't find exactly what I'm looking for. I need something that can either move back and forth at at ...
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What is the most accurate method to calculate Torque of 5 DOF Robotic arm

I am working for development of a 5 DOF Robotic arm , and I am confused in the Torque calculation This is a 5 Axis revolute Joints Robotic arm , where Motor for 1st axis will rotate the turning table ...
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How To Do path planning To move the Robotic Arm in straight line in 3D where the arm is having base, Shoulder, Elbow & wrist? [closed]

Now the design we have has the 4 DOF (Base, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist), there is no problem in moving the arm in a curved manner but the main problem arises in straight-line motion. I'm unable to fid=nd ...
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Model of two link rigid manipulator

I am working on parameter estimation of a rigid two-link manipulator as shown in the picture below. Unlike the cylindrical links shown in the above image, my robot has links of oval shape. So the ...
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CMA Net - How to export all statistics ? (In Excel/XLS)

On the lower-right of the screen, there is an "Archive" button, from which I go to the dialog box/window where there are Delete, Delete all, Export and Load options, but there is no "Export All" ... ...
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vision guided robotic arm always required 6d pose of object? [closed]

I have an object like attached in image. It is hanging vertical (its position may change but static object) and I want to grasp it using 6DOF Robotic arm. I am Using camera to detect object. I am ...
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How to change endian for multi-byte I/O outputs?

When using the Yaskawa Smart Pendant SDK API (Java client), it is possible to set multi-byte I/O values via: ...
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Controlling the robot with joystick values [closed]

I struggling days with this problem : I have joystick values 0~FF for each axis. So the higher this value, the faster the axis moves. I am trying to find a way to control a robot with these values. ...
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6DOF serial robot (PUMA robot) dynamic model equations

I'm trying to find the most simplified (though accurate) calculations for the dynamic model of a standard 6DOF serial robot (PUMA robot). I found this great paper: https://www-cs.stanford.edu/group/...
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Type of power connector on the new Kawasaki controller

The current Kawasaki robot controllers are equipped with a power connector different than the one on prior controllers (see pictures below). I need to order this type of plug and can not find out the ...
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Use of universal humanoid robots for lean and agile manufacturing and services? [closed]

How robot industry perceives the idea about the use of universal humanoid robots for the agile, rapidly reconfigurable manufacturing and services? Are there examples of such use? E.g. are there ...
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Programming Forward and Inverse Kinematics of PUMA 560?

I am currently coding a Forward and Inverse Kinematics solver for a PUMA 560 robot. For the Inverse Kinematics part I am using the closed for solution given in this paper. But my issue is, my solution ...
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On-site waste-sorting robot feasibility and availability [closed]

I am thinking about a project at my university for doing on-site waste sorting. The problem with having one waste bin for recyclables, compost and landfill and doing the sorting at a facility, is that ...
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Kuka KR-C4 Documentation [closed]

Is there an official documentation from Kuka that explains at a beginner level how to start programming Kuka Robots equipped with KR-C4 controllers?
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Selecting battery(s) for 4WD robot

I’m trying to power my automous omniwheel industrial robot which weighs around 10kg with the aluminium sheet and mecanum wheels. The motors being used are the (4x) Cytron motor with encoder RB-CYT-92. ...
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how to solve inverse kinematic of 7-dof va1400 who has three offset configuration (shoulder elbow wrist)

va1400 kinematica model by Peter Corke MATLAB RVC-toolbox v9.10 ...
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Distance between a robot configuration and its configuration space

I am working on the distance between a robot (defined by its joints angles) and its configuration space. I want to defined a simple distance to be able to get in which configuration the robot is too ...
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ABB FlexPendant - HotEdit - unable to restore baseline with array of robtargets

I have a robotic welding system with two ABB IRB1600ID robots. I'm trying to setup tuning robtargets using HotEdit function in FlexPendant. Each weld has its points saved in an array of robtargets - ...