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Problem in spawning URDF file export from solidworks to gazebo with ROS2

I have a problem in spawning the robot which is made with solidworks_urdf_exporter. The robot is able to view in RVIZ but gazebo was crash when i spawned it. I dont know is that the problem with the ...
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All my links break down to origin when i launch the controller

so here is the image of my custom made urdf which is imported from solid works, as you can see, all the links comes to origin when i launch the file(with the controllers),but the model remains perfect ...
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ROS Noetic. How can I manage origin of coordinates for each STL model in Rviz?

I'm having troubles with model origin of coordinates location in relation to STL models. All ones are outside the models. I tried to move it to center of mass in SolidWorks, but it didn't fix the ...
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How to export .DAE file from SolidWorks?

How to export .DAE file from SolidWorks? I want to use DAE and STL in URDF, but i can only export STL.
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MoveIt setup assistant not loading meshes; unable to find package name within the ROS workspace

Hello everyone! I have exported a hand SolidWorks assembly file into a URDF using a the sw_urdf SolidWorks addon. I have defined the joint tree and wanted to move onto setting it up fully using MoveIt ...
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robot axes in wrong position

imported robot model from solidworks and now axes is wrong position ,how to correct it ? here is my urdf file ...
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joint_state_publisher not showing joint sliders for URDF

Hi there. I'm working on a project to simulate a robot arm. I have a URDF file that I'm able to open and view in RVIZ using the following .launch file. Note: the URDF was created by the Solidworks to ...
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How do you fix the inertial tensor if the values are all 0 (solidworks to urdf plugin)?

Hi! I created a basic assembly in solidworks, and began the export process using sw2urdf by following the WPI Solidworks to Gazebo tutorial. However, I ran into an issue where the inertia tensor keeps ...
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SolidWorks to URDF Error

I get the following error when I try to preview and export my CAD to URDF: "The process cannot access the file '_________' because it is being used by another process." Anyone have an idea ...
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URDF joint not Rotate about its origin

Hi all , I create a one URDF file from Solidworks and i tried to rotate its joint . then i get Wrong origin of joint . i mean when i rotate joint of Robotic arm its rotate about its base joint not ...
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I can not install sw_urdf_exporter

Hello, I'm trying to install sw_urdf_exporter a few days ago and I can not seem to get an error compiling the SW2URDF code. I do not know if my error is because I'm using visual studio (I use the ...
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Fixed Frame [map] does not exist

hi . i using solidworks to get urdf file . in rviz i have this error : Fixed Frame [map] does not exist how can i fix that error ???? it is my launch file : ...
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how creat urdf.rviz file for my urdf file?

hi i using SolidWorks to URDF Exporter and creat urdf file . how creat urdf.rviz ? it is my display.launch : ...
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Problem with SW_URDF_Exporter

Hello, I have a Mitsubishi Robot Arm assembly in SW and I have tried to export it to URDF but the plugin doesn't work. I have SW 2014 and ROS Jade in Ubuntu 14.04. My problem is that if I only select ...
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Well, I have a urdf, mesh(stl files), manifest file, display.launch and gazebo.launch files

Well, I have a urdf, mesh(stl files), manifest file, display.launch and gazebo.launch files. What do i need to do next to launch my robot in gazebo or atleast spawn it in gazebo. Tutorials are ...
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Opening A .URDF in Gazebo

I created a .URDF from SolidWorks using SW2URDF plug in, but the model doesn't appear in the insert model list in GAZEBO, even after i paste relevant files in .Gazebo folder. I know its basic stuff ...
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improper joint positioning of industrial robot in moveit! from solidworks

I've attached a few pictures highlighting my problem and what is going on is I setup my axis and co ordinate systems in solidworks according to the guides whereby the axis are along the joints of the ...
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Export URDF from STL

Hi, Id like to know if its possible to export a working URDF of a ground vehicle from a complete STL file. ?? Can i know How?. I do not have the individual parts of the complete robot.Just a complete ...
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Can anyone help me find the kinematic solution of a robot arm?

I draw a robot arm in Solidworks, but not so sure about how to find out the DOF, forward and backward kinematics..... Can anyone help me /___? https://www.flickr.com/photos/22576989@N04/16355503864/ ...
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URDF joint limititations

Hi all, I have a SolidWorks model of my robot which I have been able to get into RVIZ/MoveIt. This is tested and generally works well. Now I need a more accurate model, one feature of which is to ...
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solidworks urdf exporter and robot joint calibration

I'm working with groovy and a universal robots ur5 robot that mounted on shoulder mount in a custom work cell. I've been trying to configure it with the solidworks urdf exporter and I've been coming ...
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Cannot open exported URDF from solidworks student

Hi, i'm pretty new to this kind of software and also to linux itself. I downloaded a solidworks assembly of an 6-axis epson robot from the epson site. I changed some mates and added all nececary axes. ...
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urdf from solidworks

Hi, I've exported an urdf model from solidworks, but actually when I spawn my model on gazebo it is not at origin! I need some clue of how to place my model at gazebo's world origin! Thanx Originally ...
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CAD model of the PR2?

Does anyone have a crude CAD model of the PR2? I'm designing a living lab and have done a few mockups in Solidworks. I would like to add the PR2 to get a feel for the size of the room. UPDATE: I ...
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Adding Physical Characteristics to URDF

Hello all, I am trying to write up a URDF file for my humanoid robot. So far I have followed the tutorials on ROS and written up a visual description of the robot and its manipulator arms (picture). I ...
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SW to urdf converter: errors in links masses

Hi, We have used the SW to urdf converter to obtain the model of a 6 dof arm robot (6 links). The converetr works well but we found that the masses calculated for each link correspond to the mass of ...
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Bug: Mesh file path in URDF. Cannot locate resource file://

Hi I've saved a SolidWorks file as an ASCII .STL, opened it in MeshLab and re-saved as a Binary .STL When I try to test it using the file:// descriptor in a URDF file I'm getting some errors: XML ...
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URDF link mass inertia properties

Hi I'm building a URDF for rviz, and eventually Gazebo. I'm a bit confused about the best values to put in for the Inertia Origin and Moment of Inertia matrix. Below you should see a screenshot of a ...
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RViz Mesh Transparency Issue

I have just gotten our SolidWorks assembly of a custom robotic arm converted into URDF format and its joint states are successfully being updated in rviz. The issue I am currently having is an odd ...
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Why robot_model use urdf not just using universal CAD extension file?

Because translate from CAD file to urdf will lead to a lot of steps or problems. I have occurred some. I am afraid of that maybe also cause some precisions problems during translation. Is there any ...
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Converting SolidWorks stuff to URDF. STL and Meshlab problems

We have hard time converting our very cool robot SolidWorks files into URDF. They are way too complicated to make it somehow manually from scratch. As much I know there is no way to draw 3D model with ...
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How to import stl files into urdf files

I am trying to use stl files with the tag mesh with this code: ...
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