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How to get manufactured part from CAD file?

I think this is a great question. The two basic options are make it yourself or have someone else make it. EDIT: check the bottom for a third option... Make it yourself To make it yourself you ...
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What knowledge should I have if I want to establish a robotics company?

You need enough domain knowledge to be able to tell if someone is bullshitting you or not, to be able to determine when someone has an achievable or unachievable project idea, to be able to determine ...
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First CNC router, where should my zero position be?

The location of the homing position does not make any theoretical difference, you can zero (or set to any constant value) your axis positions at any desired position. From a pracitcal point of view, ...
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What capabilities of industrial robots should be improved to use them for the manufacturing of the telescopic conveyors?

So much to unpack. Let's make sure we understand each other. You said " today we have so much work about reconfigurable and adaptable manufacturing". My understanding is that you are talking ...
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First CNC router, where should my zero position be?

This depends on the machine specifically and the software that is being used to drive it, as well as the work placement and holding for the particular cut. Remember, there are typically two different ...
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Any books or web resources for robotics mechanical design?

You could look at three books. A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation - S.Sastry, X.Li and R.Murray provides a theoretical foundation to the kinematics, dynamics and control aspects of ...
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What knowledge should I have if I want to establish a robotics company?

To create a company of any kind you need both business skills and interpersonal skills. The main domain knowledge should come from your CTO (Chief Technical Officer) and your engineers. Your main job ...
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What knowledge should I have if I want to establish a robotics company?

If having a company is more important to you than working in robotics for someone else, business skills and people skills are more important than technical skills. Being successful requires ...
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Finding the manufacturer for a sensor

Warning: I know nothing about depth sensors in cameras. With that caveat out of the way, it really depends on who your "competition" is. I know that designing and building systems takes way more ...
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How to build big robots(Material/Method)?

From what I understand, your question is purely about how to manufacture a robot that looks like it when you have the know-how for programming it and stuff. Manufacturing such robots as in your ...
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How to build big robots(Material/Method)?

I am interested to know, if I want to build middle/big size robots(50*50*150 cm^3), which material and which method is better to use? I am assuming you don't want ...
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Build (Assembly kits?) the frame of a robot

I mentor several FTC (First Tech Challenge) Robotics Teams. These teams build medium size robots (about 50cm cube starting size). For this size, there are four Building Systems that are the most ...
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Use of universal humanoid robots for lean and agile manufacturing and services?

There is the problem, that human-like robots are not yet able to move as reliably as humans. Not far ago was there content for robots to get out of car, walk to doors, open the handle and walk inside -...
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