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I would like to create a guard for a machine cell conveyor that enters and exits the cell. My thought is to use a tunnel around the conveyor to guard, but I cannot find any info on guidelines for doing this. Please help. similar to ria part 2 figure c.3

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1. We are having below coordinates for the EP4000N-K70 Motoman robot in the form of pulses, how can we convert these values into degrees? We are working on Delmia software for the simulation work and importing the OLP. COORDINATES:- ///PULSE C00000=-70856,-142249,-16312,29267,9739,42512 C00001=-62292,-105563,-32204,14662,20262,44227 C00002=-55938,-129454,-23625,4287,16479,45200 C00003=30770,-152304,4744,2887,-6966,17131 C00004=69518,-115396,24035,-10871,-15807,3755 C00005=102232,-91623,44546,-6729,-29037,-9741 C00006=123460,-76197,57855,-4041,-37621,-18498 C00007=123614,-58945,52774,-4409,-34266,-18423 C00008=123614,-58945,52774,-4409,-34266,-18423 C00009=123495,-72491,56645,-4123,-36813,-18483 C00010=123495,-72491,56645,-4123,-36813,-18483 C00011=100639,-84379,44164,538,-28778,-11556 C00012=93889,-87890,40478,1914,-26405,-9511 C00013=25278,-113786,13378,13954,-9089,11937

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What software language is being used in the robotics industry that's the most efficient to program robots?

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I'm looking for a robot to place small glass blocks on a 400mm x 400mm plate (surface is the XY plane) with a positioning resolution of 0.1 microns in X and Y and 0.05 microns in Z and rotational resolution of 1 micro-radian, with absolute accuracy of 20 microns and 50 microradians. Can you suggest any companies with experience of high precision robotics to approach who might make a custom robot to do this.

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I am looking for a generic cfm for a robotic arm that has 90 lbs of pressure at 100 psi. This is for a compressor sizing exercise. Thank you

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I'm a student researcher working at an engineering research center in a college. The director of the center is interested in building autonomous robots in manufacturing floors that could sense presence around it (like autonomous vehicles), to reduce accidents when it's operating. We want to reduce redundancy in barrier guards, presence sensing devices, or any other safeguards, and also enhance more safety on a robot even though it could be programmed to limit movements spaces. Are there such robots that exist out there already? Is there a market for it?

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I am trying to find the name (nomenclature) of the linkage (or carriage) that is being driven by the dual linear servo (actuator) arrangement in the attached Youtube videos. The linkage (carriage) appears to be able to rotate about a 180 degree arc. What is this metal linkage (or carriage) system called? Where can someone purchase this type of linkage (carriage)? Thank you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Le9hyRdcnOg, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1kTsvfH2ss

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Hello, Where can I find a swing arm boom approximately 10 ft high with a 8 ft reach? I want to invert a ABB 4600 robot. Thank you in advance!

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What is the requirement for robot cell fencing with regards to robot impact strength? I have heard people say a "robot rated" fence is needed in certain circumstances but I can't find the term "robot rated" fence in the RIA standard.

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How do you measure robot repeatability?

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I am looking for a service that can help me to build the testing facility to test the performance and safety on robotic arms. Is there anywhere I can get information?

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Where I am walking into a light screen where the robot is picking off the operator side of a turn table, while work is being performed on the other side. I am using the standard formula of US CAN: Ds =K x(Ts + Tc + Tr + Tbm) + Dpf. I was able to find values for each, but the standard K constant of 1600 mm/sec doesn't seem to be the correct constant for this scenario. Ds=('K'*(600+50+23))+78.625. K is a hand speed constant and as my feet and hands can move I would think the value would increase. The standard says it could be 1600-2500 and that would be determined through a risk assessment. How do I determine a speed constant through a risk assessment?

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I want to make a Cartesian robot; please help me to select main components.

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Hi. We have a motorman robot with fronius welling equipment. Our programmer is no longer in the company. We need to modify an existing program by making fillet welds larger. Have tried a few things with no luck. Any ideas?

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Dear Experts , we want to guide a robotic welding arm to weld reinforcement steel mesh structures. These structures are up to 40 meters long, 2 meters high and 1.5 meters wide . They are used for bridge beams which our client makes for major freeway bridge construction. The weld mesh structures are then lowered into the molds where they fill the molds with concrete . They thread through the mesh pre-stressed steel cable before they pour the concrete. We would like to use a gantry mounted robotic arm which would travel along and above the weld mesh cages and the robotic welder would spot weld at a given interval at the intersection of the mesh to hold the structure together, instead of tie wire . The issue is that the mesh is never the same so we would need to scan the mesh ahead of the welding tip so to create a model, something like using SLAM process. This way the robot would know where to weld and its position at each steel rod cross section of the mesh that needs welding . I am wondering is there such a device already available or would we need to integrate the Lidar and the robotic arm ourselves. We have a client that has asked us to investigate the potential . We are look for a partner or a specialist to contract to help us with the application. Please contact me at brian@3dx.com.au . Regards Brian Rowland

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What are the minimum requirements for guarding an articulated arm robot?

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When the automotive manufacturers such as Ford, Toyota, and GM started making the switch from manual to automated assembly using robots was it a seamless process? How long did it take for them to reap the benefits of automation after their first implementation? How did their factory's operational structure change to accommodate automation?

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Is there a programming methodology for Motoman DX100 or DX200 that allows for the specification of a series of welds with reference to a dictated origin, that allows for that series of welds to be copied multiple times with an offset referencing the dictated origin? eg, welding a part sequence that is repeated multiple times a specific distance apart. I would only want to do this to get the bulk of the points entered, then change from an offset reference to just the individual points so it is easier for an operator to read/understand/manipulate.

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When doing a robot safety distance calculation, how does having a DCS zone affect the calculation? I know that any safeguarding must be 20" from a DCS zone. Does this mean that my robot safety distance begins 20" from the reach of the robot, or that the safety distance is simply 20".

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I am a director for a workforce development division of a community college and we are considering a welding robot due to the large volume of manufacturers in the region. Though our program is "non-credit" I believe allowing the GMAW students to become familiar with robotic welding operations will make them more appealing to potential employers. I have considered a turnkey system but wondered if purchasing all of the components and utilizing our existing power sources would be a good option.

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