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Material Removal Questions
I am looking for a robotic set up that will cut a pipe in half on a 45 deg angle and put holes in the opposite ends. Does anyone know of something like this?
I am brand new in this field of robotics but I'm not new in supplying specialized abrasives and tools in the Aerospace & Aviation field. I have a customer that is interested in using robotics to sand down exotic metals that is concave and has some radius and particular geometry. Their product ranges from 1 foot to 2 feet in length. Are there robots that can handle sanding in those concave and radius area,s and are there companies that incentivize companies like me to work with them. They are looking to me as their supplier since I work closely with them.
Hello, I am a mechanical engineer and work with Industrial Robots for Material removal processes. By the complexity of such applications (specially machining) off-line programming is more than needed. When using off-line programming we need to have a good calibrated robot system, but this culture is not well disseminated among manufacturers, once teaching (most used option) dilutes the error. Where could I get more information about Robot Calibration (TCP and Joints)? Or someone who knows about it? Thank you.
Did Motoman Robots ever use DC Brush Type Servo Motors? I am considering one that I may need to add a control to.
We are looking for a radially compliant spindle which can take up cylindrical diamond cutter - for grinding cast iron part . Robot will present the part to the tool. Can you please help?
5 axiz CNC v Robotic arm - Our company manufactures thermoformed polycarbonate windshields for various industries, Motorsport, forestry vehicles, Aircraft and we have been looking to purchase a typical gantry based 5 axis CNC for trimming the windows, for what we do we are lookig at a huge machine- It has been suggested to look at a robotic arm with a routing spindle and having a quick look has made me realise that a robotic arm would give us the flexibility that we have been struggling to get, My question (and i guess this may be a stupid question) - are they going to be as accurate as a gantry mounted CNC, and can they work from trimming small parts (size of a classic car headlamp cover) in 2mm polycarbonate up to large 2.5m x 1.3m x 12mm thick polycarbonate ?
We are looking for robotic deburring system, can anyone suggest a system manufacturer .
I see the question about "... a 5 axis gantry milling machine be considered a robot ..." but the answers seem contradictory. We have developed a XZY gantry for a wood routing Table that we are preparing to inter the market with to consumers. I have contacted UL and they said it would be considered a Robot. When is a machine considered a "Robot" verses a CNC machine? ISO defines it as a machine with 3 or more axis, if that is true then every milling machine would be considered a robot. I came from the machine tool industry which sold plasma machines which were XYZ gantry tables and UL did not consider those to be Robots. So why would a XYZ Gantry be considered a Robot? I can understand it being a Robot if it was a pick and place machine, maybe.
Can I use a program that is on another machine that is on tracks and imported into a robotic arm?
I am trying to locate manufacturers of robot enviromental suits for machine tending/material removal robots. The only manufacturer I can find is Roboworld. I know there has to be more than just one. Thanks.
I am looking at the possibility of using a Robotic Arm with a router (end effector) to sculpt various weights of composite core material. Has anyone successfully used a Robotic arm to sculpt material and if so, has there been anything published on this subject?
I'm looking for a robot to go into a 3' width X 75' length metal pipe to vacuum out gun powder. The majority of the powder settles on the bottom of the pipe.