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I am a member of the Bridgton Lake Region Rotary Club; we do work in LaRomana Dominican Republic. We would like to begin a program to have drones bring medication and other small items to the remote villages. Is there a contact to help me E-mail dickenright@yahoo.com phone 207-653-8141

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Hello There ! I have a deburring application for an Aluminum - transmission case . Need your suggestion on the following two main points :- 1) how to select a tool for this application. How tool wear and variation in flashes / burrs in Die casting input parts be taken care. If that is to be controlled thru robot programming or the tool thru some auto compensation feature. 2. Which option is better :- a) Component on the robot and Deburring tool fixed. b) Deburring tool on robot and part clamped on a jig/fixture. Kindly share pros and cons of both configurations mentioned in a) and b) This will help me great deal to reach a final decision. the robot here is Fanuc M-710iC / 70 Do you supply and support in Indian Market for integration and commissioning . waiting for your reply. Thank you in advance. Regards, Amit Balyan

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When training a new robot tech, we have 2 employees inside the work area. One has the pendant, in teach mode and the other is around them learning. My question is,"Does the other employee need a deadman switch?" Same thing with Maintenance personnel, "Do we need a deadman for each one in the cell?"

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I am looking into risk assessment software? Is there software that does this and the circuit validation and verification with it?

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We need to upgrade some ABB robotic palletizers because they are near end-of-life & parts are difficult to find. If we install new robots,what safety features are required for existing work cells (that were installed in 1991)? We want to minimize the investment for fencing, conveyors, gates, etc. Q- if we replace robots, do we have to modify the 1991 safety enclosure / work cell?

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Is there a gripper that can grab a 10 inch OD aluminum tube?

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How to determine fence height requirements for Fanuc 2000IC_210F Robot cell?

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Hi. We are a robot integrator and also we design the robot cells(mechanical/guarding and electrical/safety circuits). I understand how to do the risk assessment part, but I'm confused about the checklists Part 1: Annex F and Part 2:Annex G of ANSI-RIA R15.06. We once hired a professional safety assessment firm on our behalf, and they only completed Part 1:Annex F. But we are now going to do our own assessments, and I feel as though we should be doing both. Any suggestions from another integrator/OEM? Do you fill out one of them or both? Thanks in advance.

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Hi. I'm making a template for my company to use when we are performing our risk assessments as we are new to RIA. We are a robot integrator and also we design the robot cells(mechanical and electrical). I understand the risk assessment part, but I'm confused about the checklists Part 1: Annex F and Part 2:Annex G. We once hired a professional safety assessment firm on our behalf, and they only completed Part 1:Annex F. But we are now going to do our own assessments, and I feel as though we should be doing both. Any suggestions from another integrator/OEM? Do you fill out one of them or both? Thanks in advance.

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Hello, I'm working in cell flexible solution for welding of sheet metal parts (MIG). With many parts we can use holes and pins in the welding table for positioning and clamping, but there are some appearance (external) parts where holes are not permitted, we had thought about the use of vacuum suction or magnetic solutions in the base of the welding table in order to position and hold the parts, but then we are concerned about the accuracy assurance. Mechanical fixtures devices/solutions are not very viable because some metal parts are very thin or large and tend to bend easily, besides specific devices for every product have to be designed and we are aiming for a more flexible solution. Is there a specific solution that we can use for this application? All possible ideas are welcome.

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I'm currently 2 semesters away from getting my certificate in Robotics and Automation, and am curious as to what are the best first steps to take in starting my career? The interview and hiring process, and any advice that you can give to someone looking for entry level at my current experience level, which is still actively studying, but no experience in the industry.

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Greetings, I am looking for reference material to cite in order to design a robot pedestal to be anchored to a cement floor. I am currently referencing a 2009 International Building Code and looking at allowable service load on embedded bolts. I am looking for reference material that will guide in the thickness and size of the base plate anchored to the floor as well as the required number/size of anchor bolts. I appreciate any help you can give. Thanks! James

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Working on the the safety distance calculation for a Motoman robot with a light curtain guarding a forklift opening. We have FSU so I can do safety speed monitoring. My safety distance calculation currently includes human walking speed toward light curtain, and the combined stopping times of all the equipment from trip to robot stop. My questions are this. Do I need to include the distance traveled by the robot in this time? If so, how is this calculation possible prior to deployment of the cell? Second Motoman only rates the S L and U axes stop times, are the other axes irrelevant? Third, Motoman rates their stop times in Deg/S per axis. the example in RIA 15.06-2012 depicts mm/sec. Am I only concerned with ensuring my joint deg/s speeds are slow enough to stop within the required stop time with no regard to TCP speed?

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We are looking for 5 top Integrators for design of CMT welding cell. It is welding Aluminum plates. The box design weighs about 2000 lbs. We work at a large Semiconductor equipment company

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We are developing an AI application for an agricultural robot to automate certain greenhouse plant maintenance operations and are looking for a partner interested in participating in the development. Do you have any suggestions how we proceed?

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We have several robotic palletizing cells. Each cell has a variety of case sizes that are being brought into the cell by roller conveyor. Some of our cases are large so the openings through the perimeter fencing are large enough for a person to crawl through if they got onto the in-feed conveyor. According to ANSI/RIA R15.06 - 2012 is there a safety standard that dictates what level of safety we need to have at these in-feed openings?

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Hello, In R15.06-2012, it states that there is a maximum height a barrier can be above adjacent walking areas is 7". This is to ensure that no one can come in contact with the equipment inside. In applications where there could be large build ups of combustible dust or require routine cleaning of the area, is there a different height/ acceptable alternative to the 7"? Currently there is an installation which the eentire robot system is shutdown in order to clean the area due to the height of the guarding. This dramatically hinders production and could potentially cause employees to attempt to defeat the guarding to maintain the equipment. Thank you for your help

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Spent yesterday putting together 30 spider robots with Hitl Scouts(common walking toy you see blue body, gray legs). Expected failures, but got thrown for a loop when I handful of the kids had a different wiring design. Rather than one black and one red wire to connect to the terminals they had red, black, and two yellow. I got thrown into this with one days notice, so I have not even built one. When we had the expected robots that would not work, I traced most of the problems to misaligned gears. However, we did not know what to do with that yellow wire, and I could not find anything online while we were at the site. Found one online video assembly that had the yellow wires, but fast forward through the wiring… I’m trying to slow it down now. Can you help me with this, so maybe some of these girls will have robots that actually move?

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To whom should we speak about the safety standards, certifications, performance tests, etc. for LiDAR?

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