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I graduated bachelor degree in Mechatroincs engineering last seven years and I recently graduated master degree in Industrial Engineering from Missouri. I am interested in career in Robotics but I don't have any professional experience in robotics field except volunteering in FIRST. I would appreciate if you all can advice me how to start it.

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Hi!, I'm looking for recommendations of good Industrial Robots integration books in order to guide me through a new venture. I'm planning to run a robotic integration business in Latin America. I need to build a strong foundation in sales strategy, simulation software, robotic integration's know how; welding, palletizing, pick & place, vision, painting, machine tending applications, robotic safety, EOAT... Thanks

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We are investigating RRS (Realistic Robot Simulaiton) topic. I would like to understand the benefit of RRS for us as customer and for the robot vendor ? Could you also define the difference between RRS1 & RRS2?

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We have developed a novel CNT infused textile sensor that can enable tactile sensing capability in robotics. Who are the robotic companies I could contact to discuss our technology? Ravi Sundaram CEO-Rushnano

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How to calculate the torch cable length for thru arm robots?

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How do I change the motion supervision on an ABB IRC5 robot?

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What is the requirement about the main electrical disconnect not being located inside of the actual robot cell? Does it reference this specifically as a requirement in ANSI B11.0, or ISO 12100 - 2012, or RIA R15.06?

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I am integrating an ABB IRC5 robot using the 841-1 Ethernet/IP Master-Slave option. I want to have a controllogix PLC be master to the ABB robot as a slave. I also want the same port on the robot to be the master to a network of digital I/O, namely DSQC1030 I/O modules. Anyone with experience and some help on this would be fantastic. Thanks, Jack

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Looking for a white paper for drafting a robotic strategy. Beginning with robotics roll out and want to have a good strategy in place.

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I am a student at UMKC working on a self-driving robot car for my senior design. One of the requirements for my project is to fabricate or modify a design of an electronic component made up of active and passive elements. Originally I planned to create a pcb circuit that would regulate voltage. The problem is that the battery that is connected to my raspberry pi only supplies 5V and the battery from from the chassis does not need to be regulated either. I was wondering if there was another custom made electronic component I could add to serve a significant function to my car. Does anyone have any good ideas?

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Hi, I am building a robot that needs to sense heat from about 5 cm -10 cm away. All I need the sensor to do is when it detects something that is higher than about 35 Celsius to 45 Celsius I need it so say so. Then I will be able to execute something else. I don't know what would be the best sensor to do so. I have looked at thermal cameras, and it seems very hard to code, but I'm not sure if a sensor like DHT11 would be able to sense the heat from a distance. I would like some help to know what the best sensor would be to use.

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Hi, I am 2nd year engineering student from India. I am very much interested in the field of robotics and IIOT. But, I haven't done anything towards it until now. How can I start and which are the skills I have to master in and what is the future of these fields? Thank you.

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Hello, I am seeking some technical solution to automate the process of remotely emptying asbestos fiber 40L bags, that are themselves placed inside a big bag. My current solution would be to cut open the big bag on its upper side with a remote manipulator and cutter. The first challenge is then to topple the big bag as to empty it of its 40L bags. The second challenge is then to displace the 40L bags on a conveyor belt before entering a bag emptying machine. What do you think of the feasability of this process ? Most importantly, what remotely operated system allow its user to topple a big bag in order to empty it of its content ? Thank you very much for your answers.

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How many people can be in the safeguarded space for each available teach pendant? Does everyone in the space need an enabling device?

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I'm the lead CNC programmer in a relatively high-mix low-to-med-volume (20-1000pc) shop and I've been talking with the CEO of the shop about adding a machine tending robot by the end of 2019. I'm trying to educate myself as much as possible so that I can easily adapt the robot to different machine tending applications and teach the rest of my programming team to do the same. I've visited a local makerspace to start learning on the lowest possible level with some arduino and raspberry pi projects. Where else can I find educational resources to learn how to self-integrate and get familiar with robots to make our endeavor successful?

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What is the best industrial robotic arm that can operate in a high vacuum environment (chamber) with a reach up to 72"? A couple of additional details: To function correctly it must be an anthropomorphic arm on a movable platform which is a 7th axis. Our robots must be able to operate at 10^-6 torr. There can be no petroleum products used in the robot. All greases must be replaced with vacuum grease like Krytox. Plastic materials are not good in a vacuum as they will outgas and become brittle/break. They also outgas chemicals that can destroy adhesion of our films. The payload is about 35 pounds. We use mesh files that describe X, Y and Z coordinates with and IJK vector for pointing at the substrate we are coating. We prefer no Teflon as it grows under vacuum and shrinks in atmosphere.

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Our facility has recently purchased a collaborative robot. We are looking to do safety and risk assessment training. We are in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. The closest event to our facility is in Corning, New York on 11/1/18. My question is do you provide any onsite safety and risk assessment training, and if so, what is the cost to have a trainer come here. Robots are up and coming in many of our facilities, so we would want to provide training to everyone involved. I am hoping you can help us.

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I have a IRC5 ABB robot with a lincoln welder. We define the work object manually every time. Any help on making a program to do the work object automatically?

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Is there any information regarding market segmentation by different architectures, more specifically by powertrain architectures (different motors, sizes, types, etc.)?

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I am a student with Missouri State University working in a project group concerning the market analysis, design, and manufacture of robotic quick-change adapters and end-effectors. My question is simple in that if someone could a brief explanation/description as to the typical design elements (i.e. pneumatic, magnetic, electrical, locking, etc.) typically seen in market for quick-change adapters, what would it be?

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