jointed-arm robot

jointed-arm robot

[′jȯin·təd ¦ärm ′rō‚bät]
(control systems)
A robot whose arm is constructed of rigid members connected by rotary joints. Also known as revolute-coordinate robot.
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A new six-axis, jointed-arm robot from ABB Robotics-North America, Auburn Hills, Mich.
A new servo-driven, high-speed, jointed-arm robot is designed for molding machines up to 165 tons running cycle times trader 2.
The system is designed for platen mounting of a Motoman jointed-arm robot (photo inset below) so that the overall width is only 500 mm more than a standard machine.
A six-axis jointed-arm robot is used because it can reach all points of the mold and can orient its wrist to reach any vertical walls.
Reis's process uses a five-axis, jointed-arm robot to manipulate a profile die attached to an extruder by a heated flexible tube.
The company found its solution in a jointed-arm robot, which uses a nozzle to blow loose sand residues out of the counterweight molds and a flood lance to apply the alcohol-based wash.
Especially notable at this year's show was the prominence of 6-axis jointed-arm robots, high-end units that are a small but growing alternative to conventional beam robots for cell-type applications that combine press tending and post-molding operations.
Offers Kawasaki KWS line of six-axis, a-c servo-driven jointed-arm robots.
Supplies jointed-arm robots with four to six axes and payload capacities up to 220 lb.
SCARA robots are fast, four-axis, jointed-arm robots designed for pick-and-place operations, including assembly, packaging, and material handling.
In jointed-arm robots, ABB launched its IRB 400 six-axis model for assembly, packing, and palletizing.
Six-axis, jointed-arm robots are gaining popularity in molding for their extreme flexibility and ability to perform a number of operations within a single press cycle.