straight-line motion

straight-line motion

[′strāt ¦līn ′mō·shən]
(control systems)
A method of moving a robot between via or way points in which the end effector moves only along segments of straight lines, stopping momentarily for any change in direction.
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A unique airbearing guideway that delivers precise, 100 percent friction-free straight-line motion up to 100 mm in length.
The exact straight-line motion of lumber that is necessary to avoid this problem is not practical in industrial environments.
Any rigid-body motion of the wood and sensors in the measurement direction causes deviations from straight-line motion.
However, these tools are only as good as the inputs you provide, and they typically are limited to single-axis, straight-line motion profile analysis.
By independently controlling the motion of each actuator, rotary motor, and cylinder, a desired straight-line motion is accomplished.