working envelope

working envelope

[′wərk·iŋ ′en·və‚lōp]
(mechanical engineering)
The surface bounding the maximum extent and reach of a robot's wrist, excluding the tool tip. Also known as working profile.
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Genie has unveiled a new generation of 'Xtra Capacity', or XC, boom lifts aimed at a simplifying the relationship between lift capacity and the working envelope by providing an unrestricted range of motion with a platform capacity of 300kg and a restricted operating envelope capacity of 454kg.
The P-50iB has an ultra compact design yet is said to provide a large working envelope, with 1.
With a minimum installation area and a small footprint, the robot is ideal for high-density installations, while providing a large working envelope.
Comes with 24" x 24" working envelope, split mirror and camera vision system for aligning components; on-board recipe storage; touch-screen operator interface; manual x, y and z adjustment; vacuum system; bottom-side global preheat; semiautomatic cycle for component removal and replacement, and cool-down function.
Initially manufactured as a stationary robot, with a circular work area similar to an arm robot, the company has combined this unit with a mobile base to extend the working envelope to virtually any length.
A rail style in-feed device will move the pipes to the working envelope of the robot.
Two high-speed heads have been fitted to the A30/30, which gives a working envelope of 1.
New Dimension BST and SST 1200 large-format 3D printers for rapid prototyping from Stratasys' Dimension Printing unit are priced under $30,000 and have 57% larger working envelope than previous models.
There are three machines in the lineup, starting with the MCH 280 C, with a working envelope of 1,000 x 1,000 x 1,000 mm, up to the MCH 350 C, with a working envelope of 1,250 x 1,000 x 1,300 mm, and finally to the MCH 450 C, which has a working range of 1,600 x 1,200 x 1,700 mm.
The TX40 robot line, thanks to innovative features both on the arm and on the PC-based CS8C controller, features a rigid closed mechanical structure and compact, direct-drive integrated JCM motor for an increase in dynamic performance, including higher speed, more precision, increased payload and larger working envelope.
ABB, the global power and automation technologies group, has introduced the Shelf Robot (IRB 6650S), a unique robot with unprecedented reach and working envelope, which is perfect for mounting in elevated positions to maximise cell workspace, and is ideal for use in congested work areas.
The robot enters the machine working envelope through the TX7's standard guillotine loader door.