end effector


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end effector

[′end i‚fek·tər]
(control systems)
The component of a robot that comes into contact with the workpiece and does the actual work on it. Also known as hand
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The various end effector modules via an interface supplied and discharged to the system.
Robotic mechanical gripper and magnetic end effector configurations
Waupaca Foundry's Plant 2/3 reengineered the core production process to include a vacuum end effector for use in extracting, core de-finning and the partial assembly of the core package.
Forward kinematics can be defined as the computation of the position and orientation of robot's end effector as a function of joint angles.
When the moulding machine is open and ready, the robot rotates the end effector 90 degrees and removes the finished product with vacuum cups, then flips back 90 degrees and loads the new film on to each face of the mould, ready to produce the next three-layer optical lens.
He explains that in some instances, a robot will carry a part, put it in a fixture, then rotate its end effector, thereby putting the spot welding gun in position to weld the part.
The DMM20 dot-preen/scribe-marking head is small enough to be used as an end effector on robots.
This angle needs to be optimized while the end effector performs two trajectories in the task space: A straight line between two arbitrary points and a circle.
Equipped with a versatile end effector, the robot uses a flexible vacuum-grip system to adapt to a variety of pail and case sizes.
Featuring a mounting surface suited for a robotic gripper or other end effector, the L130 series of 4 short stroke linear actuators have and anti-rotation guide rod to assure precise positioning.
The IIBM's end effector had to be constructed with some flexibility.