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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The system uses a vacuum-based end effector with a variety of suction cups to reliably handle packaging types commonly found in e-commerce and parcel processing environments, from corrugated cases to polybags.
In addition to ensuring the connection and the disconnection of the client to the server, it allows separately the order of different elements of the manipulator robot: the body, the shoulder, the arm of the manipulator robot and opening or closing the gripper "end effector".
Tool changers-like these shown from ATI Industrial Automation-enable faster changeover from one end effector to another.
A second robot, equipped with a spraying end effector, applies the medium to one of the two speaker-holding fixtures.
In [31], impedance control was introduced to deal with the interaction between the end effector mounted on a ducted fan UAV and a vertical wall.
The first algorithm develops a joint path (MOVEJ), in which the end effector does not have any relevance.
The system moved the end effector automated and recognized the end-effector's position based on template matching method.
Most industrial robots use serial linkage technology, where each additional axis is mounted on the previous one, with an end effector, which holds the tools the robot uses, on the final axis.
The addition of the AtriClip PRO2 device has expanded the left atrial appendage product offerings and now provides an ambidextrous locking and trigger-style clip closing mechanism, handle-based active articulation levers, and a hoopless end effector.
Forward kinematic representations are employed to define a 2D boundary curve for each desired end effector orientation.
Therefore, for finding a solution of the vector of joints' coordinate system from nonlinear algebraic equations at the defined end position and orientation of the end effector, we have used a numerical method.
One common end effector is a simplified version of the hand, which can grasp and carry different objects.