ILE_372_Part4_3 - 20.04.2010 Types of Industrial Robots...

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20.04.2010 1 Types of Industrial Robots Figure 37.19 Four types of industrial robots: (a) cartesian (rectilinear), (b) cylindrical, (c) sperical (polar) and (d) articulated (revolute, jointed, or anthropomorphic) Work Envelopes for Three Types of Robots Figure 37.20 Work envelopes for three types of robots. The choice depends on the particular application. (See also Fig, 37.17b).
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20.04.2010 2 Application and Selection of Robots c Application: c Material handling c Spot welding c Operations like Grinding & polishing c Applying adhesives and sealants c Spray painting c Automated assembly c Inspection and gaging c Robot safety: c Size of the work envelop c Speed c Proximity to humans/other machines c Robot selection: c Load-carrying capacity c Speed of movement c Reliability c Repeatability c Arm configuration c Degrees of freedom c The control system c Program memory c Work envelop c Economics: c Cost/benefit vs technical factors c Displacing human labor 38 Industrial Robot Applications Figure 37.21 Examples of industrial robot applications. (a)
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2012 for the course ENDUSTRY 372 taught by Professor Nidaikordal during the Winter '12 term at Cyprus International University.

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ILE_372_Part4_3 - 20.04.2010 Types of Industrial Robots...

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