Vision-guided robot inserts plane rivets

Hardin, R. Winn
July 2003
Vision Systems Design;Jul2003, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p21
Deals with a large vision-guided robot system from Brötje-Automation GmbH that punches rivets into airplane metal sheets with high accuracy using self-calibrating and self-teaching techniques. Information on Brötje-Automation; Features of the ISRA vision system; Significance of the high-accuracy robotic-guidance systems.


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