TITLE

Robots: In action & available for application

PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Jan1998, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the use of robots in assembly line processes. Using of robots to automate suspension welding at Aetna Industries Inc.; Using of Peak Industries Inc.'s robotic system to apply adhesives for automotive headliners; Development of selectively compliant articulated robot arm (SCARA) designed to mimic human arm movements.
ACCESSION #
159694

 

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