TITLE

Frame-based Robotic Tooling

AUTHOR(S)
Cort, Adam
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Assembly;May2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses frame-based end-of-arm tooling (EOAT). It mentions that frame-based end effectors provide a combination of light weight, rigidity and adaptability, and can be fine-tuned by basic tools such as a simple hex wrench. SAS Automation president Trent Fisher cites the benefits of the modular and flexible end-of-arm tools, grippers and end effectors which include flexibility for the integrator in limiting production costs and increasing speed. It examines the employment of EOAT for applications requiring a single robot.
ACCESSION #
33517989

 

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