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 Systems and methods for conveying physical state of a remote device patent thumbnailSystems and methods for conveying physical state of a remote device
Described are systems and methods for helping a participant, who is represented in a remote space by a remote device, to understand the physical state of the remote device in the remote space. This is done through physical and virtual changes in their local space that reflect their own remote physical representation.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


 Robot with awareness of users and environment for use in educational applications patent thumbnailRobot with awareness of users and environment for use in educational applications
Generally, this disclosure provides systems, devices, methods and computer readable media for user and environment aware robots for use in educational applications. A system may include a camera to obtain image data and user analysis circuitry to analyze the image data to identify a student and obtain educational history associated with the student.
Intel Corporation


 Machining system with machine tool and robot for attaching and detaching workpiece patent thumbnailMachining system with machine tool and robot for attaching and detaching workpiece
A machining system is provided with a machine tool including a securing device for securing a workpiece, a robot for attaching the workpiece to the securing device, a hand attached to a tip end of an arm of the robot, and a control device for controlling the machine tool, the robot, and the hand. The securing device includes holding members for holding a workpiece, and holding member drive motors for moving the holding members..
Fanuc Corporation


 Compliance compensator patent thumbnailCompliance compensator
A compliance compensator apparatus provides a mechanically compliant coupling between, e.g., a robot arm or robotic tool and a mechanical load. The compliance compensator apparatus comprise a base component and a compliance component attached to the base component and independently moveable in several aspects.
Ati Industrial Automation, Inc.


 Forming machine for forming a hollow body, in particular a casing of a solid propellant engine, and deposit head for such a forming machine patent thumbnailForming machine for forming a hollow body, in particular a casing of a solid propellant engine, and deposit head for such a forming machine
In a machine for forming a hollow body, for example a casing of a solid propellant engine, a tensioned and guided belt comprising a layer of adhesive material and a protective strip is fed from a deposit head, supported by a robot and comprising an unwinding device for unwinding the belt, a winding device for winding the strip, a first pressing roller for pressing the strip and the layer of adhesive material and rotatable about an axis thereof orthogonal to the feed path of the belt and a second pressing roller for pressing the adhesive material and the strip, rotatable about an axis thereof forming an angle other than 90° to the feed path and movable in opposite directions in a direction transversal to feed path.. .
Avio S.p.a.


 Cross-linkable mixtures having alpha-functional polysiloxanes patent thumbnailCross-linkable mixtures having alpha-functional polysiloxanes
Vulcanizates produced by crosslinking of mixtures including alpha-functional polysiloxanes have high relative permittivities at high electric breakdown strengths which renders them suitable as a dielectric material for applications in actuators, generators or sensors in robotics, orthopedics, electrically controllable “artificial muscles,” and transducers producing electricity from kinetic energy.. .
Wacker Chemie Ag


 Dry docking station patent thumbnailDry docking station
A dry docking station that may include an interface that comprises an interface portion for contacting a self-propelled debris collecting robot when the self-propelled debris collecting robot is positioned at a container replacement position; a container manipulator that is arranged to assist, while the self-propelled solid debris collecting robot is contacted by the interface, in positioning a new debris collecting container into a debris collection position within the self-propelled debris collecting robot and to extract from the self-propelled debris collecting robot a used debris collecting container; a used container storage module for storing the used debris collecting container after the used debris collecting contains is extracted from the self-propelled debris collecting robot; and a new container storage module for storing the new debris collecting container before the new debris collecting container is positioned in the self-propelled debris collecting robot.. .
Maytronics Ltd.


 Automated materials handling facility patent thumbnailAutomated materials handling facility
Disclosed are systems and methods for an automated materials handling facility. The automated materials handling facility uses a series of automated devices, such as automated guidance vehicles, mobile drive units, robotic arms, automated sorters, etc., to facilitate item receive, stow, pick, shipping and other aspects of materials handling.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


 Method for preparing medical/chemical solution and medical/chemical solution preparation system patent thumbnailMethod for preparing medical/chemical solution and medical/chemical solution preparation system
A method is for preparing a medical/chemical solution by mixing a medical/chemical substance housed in a sealed container with a solution housed in a bag. The method includes transferring, from the bag into a syringe, an amount of the solution that is to be injected into a plurality of the containers.
Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki


 Noise reduction barrier for air cushion supported aircraft cargo loading robot patent thumbnailNoise reduction barrier for air cushion supported aircraft cargo loading robot
An air cushion cargo shuttle for loading and unloading cargo on an airplane is described. The air cushion cargo shuttle includes a first inner air curtain defining a first volume of pressurized air.
Goodrich Corporation


Three-dimensional printer tool systems

An extruder or other similar tool head of a three-dimensional printer is slidably mounted along a feedpath of build material so that the extruder can move into and out of contact with a build surface according to whether build material is being extruded. The extruder may be spring-biased against the forward feedpath so that the extruder remains above the build surface in the absence of applied forces, and then moves downward into a position for extrusion when build material is fed into the extruder.
Makerbot Industries, Llc

Robotic processing timber used in construction of a log home

A robotic apparatus for processing the timber logs intended to be used in the construction of a log structure. The robotic apparatus includes at least a vertical clamp assembly, a horizontal clamp assembly, a roller clamp assembly, a central log processing assembly, and a conveyor.
Hearthstone, Inc.

Cutting blade

A futuristic shoe with true energy return based on enhanced heel-lift, optimized shoe springs (40% reduction in maximum foot impact), practical precise automatic electronic gear changers, novel powerful shoe impact chargers, improved pulley electronic actuators, novel low-impact much stronger springs (featuring the novel use materials such as kevlar, spectra shield, and fiberglass), novel remarkably stronger, more flexible, and tougher structures, and multiple designs for enhanced heel-lift and to prevent excessive toe sink. These designs require linkages and two improved hinges—one with enhanced natural hinges and a second with tied cogged hinges.

Shock-absorbing device for a humanoid robot

A shock-absorbing device for a humanoid robot, comprises a rigid structure linked to the humanoid robot, a deformable outer shell, and a shock-absorber; the shock-absorber consisting of a flexible cellular structure comprising a set of cells emerging in a main direction, and being secured to the rigid structure at a first end in the main direction, and linked to the deformable outer shell at a second end opposite the first in the main direction. Advantageously, the outer shell is also linked directly to the rigid structure by means of at least one absorbent fixing of silent block type.
Softbank Robotics Europe

Actuation of a hand to be provided on a humanoid robot

A hand intended for a humanoid robot comprising a palm and several fingers, each of the fingers being able to be displaced in relation to the palm between a position of rest maintained by spring effect and a compressed position obtained by driving a link part with the palm countering the spring effect, comprises a motorized shaft, linked to the link part of each of the fingers, and configured to respectively displace at least one first finger and at least one second finger, from the position of rest to the compressed position, by rotation of the motorized shaft respectively in a first direction of rotation and in an opposite direction.. .
Softbank Robotics Europe

Virtual safety cages for robotic devices

Methods and systems for determining and presenting virtual safety cages are provided. An example method may involve receiving an instruction for a robotic device to perform a physical action in a physical environment occupied by the robotic device.
X Development Llc

Incidental robot-human contact detection

Technologies are generally described for detection of incidental robot-human contact. In some examples, a robotic actuator movement may generate a feedback signal, such as a haptic signal, a proprioreceptive signal, an optical signal, and/or an infrared signal.
Empire Technology Development Llc

Method and system for controlling wearable robot

A method for controlling a wearable robot includes deducing a knee joint angle value of a robot using a joint angle sensor in a control unit, comparing the deduced knee joint angle value with a reference knee joint angle value previously stored in the control unit, deducing a thigh angle value using a thigh angle sensor in the control unit when the deduced knee joint angle value exceeds the reference knee joint angle value, comparing the deduced thigh angle value with a reference thigh angle value previously stored in the control unit, and setting an operation mode of the robot to a lift-up mode in the control unit when the thigh angle value exceeds the reference thigh angle value.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Robot controller inhibiting shaking of tool tip in robot equipped with travel axis

A robot controller able to suppress shaking of a tool tip of a robot due to operation of a travel axis. The robot controller includes a movement calculating part calculating an amount of movement of the travel axis and an amount of movement of the tool tip each time the travel axis operates in accordance with a command and a correcting part correcting a command value so that at least one command value of a speed and acceleration to the travel axis becomes smaller when the amount of movement of the travel axis is larger than a predetermined first threshold value and the amount of movement of the tool tip is smaller than a predetermined second threshold value..
Fanuc Corporation

Control apparatus of motor

A control apparatus of the motor according to one aspect includes: a first feedforward calculator configured to calculate a first motor output torque value so that a torque value indicated by a torque command signal can be generated in a joint part of a robot based on a model of a motor, a decelerator, or a link and the number of rotations of the motor, a second feedforward calculator configured to calculate a second motor output torque value based on the torque value indicated by the torque command signal without depending on the number of rotations of the motor; and a comparator configured to add the first motor output torque value, the second motor output torque value, and a third motor output torque value calculated based on the torque value detected by a sensor and the torque value indicated by the torque command signal.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Detachable device for loading unit of robot, robot, and controlling robot using the same

A detachable device of a loading unit for a robot, detachably combining the loading unit to a connection unit of the robot, includes: a first magnet unit provided in the loading unit and having a first magnet pattern; a second magnet unit provided in the connection unit, having a second magnet pattern including a pattern that corresponds to the first magnet pattern, and combined with the first magnet unit by a magnetic force generated by power applied thereto; a pattern recognition unit recognizing an object held by the loading unit and one of the first magnet pattern and the pattern corresponding to the first magnet pattern; and a matching control unit controlling power applied to the second magnet unit to apply magnetic attraction force to the first magnet pattern from a part of the second magnet pattern according to operation of the pattern recognition unit.. .
Korea Institute Of Machinery & Materials

Data exchange system

A data exchange system is disclosed herein for receiving motion and attribute data corresponding to user interactions via a robot animation application. The motion and attribute data can be associated with a virtual animation of a virtual character using the robot animation application on a computing device.
Sphero, Inc.

Robot system with visual sensor and a plurality of robots

A robot system includes a first robot for operation to which a work tool is attached, a second robot for delivery to which a hand is attached, a first visual sensor attached to the first robot, a first control device for controlling the first robot, and a second control device for controlling the second robot. The first control device detects the position of a workpiece when an operation is performed based on the image captured by the first imaging device.
Fanuc Corporation

Vibration suppression suppressing vibration of object to be processed, and machine processing system

A vibration suppression method and a machine processing system for properly suppressing vibration of a workpiece during processing, by which it is not necessary that a fixing jig for a workpiece be provided with a special device. A robot has a movable section and a gripping section such as a hand attached to a front end of the movable section.
Fanuc Corporation

Drilling apparatus and method

Drilling apparatus and method, the apparatus comprising: a first robot (10); a first member (30) (e.g. A pressure foot) and a drilling tool (38) both coupled to the first robot (10); a second robot (12); and a second member (52) coupled to the second robot (12); wherein the apparatus is arranged to press the members (30, 52) against opposite sides of a part to be drilled (2, 100) (e.g.
Bae Systems Plc

Method for preparing medical/chemical solution and medical/chemical solution preparation system

A method is for preparing a medical/chemical solution that includes a mixture of a medical/chemical substance and a solution. The method includes, after the solution has been injected from a syringe into a container containing the medical/chemical substance, shaking the container using a robot with the container held by a hand mounted on one end of an arm of the robot..
Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki

Surgical system providing hands-free control of a surgical tool

A surgical system provides hands-free control of at least one surgical tool includes a robot having a tool connector, a smart tool attached to the tool connector of the robot, and a feedback control system configured to communicate with the smart tool to provide feedback control of the robot. The smart tool includes a tool that has a tool shaft having a distal end and a proximal end, a strain sensor arranged at a first position along the tool shaft, at least one of a second strain sensor or a torque-force sensor arranged at a second position along the tool shaft, the second position being more towards the proximal end of the tool shaft than the first position, and a signal processor configured to communicate with the strain sensor and the at least one of the second strain sensor or the torque-force sensor to receive detection signals therefrom.
The Johns Hopkins University

Robotic interface positioning determination systems and methods

The present disclosure is directed to a robotic surgical system that includes a robotic surgical device having a robotic arm and an end effector with a pair of jaw members. A handpiece includes a pinch interface to control the arm or end effector, optical marker(s), an accelerometer, and a transmitter to transmit data from the pinch interface or accelerometer to the robotic surgical device.
Covidien Lp

Robotic devices and systems for performing single incision procedures and natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgical procedures, and methods of configuring robotic devices and systems

Example embodiments relate to surgical systems comprising an end-effector assembly and first arm assembly. The end-effector assembly may include a first instrument assembly, which includes a first instrument configurable to move relative to a first axis, and a wrist assembly having a wrist driven portion configurable to be driven so as to move the first instrument relative to a second axis.
Bio-medical Engineering (hk) Limited

Robotic devices and systems for performing single incision procedures and natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgical procedures, and methods of configuring robotic devices and systems

Example embodiments relate to surgical systems comprising an end-effector assembly and arm assembly. The end-effector assembly may include a first instrument assembly having a first instrument and first instrument driven portion configurable to be driven to move the first instrument relative to a first axis.
Bio-medical Engineering (hk) Limited

Methods and devices for soft tissue dissection

Methods and devices for blunt dissection include a drive mechanism comprising an elongate rotary drive train having a first proximal end connected to a mounting base for attaching to a handle or a surgical robot and a second distal end. The drive mechanism comprises a differential dissecting member (ddm) configured to be rotatably attached to the second distal end.
Physcient, Inc.

Robotic guide assembly for use in computer-aided surgery

A system for guiding resurfacing operations on at least a portion of a joint of at least one bone is provided and uses a guide with actuators (motors) controlled by a computer to position a cutting tool relative to a bone so that the bone surface can be cut in a flexible and accurate manner.. .
Omnilife Science, Inc.

Milking box with robotic attacher

A robotic attacher comprises a gripping portion, a vision system positioned on a first surface of the gripping portion, and at least one nozzle positioned on a second surface of the gripping portion. The gripping portion is rotates about a longitudinal axis such that during a first time, the vision system is positioned generally on the top of the gripping portion, and during a second time, the nozzle is positioned generally on the top of the gripping portion..
Technologies Holdings Corp.

Robotic work tool

A robotic work tool system (200) is provided. The system comprises a robotic work tool (100), and said robotic work tool (100) comprises a stationary hub (310) and a rotatable shaft (162) being supported by the hub (310).
Husqvarna Ab

Robotic work tool

A robotic work tool system (200) comprising a robotic work tool (100), said robotic work tool (100) comprising a chassis (140b) and a body (140a) and at least one support pillar (310) arranged on one of the chassis (140b) and the body (140a) and a corresponding support surface (320) arranged on the other of the chassis (140b) and the body (140a), wherein the support pillar substantially bridges a distance between the chassis (140b) and the body (140a) thereby impairing any roll or tilt of the body (140a) relative the chassis (140b).. .
Husqvarna Ab

High-hardness-material-powder infused elastomer for high friction and compliance for silicon wafer transfer

Disclosed herein, a contact pad for use on a robot arm in transfer chamber in a wafer processing tool is provided, comprising an elastomer body and a high hardness powder doping a surface of the elastomer body.. .
Lam Research Corporation

Robotic self-filming system

In general, embodiments of the present invention relate to a robotic self-filming system. Specifically, the robotic self-filming system includes a base, robot arm, video recording device holder, a video recording device mounted on the video device holder, and a robot control unit.
Selvidea Co., Ltd

Retail location robotic wall system

A robotic retail wall is presented allowing for the dispensing of merchandise within a retail location. The robotic wall includes commodity products and robotics that pick and deliver products to consumers in response to input at a kiosk.
Bby Solutions, Inc.

Modular robot

A modular robot is a robot that is capable of performing a variety of functions and tasks. The robot includes a main body that is driven via a drive system while a steering system controls the direction of movement.
Gnetic Inc.

Machine toolpath compensation using vibration sensing

A method for machining a workpiece using a programmable, numerically controlled machining system by calculating or retrieving a compensated toolpath based on comparing contact position from monitoring a vibration signal from a vibration sensor during probing of workpiece with rotating tool during relative motion therebetween. Contact position is compared to position from predetermined toolpath and wherein the predetermined toolpath extends between initial machining point and end machining point.
General Electric Company

Mem relay assembly for calibrating automated test equipment

Apparatus and methods for calibrating tester channels of an automated test system are described. A relay matrix assembly comprising a plurality of microelectromechanical (mem) switches may be used to connect a plurality of tester channels to analyzer calibration instrument rapidly without requiring serial, robotic probing of the test channels.
Teradyne, Inc.

Apparatus and inspecting electrical equipment of vehicle

An apparatus for inspecting electrical equipment of vehicle include: a robot unit having a plurality of joints, an actuating unit configured to move and rotate the robot unit such that the robot unit becomes close to the vehicle or moves away therefrom, an operation unit which is connected to a free end of the robot unit and configured to operate a button or a display portion in the vehicle, a photographing unit which is connected to the free end of the robot unit and positioned close to the operation unit and configured to photograph a predetermined portion in the vehicle, a sensing unit which is connected to the free end of the robot unit and configured to detect a target object, and a control portion configured to control operations of the robot unit, a moving unit, the photographing unit, and the sensing unit.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Pool cleaning robot and a cleaning the pool cleaning robot

A pool cleaning robot that may include a filtering unit for filtering water that passes through the pool cleaning robot; a sensor for sensing a cleanliness of the filtering unit while submerged in water; a controller that is configured to determine, based on the cleanliness of the filtering unit, a cleaning process to be applied on the pool cleaning robot by an external system; and a communication unit that is configured to transmit information about the cleaning process. .
Maytronics Ltd.

Evolving mobile unit for controlled product storage and dispensing

An evolving mobile unit for controlled product storage and dispensing, with modular construction and multiple upgrade possibilities, to the capacity and storing/picking system that can evolve from manual, up to fully automatic operation. The unit is easy to transport and maneuver, by crane or forklift, using the provided pick up points (6) and pockets (7), either in standard or heavy duty/all-weather form.
Picklog, Unipessoal, Lda.

Automated item handling with reconfigurable totes

Provided herein are solutions to automated material handling comprising systems that allow automated “each pick handling” without requiring the complexity of robotic grasping. Numerous examples of pre-configurable and reconfigurable transport containers, partitioning devices, and automated container configuration stations are described in addition to methods of use and associated material handling systems that utilize such containers.
Grabit, Inc.

De-bonding and cleaning process and system

Methods and tools for de-bonding and cleaning substrates are disclosed. A method includes de-bonding a surface of a first substrate from a second substrate, and after de-bonding, cleaning the surface of the first substrate.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Robot linear drive heat transfer

An apparatus including a movable arm; a robot drive connected to the movable arm; and a heat transfer system. The robot drive includes a first drive configured to extend and retract the movable arm and a second drive configured to move the movable arm and the first drive along a linear path.
Persimmon Technologies, Corp.

Bar member, assembled component and robot

The present invention relates to a bar member, an assembled component comprising the bar member, and a robot comprising the bar member. The bar member has a width and a thickness, wherein the width of the bar member is four times of the thickness thereof, and connecting holes running through the bar member along a thickness direction of the bar member are provided on the bar member.
Robottime (beijing) Technology Co., Ltd.

Method and robot cell for handling stacks of flexible substrates

The invention concerns a method of handling stacks of flexible substrates (14) by means of a gripper (8) as well as a robot cell (1) for carrying out the method. The gripper (8) is arranged on an arm (6) of a robot (2) and has a lower finger and a corresponding upper finger.
Yaskawa Nordic Ab

Enhancement of soft robotic grippers through integration of stiff structures

Exemplary embodiments relate to various improvements in soft robotic actuators, and more specifically the integration of stiff or rigid bodies into soft actuators to provide adjustable gripping behaviors. These actuators may be used as robotic end effectors to, for example, automate material handling processes.

Robot apparatus, robot controlling method, programming and recording medium

A joint driving unit driving a joint of a robot arm includes a motor, a speed reducer transmitting rotation of the motor in a variable speed, an input side encoder detecting a rotation angle of a rotation shaft of the motor, and an output side encoder detecting a rotation angle of an output shaft of the speed reducer. When positioning the end effector at a working start position at which predetermined work is started, operation of the robot is set to an output based control mode in which an angle of a joint is feedback controlled based on an angle detection value from the output side encoder.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Touch-down sensing for robotic devices

Example methods and devices for touch-down detection for a robotic device are described herein. In an example embodiment, a computing system may receive a force signal due to a force experienced at a limb of a robotic device.
Google Inc.

Method for marking, robot unit for painting stripes, and use hereof

The invention relates to a method for marking sports field by placing stripes of paint according to a predefined plan via a spraying nozzle on a level playing surface such as grass, gravel, ice, artificial grass or synthetic material field. A robot unit is provided that is configured to move along the stripes according to the predefined plan.
Intelligent Marking I/s

Color- or grayscale-sensing, magnetic, mobile, marking robot

In a method for interactive marking by a mobile robot on a vertical surface, a mobile robot that includes a sensor and an actuated marker is displaced across a vertical surface. Features on, in or behind the vertical surface are detected with the sensor.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Device and secure control of a manipulator

A method for controlling a robotic manipulator includes manually controlling the robotic manipulator with an operating device connected to a control device of the manipulator and having a first safety level, and monitoring an admissible state of operation with a protective device connected to the control device and having a second, higher safety level, the manipulator performs an operation commanded by the operating device only if the protective device is communicating an admissible state to the control device.. .
Kuka Roboter Gmbh

Desired zmp trajectory generating device for a mobile robot

A device for generating a desired zmp trajectory for a mobile robot includes a polynomial function coefficient group determining section (53a) which determines, by regarding the desired zmp trajectory as a trajectory expressed by a polynomial function, a desired coefficient group composed of desired values of coefficients in respective terms of the polynomial function. The polynomial function coefficient group determining section uses a quadratic evaluation function including square values of the coefficients included in the desired coefficient group as variables and a plurality of constraint conditions each configured by a linear equality or linear inequality about the coefficients, to determine the desired coefficient group, by a solution method for a quadratic programming problem, in such a way as to minimize a value of the evaluation function while fulfilling the constraint conditions..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Robot for industrial use

An industrial scara-type robot having a terminal body with telescopic elements. The telescopic elements include coaxial tubular and shaft elements which selectively extend or retract to position an operating unit to engage a product.
Comau S.p.a.

System and reinforcing programming education through robotic feedback

A method for toy robot programming, the toy robot including a set of sensors, the method including, at a user device remote from the toy robot: receiving sensor measurements from the toy robot during physical robot manipulation; in response to detecting a programming trigger event, automatically converting the sensor measurements into a series of puppeted programming inputs; and displaying graphical representations of the set of puppeted programming inputs on a programming interface application on the user device.. .
Play-i, Inc.

Robot arm apparatus and actuator

A robot arm apparatus includes a base structure, a first arm, a first actuator, and an assisting device. The first arm is pivotable relative to the base structure about a first pivot axis.
Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki

Process of forming copper anodes

The present invention relates to a process of forming copper anodes (6) in a casting wheel (i) from the stage in which the copper is in liquid molten state (5) in a dumping chute (3) and is transferred to a ladle (4) until the anode (6) of solid copper is transformed into an anode (6) and is discharged from a mould (2) located in said casting wheel (i) wherein said process prevents the liquid molten copper (5) from being adhered to the edge of the ladle (4) and in the interstice (14) generated between the surfaces of the ejector rod (13) and the passing through bore (12) located on the mould (2) comprising the stages of: pouring the molten liquid copper from a distributing dumping chute (3) towards a ladle (4); (b) connecting the metallic components of the ladle (4) to the ground in order to produce positive charge (17); (c) spraying towards the edge (lip) of the ladle (4) an air jet (19) with dry dusting release agent (20) which is expelled by a nozzle (21) charging the particles of said dry dusting (20) with high voltage and negative charge the particles of said dry dusting release agent (20) with high voltage and negative charge (18); (f) pouring the molten liquid copper (5) from the ladle (4) towards the cavity (ii) of a mould (2) of anodes; (g) waiting until the copper gets cold in order to form the anode (6) by means of the turn of the casting wheel (i); (h) driving the ejector rod (13) to expel the anode (6) from the cavity (ii) of the mould (2); and (i) removing the anode (6) from the mould (2) by means of cranes. The nozzle (21) is moved over the ladle zone (4) and mould zone (2) by means of a robotic arm (22) which is mounted on a cart (24) suspended above the casting wheel (i).(18); (b) connecting the metallic components of the mould (2) to the ground in order to produce a positive charge (17); (e) spraying towards the cavity (ii) of the mould (2) and towards the location zone of the ejector rod (13) dry dusting release agent (20) through an air jet (19) which passes through a nozzle (21) which charges the particles of said dry dusting release agent (20) with high voltage and negative charge (18); (f) pouring the molten liquid copper (5) from the ladle (4) towards the cavity (ii) of a mould (2) of anodes; (g) waiting until the copper gets cold in order to form the anode (6) by means of the turn of the casting wheel (i); (h) driving the ejector rod (13) to expel the anode (6) from the cavity (ii) of the mould (2); and (i) removing the anode (6) from the mould (2) by means of cranes.
Asesorias Y Servicios Innovaxxion Spa

Smart technologies automated coatings

A system and method for applying coatings to an object in a spray booth. The system and method include at least one robot that is operable to spray a coating on the object and at least one robot that includes a non-contact metrology sensor that is capable of measuring the object to determine the exact location of the object and the exact shape of the object.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation





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