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A precision manipulator module for assembly in a minifactory environment

H. Benjamin Brown, Patrick Muir, Alfred Rizzi, M.C. Sensi and Ralph Hollis
Conference Paper, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS '01), Vol. 2, pp. 1030 - 1035, January, 2001

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Abstract

We describe the mechanical and electronic design of a precision, 2-DOF robot manipulator. The manipulator is one of a wide variety of modular robotic agents in the minifactory, a rapidly deployable precision assembly system under development in our laboratory. The manipulator, in cooperation with another type of 2-DOF robot, termed a courier, can perform 4-DOF assembly operations emulating a SCARA robot. This arrangement provides increased precision, higher throughput, smaller footprint, and increased flexibility relative to the SCARA robot.

BibTeX Reference
@conference{Brown-2001-16809,
title = {A precision manipulator module for assembly in a minifactory environment},
author = {H. Benjamin Brown and Patrick Muir and Alfred Rizzi and M.C. Sensi and Ralph Hollis},
booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS '01)},
month = {January},
year = {2001},
volume = {2},
pages = {1030 - 1035},
}
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