Browse Prior Art Database

ROBOT/MANIPULATOR IMPACT PROTECTION DEVISE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008552D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jun-24

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
John Steward

Abstract

Current manipulators suffer severe damage should they impact fixed tooling or other parts of the machine. This problem normally occurs when the manipulator incorrectly picks or drops a large robust component such as a cast aluminum housing.