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Tool Changer for Robotic Assembly

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053749D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bothun, ME Lengerman, LH Tufty, LR [+details]

Abstract

The robotic tool changer shown in the front elevation (Fig. 1) and the side elevation (Fig. 2) provides an economical device that has a positive, pneumatically actuated latch and tolerates moderate misalignment during coupling between the robot portion 3 and the tool portion 4.