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Torque Sensor for Robotically Driven Screw Driver

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000061386D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Hilpert, GW Michallik, NM [+details]

Abstract

In manufacturing operations using robot technology, it is often necessary to sense whether a screw or similar element has been properly tightened. The figure illustrates a circuit which can readily sense whether a screw has been tightened to the appropriate torque le