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Floating Compliance Feature for the Wrist of an Industrial Robot

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000063973D
Original Publication Date: 1985-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-18

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Fineran, WJ Nelson, PW [+details]

Abstract

The compliance device described in this article, a mechanism which mounts between the wrist and hand of an industrial robot, enables the robot to reliably handle misaligned workpieces and enhances the robot's overall ability to assemble close-fitting parts.