Circular Test: A new method for testing Industrial Robots
At the Department of Production Engineering at Graz University of Technology we developed a new, fast and effective system for testing industrial robots. It enables the detection of dynamic position deviations caused by robot mechanics as well as the control system and can be applied to the robot under work. In this contribution we want to explain the test procedure and to introduce the method of evaluation. Also the use of a CAD-system to improve the measuring device and especially the possibilities of mechanism design to simulate movements and deviations are described.
KeywordsMachine Tool Industrial Robot Circular Path Tool Centre Point Mechanical Interface
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