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Is there an ANSI-RIA requirement to indicate, to a robot-cell entrant, that a robot is in teach mode(T1)? What(if) are other companies doing to indicate a robot is in teach mode? Can a line-stop indicator at the gate entry also be used to indicate teach-mode? Example turned off =robots in teach mode
WHY IS MY SERVO MOTOR CREEPING (MOVING FORWARD BY 0.3MM, VERY CONSISTENT) WITH EVERY ROTATION CYCLE? (ON A BELT CONVEYOR)
Category: System Integration
Category: Material Handling
For a case erector robot feeding erected cardboard boxes out of the robot cell, the outfeed conveyor opening is large enough for an person to climb through into the cell. What are the guarding requirements to prevent intentional access through the outfeed? Citing an standard requirements would be helpful.
Category: System Integration
I am starting work on my first collaborative robot system and need to do the risk assessment. Is the risk assessment for a collaborative system still the task based risk assessment that I have done many times in the past or doe the risk assessment for a collaborative robot system need to be done in a different way?
Where one can download 32-bit and 64-bit clallserial.dll files that are used for serial communication with camera?
Category: Vision Software
Hi there, I am looking for an inspection system to check tubular plastic injection moulded parts for defects, such as tears and air bubbles. This would need to check both the internal and external walls of the parts. What would you suggest would be the best solution?
Category: Lighting Equipment
We are a canadian manufacturer of an autonomous weeding robot for the ag industry. What are the certifications we need to obtain given the fact the robot is autonomous and will be roaming the fields with no supervision? Thanks Luc Labbé, CEO Nexus Robotics 418-570-1196
Category: Welding, Arc
Is it ok to have the light curtains of a cell muted, during teach mode, without having some type of interlock partition key switch with a visual indication such as a rope with signage attached? I am concerned about having someone come in to the cell from the loading/unloading side, while teaching is being performed.
We are building a system that has an inspection area with a knee wall and inner and outer light curtains. The inner curtains are muted unless the outer curtains are broken, then the inner curtains are active. The standard states that in this Point of Operation walk through situation, presence must be continually sensed in the area. We have used Line of Sight in the past meaning someone would have to intentionally reset the outer curtains while being able to see if someone was in the point of operation area. Is this acceptable or do we need to use a mat or horizontal curtains to continuously monitor the area?