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Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®) provides independent expert R&D, advanced robotic system capabilities, and custom hardware designs, which include perception systems, mobile manipulation, and automation process development. SwRI curates the Robot Operating System - Industrial (ROS-I) open source project and consortium.

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Aerospace Aerospace

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Material Removal / Cutting / Deburring / Grinding / Non-Visible Inspection Material Removal / Cutting / Deburring / Grinding / Non-Visible Inspection

Laser Depaint Robots

POSTED 10/17/2012

Southwest Research Institute demonstrated a large-scale, laser depaint system using aircraft-sized robotics and an advanced polygonal laser scanner. We demonstrated top-coat removal, selective removal to primer, color sensor removal, and precision laser control.