FT sensor on MOTOMAN MH5F – force/torque measurement

Challenge

  • Recording of force/distance characteristics of switching elements
  • Quality control of switching elements
  • Calibration of material characteristics

Solution

  • An FT (force/torque) sensor and a PZN-plus centric gripper are mounted on the robot. Furthermore, there is also an ERD rotary module and an ELB linear module on the inspection platform.
  • The gripper grips a plastic pin and presses the buttons of the vehicle entertainment system. The resultant forces are displayed on the screen. The pin is set down.
  • The gripper now grips the rotary control knob of the entertainment system directly. The resultant torques are displayed on the screen.
  • The FT sensor then measures the torques generated on the rotary module and the forces generated on the linear module and displays them.

Results

  • Using the FT sensor, forces and torques can be measured precisely in all six degrees of freedom, recorded and evaluated.

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Product

Inspection of a vehicle entertainment system

Industry

Applications

System components

Results

  • Precise force/torque measure­ment in six degrees of freedom

Contact

YASKAWA Europe GmbH
Yaskawastraße 1
85391 Allershausen
Germany

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