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10 Robot Terms You Need to Know

If you haven’t had to talk about robots yet, it’s likely that you will join the conversation soon. The following terms are useful to explain how a robot moves, how much it can lift, and how safe it is.

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Sep 04, 2017 7:00 AM. 3 min read time
 
10 Robot Terms You Need to Know

If you haven’t had to talk about robots yet, it’s likely that you will join the conversation soon. The following terms are...

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Sep 04, 2017 7:00 AM
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Yes, Collaborative Robots Can Be Repurposed in a Changing Production Environment

Fast turnaround is a necessity for small and medium manufacturers. Companies that can find ways to decrease lot sizes and...

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Aug 15, 2016 7:00 AM
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Why I chose a Robotiq Gripper?

In our quest to fulfill the needs of our customers, we went to a couple of real life users of Robotiq Grippers and asked them: ...

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
By Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
on Dec 15, 2015 3:24 PM
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How to Convert your 2-F85 to a 2-F140

We have recently release the 2-Finger 140 Adaptive Gripper. This Gripper was designed to achieve tasks that require a wider...

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
By Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
on Sep 23, 2015 9:43 AM
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Kinematics: Why Robots Move Like They Do

For the general public, “moving like a robot” means making jerky, linear movements which nobody would describe as graceful. In...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Sep 13, 2015 9:18 PM
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How Many Fingers Do You Really Need for a Robot?

Why do we humans have 5 fingers on each hand? It’s a question which you probably rarely think about. But, as roboticists, it’s...

Alex Owen-Hill
By Alex Owen-Hill
on Sep 04, 2015 12:19 PM
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Why Use a Robot Gripper with 3 Fingers?

Seeing all these robot grippers out there you may wonder, what are the advantages relative to the number of fingers presented...

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
By Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
on Jul 02, 2015 3:34 PM
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3-Finger Adaptive Gripper Simulation Data

At ICRA 2015 we got a lot of feedback requesting supplementary data concerning our 3-Finger Adaptive Gripper. The robotic end...

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
By Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
on Jun 10, 2015 11:58 AM
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