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Robot Gripper Metrics Studied at NIST

If you are already using a robot gripper you may have been through the selection process for the gripper. This can be a very complex process since every company has its very own way to market its grippers and to present their data in the best light for them in order to have an advantage over their competitors. Let's be honest this is just how free and open markets work! But it doesn't necessarily help you to analyze all the data you have to review. So, to help the end-user with this data the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has decided to test a couple of different grippers to establish some robot gripper metrics. These metrics should help you to decide which end-effector will best suit your application according to the capabilities of the gripper and the needs of your application. The following article describes the different tests that have been done on the selected grippers.

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
By Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
on Apr 02, 2015 4:44 PM. 6 min read time
 
Robot Gripper Metrics Studied at NIST

If you are already using a robot gripper you may have been through the selection process for the gripper. This can be a very...

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
By Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette
on Apr 02, 2015 4:44 PM
Read more 6 min read time
What are Accuracy and Repeatability in Industrial Robots?

An industrial robot has many metrology or measurable characteristics, which will have a direct impact on the effectiveness of...

Ahmed Joubair, Eng. Ph.D.
By Ahmed Joubair, Eng. Ph.D.
on Oct 07, 2014 12:21 PM
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What is the Repeatability of the Adaptive Gripper?

In a previous post, we described what robotic gripper repeatability is and how it is typically determined. Robotiq adapted the...

Samuel Bouchard
By Samuel Bouchard
on Aug 08, 2011 1:22 PM
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