robolink and art

The swiss light artist CAROLINE TAPERNOUX has used 3 robolink joint arms to create different light installations and test our products for possible projects. This was our first project with a worldwide successfull artist and it was a great pleasure for us. Please watch the sample video to get an impression of her work or visit her website: www.carolinetapernoux.fr

The colour of robolink…?

robolink is a joint kit system. The igus standard robolink solution is in black colour today.

Today we ask ourselves if this is the right colour for the product. Or should it be more light? One discussed solution might be SILVER (see pic).

Please give us your vote which arm you would prefer if you had the choice. thank you! In addition you might write me a mail with your personal comment or further suggestion if you like: mraak@igus.de

 

BlackSilverI do not care

 

FAKUMA 2017, Automation unit at Dr Boy booth

At the FAKUMA trade show, our supplier and partner DR. BOY (http://www.dr-boy.de/) presented an injection moulding process. The automated handling of the products is operated by a 4 DOF robolink joint arm RL-D-RBT-5532-BC (igus standard product) together with a CPR control unit (http://cpr-roboter.de/produkte/igusrobot.html).

calculation of Inverse Kinematics for individual robot arms

An interesting, unusual problem solution to the calculation of complicated Robolink movements is offered by www.RoBo-mac.de

The program, a Mathematical 3D joint Toolbox controls Direct and Inverse Kinematics, all parameter and measurements “of your robolink arm” can become basic inputs of the calculation. The program tool not only calculates “Pick & Place” final positions, but also individual circle and 3D spline continuous paths movements. It calculates articulated arm & gantry robotic to realize combined igus drylin & robolink motion using 3D Bézier free forms.

A free demo and test package as well as a Tutorial “INVERSE KINEMATICS & ROBOTIC” (German language) can be download at http://www.cnc-mac.de/html/download.html (pl. scroll down this page a little bit to approximately its middle position).

please watch the you tube video, Dipl.-Ing. Norbert Brodtmann from RoBo-mac will assist you in case of questions.

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