robolink at MOTEK, 4 DOF, new documents

Martin Raak | 30. September 2015

At this year’s MOTEK show in Stuttgart (GER) we will show the possibility to build 4 DOF robot arms with our motorized joints. 2 films at the end of this entry show 2 possible concepts: 1) “small” version with 4 joints size 30 – 30 -20 – 20, built with igus DC motors. No programming […]


robot FLASH from Wroclaw University of technology (Poland)

Martin Raak | 28. September 2015

The team of Jan Kedzierski (Ph.D.) from Wroclaw University of technology now presents their NEW generation of the autonomous robot FLASH. It is (again) equipped with 2 pcs. 5 DOF robolink wire driven joint arms. They developpped their own drive technology for this robot based on DC/BLDC motors as an open source project. It will […]


Ini switch for robolink D

Martin Raak | 11. September 2015

We control the position of our RL-D joints by using the motor encoder (of our igus stepper motors). In order to define a reference point (or ZERO position), an additional inductive initiator switch (=Ini) can be installed on the joint as an option. TheĀ spec. of the Ini switch is given below, it is the same […]