The Video shows a perfect application for our idea of low-cost-automation made easy with igus® components (here: robolink® Joint plus 2 drylin rails). A winding unit for the production of BLDC motors. The unit is build by Commonplace Robotics, it will be used for the production of motors for our rebel prototypes.
in older posts, I presented our current solution for pick+place of e-chain parts. Cycle time of 5-6 sec/pick is the most critical issue (we can not operate much faster due to missing stiffness of the igus arm). We now solve this issue by using our arms on drylin rails, in addition we use 2 units to […]
We supply 2 options of encoders for our joints / joint arms. Option 1 (our Standard before HMI 2017): Motorencoder plus Ini switch for 0-point reference on the joint output (PRT bearing) Option 2): Output encoder on the PRT bearing of the joint. This is our own development, we use a magnetic ring plus Encoderchip […]
we run regular lifetime tests with our gears in our lab. Based on these tests, we did some inside changes in our gears, most important is the change of gear geometry and gear pulley material during the last months (from iglidur J to iglidur A 180). By this, we improved lifetime and friction (efficiency) in the […]
the main differences between our gears and standard metal gears are: ours are lubrication free (no grease, no oil) and very lightweight due to plastic and aluminium parts instead of steel, brass or bronze (=standard design). The same is valid for the bearings we use on the output (igus PRT = polymer round tables). This […]