Security Technology for working with Industrial Robots

Problem In the demonstrator, the safe cooperation between humans and industrial robots is addressed. The developments focus on safe workplace and process design without the use of protective fences and cages. Advantages of the solution This solution consists in the development of a sensor system that monitors workplaces and demonstrates the synchronized Human-Robot cooperation. It…

Flexible assembly through human-robot collaboration

Bosch APAS – component pattern recognition and gesture control @ ZeMA, Germany ZeMA supports Woll Sondermaschinenbau in the development of new competences in the field of Human-Robot-Cooperation (HRC). The Saarland-based company Woll Sondermaschinenbau manufactures and supplies special machines, assembly lines and production plants worldwide. Woll is a plant supplier offering tailor-made innovative solutions for industry…

Linear axis

Linear axis @ Zema, Germany A central focus in the research area Human-Robot-Cooperation (HRC) is the mobility of robot systems. The mobility of an MRK-capable robot system means the rapid expansion of the robot workspace as well as the rapid setup of such systems. The systems currently available on the market have specific disadvantages with…

HRC Aircraft Riveting Process

HRC Aircraft Riveting Process @ ZeMA, Germany Assembly processes in aircraft production are difficult to automate due to technical risks. Examples of such technical challenges include small batch sizes and large product dimensions as well as limited work space for complex joining processes and organization of the assembly tasks. A fully automated system can be…