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5019761 Force feedback control for backhoe  
A force feedback control system for a backhoe includes a single grip articulated control arm having members and joints therebetween analogous to the members and joints of an articulated backhoe...
5017849 Driving control circuit for robot  
A driving control circuit controls a robot in grasping a desired product positioned within an injection mould, safely moving the desired product to a predetermined place, and then returning the...
4996753 Robot end effector exchange system  
A robot end effector exchange system comprises a movable robot arm and an end effector. Connecting structure on each of the arm and end effector are operable for releasably attaching the arm and...
4995148 Robotically controlled multi-task end effector  
A multiple-task end effector attachable to the articulatable head of a computer controlled robotic machining center or "robot" operable to impart multiple linear and rotational axis movements to...
4986729 Wafer transfer apparatus  
Apparatus for placing a first element at a location on a second element, there being associated with the location some known variation in the shape of the second element, the apparatus including a...
4980963 Tool changing apparatus  
An apparatus for fixing and changing tools on movable working machines, e.g. robot arms, comprising a retaining element (A) with a fixing trunnion (2) fixed to the working machine part and on...
4980971 Method and apparatus for chip placement  
A system (10) for precisely placing a semiconductor chip (16) on a substrate (11) includes a robotic arm (18) which is provided with a gripper (22) for separately picking up the chip and...
4975016 Automated machine for detection and grasping of objects  
An automated machine comprising a handler mounted with a rotating aptitude about two perpendicular and intersecting rotational axes, having a free end fitted with a mechanical hand comprising an...
4954005 Safety coupling device for robotic tooling  
A coupling device includes a first support member which is connected to the arm of a robot and which supports a second support member for precision universal tilting and axial and/or rotary...
4915574 Obstacle detector  
The obstacle detector (24) has an upper plate (32) which mounts on the arm (22) of the positioning machine. At least three springs (50) pull the lower plate (34) upward and three projections such...
4909869 Method of mounting a window glass on a vehicle body  
A method of mounting a window glass on a vehicle body comprises the steps of attaching a positioning member for defining a position of the window glass to a window frame portion of the vehicle...
4904152 Industrial robot  
In an industrial robot including a control apparatus capable of executing control of the robot in a position control mode, a velocity control mode and a current control mode. The control apparatus...
4883400 Dual arm master controller for a bilateral servo-manipulator  
A master controller for a mechanically dissimilar bilateral slave servo-manipulator is disclosed. The master controller includes a plurality of drive trains comprising a plurality of sheave...
4875337 Construction machine dual-dump hydraulic circuit with piloted arm-boom cylinder supply priority switching valves  
A hydraulic circuit for a construction machine which operates an actuator for working machine simultaneously with an actuator for working element without degrading the operation of the actuator...
4872718 Support for a gripper for an industrial robot  
A fixed plate (2) is mounted to an end of a robot or working arm (1) by means of screws (3). The fixed plate (2) has an extraordinary multi-cornered, canted, central opening (2c). A connection...
4868796 System for detecting the position of an object relative to a manipulator  
In a system for detecting the position of an object having predetermined design features in a plane relative to a manipulator provided with ultrasonic sensors consisting of ultrasonic transmitters...
4850631 Article manipulator  
Application of tension simultaneously to three cords extending through respective coil springs and attached off the axes of the springs causes movement of tactile members on the ends of the...
4844679 Disk file apparatus  
A disk file apparatus including a transfer member disposed at the upper side of a shelf for accommodating a multiplicity of cartridges each receiving a disk both sides of which are able to be...
4842475 Computer controlled adaptive compliance assembly workstation  
An adaptive compliance system wherein the movement of an orientation stat is controlled in combination with its interaction with an assembly robot to vary the stiffness between the two structures.
4836742 System for controlling a robot in association with a rotary table  
A system is provided for controling a robot operating in association with a rotary table, including a robot, a rotary table, and a control circuit. The control circuit carries out a step of...
4835450 Method and system for controlling robot for constructing products  
A 3-dimensional form of a sample product constituted by a plurality of parts having known forms is measured by imaging the sample product from a plurality of directions. Arrangement data...
4832543 Automatic handling and control device for the loading magazines of automatic machine tools  
The device, which controls operation of the loading magazine in an automatic machine tool and is capable of measuring the handling diameter of single workpieces fed into the machine, comprises a...
4830565 Robot gripper mechanism and method for sampling nuclear fuel pellets  
A gripper mechanism for sampling nuclear fuel pellets at a predetermined depth in a stack of pellets includes a housing and gripping fingers movably mounted to the housing. The fingers are...
4831531 System for the performance of activity in space  
A system for remotely controlled performance of unmanned extravehicular activity in outer space, such as satellite maintenance and repair. The system comprises an orbitable space vehicle having a...
4822238 Robotic arm  
A robotic arm positionable within a nuclear vessel by access through a small diameter opening and having a mounting tube supported within the vessel and mounting a plurality of arm sections for...
4818175 Expandable and contractible arms  
An expandable and contractable arm is constituted by a plurality of expandable and contractable units and connecting devices including universal joints for serially interconnecting the units into...
4815780 Apparatus for detachably connecting a tool to a manipulating device  
The invention provides an apparatus for detachably connecting a tool to a manipulating device, e.g. an industrial robot. The apparatus includes a tool holder and a coupling member fastened to the...
4816732 Robotic hand for transporting semiconductor wafer carriers  
A robotic element for lifting and moving semi-conductor wafer carriers and detecting collisions and correctness of engagement of the carrier to a robotic transport device. The element has a pair...
4813844 Apparatus for setting industrial robot at standard position  
An apparatus for setting an industrial robot at the standard position comprises a block (19) to be measured, which is attached to a top end portion (18) of a wrist of the industrial robot, and a...
4808064 Micropositioning apparatus for a robotic arm  
The present invention provides for precision micropositioning of a robotic structure. The micropositioning system includes a number of angular encoders indicating the angular orientations of...
4808063 Robot system employing force/position control  
In a robotic assembly system including a robotic device composed of a base member, a plurality of movable members and joint mechanisms coupling the members in a sequence extending from the base...
4802800 Passive positioning apparatus  
A method and arrangement for enhancing the ability of robots to perform precision assembly and machining employing adaptive clamping surfaces attached to the robot end effector in locations...
4799853 Self-centering end effector  
An apparatus which acquires individual articles having a substantially cylindrical aperture therein from a supply of roughly aligned articles in a storage bin. The apparatus grips the article on...
4792715 Robot gripper control system using PVDF piezoelectric sensors  
A robot gripper control system is disclosed which uses PVDF piezoelectric sensors to actively damp exerted force. Instead of charge amplifying the output of the piezoelectric transducer, the...
4790584 Compliant link  
Compliant linkage apparatus for providing, in a single stage, three degrees of freedom in a single plane, the apparatus comprising an upper plate, a lower plate under the upper plate, sliding...
RE32794 Programmable automatic assembly system  
A programmable automatic assembly system is provided which may be employed to assemble small parts. Each assembly station includes cooperating manipulator arms which are programmable to assemble...
4787807 Apparatus for automatically extracting objects from containers  
An apparatus for automatically extracting objects individually from containers comprises a stand, beneath which a container having the objects that are to be extracted can be erected; an extractor...
4781103 Fluid servomechanism  
A fluid servomechanism has a first actuator driven by fluid, a second actuator, and a pressure generator for generating pressure corresponding to the difference in displacement between output...
4781519 End effector tools  
An exchangeable end effector tool includes, in combination; an engaging machanism, accessible to the extending fingers of a cooperating end effector disposed on the distal end of a robotic arm....
4780047 Advanced servo manipulator  
An advanced servo manipulator has modular parts. Modular motor members drive individual input gears to control shoulder roll, shoulder pitch, elbow pitch, wrist yaw, wrist pitch, wrist roll, and...
4766322 Robot hand including optical approach sensing apparatus  
A robot hand having six optical approach sensors each including a light emitting element and a light sensing element is disclosed. Each optical approach sensor is adapted to detect an object in...
4744595 Hoisting apparatus for groupwise transfer of cargo units, such as paper rolls  
A positioning device for a hoisting bank with a plurality of horizontally adjustable gripper means, such as vacuum cups, for groupwise handling of cargo units, such as paper rolls. The hoisting...
4740133 Composite working device using a robot and method of accomplishing composite work using a robot  
A welding robot is provided with a first joint member in addition to a welding gun. A work holder provided with a second joint member adapted to be connected with the first joint member and a...
4735452 Article gripper assembly  
An article gripper assembly comprising a support member, a movable base member movable back and forth in a predetermined direction with respect to the support member, a pair of finger members...
4732526 Explosion-proof industrial robot  
An electric industrial robot comprises a movable robot assembly (10) forming therein an airtight chamber, and an electric drive unit for driving the robot assembly. The electric drive unit...
4730862 Pneumatic, tactile gripper generating a gripping force controlled by the weight of the handled object  
The invention relates to a pneumatic gripper comprising at least one movable finger of which the clamping force is controlled by the weight of the object handled. Each movable finger includes a...
4727996 Variable grip lifting mechanism  
A grab assembly for handling articles such as hot and cold steel ingots and molds, characterized by multiple current relays and limit switches that enable selection of different grip forces. The...
4726729 Electric motor-actuated load clamp with clamping force control  
An electric motor-actuated load clamp for automatically-guided vehicles has clamp arms which are selectively opened and closed by a plurality of rotary electric motors connected to the clamp arms...
4725190 Hand system of industrial robot  
A robot hand device is provided with a collision protection coupling between a protective plate holding the hand device and a base plate mounted on the robot arm. When the hand device collides...
4717003 Breakaway clutch for robot end-of-arm tooling  
The invention provides an "on the fly" adjustable clutch for use with robot end-of-arm tooling that provides a means for sensing movement of a tool attached to the clutch and can send a signal to...

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