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9009940 Electromagnetic crawler assembly system  
A method and apparatus for performing operations on a workpiece. A first frame in a frame system may be held on the workpiece by applying a vacuum to the first frame. A second frame in the frame...
8882437 Transfer device, and workpiece mounting device  
A non-contact holding device (1) attached to a parallel mechanism robot (100) has a square plate-like base member (10), a Bernoulli chuck (20) attached to the center on a rear surface of the base...
8857877 Reconfigurable end-effector attachable to a robotic arm  
A reconfigurable end-effector attachable to a robotic arm, includes a master boom, a first branch assembly and a second branch assembly, a dual articulation mechanism. The dual articulation...
8720298 Device for moving and positioning an object in space  
The invention relates to a device for moving and positioning an object in space, having at least three actuator arms each connected to a motor/drive unit and pivotable about a motor/drive axis....
8714903 Robot  
A robot includes a base, a movable platform, a shaft rotatably connecting the movable platform and the base, three kinematic chains rotatably connecting the movable platform and the base, an end...
8695190 Electromagnetic crawler assembly system  
A method and an apparatus for performing operations on a workpiece is provided. A first frame in a frame system may be held on the workpiece by applying a vacuum to the first frame. A second frame...
8686680 Dual-motor series elastic actuator  
Certain embodiments of a system for reducing backlash include a member geared for rotation in first and second directions. In various implementations, a first motor causes rotation in the first...
8479607 Work transfer apparatus  
A work transfer apparatus includes a work carrying mechanism, a driving source that drives the work carrying mechanism, a sealed box that accommodates the driving source in a hermetically sealed...
8414247 Method for reloading workpiece  
A method for reloading workpieces includes providing a manipulator having a connecting base and a plurality of grasping assemblies arranged on the connecting base, providing a plurality of...
8413539 Compact manipulation robot  
A parallel-type displacement device having at least three arms each pivoting about a pivot axis, the pivot axes defining a polygon as seen from a point above the device, wherein each of the arms...
8381566 Passive-active end-effector and pneumatic manipulator equipped therewith  
Attachments for power assisted lifting devices capable of rigidly positioning an object in three-dimensional space, for example pneumatically assisted manually operated mechanical arm...
8308419 Robot system using robot to load and unload workpiece into and from machine tool  
A robot includes a base member, which is installed at a position offset from the front of a door of a machine tool to the side, as viewed in a direction vertical to the surface where the door is...
8303238 Kinematic device for supporting and programmably moving a terminal element in a machine or an instrument  
The invention concerns a kinematic device for supporting and programmably moving a terminal element. The platform (11) bearing the terminal element (12) is linked by four swivel joints (9) and...
8245594 Roll joint and method for a surgical apparatus  
A roll joint utilizes at least one tendon guide surface to guide actuator tendons for distal roll off and on their respective drums on a central shaft of the roll joint. The tendon guide surface...
8197469 Inserter joint and inserter  
A controlled relative motion system comprising a base support, a manipulable support, and a plurality of hinged doubled pivoting links rotatably coupled to the base support and rotatably coupled...
8186925 Drill rod handler  
An elongate item handling means comprising a base (11) adapted to be fixed to a fixture, an elongate member support (13) having a first axis, the elongate member support comprising an engagement...
8182197 Gripping device and system including the same  
In a gripping device, a displacement-type force sensor is provided on a side of a driving mechanism opposite fingers to which the driving mechanism is connected to form a grip section. The driving...
8132481 Parallel mechanism  
A parallel mechanism includes a base, actuators attached to the base, a plurality of arms coupled together in parallel, and a sensing device. Each of the arms has a first link, one end of which is...
7904198 Pick and place gripper  
Tooling is described for securing to the movable end of a computer-controlled robotic arm, by which articles can be picked up, optionally rotated and lowered into a new position. The tooling...
7891934 Robot  
Disclosed is a robot which is compact in structure and may be movable in a large working range, wherein move members 1, 1 may be moved by drive devices 4, 4 respectively along a straight line and...
7753642 Apparatus and method associated with cable robot system  
An apparatus associated with a cable robot system is provided. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes: an end-effector platform adapted to be positioned and maneuvered within a...
7685902 Industrial robot  
An industrial robot including a parallel kinematic manipulator of an object in space. The manipulator includes a stationary platform, a movable platform for carrying the object, and at least three...
7673384 Nut runner and hexabot robot  
A six degree of freedom servo driven robot having a seventh axis servo motor for rotating servo driven nut runners affixed to swing arms about a radius. The robot offering flexibility within high...
7637710 Industrial robot  
An industrial robot for moving an object in space comprising a stationary platform, a movable platform arranged for supporting the object, and a first, a second and a third arm to which the...
7603927 Manipulator with automatic control, especially for the food industry  
An automatic manipulator, such as a multiaxial industrial robot, with a carrying component structure (support structure) for transmitting forces between individual members of the automatic...
7520714 Handling apparatus  
A handling apparatus mounted on a moving member for holding, conveying, and installing a workpiece has a floating plate attached for radial movement to an apparatus body 10 connecting with the...
7419351 Managing structure for umbilical member of industrial robot  
A managing structure for an umbilical member of an industrial robot, the umbilical member being for supplying air and electric energy to a work tool attached to an end of a wrist of the robot, in...
7367771 Light weight parallel manipulators using active/passive cables  
The present invention provides parallel, cable based robotic manipulators, for use in different applications such as ultra high-speed robots or positioning devices with between three to six...
7366585 Method and apparatus for moving a handling system  
A method for moving a multi-axis or multi-axle handling system, particularly for orienting a hand of an industrial robot, with a gripping tool connected to a hand is characterized in that the...
7331750 Parallel robot  
A parallel robot or parallel kinematics mechanism is provided for uses such as robotics or machining. The mechanism comprises a fixed base, a main arm, and a first and second support arm to...
7241102 Robot  
Disclosed is a robot which is compact in structure and may be movable in a large working range, wherein move members 1, 1 may be moved by drive devices 4, 4 respectively along a straight line and...
7195441 Manipulator having arm mechanism for hand  
According to this invention, there is provided a manipulator which can be suitably used as a compact manipulator apparatus which manipulates a minute target object. A manipulator of this invention...
7104746 Device for the displacement and/or positioning of an object in five axes  
The invention relates to a displacement and/or positioning device for the displacement and/or positioning of an object in five axes, comprising an object support and five coupling members which...
7090458 Planar parallel robot mechanism with two translational degrees of freedom  
A linkage mechanism for a pick and place robot includes two rotatable drive members mounted on a base and connected to a platform by a respective two element linkage. The mid point of the two...
7036212 Apparatus for performing operation on circuit substrate  
An apparatus for performing an operation on a circuit substrate, the apparatus including a plurality of operating devices which are provided in a space that is closed and opened by a safety cover...
7028578 Wrist driving mechanism for robot  
A wrist driving mechanism capable of arranging a large amount of cables and pipes in a robot arm. A robot wrist mechanism having three degrees of freedom is driven by first, second and third drive...
7011489 Industrial robot  
An industrial robot for movement of an object in space comprising a stationary platform, a movable platform adapted for supporting the object, and a first, a second and a third arm to which the...
6997669 Parallel manipulators with four degrees of freedom  
A manipulator for receiving and displacing an object, comprising a moving portion, adapted to receive the object. Four support legs each extend between the moving portion and a ground for...
6923613 Manipulator  
A manipulator is provided that includes a foot part and a number of members connected to the foot part and to each other respectively, and at least a gripper part, such that the members, the...
6840127 Tendon link mechanism with six degrees of freedom  
A computer-controlled parallel-leg mechanism, with three pairs of remotely-actuated tendon legs, provides accurate six-degrees-of-freedom motion and positioning for a tool platform. Leg pair...
6748819 Robot  
A robot is disclosed in which load torque imposed on motors is reduced and therefore small-sized motors can be used. In the robot, an arm member, a first link, a second link and a third link...
6648583 Parallel kinematics mechanism with a concentric spherical joint  
A parallel kinematics mechanism is provided for uses such as robotics or machining. The mechanism has various limbs, at least some of which are actuatable, for moving an end component with...
6634443 Drill rod handling device  
The invention provides a drill rod handling device (14) which is adapted for attachment to a drill rig assembly (10) which includes a standard rotation unit (12) and a rod holder (13) mounted on...
6543987 Robot for handling products in a three-dimensional space  
A robot for handling products in a three-dimensional space is described. The robot comprises a base (1) on which three arms (9) are pivotably supported to pivote around three pivote axes (3)...
6497548 Parallel kinematics mechanism with a concentric sperical joint  
A parallel kinematics mechanism is provided for uses such as robotics or machining. The mechanism has various limbs, at least some of which are actuatable, for moving an end component with...
6477912 Six-degrees-of-freedom parallel mechanism for micro-positioning work  
A six-degrees-of-freedom parallel mechanism for micro-positioning work is disclosed. This mechanism freely performs a desired motion of translation and rotation of a moving platform using internal...
6290196 Holding device for a surgical instrument  
In a holding device for a surgical instrument comprising a holder for the instrument, in order to enable pivotal movement of the instrument while avoiding simultaneous translational movement, it...
6214057 Overload protection device for robotic tooling  
An overload protection device includes a cup-shaped cap member defining a cavity receiving a cup-shaped yoke member defining a pressurized air chamber receiving a piston having a rounded end...
5938394 Collection apparatus  
A refuse collection apparatus including a container lifting and emptying apparatus connected to a collection receptacle which is dumped into a refuse hauling vehicle. The container lifting and...
5934867 Refuse collecting  
A refuse collection apparatus and method including a container lifting and emptying apparatus connected to a collection receptacle which is dumped into a refuse hauling vehicle. The container...

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