Robots Assisting in the Packaging Industry

Konferenz: ROBOTIK 2012 - 7th German Conference on Robotics
21.05.2012-22.05.2012 in Munich, Germany

Tagungsband: ROBOTIK 2012

Seiten: 4Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Wallhoff, Frank; Blume, Jürgen; Bannat, Alexander; Appleton, Ben (Institute for Human-Machine Communication, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany)
Rösel, Wolfgang; Zwicker, Carola; Zäh, Michael; Reinhart, Gunther (Institute for Machine Tools and Industrial Management, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany)
Pichler, Andreas (PROFACTOR GmbH, Steyr, Austria)
Ferrara, Paolo (FerRobotics Compliant Robot Technology GmbH, Linz, Austria)
Behrndt, Robert (MRK-Systeme GmbH, Augsburg, Germany)

How can robots effectively assist humans in the packaging industry, when it comes to handling large components, such as a LCD television? This is the question that scientists and industry partners of the research project “CustomPacker” [1] are seeking to answer. The aims of the project are to free the human worker of tedious, unchallenging work, whilst simultaneously reducing packaging costs. Area of Conference Topic: Robotics in Production / Industrial Robots Keywords: Safe human-robot cooperation / cooperating robots