Franka Emika Robot Screwing Capabilities

The Franka Emika Robot cobot has quick precision screwing capabilities for a variety of applications. The seating control strategy capability, for example, secures a precise clamping torque by adjusting the final target torque based on the seating torque.

20 Jan, 2022

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The Franka Emika Robot cobot has quick precision screwing capabilities for a variety of applications. The seating control strategy capability, for example, secures a precise clamping torque by adjusting the final target torque based on the seating torque. The clamping torque monitoring capability establishes a final target torque and continuously monitors tightening to ensure a constant clamping torque. In the event of improper screw connections, the cobot features automatic error handling capability that properly adjusts the screw connections. To set the ultimate position and clamp load, screws are turned at precise amounts. The torque/angle of rotation capability of the cobot is used for this. The Franka Emika Robot can also document screwing results, ensuring that precision and accuracy are maintained over time.

The cobot is essentially designed to function like a human arm, and each of its seven joints is extremely sensitive, with contour following ability and agility. The Robot's end joint allows for limitless rotation, which is ideal for screw driving. After entering the screw length and torque value into the cobot's teach pendant, the cobot then calculates the force and speed with which the screw should be driven in. The cobot retracts screws inside itself which are automatically pushed in once the cobot arm is in place. The screwdriver's simple programming and interchangeable bit system allow it to switch to a different screw size, length, or product line in minutes, reducing downtime and increasing productivity.

Drilling, screwing, and polishing are among the variety of inspection and assembly operations that electronics companies have sought to automate for a long time. With the help of Franka Emika Robot, a procedure like screwing, for example, no longer necessitates ad hoc integration and highly-trained staff to be deployed and altered within a production line. Not only does Franka Emika Robot make screwing solutions simple and convenient to set up, but it was also devised and built to ensure proactive insertion and positioning of the screws, as well as the application of consistent and accurate forces while tightening and loosening them.

Cobots are employed to take over workers' tedious, repetitive, or risky tasks. Fastening screws is one of these tedious tasks. This task requires accuracy, consistency, and a strong arm that doesn't get fatigued. For this task, the Franka Emika Robot is recommended. The Franka Emika Robot is capable of performing operations with a 0.1 mm accuracy. Screws with sizes varying from M1.6 to 12Nm of maximum tightening pressure can be used. To enhance efficiency and effectiveness, Frank Emika Robot can smartly monitor the tightening process.

A cobot will never stray from its course of action and will always carry out its tasks with the same intensity. The Franka Emika Robot carries out tightening of screws with the same pressure and tension, ensuring quality consistency. After hours of effort, the cobot will not become fatigued and will complete the task faster and more accurately than humans, improving the quality of products while reducing risks. The Franka Emika Robot, unlike traditional screwing automation, does not require a lot of floor or bench space in the working environment. The cobot can be placed on any standard table and will not obstruct anyone. The Franka Emika Robot can be used in a variety of settings, including high-mix, low-volume production.

20 Jan, 2022

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Franka Emika is a young high-tech company from Munich, Germany, dedicated to making robotics accessible to everyone and helping humans perform unpleasant and even dangerous tasks. To achieve this, the company has combined human-centered design with German engineering.

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