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Bin-picking with robolink D and camera technology

Volkswagen AG
Material handling

Camera technology and lightweight robot arm at Volkswagen's automotive production

Hardware Price: $12,093.11




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Thousands of materials are removed from crates for assembly every day in automobile production. In this project at the Volkswagen plant in Emden, forced ventilation frames for the Passat /Arteon are separated.

The lightweight robot robolink D from igus is used in this grip out of the box application. It is supported by camera technology and a lightweight gripper from the 3D printer. The robot's task is to remove the forced venting frames from a small load carrier (KLT) including the removal and disposal of the cardboard intermediate layers. The components are made available to a downstream 6-axis robot for the assembly of the parts directly in the line process on the vehicle.

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