IJAT Vol.3 No.2 pp. 130-135
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2009.p0130


Polishing Process Automation by Industrial Robots with Polished Surface Quality Judged Based on Imaging Processing

Tomoya Ito and Koichi Morishige

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, The University of Electro-Communications
1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan

December 12, 2008
January 20, 2009
March 5, 2009
polishing, automation, industrial robot, image processing
In polishing-process automation, research is focusing on having industrial robots replace skilled personnel. In judging whether polishing is sufficient, and robot polishing programs using CAD/CAM have been proposed. We propose that polished surface quality the judged based on image processing, with the robot polishing using a personal computer and signal communication.
Cite this article as:
T. Ito and K. Morishige, “Polishing Process Automation by Industrial Robots with Polished Surface Quality Judged Based on Imaging Processing,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.3 No.2, pp. 130-135, 2009.
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