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IJAT Vol.3 No.4 pp. 465-470
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2009.p0465
(2009)

Paper:

High-Accuracy and Low-Cost Chamfering System by a Material-Handling Robot –Individual Error Compensation Using Image Processing–

Naoki Asakawa*, Hidetake Tanaka**, Tomoya Kiyoshige*,
and Masatoshi Hirao*

*Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University, Kakuma-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan

**Faculty of Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, 1603-1 Kamitomioka, Nagaoka, Niigata 940-2188, Japan

Received:
January 20, 2009
Accepted:
April 22, 2009
Published:
July 5, 2009
Keywords:
industrial robot, chamfering, image processing, error compensation
Abstract

The study deals with an automation of chamfering by a material-handling robot with considering of accuracy and costs. The study focused on automation of chamfering without influence of individual dimensional error of workpiece. A casted impeller usually chamfered with handwork is treated in the study as an example of a workpiece having individual dimensional error. In the system, a file driven by air reciprocating actuator is used as a chamfering tool and image processing technology is used to compensate the dimensional error of the workpiece. The robot hand carries a workpiece instead of a chamfering tool both for chamfering and for material handling. From the experimental result, the system is found effective to chamfer a workpiece having dimensional error automatically.

Cite this article as:
N. Asakawa, H. Tanaka, T. Kiyoshige, and <. Hirao, “High-Accuracy and Low-Cost Chamfering System by a Material-Handling Robot –Individual Error Compensation Using Image Processing–,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.3, No.4, pp. 465-470, 2009.
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