IJAT Vol.14 No.3 pp. 429-437
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2020.p0429

Technical Paper:

Calibration Method of Parallel Mechanism Type Machine Tools

Keisuke Nagao, Nobuaki Fujiki, Yoshitaka Morimoto, and Akio Hayashi

Kanazawa Institute of Technology
7-1 Ohgigaoka, Nonoichi, Ishikawa 924-8501, Japan

Corresponding author

September 27, 2019
December 2, 2019
May 5, 2020
parallel mechanism machine tool, calibration, forward kinematics, AACMM, XMINI

This paper proposes a calibration method for a parallel mechanism type machine tool (XMINI, Exechon Enterprises L.L.C.). In this method, the kinematic parameters are calculated using forward kinematics and the least squares method from the results obtained by a coordinate measuring machine. By using an articulated arm coordinate measuring machine (AACMM), we can measure a wide space, and the measuring machine position do not have to be determined strictly. This paper provides a solution for the forward kinematics problem to identify the kinematic parameters. The results from the kinematic parameter calculation are evaluated using the experimental results from an actual machine.

Cite this article as:
K. Nagao, N. Fujiki, Y. Morimoto, and A. Hayashi, “Calibration Method of Parallel Mechanism Type Machine Tools,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.14 No.3, pp. 429-437, 2020.
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