A Fixture-Free Piston-Stuffing Machine for Flexible Assembly Lines
Takahide Nakayama, Takeshi Mitsunaga, Takenori Hirakawa and Syunji Tanaka
Hirata Corporation, 111 Hitotsugi, Ueki-machi, Kamoto-gun, Kumamoto 861-0198 Japan
The possibility of fixture-free stuffing of a piston into cylinder on the basis of a conventional force-control algorithm is verified through an experiment in a prototype of a self-manageable robot for assembling lines.
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