Challenges for industrial robots towards milling applications

Tunç, Lütfi Taner and Sapmaz, Ömer Faruk (2017) Challenges for industrial robots towards milling applications. In: 8th International Symposium on Machining (UTIS 2017), Antalya, Turkey

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Robotic machining is proposed to be a manufacturing technology alternative to CNC machining to lower the overall costs, especially in large scale part manufacturing industries such as nuclear, aerospace and partially automotive. Opposed to several advantages, industrial robots introduce several major technical challenges. In this paper, the industrial robots are compared to CNC machine tools towards the purpose of machining operations in terms of technical challenges, potential cost savings and the required research to increase the manufacturing readiness level of robotic machining. The effect of industrial robots on machining dynamics is discussed through case studies; the inaccuracies for industrial robots on tool path contouring and potential cost reduction are discussed.

Item Type:Papers in Conference Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords:Robotic machining; Economical analysis; Milling dynamics; Accuracy
Subjects:T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS0200 Metal manufactures. Metalworking
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T175 Industrial research. Research and development
ID Code:36414
Deposited By:Lütfi Taner Tunç
Deposited On:04 Sep 2018 14:48
Last Modified:04 Sep 2018 14:48

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