Hexapod

Eaton hose provides secure supply to hexapods

Eaton hose provides secure supply to hexapods

A crucial factor for driving comfort and safety within motor vehicles are suspension components. A renowned automotive manufacturer therefore tests each component thoroughly at its research centre. Within the facility the company operates state-of-the-art test rigs, including a hexapod test bench: the characteristics of suspension elements as well as their transmission function are determined here. […]

By February 9, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Aerotech targets hexapod at ultra-precision applications

Aerotech targets hexapod at ultra-precision applications

Aerotech says its HexGen hexapods represent a significant advance in six-degree-of-freedom positioning performance. The newest member of the HexGen family, the HEX300-230HL, is targeted at medium-load, ultra-precision applications ranging from sensor testing to synchrotron sample manipulation. Aerotech’s HexGen hexapods are the only hexapods on the market today that provide guaranteed positioning accuracy specifications below 5μm. […]

By February 24, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Aerotech HEX500-350HL hexapod guarantees accuracy

Aerotech HEX500-350HL hexapod guarantees accuracy

Aerotech says its HexGen hexapods represent a significant advance in six-degree-of-freedom positioning performance. The HEX500-350HL high-load, precision hexapod is suited to applications in x-ray diffraction, sensor testing, and high-force device manipulation. With its high-load capacity, large travels, high speeds, and sub-micrometer precision, the HEX500-350HL means no compromising on application specifications. Aerotech claims the HEX500-350HL is […]

By April 4, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Adaptive robot control with GPS tracking

Adaptive robot control with GPS tracking

In this month’s podcast, we look at adaptive robot control with 0.1mm accuracy driven by GPS data, we discover the reasons behind ABB’s move from orange to graphite white for its robots, and we look at the British company that’s developed its own range of industrial robots.

By September 9, 2014 Read More →
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