Wrist Action


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Wrist Action
Wrist ActionCoordinate systems are also used to describe the motion possibilities of the wrist. The manipulator arm is limited in its ability to do work without some type of end effector to act as a hand. To make this hand work, it is necessary to have a wrist action to cause it to approach the abilities of the human hand to do work.Four coordinate systems are used to describe this wrist action. You can see the possibilities of the wrist in Figure 2-25. By adding the wrist, it is possible to have a robot with six axes of motion. This added dimension increases the flexibility of the robot and its possible application list. The axes that the wrist adds to the robot are …
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Mark R. Miller; Rex Miller: Robots and Robotics: Principles, Systems, and Industrial Applications. Wrist Action, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export