Universal Robots: Come for the Safety, Stay for the Ease of UseCollaborative robots bring many benefits to an industrial environment, chief among them safety. However, with Universal Robots, once most people go through a demo, they become most excited about how easy the robots are to program.
Watch this video (with instructions) on how to connect the Parker P-Series Servo Drive to the TwinCAT 3 controller. Parker recently introduced their high-performance and cost-effective P-Series Servo Drives. One version offers the speed and flexibility of an EtherCAT network. We were asked to show how the drive would perform to the open standards of the EtherCAT protocol.
Many people turn to suppliers in the marketplace for precision motors to deliver rotary or linear movements. Many of those suppliers deliver varying quality of their products both in the initial specifications and, more importantly, over the life of a particular product line. That consistency is of great concern to OEM’s.
In this tutorial video presentation, Michael Davis, Robotics Field Service Technician for CrossRobotics, will demonstrate step-by-step how to replace the Wrist 3 Joint on a Universal Robots model UR5. Michael provides us with a few tips and tricks for this procedure which will hopefully make your joint replacement process a smooth one. Detailed instructions and images can be found in the UR5 Service Manual.