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Manufacturing Robotics Programs & Projects

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Performance Metrics and Benchmarks to Advance the State of Robotic Grasping
Last Updated Date: 08/18/2016

With a growing number of robot hands, there is an increasing need to capture their individual competencies and characteristics under a unified … more

Prognostics, Health Management, and Control (PHMC)
Last Updated Date: 06/24/2016

The Prognostics, Health Management, and Control (PHMC) project will deliver methods, protocols, and tools for robust sensing, diagnostics, … more

ASTM Committee F45 on Driverless Automatic Guided Industrial Vehicles
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2016

This website provides supporting information for ASTM Committee F45 and its subcommittees. For more information, see the Supporting … more

Robotic Systems for Smart Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2016

To develop and deploy advances in measurement science that enhance U. S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by improving robotic system … more

Tools for Collaborative Robots within SME Workcells
Last Updated Date: 01/11/2016

Despite the potential quality and productivity advantages, small and medium enterprises have lagged in the adoption of robotic systems within … more

Robotic Systems Interoperability and Integration
Last Updated Date: 01/11/2016

The integration of robotic assembly systems within manufacturing facilities is impeded by the inability of robots to easily communicate with … more

Performance of Collaborative Robot Systems
Last Updated Date: 01/11/2016

The widespread use of robots in flexible factory environments is limited by the robots' inability to coordinate, communicate, and understand their … more

Performance Assessment Framework for Robotic Systems
Last Updated Date: 01/11/2016

Most assembly tasks are not readily automatable today due to robots' limited perception, mobility, and dexterity. Furthermore, there are no means … more

Agility Performance of Robotic Systems
Last Updated Date: 01/11/2016

The application of robotics in manufacturing assembly is hindered by their lack of agility, their large changeover times for new tasks and new … more

Emergency Response Robots
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2016

Emergency responders risk life and limb interacting with known hazards to protect the public, rescue potential victims, and enhance the resilience … more

Standard Test Methods for Response Robots
Last Updated Date: 11/02/2015

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a comprehensive set of standard test methods and associated … more

Last Updated Date: 08/30/2012

(Concluded) The RoboCrane design utilizes the basic idea of the Stewart Platform parallel link manipulator. The unique feature of the NIST … more

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