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Measuring the Geometric Errors of a Hexapod Machine Tool

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Author(s)

Johannes A. Soons

Abstract

This paper describes procedures to measure the geometric errors of parallel kinematic machines with a Gough configuration. The procedures are applied to estimate and compensate the errors of a prototype hexapod milling machine.
Conference Dates
July 13-15, 1999
Conference Location
New Castle upon-Tyne, UK
Conference Title
Laser Metrology and Machine Performance IV, 4th LAMDAMAP Conference

Keywords

Hexapod, machine tool, parallel machine, performance evaluation, Stewart-Gough platform

Citation

Soons, J. (1999), Measuring the Geometric Errors of a Hexapod Machine Tool, Laser Metrology and Machine Performance IV, 4th LAMDAMAP Conference, New Castle upon-Tyne, UK (Accessed July 20, 2024)

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Created January 1, 1999, Updated February 19, 2017