Chapter 13. Delta Robots and Kinematics

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Figure 13-1. Junky Delta, Robot Army, and TapsterBot

Robots can do a lot of neat things like beeping, rolling around, chasing your dog, or bringing you a cold beverage. That is one kind of robot—a “fun time” robot. The other kind of robot is hard working, precise, and industrious. These are the kinds of robots that welded your car together and perfectly placed the fake gem in the center of your treasure troll’s belly. Welcome to the world of industrial robots! In this chapter, I’ll examine one of the most common industrial robot designs, the delta robot shown in Figure 13-1.

A delta ...

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