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Estimation of robot's life expectancy based on deterioration model and development of a CAE system

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The burden of robot maintenance in the car industry (e.g. overhaul) is increasing drastically year after year. Although inspection and maintenance are indispensable in view of preventive maintenance, it is most important to accurately know the life expectancy of mechanical parts constituting a robot in order to execute the inspection and maintenance operations at the minimum investment. We therefore discuss the fact that the wear of gears is a dominant life expectancy factor of mechanical parts and we make observations on wear phenomenon in view of tribology. Based on the observations, we propose wear estimation models with improved lubrication and the improvement is applied to actual robots. In addition, we integrated the models with the robot off-line programming system and developed a CAE system capable of estimating the robot life expectancy at the time of preparation of robot teaching data

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Robotics and Automation, 1996. Proceedings., 1996 IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:4 )

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22-28 Apr 1996