Framework for Identifying Gripper Requirements for Collaborative Robot Applications in Manufacturing
Paper in proceeding, 2020

Robots designed for collaborative applications based on the interaction between human operators are on the rise in the industry. With the involvement of humans, special consideration should be given to select the end effector of cobot generally referred to as grippers. This paper presents a framework for the identification of gripper requirements in a systematic way. The paper first provides general information on DFAA analysis and task allocation methods used in the framework. Different levels of interaction and gripper principles are also presented. Scenarios for varying levels of interaction are presented, followed by the framework to identify gripper requirements with an explanation for each step in the framework. The advantages of using the proposed framework are shown in the discussion, followed by concluding remarks.



Collaborative application



Omkar Salunkhe

Chalmers, Industrial and Materials Science, Production Systems

Patrik Fager

Chalmers, Industrial and Materials Science, Production Systems

Åsa Fasth Berglund

Chalmers, Industrial and Materials Science, Production Systems

IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology

1868-4238 (ISSN) 1868-422X (eISSN)

Vol. 591 IFIP 655-662
978-303057992-0 (ISBN)

IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems, APMS 2020
Novi Sad, Serbia,

Subject Categories

Interaction Technologies

Information Science

Human Computer Interaction



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