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curve follow paths on rotating parts
#1
Hi all

I am trying to create a curve follow path for a robot to follow wrapped helically around a rotating mandrill how do I program the UR10 to tell it that the mandrill is rotating? I have attached the robodk file with the static path to show what I mean. 

Many thanks 

Raoul


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.rdk   Curve path on rotating axis.rdk (Size: 2.84 MB / Downloads: 77)
#2
Hi Raoul,

In RoboDK you can synchronize external axes by selecting Utilities-Synchronize External Axes. More information here:
https://robodk.com/doc/en/General.html#SyncAxes

However, I don't think UR controllers support synchronizing turntables together with robot movements. Therefore, you may have to use the robot as a positionner (keep the external axis static while the robot moves).
 
Albert
  




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