Why can’t I communicate with my manipulator?
There are many reasons why you might not be able to communicate with your manipulator, and most of the time you need to work through a series of troubleshooting steps to figure out exactly what’s wrong. Some things to look at: Is your firewall ...
Can I repair my manipulator in the field?
Field repairs are rare, but if you have a module that has failed and needs to be replaced, you can follow the support instructions on how to replace the module yourself. The Reach Alpha and Bravo Comprehensive Spares Packages include all replacement ...
What is the purpose of a robotic manipulator?
Manipulator arms get used for turning control inputs, wielding instruments, carrying out dexterous activities like attaching hooks, cutting cables or ropes, conducting advanced Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), collecting samples, and much more. We can ...
How do you calculate the degrees of freedom of a robotic manipulator?
In a robotic arm, each independent joint that provides freedom of movement for the manipulator is a degree of freedom (DoF). This can be in a rotational or translational (linear) sense. A single degree of freedom is counted as an axis th joint’s ...
How do you calculate the reachable workspace of a manipulator?
Robotic arms or manipulators have finite workspaces or regions that the end effector can reach. This workspace size mostly depends on the length of the adjacent links between each joint – for example, a robot with a 2m link can reach 2m, but this ...