A Tool Changer Robotic Part Manipulator
- Corey Stevens
- Craig Putnam
- Stephen Nestinger
The goal of this project was to design and produce a tool-changeable robotic part manipulator to be used in the manufacturing industry. Project deliverables include a tool which is capable of being swapped in and out of a Vertical Machining Center’s spindle, able to flip a part over for a secondary machining operation, and operate autonomously to enable continuous machine operation. A prototype tool was developed capable of fulfilling each of these requirements as well as programming code to also handle a variety of machine errors.