Artificial Life and Robotics

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 186–191 | Cite as

Development of post-processor approach for an industrial robot FANUC R2000iC

  • Fusaomi Nagata
  • Yusaku Yamane
  • Yudai Okada
  • Takamasa Kusano
  • Keigo Watanabe
  • Maki K. Habib
Original Article


In this paper, a post-processor for the industrial robot FANUC R2000iC is introduced. Without going through the conventional teaching process, the post-processor regularly generates a rigorous robotic program from cutter location source data called CLS data. The CLS data are easily made through the main process of CAD/CAM, so that a promising data interface is realized between the industrial robot and CAD/CAM. The effectiveness is evaluated through simulations of trajectory following and also through an actual machining experiment of foamed polystyrene with a complex shape.


Industrial robot CLS data Post-processor LS data Machining robot 



This work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number JP16K06203.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fusaomi Nagata
    • 1
  • Yusaku Yamane
    • 1
  • Yudai Okada
    • 1
  • Takamasa Kusano
    • 2
  • Keigo Watanabe
    • 3
  • Maki K. Habib
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringTokyo University of ScienceSanyo-OnodaJapan
  2. 2.SOLIC Co. LtdTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Okayama UniversityOkayamaJapan
  4. 4.American University in CairoCairoEgypt

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