Robot-Assisted Quality Inspection of Turbojet Engine Blades

  • Dariusz SzybickiEmail author
  • Andrzej Burghardt
  • Piotr Gierlak
  • Krzysztof Kurc
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 548)


This paper presents the design and construction of a module for measuring the geometry and orientation of turbojet engine blades. The measurement module forms a component of a robotic processing station for grinding of turbojet engine blades. The robotic processing station comprises an industrial robot manipulator with a dedicated gripper, the measurement module with proximity sensors, and blade grinding tooling components. The measurement outputs were transferred by TCP from the measurement module to the controller of the robot manipulator. The measurement outputs could be applied in blade grinding, displayed on a control panel, or processed into a measurement test report.


Robotic measurement Blade inspection Turbojet engine blades 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dariusz Szybicki
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andrzej Burghardt
    • 1
  • Piotr Gierlak
    • 1
  • Krzysztof Kurc
    • 1
  1. 1.Rzeszow University of TechnologyRzeszowPoland

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