Mold Preparation

  • Richard K. Miller
Part of the VNR Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (VNRCMS)


Industrial robots have been used in a variety of applications associated with mold making preparation. The following sections describe several of these applications and potential future applications.


Industrial Robot Mold Surface Straight Line Motion Potential Future Application Iron Foundry 
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