The Footwear Industry
The manufacturing of footwear is very labor intensive. Automation has been very difficult because of the continuous variation of styles and sizes, the non-rigid and irregular configuration of the workpiece and complexity of the special machinery used in the manufacturing process.
KeywordsForce Feedback Industrial Robot Milling Tool Robot Application Footwear Industry
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.Yonemoto, K. and Shiino, K., “Present State and Future Outlook of Technology and Market on Industrial Robots in Japan,” Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Industrial Robots, Tokyo, Japan, 1977, pp 37–48.Google Scholar
- 2.Schraft, R. D., Schulz, E. and Nicolaisen, P., “Possibilities and Limits for the Application of Industrial Robots in Nes Fields,” Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Industrial Robots, Milan, Italy, 5–7 March 1980, pp 421–431.Google Scholar
- 3.Chirouze, M., Coiffet, P., Vacant, V., Flaissier, M. and Jallatte, S. A., “An Experimental Approach for a Force Controlled Robot in an Industrial Shoe Factory,” Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Industrial Robots, Milan, Italy, 5–7 March 1980, pp 23–27.Google Scholar