Development of Bolt Screwing Tool Based on Pneumatic Slip Ring

  • Qi Zhang
  • Zongwu XieEmail author
  • Yechao LiuEmail author
  • Hong Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11740)


End-effector tools with low weight, multiple degrees of freedom have significant application significance. At present, motor-driven robot operating tools generally have more complicated transmission systems as well as actuators, and the weight is also heavy. In this paper, a bolt-screwing tool based on a pneumatic slip ring structure is designed, which can realize two-DOF motion of clamping-releasing and rotating. The tool consists of a pneumatic slip ring with sealed structure and a cylinder driven gripper. This article also introduces the control strategy required to screw the bolt, and describes the configuration of the experiment. Finally, the bolt is screwed into the thread hole in the experiment to verify the reliability of the screw assembly tool and the effectiveness of the corresponding control scheme.


Bolt screwing Pneumatic slip ring Sealing structure 



This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under grant 91848202, and the project was supported by the Foundation for Innovative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51521003).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Robotics and SystemHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina

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