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Design of a Digital Twin of a Robotic Cell for Product Quality Control

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Progress in automation is based on the development of methods that allow the construction of flexible and reconfigurable systems to perform tasks that need to be completed in the shortest possible time and with the required quality. In this sense, the development and implementation of digital twins, which allow the prediction of the behavior of physical processes, services or systems and system optimization in a virtual, simulated environment, is steadily increasing in the industrial environment. This article presents the development of a digital twin of a robotic cell by coupling state-of-the-art software environments. The individual parts of the digital twin system are presented and combined to form a functioning automated system. The operation of the virtual cell is verified by simulating a cycle consisting of transporting the product via conveyor belts through the safety door into the quality control cell, where inspection is performed using the UR5 robotic arm.

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  • Digital twin
  • Robotics
  • Quality control
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The authors thank the Slovenian Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology and the Slovenian Research Agency (Research Core Funding No. P2-0157) for financial support that made this work possible. The authors also acknowledge financial support from the ROBKONCEL project (OP20.03530).

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Gotlih, J., Brezočnik, M., Ficko, M., Jovanović, M., Belšak, R., Karner, T. (2022). Design of a Digital Twin of a Robotic Cell for Product Quality Control. In: Karabegović, I., Kovačević, A., Mandžuka, S. (eds) New Technologies, Development and Application V. NT 2022. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 472. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-05230-9_2

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