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Robot-Based Fiber Spray Process for Small Batch Production

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Abstract

Fiber spraying processes are used in the production of fiber reinforced composites, but are performed mainly manual. Given various possibilities for automating such processes, only a few are suitable for the production in small and medium-sized enterprises. We present an approach on robot-based automation of fiber spraying processes. This approach is characterized by its easy programmability of the robot system using the playback programming paradigm. We simulated the reachability and accessibility of our robot-based automation approach and present our prototype system, which can be used for the production of small batches of fiber-reinforced composites.

Keywords

industrial robotics automation technologies flexible manufacturing small batch production intuitive robot programming playback programming fiber spraying 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chair for Robotics and Embedded SystemsUniversity of BayreuthBayreuthGermany
  2. 2.Department for Ceramic Materials EngineeringUniversity of BayreuthBayreuthGermany

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