- March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018 - OptoForce, a robotics technology provider of multi-axis force and torque sensors, announced that it has rewritten its core software, resulting in capabilities and automation tasks not previously available for Universal Robots industrial robots. The new developments also feature greater speed for integration on many industrial robotic functions.
For example, the speed of pin insertion and path recording with constant speed under force mode is a new development from this release.
In addition, with this solution, robots can adapt to the surface and can follow any kind of surface form. This is aided by the use of spline movement and keeping the torque constant. The following videos provide demonstrations of some of the different capabilities:
- Polishing: https://optoforce.com/applications/polishing-metal-car-part
- Deburring: https://optoforce.com/applications/metal-deburring-remove-raised-edges
- Pin Insertion: https://optoforce.com/applications/pin-insertion
OptoForce also announced that the price point for its sensors will not change with this announcement.