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articulated arm

A jointed instrument used in imaging and in therapeutic procedures (e.g., to permit stereotactic localization of deep anatomical structures; to guide the collection of ultrasonic images; or to focus or direct laser energy).
See also: arm
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Qiu, "The calibration and error compensation techniques for an Articulated Arm CMM with two parallel rotational axes," Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, vol.
The main issue with robotic machining (using articulated arm robots) is the relatively low stiffness of the serial structure of the robot arms, which determines error-generating events during the process, such as chatter and joints elastic displacement (Pan & Zhang, 2007).
notes that articulated arms are "a perfect complement to our bridge CMM lines.
The MedicaLight Series white Light halogen lamps are available In 20, 35, or 50 watts, And in flexible gooseneck or articulated arm floor models.
Designed to reduce running costs, Lightjet can be easily integrated on production lines because of its articulated arm and compact print head.
It can also offer varied services to different manufacturers with very specific needs, which may be as diverse as an articulated arm run by computer, bar coding, vision systems, automated retrieval and storage systems to automated guided vehicles.
In-line metrology consumes less time and increases inspection rates compared to traditional scanning technologies, such as horizontal arm and articulated arm machines.
The range, which currently includes over 20 different options for food manufacturers to choose from, is made up of Cartesian, articulated arm and delta-style robots.
It combines an internal 7-axis articulated arm with an external skeleton driven by electric motors, creating a measuring robot that drives a MMD laser scanner along the programmed motion path.
The solution is a semi-automatic articulated arm liquid filling system supplied by WEIGHTRON BILANCIAI, installed to fill product into larger type bulk containers ranging from 2001 to 10001.