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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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Guo, "Structural Parameter Identification of Articulated Arm Coordinate Measuring Machines," Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol.
Fontaine, "Methodology for the assessment of measuring uncertainties of articulated arm coordinate measuring machines," Measurement Science and Technology, vol.
The structure of the manufacturing cell includes a Kawasaki F S 10E 6-axis articulated arm industrial robot with 10 kg payload, equipped with an ATI RC 340E radially compliant deburring end-effector featuring 40000 rpm spindle and 340 W machining power connected through an automatic ATI QC 04lET tool changer.
Kingstown, R.I.) 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.
While Cartesian robots are generally mounted above the fixed platen of a molding machine and operate mostly above and near the side of the machine, articulated arm robots are most commonly positioned on the floor beside the press.
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 offers the automation capability of a traditional CMM and the mobility and part accessibility of an articulated arm. 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.