Teleoperated 3 Finger Robot Arm Exhibit

 

                              

 

 

 

This Single Robot Arm Exhibit interfaces with a Teleopreated Control Counsel.  The Teleoperated Arm Exhibit  has an electromechanical robot arm that measure approximately 39” long  from the tip of the fingers to the base of the shoulder pivot assembly. This arm is controlled directly from an attached  Teleoperated Control Council through remote viewing.   The Teleoperated Counsel  contains a viewing screen and controls. The screen shows a remote view of the movements of the robotic arm that it's controls operate.

The exhibit is configured as a demonstration arm to illustrate remote handling applications for robotics. Remote handling robots are used by industry, aerospace and commercial establishments to extend human capabilities in hazardous situations. 

To see examples of our arms click here.  Each arm has five ranges of motion, with your option of  5 fingers with independent movement in each one, or 3 fingers.  The arm has pressure sensitive and end of travel limits, and can adapt to any arrangement of objects stacked in it’s path. It is made of light weight 6061 Aluminum. This arm is totally open framed for educational viewing and based closely on the proportions of an actual human arm. It is especially designed with safety features and force limits The arm is also useable for any age range of visitor.

Our arms have been used as a low cost exhibit robotics device since 1993. The basic design for the arm has also been used in rehabilitation robotics experiments where it provided dexterity, durability and a somewhat human appearance.    

This exhibit  is view able from all sides making it ideal for mid floor locations.  The cubes are made of colored foam material to reduce impact stresses between arm and base panel.  The swing of the arm creates a theoretical null spot on each side. To compensate for this, the triangular shapes tilt any blocks that land in a null spot to a reachable angle. This is also done directly around the shoulder pivots. The arm is protected by limit controls and spring loaded for shock. The limit controls use simple logic to avoid over travel, as opposed to expensive and hard to repair computer guided systems. The fingers operate by pressing a  push switch. The wrist, shoulder and elbow ranges of motion are operated by two joystick assemblies per arm.
 
 Our robot arms are a durable cost effective and easy to maintain solution to your exhibit robotics applications. All the major components for the arm and controls are “off the shelf” items for your maintenance and repair convenience. We build each arm with a combination of aluminum, nylon, steel, commercial and industrial components and house them in durable exhibit cases. You will never see a pressed wood product come from our workshop. Our control panels are built to take the rigors of public use with thick aluminum tops and quality switches and controls.  The exhibit is designed to be visually stunning, educational and useable by virtually any age of museum visitor.

If you have been troubled by Robotic exhibits that  are extremely high cost or are hard to maintain and require highly skilled personnel and expensive repairs, we can provide the quality alternative. We will build a complete exhibit including  a quality built electronic-electromechanical robot arm, fully enclosed exhibit cases for the arm and teleoperated console, support electronics, camera, monitor, visual support materials, maintenance information and schedule, activities  and control panel. Approximate size of the main case 72" high x 40" wide x 40" deep. Approximate size of the teleoperated console is 33" wide x 35" deep x 70" high.  Exhibits are available in a wide variety of colors. Let us know your preference.

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7-year warranty against defects in our workmanship; Free Life-time phone/internet technical support; Life-time parts supply sourcing for our exhibits at wholesale prices. See more details below.

Our exhibits have a long service life expectancy, with many units still functioning smoothly at 10 years plus. They are so easy to maintain and repair, that it usually takes regular museum staff only 15 to 20 minutes.

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Optional Accessories:  Voice Playback

 

 





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