Kuka Fiber Placement Tool
This custom control system works with a Kuka robot. This particular application featured a custom end effector that laid down composite material in any form or shape the operator wanted. When the material is dispensed, this controller worked the end effector to precisely cut and form the material.
- Kuka robotic workcell controller for the fabrication of composite fiber airplane parts across various aircraft programs
- Custom end effectors heats and dispenses fiber material onto a contoured mold
- Controller allows operator to manipulate the Kuka robot