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Volume 95, 20172016 the 3rd International Conference on Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering (ICMME 2016)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Robot Design and Control|
|Published online||09 February 2017|
Two Error Models for Calibrating SCARA Robots based on the MDH Model
1 Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, China
2 Shenzhen Colibri Technologies Co. Ltd., China
This paper describes the process of using two error models for calibrating Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm (SCARA) robots based on the modified Denavit-Hartenberg(MDH) model, with the aim of improving the robot's accuracy. One of the error models is the position error model, which uses robot position errors with respect to an accurate robot base frame built before the measurement commenced. The other model is the distance error model, which uses only the robot moving distance to calculate errors. Because calibration requires the end-effector to be accurately measured, a laser tracker was used to measure the robot position and distance errors. After calibrating the robot and, the end-effector locations were measured again compensating the error models' parameters obtained from the calibration. The finding is that the robot's accuracy improved greatly after compensating the calibrated parameters.
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