RoboCab: Cable Driven Parallel Robot

Section: 
Invention
Place: 
Department of Mechanical Engineering
K.N. Toosi University of Technology (KNTU)
Isfahan (Iran)
Associate: 
A. Nasr
M. Ghanbari
M.R. Moosavi
S.A.A. Moosavian
Date: 
2014/09/21 to 2016/01/22

Features:

  • High Acceleration and Dynamic Performances
  • Reduced Mass and Inertia
  • Large Load Carrying Capability to Robot Weight Ratio
  • Large Workspace
  • Easy of Assembly, Disassembly, and Configurability
  • Low Manufacturing, Maintenance Costs, and Price

Application:

  • Handling of Heavy Materials
  • Service Robots
  • Cleanup of Disaster Areas
  • Very Large Workspace Positioning Devices
  • Interaction in Hazardous Environment
  • Rehabilitation Systems