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Friday, September 14, 2007
His Royal Highness The Duke of York visited OC Robotics on 10th September 2007 in his capacity as UK's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment. His visit to OC Robotics, manufacturer of snake-arm robots for aerospace, nuclear and security applications, formed part of a tour of several aerospace companies in the South West of England.
Monday, November 6, 2006
Working with Airbus UK, OC Robotics has achieved the first major milestone for a snake-arm robot designed for assembly and inspection tasks within aircraft wings - an area previously inaccessible to automation. a snake-arm robot for low access assembly tasks. OC Robotics has completed build and initial testing of a demonstration snake-arm robot capable of sealing, swaging and inspection inside a mock-up of a rib bay. The robot is due to begin an intensive programme of trials in the near future.
Monday, September 4, 2006
OC Robotics has been granted an award for an Industrial CASE Studentship to research intelligent skins for snake-arm robots.
Thursday, February 23, 2006
OC Robotics has secured a contract from Airbus to develop snake-arm robot technology for possible aircraft manufacturing processes. The focus will be assembly tasks within wing boxes - an area currently inaccessible to automation.
Thursday, December 15, 2005
OC Robotics has recently completed a contract with Comau Pico Inc. investigating the use of snake-arm robots for aerospace coating applications.
Wednesday, March 16, 2005
OC Robotics has developed a range of specialist electro-mechanical brakes that can be used on a variety of electric motors with rear shaft extensions. Rated to hold 200mNm, the brakes have been designed to fit the profiles of very small 42 and 32mm diameter motors.
Snake-arm robot for vehicle security inspections
Monday, February 7, 2005
OC Robotics has developed a range of intelligent CAN-enabled servomotor amplifier controllers to meet their requirements for distributed control of the large numbers of motors used within each of their snake-arm robots.