AN EXISTING ROBOTICS DEVICE, NAMELY THE UNIMATE 1000, WHICH INCORPORATES FIVE DEGREES OF MOTIONAL FREEDOM, WILL BE USED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MANUFACTURING PROCEDURES WHICH RENDER SMALL SCALE PRODUCTION RUNS ECONOMICALLY FEASIBLE.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 877
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1984
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Lord And Grayson, Inc.
11-15 River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ, 07410
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 DR DANIEL RAICHEL
 (201) 797-4506
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
AN EXISTING ROBOTICS DEVICE, NAMELY THE UNIMATE 1000, WHICH INCORPORATES FIVE DEGREES OF MOTIONAL FREEDOM, WILL BE USED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MANUFACTURING PROCEDURES WHICH RENDER SMALL SCALE PRODUCTION RUNS ECONOMICALLY FEASIBLE. EMPHASIS WILL BE PLACED ON USING EXISTING TOOLING ATTACHMENTS OR ADAPTING OR MODIFYING SUCH DEVICES TO MACHINE METAL OR PLASTIC PIECEWORK WITH A HIGH DEGREE OF PRECISION AND TO PREFORM SIMPLE (BUT PRECISE) ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS. MACHINING AND/OR ASSEMBLING TOLERANCES WOULD BE IN THE ORDER OF 5 MILS OR LESS. MACHINING OPERATIONS WHICH WILL BE INVESTIGATED INCLUDE: MILLING, BORING, TAPPING, REAMING AND PLANING. OPERATIONAL RELIABILITY, IN TERMS OF UNFAILING REPEATABILITY OF MANUFACTURING PROCESSES, CONSTITUTE A FACTOR IN ESTABLISHING QUALITY CONTROL AN ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY.

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