Articles in Control Engineering
Need speed? Is there a delta robot in your future?
An article about the Delta robot.
Articles in Manufacturing Engineering Magazine
Robots Step Up to Machining
Describes robots being used for milling, drilling, and other machining processes.
Articles in Robotics Online
What is Going on With Parallel Robots
Examines the current situation with parallel robots from an industrial point of view.
Parallel Kinematic Robots
Describes the applications of some of the most popular industrial parallel robots.
Articles in Modern Machine Shop Online
Defines the hexapod (PKM) concept and introduces the major manufacturers.
Focal Point: True Believers
Introduces the "HexVentage" PKM by Pathfinders, Inc.
Special Report: World Machine Tool Review
Mentions the "M" style PKM by Honda Engineering.
Steady As She Goes
Mentions the horizontal PKM by Yamage Technology.
It's A Machine Tool Robot
Presents the "Tricept" PKM by Neos Robotics.
This Hexapod You Can Work With
Presents the "Hexabot" by Hexel.
A New Twist On Five-Axis Machining
Presents the Z3 Head by DS Technology.
Articles in Automotive Manufacturing & Production
Fast, Flexible & Economic
Discusses the "Linapod" PKM by Index Corp.
A Different Approach
Presents the recent work of Paul Sheldon on PKMs, particularly the "Triax."
Articles in Tooling and Production
Putting the Hex(apod) on Machining
A general machine tools review (September, 1996).
Visions of Hexapods Danced in Their Heads
A report on EMO'97.
Millennium Challenges: Machining Into the New Millennium
Presents the recent PKMs invented by Paul Sheldon.
Articles in Design News
Redundant Actuators Increase Spindle Dexterity
Presents the hybrid PKM ECLISPE designed by Seoul National University, South Korea.
Robot Controller Maximizes 5-Axis Maneuverability
Presents the new Siemens Sinumeric 840D controller used on the Tricept 805 PKM.
Inverted struts improve hexapod rigidity
A short article about the German HEXACT hexapod (February, 1998).
Articles in EngineeringTalk.com
Tripod System Breakthrough for Machining Centre
Presents the tripod horizontal machining center manufactured by Traub Heckert UK.
Auto-Alignment in Six Axes
Presents the F-206 Hexapod manufactured by Physik Instrumente.
From Linear Guidance to Hexapod Struts
Presents the new telescopic struts and joints built by the INA Bearing Company.
Pick-Up Spindle Lathe Has Hexapod Features
Presents the VerticalLine V100 parallel kinematic machine from INDEX-Werke.
Parallel kinematics HMC is self-calibrating
Presents the Specht Xperimental parallel kinematic machine from Cross Hueller.