The Robot Concept at STRESS-SPEC for the Characterisation or Semi-Finished Products

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The materials science diffractometer STRESS-SPEC located at Forschungsneutronen¬quelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM-II) in Garching/Germany is a dedicated instrument for residual strain, texture and microstrain analysis. Comparably low gauge volumes of 1x1x1mm³ for gradient investigations in many types of materials can be investigated. A robot system consisting of a robot type Stäubli RX160, a laser tracker and a heavy vibration free basement was installed to overcome limitations in gradient investigations of residual stresses and crystallographic textures in semi-finished and finished products. The robot can carry up to 30kg with precise positioning. Al7020, an Al-alloy for airspace application, was used to perform a first global texture measurement using the robot.

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Y. Akiniwa, K. Akita and H. Suzuki

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197-201

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.652.197

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H. G. Brokmeier et al., "The Robot Concept at STRESS-SPEC for the Characterisation or Semi-Finished Products", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 652, pp. 197-201, 2010

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May 2010

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