Force-Pressure-Testing on Collaborative Robots.

GTE Industrieelektronik GmbH
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41747 Viersen, GERMANY
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During human-robot-collaboration without separating safety fences possible collision forces need to be limited. For safe operation compliance with force limits need to be tested and approved with suitable measuring equipment.

In the following we would like to give an overview about current standards and their requirements regarding force-pressure-measurement on collaborative robots.

Additionally there national requirements specified by workplace safety authorities. In Germany the following documents formulate and explain requirements regarding HRC.