Faculty Advisor

Liang, Jianyu

Faculty Advisor

Zeng, Amy Z.

Center

OTHER / Other location, not listed

Abstract

In modern industry, innovation by automating processes provides companies with competitive advantages in speed, efficiency, and production value. This Major Qualifying Project studied the potential of a robotic, palletizing arm to help Pacific Can Company Ltd. replace their manpower-driven operation of moving and stacking unpainted and painted blocks of scrap metal. Focus areas of the project included work area design, block distinction, alarm systemization, as well as robotic arm and end of arm tool selection.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

September 2015

Major

Mechanical Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

Advisor Department

Business

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