A Brief Review of Robotic Machining

Alexandru Bârsan 1
  • 1 Faculty of Engineering/Department of Industrial Machines and Equipment, “Lucian Blaga” University, Sibiu, Romania


The approach of this paper was to analyze the technical borders of industrial robots and to provide an overview of current technology, technical constraints and the potential types of future research suggestion concerning robotic machining. These complex automation machines used in manufacturing processes are an emerging chapter of industrial engineering that contribute to automatically performing operation in subtractive manufacturing and sheet metal forming processes. Compared with CNC machines which have shape limitations and have the restricted working area, the industrial robot is a flexible, cost-saving alternative.

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