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A Three-Axis Robot Using a Remote Network Control System

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For the petroleum industry, to reduce the risk of a gas explosion in dangerous working areas, the use of explosion-proof equipment such as air-driven devices which are free from explosions becomes essential. Moreover, for the purpose of saving manpower, a remote operation using a robot via a visual monitoring system and a network is used. However, to overcome the drawback of costly manpower and to improve safety in explosion-prone zones, a three-axis robot using a remote network control system is proposed. In this paper, the three-axis robot can be monitored online via the USB protocol. Furthermore, it also can be remotely manipulated via the TCP/IP protocol by clicking the command of the VB interface on the client pc. Consequently, the remote-control three-axis robot can not only work for people in severe and dangerous circumstances but also can reduce the cost of manpower.

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M. Chiu, T. Lan and H. Cheng, "A Three-Axis Robot Using a Remote Network Control System," Engineering, Vol. 2 No. 11, 2010, pp. 874-878. doi: 10.4236/eng.2010.211110.


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