Volkswagen AG Werk Emden – camera technology and lightweight grippers

igu-award-adm | July 23, 2020

Pilot system:
Bin-picking with robolink D and camera technology
Passat/Arteon forced ventilation frame handling
Component separation and feed for further processing


Use of low-cost robotics in the “bin-picking” context
Implementation with igus® robolink D, camera technology, and lightweight gripper(3D printing)
Removal of the forced ventilation frame from the small load carrier (KLT), including removal and disposal of intermediate cardboard layers.
Provision of the forced ventilation frame for a six-axis robot for installing parts directly in the vehicle in line operation.


Implementation of “bin-picking” with igus robolink D in the pilot system at the Emden installation technology plant with the objective of achieving series production.
Status (as of CW 11 2020) : Technology installation in line operation at Hall 2 of the Emden installation plant in the third quarter of 2020

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