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Fully moveable KUKA KR180 industrial robot

by Domonoky, published

Fully moveable KUKA KR180 industrial robot by Domonoky Oct 25, 2010

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Description

This is a fully moveable model of a KUKA KR180 industrial robot.
Its about 5x5cm at the base and about 20cm high if the arm is full upright.

You can find more about it at ifeelbeta.de

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This would be a nice project for dual Extrusion with black & orange :) I wished i had more time ...
Cool. Thanks for fixing the files. Just printed a copy in orange, which I wanted to post a on here, but "The license for this thing does not permit sharing copies." Boo... here it is on my site.

thcnet.net/owncloud/public.php?service=files&;t=1cdea867500455a51d6aca95390c9a6a

thcnet.net/owncloud/public.php?service=files&;t=9d497fa70397d3e3b8ebf5208a6ba424
Looks fantastic :-) Great attention to detail...

I was wondering, by chance, could this be modified to have small dc motors...?

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Instructions

Print all parts, you need two motors.
Insert screws into the base and the linkarm.
Glue both linkarm parts together and assemble it all.

Have fun.
This would be a nice project for dual Extrusion with black & orange :) I wished i had more time ...
Looks fantastic :-) Great attention to detail...

I was wondering, by chance, could this be modified to have small dc motors...?
I took an M3x10mm, cut off the head with a pair of pliers, and used that to connect the wrist and elbow.  That way I don't lose the full range of motion.  Here are the fixed files.  marginallyclever.com/blog/2012/12/kuka-kr180-from-thingiverse-fixed/
Cool. Thanks for fixing the files. Just printed a copy in orange, which I wanted to post a on here, but "The license for this thing does not permit sharing copies." Boo... here it is on my site.

thcnet.net/owncloud/public.php?service=files&;t=1cdea867500455a51d6aca95390c9a6a

thcnet.net/owncloud/public.php?service=files&;t=9d497fa70397d3e3b8ebf5208a6ba424
KR180 arm.stl appears to have inverted faces and does not convert to gcode with slicer 0.9.3.  I haven't checked the rest yet.
A couple of the .stl files are not manifold, or have faces with normal vectors facing the wrong way. Any chance you could put out a new set of .stl files that are manifold? I was printing most of the pieces, except for a couple, like the arm.
Yes, some parts are not really manifold. I couldnt fix them correctly, but i could print them without problems with skeinforge.
Cool!

Any tips on recommended motors?
I believe he means that you need to print two of the "motor" parts (specifically KR180 motor.stl"
Yes, thats what i meant.

The model is a little bit too small for real motors, although a friend mentioned it might be possible for the first 3 axes, with very small stepper motors. But that would need a redesign.
DaveD - in reply to Guest
Oh.. I saw those but thought they were stubs for people who didn't have real motors.

Still cool! :)
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