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1. (WO2018146596) A ROBOT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/146596    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2018/050750
Publication Date: Fri Aug 17 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Feb 08 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B25J 9/10
B25J 9/12
B25J 9/04
B25J 9/00
Applicants: UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA
Inventors: THERON, Nicolaas, Johannes
MATADIN, Sunveer
Title: A ROBOT
Abstract:
The invention is for a robot (10) which includes a base (12). A plurality of links (1A, 1B, 2, 3, 4 and 5) are connected in series. Six actuators are mounted on the base and drivingly connected, respectively, to the links (1A, 1B, 2, 3, 4 and 5) by means of drivetrains. At least some of the drivetrains include drive shafts and bevel gears whereby drive is transmitted from the actuator to the associated link.