Articles | Volume 12, issue 1
Research article
09 Mar 2021
Research article |  | 09 Mar 2021

Additive manufacturing of a continuum topology-optimized palletizing manipulator arm

Jiwen Chen, Qingpeng Chen, and Hongjuan Yang

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Short summary
In this article, the lightweight design of a palletizing manipulator arm structure is carried out. The optimization target is designed in 3D with Solid Works. To determine the optimization area and the secondary reconstruction model after the structure is optimized, the reliability and cost of the design structure are also considered. The meta-software performs mechanical performance simulation experiments under the corresponding working conditions for the lightweight structural design.