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Title: Manufacturing; Robotics; RoboCrane® for Aircraft Maintenance; Close Up
Description: A worker in a protective cab on a NIST-developed revolutionary robotic platform strips paint off a U.S. Air Force C-130. The easily maneuverable platform, that uses computer-controlled cables to float' around the aircraft, promises to drastically reduce paint-stripping time per airplane, cut maintenance costs and lessen incidents of operator stress and injury.

MEL, paint-stripping, robotic platform, computer-controlled cables, AMP, Aerial Multi-axis Platform

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Topics/Categories: Manufacturing--Robotics
Type: Photo/Color
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
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appear in print:
Photo by N.E. Wasson Jr., US Technologies
AV Number: 06MEL002
Date Created: July 6, 2006
Date Entered: 7/6/2006

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