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Hello Pros,

December 13, 2018: Robotiq is proud to announce the release of version 1.8.0 of Force Copilot, its force-sensing software pack for UR (UCS-1.8.0).
Browse to the support page of the
FT 300 Force Torque Sensor or that of Force Copilot to download the file.

In the framework of this software update, existing features have been improved for added flexibility and ease of programming.

ActiveDrive 2.0

- ActiveDrive toolbar is embedded for e-Series
- Separation of contact and non-contact modes
- All improvements are applied to CB-Series and e-Series robots
- No singularity restrictions
- Contact mode is sufficiently stable for insertions
- Non-contact mode is more responsive


Insertion Node
- Added possibility to choose the direction of a rotational motion

Multipoint Path
- Waypoint renaming enabled

Bug fixes
- Abrupt motion and Node Executor errors no longer occur during program loops for robot programs comprising both UR Force Copilot nodes that move the robot
- Multipoint Path up and down arrow buttons do not break the program node sequence.
- The tool speed text field in Multipoint Path inserts a default value if the user clicks away and the keypad disappears.
- All joint limits, including infinite limits for UR3 Wrist3, are correctly implemented
- Suppressing a Force Control node with a Multipoint Path node does not break the program node sequence
- ActiveDrive stops after 30 seconds of inactivity
- Excessive force is detected correctly when starting ActiveDrive

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