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How to avoid Protective Stops When you exit Force mode?
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cosmin6 Posts: 1 Recruit
Hi all, I am working on an application in which the robot has to press the plastic band that is mounted on the car door .. the robot presses at a fixed point while the car is advancing. I have to deal with a situation that may arise: the robot to leave the pressing area and reach the space between the wheel and the body, so I set the condition that as if the robot advances in the direction of pressing (z axis) more than a certain value, to withdraw immediately but with this condition a new situation appeared, namely PROTECTIVE STOPS almost every time the robot has to withdraw. That's why I tried several possible solutions: I tried to use force mode in force mode, the first with the value 0 and the second with the required value, but I was not successful (protective stops) I tried to put a condition in which if the force becomes 0 on z to retire but I was not successful. Can you suggest me a possible solution to succeed in getting out of force without instantly entering Protective Stop ???
I would recommend to bring the robot to a stop before doing the release of the plastic band. You can use the stopj() command for this.