Collaborative robots (cobots)

Collaborative robots or ‘cobots’ are making the world of human and robot interaction within a shared space rapidly become the norm. Human-robot interactions can now range from simple coexistence and cooperation to full collaboration. Currently most cobots are relatively small, with a maximum payload capacity of between 0.5 to 20 kg while maintaining a good reach and without sacrificing accuracy, speed or repeatability. They often operate with 6-degrees of freedom (6DoF), requiring a separate brushless DC motor on each of the 6 axis. While powered from a mains supply, cobots motors use either a 24 V or 48 V supply.

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  • 开始采用PWM驱动无刷直流电机控制
  • 电机驱动MOSFET必须以低RDSon和良好的热阻抗来满足峰值高电流需求
  • 如果过载情况会降低电池和栅极电压,则可能需要具有强线性模式性能的MOSFET来提供反向电池保护
  • MOSFET可能需要满足UL2595等的具体间距要求
  • 为小尺寸优化的电荷平衡MOSFET,通常装在可移动电池组中——每个电池一个

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