The Delta Parallel Robot

  • L. Rey
  • R. Clavel
Conference paper
Part of the Advanced Manufacturing book series (ADVMANUF)


This article presents the main research fields and results concerning the Delta robot. The introduction presents the origin leading to the Delta robot. Some variants of the base Delta robot are then discussed. The article continues with a presentation of the different characteristics and modelisation issues of the base Delta robot structure. The control schemes that have been used with the Delta robot are then presented. Some application examples are given to illustrate the large potential of the Delta structure and to highlight other research fields involved during its study and its current use in real applications. Finally the conclusion discusses research activities concerning the future of the Delta structure and its implications in other research activities of the ISR.


Kinematic Chain Industrial Robot Real Time Control Parallel Robot Parallel Kinematic Machine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Rey
    • 1
  • R. Clavel
    • 1
  1. 1.Swiss Federal Institute of TechnologyISR-EPFL formerly IMT-EPFLSwitzerland

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