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3D shoe upper stitching robot

Objective



Sole and upper joining is a labour intensive subphase which needs high skilled labour and dedicated equipment. It is also characterised by a long working time, longer than the one needed by the final assembling. The research will be aimed to design, carry out and test a robot prototype formed by: a system to feed the shoe parts into the stitching machine; . an identification and recognition system of the shoe parts; . a robot characterised by sensor grippers able to grasp the components of the upper, overlap them and transfer them to the stitching machine; a system to design the (2D, 3D) stitching paths according to the CAD patterns.

Funding Scheme

EAW - Exploratory awards

Coordinator

Atema Srl
Address
Via Umbria 5
56025 Pontedera Pisa
Italy

Participants (1)

P. Christodoulidi Bross AEBE
Greece
Address
19,Kiprou
17778 Tavros