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Published Work

With a number of Universities and Clinics now using Parallel Mechanisms from Mikrolar in the Biomedical field, we would like to show some of the published work based on the results of testing done using our machines.

Parallel Robot Paper
CHALLENGES IN REPRODUCTION OF REAL TIME IN VIVO KINEMATICS AND KINETICS WITH A PARALLEL ROBOT
*Darcy SP, *Rosvold JM, *Beveridge JE, *Corr DT, *Frank CB, +*Shrive NG
* McCaig Institute for Joint Injury & Arthritis Research, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Hexapod Calibration
The FARO Gage-PLUS Overcomes the Limitations of Fixed CMMs in Robot Calibration
FARO Technologies Inc., 125 Technology Park - Lake Mary, FL 32746

Hexapod Flash Removal
The Use Of A Hexapod to Deflash and Degate Castings
Michael D. Fortier
Mikrolar, Hampton, NH, USA

Biomechanical Rotopod
Novel Rotobot Testing Platform Enables Accurate Reproduction of In Vivo Motion for Quantification of Ovine Joint and Ligament Function
Shon P. Darcy, Joshua Rosvold, Jillian Beveridge, David Corr, Janet Ronsky, Cyril B. Frank, Nigel G. Shrive
McCaig Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Proceedings 6th BME 2005, Oct 21-23, Banff Center, Banff AB

Biomechanical Hexapod
Novel Rotobot Testing Platform Enables Accurate Reproduction of In Vivo Motion for Quantification of Ovine Joint and Ligament Function
Shon Darcy, Joshua Rosvold, Jillian Beveridge, David Corr, Jevon Brown, Janet Ronsky, Cyril Frank, Nigel Shrive
McCaig Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Proceedings CIHR 2005, Oct 20-21, Banff Center, Banff AB

Biomechanical Hexapod Application
Estimation of In-Vivo Forces During Gait in an Ovine Stifle Joint Requires Motion Reproduction to an Accuracy of Less Than 0.5 mm
Darcy SP, Rosvold JM, Beveridge JE, Corr DT, Sutherland CA, Brown JY, Marchuk LL, Frank CB, Shrive NG
McCaig Centre and Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary

Biomechanical Hexapod Application
Novel Rotobot Testing Platform Enables Ovine Joint and Ligament Forces Quantification
Shon Darcy, Joshua Rosvold, Jillian Beveridge, David Corr, Jevon Brown, Janet Ronsky, Cyril Frank, Nigel Shrive
McCaig Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Parallel Mechanism Biomechanical Motion
Reproduction of In Vivo Motion Using a Parallel Robot
Ryan A. Howard, Joshua M. Rosvold, Shon P. Darcy, David T. Corr, Nigel G. Shrive, Janet E. Tapper, Janet L. Ronsky, Jillian E. Beveridge, Linda L. Marchuk, Cyril B. Frank
McCaig Centre and Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary
Journal of Biomechanical Engineering OCTOBER 2007, Vol. 129 / 743 Copyright © 2007 by ASME