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# KUKA Industrial Robot Standard Operating Procedure at Raccoon NCKU ## Purpose These operating standards are designed to effectively manage the KUKA industrial robot cell in Raccoon, ensure personal safety, and promote the proper use of machinery equipment. ## Scope The standards apply to the KUKA robot cell on the first floor of the Architectural Research Building in the Department of Architecture at National Cheng Kung University, along with related equipment. ## Personnel * Users: Faculty and students of NCKU. * Raccoon assistants: Assigned by the director of the Department of Architecture each semester, responsible for managing and maintaining the workshop. * Authorized assistants: Faculty and students in the Department of Architecture with experience in robot operation who fully understand how to implement these operating standards. Registered authorized administrators have the right to exercise the authority of administrators under these regulations. * Raccoon manager: The executive director, vice executive director, and manager of Raccoon. ## Safety Guidelines 1. Adhere to the "Safety Regulations for the Structural Experiment Lab at the Department of Architecture." 2. Operating the industrial robot alone outside regular business hours is strictly forbidden. (Note 1) 3. In emergency situations, use the emergency stop button on the teach pendant or the fence. 4. Refrain from placing any objects on the linear track, except for compressed air hoses. 5. Consumption or storage of food within the robot cell is not allowed. 6. The industrial robot must not be used to transport personnel or live animals. ## Standard Operating Procedure 1. Qualified users are required to submit a usage plan prior to using the industrial robot. 2. Users must be supervised by Raccoon assistants or authorized assistants while operating the industrial robot. 3. The first user of the day is responsible for conducting a daily inspection before operation and signing off. 2. If any abnormalities are observed before or during operation, users must immediately report to Raccoon assistants or authorized assistants and suspend usage. 3. Ensure the appropriate safety equipment is worn or installed according to the usage plan. 4. Select the suitable end effector and accessories based on the procedure. 5. Verify that robot settings (Project, I/O) fulfill the procedure requirements. 6. Prior to each program execution or manual operation, confirm the following settings: 1. T1 or T2 mode selection 1. Robot selection 1. Speed setting 1. Tool and base setting 7. During machine operation, the operator must maintain a clear view of the industrial robot working unit. 8. While the machine is in operation, activate the virtual fence (workspace) to limit the robot's range of motion and keep a safe distance from it. 9. The operator must hold or stay close to the teaching pendant and not leave the area during machine operation. 10. Non-related personnel are prohibited from entering the robot's range of motion while the machine is in operation. 11. If it is necessary to enter the range of motion during operation, implement one of the following measures (Note 2): 12. Have a surveillance person outside the range of motion to assist with the emergency stop switch. 13. The operator inside the range of motion must hold the teaching pendant. 14. For the first program run, start at a slow speed and gradually increase speed. 15. To temporarily stop the machine, perform one of the following actions: 1. Release or press the enabling switch. 2. Release the start/start backward key. 1. Press the STOP key. 1. Press the emergency stop button. 16. After using the machine, switch to T1 mode and cancel the program. 17. Remove finished workpieces, clean up waste, debris, and other clutter.