The robot or machine, which builds reinforcing cages required for concrete beams and columns, places the longitudinal bars on a jig, then places and ties the hoop reinforcing bars to the longitudinal bars automatically. All the operator must do is turn the machine on, align the hoop bars on the machine, and attach the necessary rigging to the cage for removal after the machine has finished.
Fact Sheet ID Number
robotics, reinforced, cage robot, construction
Date of this Version
ECT Team, Purdue, "Reinforced Cage Robot for Concrete Beams and Colums" (2007). ECT Fact Sheets. Paper 181.