Patent Number: 7,707,893

Title: Industrial robot

Abstract: An industrial robot including a tool flange at an end of an outer arm of the robot. A tool is secured to the tool flange. A sensor is configured to sense forces and/or torques applied to a tool secured to the tool flange. The sensor is built into the structure of the robot in the region of the tool flange.

Inventors: Johansson; Gorgen (Vasteras, SE), Jonsson; Ingvar (Vasteras, SE)

Assignee: ABB AB

International Classification: G01B 5/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018