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Step 1: Capture the FlexxFeature Reference Point
Make sure the station interface block is installed at the station or workcell.
Use the UR+ toolbar to Free Drive the robot into the station interface block and lock it out using the black and gold clamps.
Unlock the Flexx Lockout and move the robot approximately 10-15 centimeters away from the lockout.
Click the Set Approach button to capture the approach position.
Step 2: Create a Pallet Program
Add a Flexx Reference Node and select the FlexxFeature taught in Step 1.
Add a Move and waypoint above nested beneath the Flexx Reference Node.
Teach this waypoint as a position near the pallet.
After the waypoint is taught. Click the Update Button in the Flexx Reference Node!!! this will convert the waypoint into the selected FlexxFeature frame. It is critical that this is done before moving the robot and re-capturing the FlexxFeature.
Teach the pallet per normal programming routines. Make sure that the TCP is set correctly prior to teaching the waypoints.
Run the robot program to verify that all is working correctly.
Step 3: Test the Offset
Move the robot slightly and navigate to the installation tab.
Select the FlexxFeature that needs to be updated.
Click the Move to Approach button. This will approximately align the robot with the Flexx Lockout. NOTE: During normal operation it is recommended to finalize the robot program after the alignment is performed to get it close to the previous position. This helps with accuracy and
FreeDrive the robot and lock the robot in place using the Lockout and black / gold collars.
Click the Update Feature to offset the robot.
Unlock the Lockout and free drive away from the unit.
Navigate to the program and test that the offset has been applied to both the waypoint near the pallet as well as the pallet positions themselves.