Thesis Work- Tool for autonomously paper removal

Volvo Construction Equipment, a business area within the Volvo Group, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of construction equipment such as wheel loaders, excavators, articulated haulers, road development equipment and compact equipment. Center for development and manufacturing of Volvo Articulated and Autonomous Haulers is located in Braås, Sweden. We are committed to building a better tomorrow and are proud of our innovative spirit resulting in world leading products, autonomous haulers and the first vehicle built with fossil- free steel and much more, always with a great team spirit and collaboration.
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The assignment is finding a suitable tool that can autonomously remove paper flags from the pallets in our pallet breakdown process.
Every day we receive ~700 pallets and each pallet have at least one paper flag nailed to the frame of the pallet. Currently we remove these papers manually by hand.
In the long run we aim to find a solution that can autonomously identify the papers with vision cameras and remove them with a robot.

Suitable Background: Mechanical engineering.
Thesis Level: Bachelor
Language: Swedish or English
Starting Date: 2024
Number of Students: 2

For further information, please contact:

Carl Sigfridsson, Head of Manufacturing Engineering Logistics
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