A manipulator is a device used under human control to manipulate materials without direct contact. The materials are frequently radioactive or biohazardous.


(control systems) An armlike mechanism on a robotic system that consists of a series of segments, usually sliding or jointed which grasp and move objects with a number of degrees of freedom, under automatic control

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A manipulator commonly used in hot cell is the MA 11-80 of LaCalhene

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