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Online control for ABB robots over a simple-to-use Python interface.

Main features

  • Provides a simple way to interact with ABB robots

  • Supports futures and blocking calls

  • Builds on top of COMPAS FAB

  • Supports all RAPID instructions as well as custom procedures

  • Supports EGM activation/deactivation

  • Supports multi-move up to 4 robots

  • Supports commanding multiple controllers in coordination

  • Open up the Python world for ABB robots

COMPAS RRC runs on Python 3.x as well as IronPython 2.7.


COMPAS RRC is part of the COMPAS framework and it requires the core library and the robotic fabrication package COMPAS FAB.


First install the pre-requisites in a conda environment:


Make sure to change ENVIRONMENT_NAME to a name of your choice

conda create -c conda-forge -n ENVIRONMENT_NAME compas_rrc python=3.8
conda activate ENVIRONMENT_NAME

Getting started

You can find additional examples to get your started easily on the compas_rrc_start repository.


Check the Contributor’s Guide.


This package was created by Philippe Fleischmann <> @fleischp at @ethrfl