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Miniature Parallel Grippers offer grip force of 15-25 lb.
Miniature Parallel Grippers offer grip force of 15-25 lb.
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February 8, 2011 - Equipped with S-7 tool steel jaws that ride on Armoloy TDC shafts, AGP Series features guided wedge design that offers optimal jaw centering, suitable for use in tight spaces with short strokes. Pneumatically actuated, double acting grippers are available in 2 bore sizes of .75 and 1 in. and 2 stroke sizes up to in., yet total height of assembly is 1.47 in. Optional switch kits allow use of inductive proximity switches for interfacing to electrical controls.

Pneumatically Actuated Miniature Rugged Parallel Grippers

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AGI - American Grippers Inc.
171 Spring Hill Rd.
Trumbull, CT, 06611

Press release date: February 3, 2011

Small yet rugged pneumatic double acting parallel gripper delivers rugged performance in a small package . These two grippers boast S-7 tool steel jaws that ride on Armoloy TDC shafts. The AGP-187, 250 are the industry standard, supply a high grip force to weight ratio and made for high production rate reliable service life. AGI's patented guided wedge design offers better jaw centering and repeatability. This is ideal for short stroke and high strength applications.

The AGP parallel grippers offer a unique gripping solution for applications that require exact part pick up or placement and high loading capability. The compact size of this pneumatic gripper linear actuator is ideal for use in tight spaces with short strokes.

AGP series mini gripper actuators from AGI provide grip force of 15 to 25 lbs. with two stroke sizes up to a quarter inch, yet the total height of the assembly is only 1.47 inches it is one of the smallest commercially available pneumatic actuator. The pneumatic gripper linear actuator is part of a product line that offers flexible configurations. The grippers have two bore sizes .75 and also a 1 inch available, optional switch kits allow the use of inductive proximity switches for easy interfacing to electrical controls.

AGI supplies a complete range of sophisticated automation products that include, parallel grippers, rotary actuators, thrusters, linear actuator slides, mini slides, tool changers, and overload devices. All the units are available in imperial and metric versions for flexibility of design for a world market.

For more information on this product, send for a FREE catalog today. For immediate assistance, call AGI, at (203) 459-8345 or visit our web site at
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