FIPA, Inc.

FIPA's Latest Custom Lifting and Gripping Solution Enables Safe, Efficient, and Cost-Conscious Palletizing
Agricultural & Farming Products

FIPA's Latest Custom Lifting and Gripping Solution Enables Safe, Efficient, and Cost-Conscious Palletizing

Combining standard specialized components, FIPA’s latest custom material handling solution spares employees from manually handling 5 – 10 tons daily, proving that even small companies can afford to improve throughput, efficiency, employee health CARY, N.C. — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and End-of-Arm-Tooling...

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FIPA Employs Varioflex® Bellows Suction Cups to Develop a Custom, Low-Noise, High-Reliability Hand Gripper
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

FIPA Employs Varioflex® Bellows Suction Cups to Develop a Custom, Low-Noise, High-Reliability Hand Gripper

FIPA’s custom solution enables the rapid visual inspection of plastic caps destined for use in optosensors without leaving any marks or contaminants behind CARY, N.C.Â- – FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and End-of-Arm-Tooling (EOAT), recently employed its Varioflex® bellows suction cups to develop a...

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FIPA Combines Experience, Quality, & Creativity to Increase Efficiency, Production, & Profit in the Woodworking Industry
Agricultural & Farming Products

FIPA Combines Experience, Quality, & Creativity to Increase Efficiency, Production, & Profit in the Woodworking Industry

FIPA recently designed delivered a complete, custom, cost-effective material handling solution that allows a single employee to safely & easily lift, relocate, & precisely place large, rough-hewn planks weighing up to 353lbs (160kg) CARY, N.C. — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and End-of-Arm-Tooling (EOAT), recently...

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FIPA is Exhibiting & Demonstrating its Innovative & Extremely Customizable FIPALIFT Tube Lifting Technology at FABTECH 2015
Agricultural & Farming Products

FIPA is Exhibiting & Demonstrating its Innovative & Extremely Customizable FIPALIFT Tube Lifting Technology at FABTECH 2015

Allowing a single person to quickly, safely, efficiently lift, transport, precisely place even bulky awkward loads up to 639.34lbs, FIPALIFT Expert tube lifters significantly improve the economy productivity of sheet metal processing applications CARY, N.C.Â-  - FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and End-of-Arm-Tooling...

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Oval NBR Suction Cups suit sheet metal handling applications.
Food Processing & Preparation

Oval NBR Suction Cups suit sheet metal handling applications.

Rated for working temperatures of -22 to +194°F, flat SM-OF and bellows SM-OB Suction Cups enable dynamic, slip-free handling of both dry and oily metal sheets. Design utilizes multi-part, anti-slip cleats together with anti-slip supporting ribs that effectively absorb shear forces and prevent deformation of thin sheets. PWIS- and silicone-free, cups feature flexible sealing lip that...

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Gap-Free Sprue Grippers handle thin, complex workpieces.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Gap-Free Sprue Grippers handle thin, complex workpieces.

Suited for plastics processing and tooling machines, 10 mm dia 100 Series is available with standard, sensor-enabled, andÂ- fully elastomer-coated jaws. Design enables secure, gap-free gripping of workpieces ranging from flat and malleable parts and sprues as thin as 1 mm to those with material thickness up to 10 mm. Able to operate in environments with filtered and oiled or unoiled air,...

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Round Quick-Changers include safe-lock mechanism.
Controls & Controllers

Round Quick-Changers include safe-lock mechanism.

Designed to withstand strong vibrations and rapid acceleration, SR Series provides reliable connection between assembly and material handling robots and gripper systems. Units feature snap-on SAFE-LOCK mechanisms, color-coded locking indications, and pneumatic air connections incapable of being misaligned. Made of high-strength, anodized aluminum alloy, quick-changers come in 50, 90, and 150 mm...

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Adjustable Holding Force ID Grippers have 8-85 mm dia range.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Adjustable Holding Force ID Grippers have 8-85 mm dia range.

Color-coded to correspond with clamping positions for pushed and drawn parts, ID grippers offer alternative to suction cups and sprue grippers for workpieces with holes or recesses. Elastomer bellows, respectively rated to withstand temperatures up to 266 and 392°F, are made of EPDM or FDA-approved silicone. Made of anodized aluminum, these single-acting, pneumatically operated expansion...

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Compact ID Grippers feature 3-10 mm diameter range.
Material Handling & Storage

Compact ID Grippers feature 3-10 mm diameter range.

Designed with interchangeable polyamide gripper heads, Single-Acting Pneumatically Operated Expansion Grippers handle lightweight parts with small dimensions and are suitable for integration into complex gripper systems. Units are made of anodized aluminum with silicone O-ring for optimized holding force. Optimal feed pressure is 6 bar and clamping diameter is 14 mm. FDA-approved for direct...

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Sprue Grippers feature fully elastomer coated jaws.
Material Handling & Storage

Sprue Grippers feature fully elastomer coated jaws.

Designed to gently grip workpieces to prevent surface of even delicate materials from scratching, 100 SeriesÂ- is suited for removing workpieces from injection molding machines. Made of high-strength anodized aluminum alloy, grippers feature gap-free jaws that are completely coated with hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber on all sides. Single-acting units have 10 mm clamping diameter,...

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