FIPA, Inc.

Agricultural & Farming Products

FIPALIFT - Flexible Lifting Solutions for the Movement of Light to Heavy Loads

Intelligent vacuum technology that breaks new ground with material flow FIPA (www.fipa.com) did not invent vacuum technology, but made a great deal from it. As a result, the company has become a leading specialist for End-of-Arm-Tooling and lifting technology. Based on this expertise and many years of application experience, FIPA is presenting FIPALIFT at the LIGNA 2015, a completely new system...

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Material Handling & Storage

Automation with FIPA: Vacuum Crossbeam Lifts 1 Ton of Steel

Individual lifting solution for steel processing company in East Asia FIPA Vacuum crossbeam FIPA (http://www.fipa.com) in close partnership with South Korean DAHO TECH COMPANY, has designed and produced a vacuum crossbeam for handling heavy steel plates. Our project with DAHO TECH COMPANY once again demonstrates our high level of expertise in vacuum technology. Even the heaviest products can be...

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Material Handling & Storage

FIPA Launches New Flexible Vacuum Gripping Systems for Automation

CARY, North CarolinaÂ- – FIPA Inc. now offers a wide range of easy-to-handle vacuum gripping systems. Our years of industry experience and expertise have enabled us to create a suite of flexible gripping solutions that fit our customers' needs and budget," says Rainer Mehrer, President of FIPA. Whether it's for the handling of palettes, cardboard, wooden panels or packaging - FIPA has just...

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Heavy-Duty Spring Plungers optimize positioning accuracy.
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Heavy-Duty Spring Plungers optimize positioning accuracy.

Featuring stainless steel shafts, automatic height adjustment, and optional rotation protection, SZ-NIV-HD series ensures attached suction cups handle sensitive products gently and protect grippers from collision damage. IGUS plain bearing offers abrasion resistance and optimized sliding properties with minimal play, while lubricant embedded in bushing material ensures smooth running and...

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Low-Leak Suction Plates automate sheet metal handling.
Food Processing & Preparation

Low-Leak Suction Plates automate sheet metal handling.

Equipped with flow limiters that keep leakage rate to permissible level, SPLT Series ensures vacuum remains intact, even if all suction cups can't grip sheetÂ- equally. Vacuum cups are arranged on plate as network of 4 x 4 or 6 x 6 bellows, with holding force of 182 N and 409 N, respectively. Available with centric or eccentric vacuum connections, plates offer automatic height adjustment via...

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Automation with FIPA: Customised Gripper Protects Employees' Backs
Material Handling & Storage

Automation with FIPA: Customised Gripper Protects Employees' Backs

FIPA develops and manufactures the gripper to individual specifications FIPA GmbH (http://www.fipa.com) has developed a gripper for AUMA Riester GmbH & Co. KG that considerably improves ergonomics in the workplace. The gripper makes it easier to handle electric motors, shortens cycle times and offers a high degree of process reliability. AUMA has been developing and producing electric actuators...

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FIPA in Automation: Flexible Vacuum Grippers for Precise Handling of Precast Concrete Units
Material Handling & Storage

FIPA in Automation: Flexible Vacuum Grippers for Precise Handling of Precast Concrete Units

CARY, North Carolina - When FIPA's (www.fipa.com) clients look for solutions, we deliver with innovative and customized products. Learn how we partnered with one of our clients to develop a customized gripper solution for the production of multi-layer concrete components. The solution was nominated for the 2013 BAUMA Innovation Award - an honor presented every 3 years to top companies which...

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FIPA in Practice: Varioflex® Suction Cup Improves Process Reliability for Removing Injection Molding Parts
Food Processing & Preparation

FIPA in Practice: Varioflex® Suction Cup Improves Process Reliability for Removing Injection Molding Parts

CARY, North Carolina –Â-  Just released to the market, the new Varioflex® suction cup is are already delivering. Tanne Kunststofftechnik, a long-standing German supplier to the automobile industry, is already using the cups successfully. The Challenge: Process reliability was low for Tanne Kunststofftechnik when manufacturing injection molding parts for vehicle interiors. The cause...

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Compact Ejector provides fast, cautious, precise placement.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Compact Ejector provides fast, cautious, precise placement.

Intended for pick and place robotics applications, vacuum generator uses suction cups for dynamic handling tasks. Blow-off flow is supplied via compressed air line as well as from ambient air,Â- and blow-off boost enables precise and cautious deposit of workpieces in milliseconds. Rate of vacuum build up and dissipation accelerate gripping and placing, and each suction cup can be...

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Food Processing & Preparation

PWIS-Free Suction Cups suit confined-space applications.

Made of HNBR, Short-Stroke Suction Cups designed for special handling tasks with flat surfaces. Paint-wetting impairment substance (PWIS)- and silicone-free, low-marking suction cups are not subject to lateral sliding movements due to vertical suction lips, which minimizes abrasion and help extend cycle life. To develop suction even on rough or grained surfaces, products feature dovetailed double...

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