Gripper Accessory increases available sensing capability.

Press Release Summary:




Available for Series 8400 and Series 190/191 grippers, JC1STP Teachable 2 Position Switch Mounting Kit provides switch plate with slots for either one or 2 Series JC1STP Switches to mount to bottom surface of grippers. Use of 2 switches allows sensing of up to 4 jaw positions throughout jaw travel. As it uses existing switch ready option, this accessory offers facilitated application by requiring only mounting plate and switches. This solution is available for all sizes of grippers.



Original Press Release:



New Gripper Accessory Provides More Sensing Capability



Fort Wayne, Indiana — PHD, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial automation solutions, is pleased to release the JC1STP Teachable 2 Position Switch Mounting Kit for PHD’s Series 8400 and Series 190/191 Grippers.



Mounting kits provide the switch plate with slots for either one or two Series JC1STP Switches to mount to the bottom surface of the grippers. Using two switches allows sensing of up to four jaw positions throughout the jaw travel. Since this accessory uses an existing switch ready option and only requires ordering the mounting plate and switches, it is very easy to apply.



Benefits include:

• Lower cost for jaw position sensing - up to 50% less

• Easy installation and set-up

• Sense up to four jaw positions

• Clean, compact, and easy retrofit

• Available for all sizes of grippers

• Simple program logic



Mounting kits provide the switch plate with slots for either one or two Series JC1STP Switches to mount to the bottom surface of the grippers.



To learn more, visit www.phdinc.com. Click here to view an information flyer. For immediate assistance, call (800) 624-8511.



About PHD

PHD, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic and electric actuators for assembly, packaging, robotics, and industrial automation. PHD’s product line includes cylinders, escapements, grippers, linear slides, rotary actuators, clamps, blow molding equipment and more. Known for performance, flexibility, and extremely long life, PHD actuators welcome the challenge of many different types of operating environments. PHD’s fast delivery reduces inventory costs and keeps  production schedules on track. Finding a solution for specific automation needs has never been easier or faster than it is with PHD.

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