New Heavy-duty Bag Grippers Available in 25 & 50kg Payloads for Palletizing Plastic, Woven Cloth or Paper Bags

Press Release Summary:

  • Fixed bag width can be re-adjusted within 4 minutes to fit the new bag size
  • ABG adjustable width model are ideal for low to medium frequency of bag changes
  • SBG servo adjustable model can be adjusted within seconds and is suitable for medium to high frequency of bag changes

Original Press Release:

Heavy-duty Bag Grippers for Palletizing

End-of-arm tools for palletizing a wide variety of products

Hingham, MA – If your automation cell requires a palletizing or de-palletizing End-of-Arm Tool, trust Piab for components and systems that make your robots function precisely and efficiently. The modular and custom-machined component designs of our products allow our EOATs to operate on any make and style of robot.

Piab introduces the first-generation heavy-duty adjustable bag grippers in 25 & 50kg[55 & 110 lb] payloads for palletizing plastic, woven cloth or paper bags.

The grippers come in three versions; fixed bag width (FBG), adjustable bag width (ABG), and servo adjustable bag width (SBG). The FBG fixed width models are ideal for when you only handle a few bag sizes, the FBG can be re-adjusted within 4 minutes to fit the new bag size. The ABG adjustable width model are for a low to medium frequency of bag changes, the ABG can be re-adjusted within 30 seconds to fit the new bag size. The SBG servo adjustable model, can be adjusted according to your need within seconds and is suitable for the medium to high frequency of bag changes.

For all models, independent decking plates square-up and align the bag for precise placement on the pallet and creates a very tight loading pattern. Top mounted bag clamps maintain bag position on the tool during robot travel to the pallet and allows for high speed and precision in the movement. Slip sheet and pallet hook options are available to increase the flexibility even further.

Piab can also create customized tools to your exact specifications if your need is not covered by our standard offering.

About Piab

Piab provides smart solutions for the automated world, helping thousands of end users and machine producers in e-commerce logistics, food, pharma, automotive and other manufacturing industries to improve energy-efficiency, productivity and working environments. With almost 500 employees and SEK 1.2bn in sales 2018, Piab is a global organization, serving customers in almost 70 countries from a network of subsidiaries and distributors. By leveraging the ongoing technological development in automation and robotics, and targeting high-growth segments and geographies, Piab's vision is to become the global leader in gripping and moving solutions.

For more information, please contact:

Mike Tuohey Regional Marketing Manager, Americas

Tel: 800 321 7422

E-mail: mike.tuohey@piab.com

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