Press Release Summary:
DirectConnect(TM) gib-style Parallel Gripper features 1-piece body, which can be mounted to linear slide on top or side without use of adapter plates. Tapped air ports on front and both sides are standard. Top air ports with counterbores for O-ring manifold operation and threads for screw-in type fittings are available. Gripper can be fitted with fingers up to 4 in. long. It offers single jaw motion with fixed jaw. Stroke lengths include .25, .50, .75, and 1.00 in.
Original Press Release:
Robohand Introduces New Gripper for Modular Automation - The DPG - DirectConnect(TM) Parallel Gripper
December 16, 2002 - Robohand, Inc., located in Monroe, Conn., introduces the new DirectConnect(TM) Parallel Gripper (DPG), a gib-style gripper with many new features.
As part of the Robohand's DirectConnect(TM) system, the one-piece DPG body can be mounted to Robohand linear slides on its top or side - without the use of adapter plates. It is designed with finger mounting surfaces on the sides and bottom of jaws. Tapped air ports on the front and both sides are standard. Top air ports with counterbores for o-ring manifold operation and threads for screw-in type fittings are available. Additionally, there are accessory mounting slots for Hall Effect and Inductive sensors.
The DPG exerts 50 lbs of grip force, and can be fitted with fingers up to four inches long. Available in four stroke lengths (.25 in., .50 in., .75 in., and 1.00 in.), the gripper also offers single jaw motion with fixed jaw.
For more information about the DPG, the DirectConnect line, other product offerings from Robohand, and to order a catalog, visit the website: www.robohand.com or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robohand, Inc. is a DE-STA-CO Industries brand.