Pneumatic Gripper handles high temperature, heavy components.

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Able to handle workpiece temperatures to 1,000°C, PSQ40 suits hot forming application environments used in production of automotive structural components such as A/B pillars or side and roof rails. Opening and closing cycles are accelerated to promote productivity, while 40 mm dia piston and 450 N gripping force at 70 psi ensures proper handling of heavy components. Capable of 3 million cycles, 2.65 lb gripper is available in single-point metal or ceramic jaw styles.

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Bilsing Automation Gripper Handles Hot and Heavy Components

Clinton Township, MI -- Bilsing Automation North America has announced the availability of its PSQ40 pneumatic gripper designed to withstand the high temperature environment of hot forming applications required to produce automotive structural components such as A/B pillars or side and roof rails.The robust, yet lightweight design (2.65 lbs.) of the PSQ40 is capable of 3 million cycles and can handle workpiece temperatures of up to 1000o C. It has a piston diameter of 40 mm and a gripping force of 450 N at 70 psito handle heavier components.It features short opening and closing cycles for increased productivity.

The PSQ40 is available in a both a heat-resisting single-point metal jaw style or a ceramic single-point jaw style for higher strength, lighter weight component handling.Both grippers feature a sensor to ensure correct part positioning.

Bilsing Automation North America carries a full line of tooling for the pressroom, body shop and plastic molding applications in the automotive, food, packaging and glass industries. It is a subsidiary of Bilsing Automation GmbH (Attendorn, Germany), a global leader in the development and manufacturing of modular tooling systems. The company is focused on providing optimum product performance that results in cost reductions, supporting the customer through planning, design, engineering, simulation, assembly, commissioning and on-site training.

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