Pneumatic Grippers provide fast, accurate handling.

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Series M/160300 grippers offer cycle rates of up to 180 cycles/min and typical service life of 5 million cycles. Available in single- or double-acting formats, with temperature range of 32-140°F, grippers utilize precision bearings for smooth opening and closing and internal magnets for positional feedback. They are suited for electronics, packaging, and medical sectors.

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Pneumatic grippers from Norgen combine speed with accuracy

Littleton, Colorado, USA - July 2003. Designed for applications that require the fast accurate handling of objects the Norgren M/160300 series of grippers is ideal for use in industries such as the electronics, packaging and medical sectors. With excellent gripping accuracies and with cycle rates up to 180 cycles per minute the grippers are lightweight and compact in design thus making them suitable for design into projects where installation space is at a premium.

With an operating temperature range of 32°F to 140°F the grippers benefit from a long service life typically five million cycles and are available in single acting or double acting formats. Utilizing precision bearings the grippers provide for the smooth opening and closing of gripper fingers and employ internal magnets for positional feedback.

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Company information
Norgren is one of the world's leading manufacturers of pneumatic components and automation systems. It is the principal member of the Fluid Controls group within the $2.4 billion IMI plc.

From plants in Europe, America and the Pacific, Norgren manufactures and distributes a wide range of pneumatic components including cylinders, valves, air line equipment, tube fittings and associated fluid power components for use in
pneumatic and electro-pneumatic automation and control systems. Norgren's customers can also make use of its associated services including technical advice, training and complete systems engineering assistance.

In the US, Norgren has a unique network of almost 100 distribution outlets operated by independent distributors. All Norgren's US manufacturing sites have IS09001 approval.

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