Press Release Summary:
Suited for tools requiring electrostatic charge using IML, Gripper Arm is designed with Delron and aluminum to keep tool lightweight, electrically insulated, and wear resistant. Internal spring prevents contamination from process or production environment, while threaded shaft with jam nuts allows for plate mounting of gripper arm. With ability to reduce robot wear and tear, gripper is also end ported for vacuum and keeps fittings away from other components such as vacuum cups.
Original Press Release:
SAS Automation - Introduces New Internal Spring Loaded Gripper Arm for Vacuum Cups
XENIA, OH (May 2008) - SAS Automation provides more EOAT gripping options, with the introduction of a new lightweight gripper arm. This gripper arm is uniquely designed with Delron & aluminum to keep the tool lightweight, electrically insulated and wear resistant. The part is ideal for tools requiring an electrostatic charge or using IML (In Mold Labeling).
This SAS gripper arm is internally spring-loaded for part compliance. The internal spring prevents contamination from the process or production environment. A threaded shaft with jam nuts allows for easy plate mounting of the gripper arm. The gripper is also end ported for vacuum and keeps fittings away from other components such as vacuum cups.
According to John Westbeld, Engineering Manager for SAS Automation "Adding this lightweight, yet durable gripper arm is one more way that SAS is helping processors to reduce robot wear and tear."
About >SAS< Automation
>SAS< is a leading supplier of modular EOAT components & robotic gripper systems - capable of servicing any part and any robot. >SAS< manufactures in the USA "get a grip!", and distributes "nip it!" Nile sprue nipper line, and "GRIP IT!" Asian chucking/gripper line. >SAS< is ISO 9001:2000 Quality Certified. Specialists in robotic End-of-Arm tooling & gripper systems, sprue nippers, CNC degating & Insert Mold tooling for manufacturing, packaging & plastics industries. Sales, service and support to: USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe.
USA Corporate Office:
SAS Automation, LLC
1200 South Patton Street
Xenia, OH 45385 USA
TEL: (937) 372-5255
FAX: (937) 372-5555