Vacuum Cups and Bellows lift cylindrical objects.

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With ½-12 in. widths and lengths to 12 in., oblong vacuum cups and bellows handle pick-and-place applications of cylindrical objects like pens, bread, candy bars, capsules, tubes, and other hard to handle items. Handling of uneven surfaces is achieved with cushioning effect of bellows design. Cups and bellows are available in anti-static and food-grade materials.

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Oblong Vacuum Cups are Ideal for Cylindrical Objects

Cincinnati, OH -Oblong vacuum cups and bellows from Vi-Cas Manufacturing fit virtually any type of vacuum equipment used for pick-and-place of cylindrical objects like pens, bread, candy bars, capsules, tubes and other hard to handle items. Widths from ½ inch to 12 inches can be specified, with lengths to 12-inches. Many materials are available, including anti-static materials for handling of electronic components, and food-grade materials for food and pharmaceutical processing applications.

Cup or bellows designs are available. The cushioning effect inherent with the bellows designs can replace external devices like springs, height or level compensators, and mechanical devices used to smooth the handling of uneven surfaces. An extensive online catalog detailing the many options available can be viewed at Vi-Cas can quote custom designs from customer-supplied drawings, or reverse engineer from customer-supplied cups.

Vi-Cas has been manufacturing vacuum cups in various shapes, sizes and materials since 1970. They provide short or long manufacturing runs, with short turnaround times. On demand delivery is also available. Vi-Cas offers a complete line including micro-cups and bellows, large cups and bellows, soap cups, grabbers, suction cups, tightening discs, and grippers, as well as accessories including level compensators, swivel joints, vacuum valves and fittings and adaptors to suit any application. For more information contact Rob Wagner of Vi-Cas Manufacturing at (513) 791-7741, 8407 Monroe Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45236 or visit them at

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