Grippers (Tools)

Grippers (Tools)

SCHUNK Receives Hermes Award at Hannover Messe

The Hermes Award, one of the world’s most coveted technology prizes for innovation, was awarded to SCHUNK last week, during the opening of the Hannover Messe by the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel! Henrik A. Schunk, the Managing Partner of SCHUNK, was there to receive the award from the German Federal Minister for Education, Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka. The prize was awarded for SCHUNK’s Co-act...

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SCHUNK EGL: Intelligent Gripping Module
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SCHUNK EGL: Intelligent Gripping Module

The SCHUNK EGL 70 mechatronic parallel gripper combines power and intelligence. With variable gripping force between 50 and 600 N it is one of the most powerful and flexible mechatronic grippers on the market and was specifically developed for industrial applications. Since the finger position, closing speed, and gripping force are freely programmable within a maximum stroke of 48 mm per finger,...

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FIPA Develops Custom Gripper System for Removing Hot Plastic Parts from Injection Molding Machines

Designed to quickly & carefully remove hot plastic parts from an injection molding machine, FIPA’s latest custom gripper system automates a manual demolding process to protect employees, improve quality, reduce cycle times, & increase factory throughput CARY, N.C. — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and...

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Self-Propelled Mobile Manipulator improves safety, efficacy.
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Self-Propelled Mobile Manipulator improves safety, efficacy.

Installed on RBC-6000-SPBW Reversible Boom Crane, manipulator with gripper handles and articulates large items. Axes consist of lift, extend, pitch, roll and grip (2,000 lb max), and lift from ground level height to 12 ft. Addition of yaw axis and powered mast rotation increases total functions to 7. Ranges are 130° for pitch axis, 180° for roll axis, and 90° to left and 90° to right...

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Injection Molding from 3D Printed Molds
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Injection Molding from 3D Printed Molds

3D printing has become one of the biggest trending technological innovations of the 21st century. With its logistical efficiency, ability to easily modify designs, and speed of production, it’s no surprise that the manufacturing industry is turning to 3D printing for a multitude of applications. This white paper explores how 3D printing can be beneficial specifically for manufacturers focused on low volume injection molding of small plastic parts. The report features a succinct yet detailed overview of two case studies, both of which exhibit the advantages and possible challenges of making molds via 3D printing. The article goes on to offer advice on how such challenges can be overcome, as well as some guidelines for mold design. If you’re looking to break the mold to save time and money, download this white paper and see if 3D printing is the right solution for your business.

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Digital Control Mechatronic Gripper delivers process stability.
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Digital Control Mechatronic Gripper delivers process stability.

Powered by brushless DC servo motor and controlled by digital I/O, PGN-Plus-E offers gripping force that can be adjusted in 4 levels and comes in size 80. Multi-tooth guidance, designed for higher moment capacity, features continuous lubrication pocket in guide contour and wedge-hook kinematics with maximized surface coverage in all stroke positions. Suited for industrial environments,...

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Bottle Gripper Head Solutions from ANVER Corp. Address Demanding Manufacturing Challenges
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Bottle Gripper Head Solutions from ANVER Corp. Address Demanding Manufacturing Challenges

Pneumatic-Powered Bottling Pick-Up Grab Heads for Use with Major Lines of New or Replacement Bottling Machinery Hudson, MA – ANVER Corporation, a leader in vacuum handling technology, announces its line of pneumatic-powered bottling pick-up heads for robotic and automation equipment, utilizing inflatable bladders and pneumatically actuated mechanical grippers to gently grasp bottles from the...

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Rapid Mechatronic Gripper handles small parts.
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Rapid Mechatronic Gripper handles small parts.

Available in size 25, Model EGP 25 provides stroke of 3 mm per finger. Optional EGP 25 Speed version reduces internal gear ratio, exchanging grip force for speed to open or close in 0.03 seconds. With grip force of 13 N, unit is capable of handling parts up to 0.05 kg. Maintenance-free servomotors as well as powerful junction roller guide guarantee maximum efficiency, making electric IP30-rated...

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Sheet Metal Gripper supports press transfer applications.

Providing 1,000 N grip force, Accelerate® Sheet Metal Gripper features non-protruding jaw design that operates in tight spaces. Unit offers 30° or 75° opening angles, 33 ms grip and release actuation time, and 3 sensor options. Bottom jaw features integrated part-present sensor, while side-mounted, double-blank sensor is adjustable and prevents incorrect material pickups. Side-mounted,...

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Universal Gripper offers repeat accuracy of 0.01 mm.
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Universal Gripper offers repeat accuracy of 0.01 mm.

Available in unit sizes 50–125, PGN-plus Permanent Gripper features oval piston drive, ensuring high forces in confined spaces. Complete contour of multi-tooth guidance is equipped with grease pockets, which ensures continuous and even distribution of lubricant, even with short strokes. Gripper is suited for machine/system loading in metal cutting industry, assembly applications in...

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Synthetic Gripper handles complex, sensitive workpieces.
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Synthetic Gripper handles complex, sensitive workpieces.

Available in 2 sizes with gripping forces of 80 and 152 (N), RRMG Synthetic Gripper features jaws with free-form surfaces that adapt to different workpiece geometries, whether they are round or prismatic in shape. Customizable gripper can perform up to 16 million gripping cycles without experiencing wear or requiring maintenance. For maximum process control and automation, users can add optional...

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Dies & Stamping Services
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Dies & Stamping Services

PDS is an established leader in progressive die stamping, with a reputation for providing precision and value that dates back more than half a century. Through extensive capabilities and a staff of seasoned professionals, we set the standard for quality, delivering flexible services that can meet the needs of the most challenging requirements. See our video to learn more.

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