Grippers (Tools)

Grippers (Tools)

Gripper uses rotating curved needles to secure insert.

Designed for insert mold applications, including cloth or vinyl, GRN advanced and curved needle grippers feature offset locator that promotes insert placement accuracy and repeatability. Rotation of curved needles secures insert, even on thin cloth material. One version is spring-loaded, and 2 versions have gripper arms that fit SAS's clamping system. Integrated cylinders and 2 pressure air ports...

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Grippers handle wide range of machining applications.
Grippers (Tools)

Grippers handle wide range of machining applications.

Designed for various machining and grinding environments, 3-jaw DTE series parallel gripper has sealed design, long finger capability, and optional stripper plate is available to hold parts against position stops during transfer into lathe. DTH series shielded grippers are available for harsh environments. Both models include multiple strokes per size, and standard purge/scavenge part that has...

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Pressing Tool Jaws crimp PEX tubing.
Grippers (Tools)

Pressing Tool Jaws crimp PEX tubing.

Conforming to ASTM F 1807 black copper crimp ring specifications, RIDGID® Compact Series Pressing Jaws are available for crimping PEX and multi-layer tubing for radiant heat and potable water applications. Jaw ID clips, constructed of glass-filled nylon and marked with system and size information, facilitate identification of correct pressing jaw. Available in 6 sizes from 3/8-1¼ in.,...

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Gripper suits internal and external assembly applications.
Grippers (Tools)

Gripper suits internal and external assembly applications.

Designed to fit O-rings not only to shafts, but also in holes, 6-finger Model ORG 85 features integral stroke and triple jaw sets that move independently from one another. O-ring is first released from first 3 fingers, and then released from last 3 fingers in controlled manner. Clamping width of diameter to be fitted ranges from 5-150 mm. Stroke of 2 sets of triple jaws range from 0-21 mm for...

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Needle Grippers feature long-life titanium needles.
Grippers (Tools)

Needle Grippers feature long-life titanium needles.

GRN Needle Grippers come in 14 and 20 mm mounting shaft sizes and are compatible with entire line of modular end-of-arm tooling components. Designed to minimize downtime, pneumatically activated titanium needles are adjustable on all sizes and extend from 3-5 mm from gripper body. Optional sensor provides additional control. Applications include gripping lightweight, porous-type matting materials...

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Gripper Arm suits space restricted applications.

Spring loaded for part compliance, GEP End Ported Gripper Arm has air line connection directly in line with vacuum cup mounting for use in applications with minimal clearance around target area. Unit is available in diameters of 10, 14, and 20 mm and in 5 lengths from 64-146 mm. Arm can be mounted by clampable shaft or threaded shaft with jam nuts.

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Gripper Fingers feature carbon fiber bodies.
Grippers (Tools)

Gripper Fingers feature carbon fiber bodies.

Suited for high-speed production runs requiring lightweight tooling, Series GRF and GRW feature 20 mm clamping diameter and are available with carbon fiber body and aluminum head and connector bottom. Lightweight carbon fiber minimizes weight of shaft and robot wear and tear. Flex of carbon fiber, or strength being measured in modulus of elasticity, is up to 3 times that of aluminum.

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Grippers serve as robot hands in automated motion devices.
Grippers (Tools)

Grippers serve as robot hands in automated motion devices.

Grippers, offered in 2- and 3-finger variations, simulate motion of human hands in parts handling applications. Mounted to any motion device or used as hands on robots, products operate on plant air and feature double acting drive motion for gripping parts externally or internally. Inlet pressure may be reduced to handle fragile parts. Fingers can be fabricated to conform to special shapes, and...

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Robotic EOAT targets packaging and palletizing.
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Robotic EOAT targets packaging and palletizing.

Multi-function end-of-arm-tooling (EOAT) can pick and place wide variety of shapes including bags, bottles, cans, and boxes. With 250 lb. capacity, tooling eliminates changeovers, can pick up and move empty pallet and load cartons on pallet, palletize and insert slip sheets, secure parts from mold, and adjust centerline of products for immediate packaging. Vacuum zoning has special cups to handle...

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Pull Lock Work Gripper provides part length control.
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Pull Lock Work Gripper provides part length control.

Designed to deliver part stability during machining center operations, PLS Series Pull Down Work Grippers deliver consistent gripping forces along with axial, pull down actuation for length control on Z axis. Product is fully sealed against chip and coolant contamination, and optional seating detection system is available. Available in 4, 6, and 8 in dia, 2 or more units can be grouped together...

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