Grippers (Tools)

Grippers (Tools)

Tools enable robots for laboratory applications.

Solution package enables system integrators and end users to acquire robotic tools necessary for laboratory automation applications. Suite of products includes servo and pneumatic grippers, microplate handling fingers, microplate hotels, tool changers, and collision sensors, all of which can be applied to user's choice of motion systems. Serial Servo Gripper is designed for open architecture and...

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Micro Grippers suit automation applications.
Grippers (Tools)

Micro Grippers suit automation applications.

Delivering pick and place service, grippers feature blank fingers that are profiled to fit small parts. Finger sets can be exchanged without disturbing mounting setup, close with spring force, and open with plant air using valves on 3-way control circuits. Products are offered in 5 micro sizes, in 3 basic configurations, and in 4 mounting styles with choice of aluminum alloy or stainless steel...

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Motion Transfer Units have adjustable end of travel stop.
Grippers (Tools)

Motion Transfer Units have adjustable end of travel stop.

Low-profile, air-actuated motion transfer units employ pistons that are keyed internally against rotation and incorporate adjustable stop mechanism for end of stroke positioning. Basic modules operate through 4-way air valves for manual control near work station or through solenoid operated valves from remote location. Units operate in any position with motion range to 12 in. End effectors with...

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O-Ring Gripper has 12 mm stroke.
Grippers (Tools)

O-Ring Gripper has 12 mm stroke.

Measuring 100 mm in diameter, GS1015 has 10 expanding jaws with 12 mm stroke each to provide uniform spread of O-ring. Ejector has 15 mm stroke to push off O-rings, and piston diameter measures 75 mm. Unit employs expander jaws that travel within t-slot guides throughout entire length of stroke to provide resistance to side loads. Product is suited for heavy O-ring placement applications.

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Grippers feature multiple air connections.
Grippers (Tools)

Grippers feature multiple air connections.

GD500 series long stroke 3-jaw grippers feature piston drive cam mechanism that allows longer stroke in smaller package. Smallest unit in series features 30 mm of stroke in 71 mm thick gripper. Other models feature 40 and 60 mm of stroke in package that is 100 mm thick. Gripper is guided via T-slot to provide stability against moment loads and feature 2,480 N of closing force on pneumatic...

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Grips provide specimen loading, alignment, and positioning.
Grippers (Tools)

Grips provide specimen loading, alignment, and positioning.

Mechanical Wedge Action Grips are rated at 50 kN and feature fixed faces, movable bodies, and slack-free connection to test instrument. Self-tightening action minimizes slippage and enables operator to apply minimial initial clamping force. Grip faces are spring-loaded in fixed position, so there is no recoil or loosening. Grip frames ensure rapid clamping and unclamping action. Interchangeable...

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Manipulator has several safety features.
Grippers (Tools)

Manipulator has several safety features.

Simple Air Manipulator Economy Series has lifting capacity of 725 lb and side-loading feature. End-of-arm rotating axis has 7,000 in.-lb of moment loading and can rotate 330° around arm. Unit has lubrication-free cylinders, drag brakes on three axes, leveling jacks and operates with 90 psi clean, dry air. Safety features include 3:1 design factor for all structural components and pilot...

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Grippers handle variety of coarse and fine threads.
Grippers (Tools)

Grippers handle variety of coarse and fine threads.

Workholding grippers are available with coarse threads from 3/8 to 3/4 in. and lengths from 1/2 to 3 in. Metric adjustable grippers are available in mid to M 20 threads in lengths from 12 to 60 mm. Carbide-tipped, adjustable grippers provide alternative for jig, fixture, and chuck jaw applications by providing flexibility and minimizing downtime during production and set up.

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Miniature Gripper can change closing configurations.
Grippers (Tools)

Miniature Gripper can change closing configurations.

By changing pin linkage configuration, gripper can be changed from pneumatic-closing and spring-opening to spring-closing and pneumatic-opening. Gripper's jaws are made of steel that can be machined up to 10 mm. Double-acting version has air connections for both opening and closing. All have total stroke wedge of 7Â-º and closing torque of 6-40 Ncm. Dimensions are 11 x 63 mm or 16 x 84 mm.

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