Grippers (Tools)

The Gripper for a Variety of Gripping Diameters
Grippers (Tools)

The Gripper for a Variety of Gripping Diameters

Centric grippers with swivel fingers are an ideal solution if parts with various gripper diameters need to be alternately handled. Instead of exchanging top jaws or complete grippers every time, the fingers simply swivel into another position. With the PZH-SF 125, SCHUNK extends the program range of these versatile actuators with smaller sizes. At a diameter of 125 mm, the slim, long-stroke...

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Grippers (Tools)

Alternative, Intelligent, Adaptable

Mechatronic gripping modules offer numerous possibilities for users and design engineers. SCHUNK is now going one step further, by bundling numerous mechatronic modules in a single modular system. The spectrum extends from simple grippers as an alternative to pneumatic grippers to versions with integrated intelligence and adaptable, mechanical grippers that can be equipped with a broad range of...

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Angular Gripper handles workpieces from 0.5-6.1 kg.
Grippers (Tools)

Angular Gripper handles workpieces from 0.5-6.1 kg.

Suitable for applications in clean and slightly dirty environments, PWG-plus combines double oval piston drive, one-piece aluminum housing, and wear-free lever mechanism. System features gripping moments between 3.5 and 120 Nm, stroke per finger of 15°, and over travel angle per jaw of at least 3°. With bolt pattern identical to PGN-plus universal gripper, PWG-plus allows direct...

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Long Stroke Gripper promotes handling flexibility.
Grippers (Tools)

Long Stroke Gripper promotes handling flexibility.

With multi-tooth guidance and aluminum housing, PZH-plus is suited for use where components of different sizes have to be alternately handled. Monitoring using magnetic field or inductive sensors is optional, and large center bore size allows installation of camera, feed-through of material, or gripping of long workpieces. Weighing 1.6-33 kg, gripper offers 20-75 mm max stroke per finger,...

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Custom Glass Manufacturer
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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Custom Glass Manufacturer

Due to the inherent complexity of glass fabrication, many professionals seeking glass services know exactly what kind of part is needed, but are unclear on the intricacies of the actual manufacturing process. PEG's exclusive guide is designed to help professionals navigate the custom glass manufacturing process with valuable information.

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Secure Gripping in Many Variants
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Secure Gripping in Many Variants

Standard gripper series from Festo sets new standards Technical updates are placing standard grippers from Festo in a leading position for mechanical engineering applications of tomorrow. The parallel, three-point, radial and angle grippers DHxS from Festo are compact and offer greater reliability in the gripping process. HAUPPAUGE, NY - Standard grippers are the first choice for cost-effective,...

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Laser-Sintering Facilitates Bionic Gripper Manufacture
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Laser-Sintering Facilitates Bionic Gripper Manufacture

German industrial control and automation company, Festo, a world leading supplier of pneumatically- and electrically-actuated automation systems, is using additive manufacturing (AM) to produce a bionic gripper that can pick up and put down objects flexibly, reliably, gently and safely. Fast and economical batch production of the complex components at the company's Esslingen factory is achieved...

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Material Handling and Workholding Technologies at PAC Design Show 2012
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Material Handling and Workholding Technologies at PAC Design Show 2012

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), a leading manufacturer and supplier of material handling and machine tool components, workholding technologies and fixturing accessories will showcase its extensive clamping, gripping, locating, positioning, roller, bumper and support products at Booth 3473 during the Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show 2011, February 14-16, 2012, Anaheim, California. The display...

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Grippers (Tools)

Getting to Grips with the Adaptive Gripper DHDG

Bionic adaptive gripper sorts bulbs and chocolate eggs Learning from nature - built for nature: with the adaptive gripper DHDG from Festo fruit, bulbs or pressure-sensitive food can be handled quickly and reliably. This is thanks to the so-called Fin Ray effect" which is based on the design of the tail fins of fish. HAUPPAUGE, NY - If tulip bulbs and soft chocolate eggs are gripped with...

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Internal Diameter Grippers secure heavy and fragile parts.
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Internal Diameter Grippers secure heavy and fragile parts.

Designed to distribute forces evenly over entire contact area, Internal Diameter Grippers include Model IDG 16 with 26-38 mm diameter range and 40 N force per jaw, Model IDG 25 with 36-56 mm range and 100 N force per jaw, and Model IDG 44 with 60-132 mm range and 400 N force per jaw. Units require one compressed air line and utilize 1/8 in. diameter Neoprene rubber cord stock inserts for secure...

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Modular Lightweight Gripper features 103 mm max stroke.
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Modular Lightweight Gripper features 103 mm max stroke.

Equipped with servo motor, LEG 400 weighs 6.5 kg, offers variable stroke from 0-103 mm, and delivers gripping force of up to 1,050 N. Unit can be equipped with pneumatic and electric drive and is suited for use in metal cutting and automotive industries along with assembly and handling tasks. Both drive spindles are coupled if LEG is operated with single servo motor, and fingers move...

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