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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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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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Sensitive Gripper features integrated web server.
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Sensitive Gripper features integrated web server.

Controlled via Ethernet TCP/IP or Profibus DP, Model WSG 50 features 110 mm stroke, variable gripping force of 1-120 N, and gripping speed of 850 mm/s. Integrated web server facilitates programming, operation, remote maintenance, and updating, while internal MicroSD card saves programs and documents. With sensors in gripper jaws, WSG 50 can measure forces that occur during gripping, making it...

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Customized Grippers handle sensitive products.
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Customized Grippers handle sensitive products.

Offering high-speed alternative to classic vacuum cups, Customized Grippers are made from materials that comply with FDA regulations and therefore meet strict cleaning requirements of food, medical equipment, and pharmaceutical industries. Combination of gentle frictional connection and form fit guarantees secure hold even at high accelerations. Users are provided with everything in one unit,...

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RobotStudio Palletizing PowerPac Highlights Expanded ABB Palletizing Portfolio Unveiled at Interpack 2011 in Germany
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RobotStudio Palletizing PowerPac Highlights Expanded ABB Palletizing Portfolio Unveiled at Interpack 2011 in Germany

Revolutionary new software merges features of a simulation tool with production software; simplifies programming and reduces installation costs AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - ABB Robotics, a leading supplier of industrial robots, introduced a comprehensive range of new palletizing products at Interpack 2011, May 12-18 at the DÃ-¼sseldorf Fairgrounds in Germany. The new offerings include two new...

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Three-Finger Gripper provides over 225 mm of radial stroke.
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Three-Finger Gripper provides over 225 mm of radial stroke.

Monitored with magnetic or inductive sensors, PZH-SF is capable of handling parts between 100 and 430 mm in one standard configuration. Part to part change over can be eliminated, increasing uptime and changeover complexity. Design facilitates robotic loading of machine tools and handling of cast parts. With 530 lbf, this 45 lb unit features 350 mm aluminum body that affords power density equal...

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ABB to Introduce New Palletizing Products at Interpack 2011; Expanded Portfolio Set to Revolutionize Robotic Palletizing
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ABB to Introduce New Palletizing Products at Interpack 2011; Expanded Portfolio Set to Revolutionize Robotic Palletizing

Two new robots, a comprehensive software package and three new grippers to make palletizing easier, faster and more efficient AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - ABB Robotics, a leading supplier of industrial robots, will unveil a range of high performance palletizing products at Interpack 2011, May 12-18 at the DÃ-¼sseldorf Fairgrounds in Germany (Hall 16, Booth A35). The new products, which include two...

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Neagle Choice, LLC Announces New Available Services
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Neagle Choice, LLC Announces New Available Services

Neagle Choice has long been known as a quality source for commercial sewing, printing, die cutting, and the manufacturing of a wide range of custom products. Enhancing our service capabilities has been the key to our success, and has driven our growth into many new and exciting markets. Continuing on this trajectory, we now offer precision laser cutting and etching, adding to our long line of manufacturing services. See our video to learn all about it.

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