FIPA's Latest Customized Application Solution: A Gripper with Thermalon® Vacuum Cups for Rapid Demolding of Injection Molded Parts from an 8-cavity Mold
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FIPA's Latest Customized Application Solution: A Gripper with Thermalon® Vacuum Cups for Rapid Demolding of Injection Molded Parts from an 8-cavity Mold

Tasked with creating a demolding gripper that would yield extremely fast cycle times to achieve a high output, FIPA developed a high-performance, cost-effective solution for German manufacturer Franke Kunststofftechnik GmbH & Co. KG. Cary, N.C. (May 7, 2019) — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, and End-of-Arm-Tooling (EOAT), recently...

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Seven Foot (7') Side Grip Elevation Conveyor
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Seven Foot (7') Side Grip Elevation Conveyor

Winneconne, WI - Multi-Conveyor (www.multi-conveyor.com) -  Multi-Conveyor recently built a mild steel, "S-style", side grip elevator - or "Gripper" - designed to transport filled, capped bottles of oil, to an over seven foot (7') elevation from infeed to discharge. Grippers are comprised of two parallel conveyors mounted side-by-side, with the Neoprene gripper bulb chains facing one...

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New Sprue Grippers from FIPA Can Now Handle Plastic Materials
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New Sprue Grippers from FIPA Can Now Handle Plastic Materials

FIPA has upgraded it's line of sprue grippers. The Series 90 grippers are able to grip small sprues with their high closing force, wide jaw opening, and compact design. Gripper models also feature sensors with direct, indirect, and and teachable component monitoring, as well as sensors with NPN or PNP outputs. Grippers are ideal for de-molding hot plastic parts.

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MGR6 Series Micro Gripper features Soft-Land routine.

SMAC MGR6 Series Micro Gripper has a stroke of 10mm (5 each), peak force of 3.8 N, and force constant of 11.5 N/A with 55 x 47.5 x 24 mm dimensions. Unit comes with capabilities such as programmable and controllable position, velocity and force and high accelerations. Jaws can be controlled independently to ensure precise force control, measurement, and positioning. Units are suitable for...

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