Bag Gripper handles up to 50 lb loads.
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Bag Gripper handles up to 50 lb loads.

Using stainless steel fingers for their strength and resistance to harsh manufacturing environments, FBG-22 offers manual adjustment for bag widths from 290–450 mm and features spring-return aluminum decking plates to guide bag. Decker mechanism, designed into tool, facilitates accurate bag drop once positioned over pallet, and other design features include rugged aluminum weldment main frame,...

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Parallel and Angular Grippers feature customizable design.
Grippers

Parallel and Angular Grippers feature customizable design.

Featuring Hardcoat® coated adapter jaws, 2-Finger ParallelÂ- and Angular Grippers provide opening and closing force of 16–320 N and 11–470 N, respectively. For 2-finger angular gripper, repeat accuracy is up to ±0.01 mm. Sensors with PNP or NPN output are optionally available for part monitoring. Grippers meet needs of applications in automotive, food,...

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ABB Robotics to Exhibit Full Packaging Lineup at Pack Expo 2012, from Individual Product Handling to Layer Depalletizing
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ABB Robotics to Exhibit Full Packaging Lineup at Pack Expo 2012, from Individual Product Handling to Layer Depalletizing

Demos to also feature advanced software developments that continue ABB's mission to make robot systems easier to program and operate AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - ABB Robotics, a leading supplier of industrial robots, is exhibiting two fully operational, multi-robot demonstration cells at Pack Expo 2012, October 28-31 at McCormick Place in Chicago (Booth # N-4533). The two cells accentuate ABB's complete...

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Angular Grippers feature grip force safety device.
Grippers

Angular Grippers feature grip force safety device.

Operating from 3–8 bar, PLA Series 2-Finger Parallel Grippers feature stroke range from 12–20 mm and gripping force from 1,200–2,900 N at 6 bar. Repeatability accuracy is 0.05 mm over 100 cycles.Â- Housings are made of high tensile hard-coated aluminum alloy, hard anodized and are completely maintenance-free for first 1.5 million cycles.

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Bag Grippers feature integrated ejectors.
Grippers

Bag Grippers feature integrated ejectors.

Designed to handle unstable, bag-type containers and shrink-wrapped packages, Bag Grippers offer optimal suction power due to integrated ejectors. Even in case of low suction power due to handling extremely porous goods, side channel blower is available to generate vacuum. Diameter of suction channels allows dust particles to pass through unhindered, eliminating downtime due to clogging....

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THK Has a Hand in Space Exploration with Development of Robotic Hand
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THK Has a Hand in Space Exploration with Development of Robotic Hand

Schaumburg, IL - THK's advanced technology has recently been applied to the area of space exploration. For use in experimental missions in outer space, THK has developed a robotic hand with small ball-screw actuators. This robotic hand is designed to safely assist astronauts in their work, as well as to enable work without the presence of an astronaut. This July, THK's robotic hand traveled...

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Mini-Electric Grippers aid in manipulation of small objects.
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Mini-Electric Grippers aid in manipulation of small objects.

Intended for 5- and 6-axis R12 articulated robot arms, E Series Grippers utilize mini integrated motor/lead screw drives and are available with stand-alone MCUs to accommodate any make of robot. E1 Fulcrum (scissor action) has long fingers and 10 N closing force. When fully open, tips are 30 mm apart. E2 is similar but has short jaws that let user attach fingers. E3 Fulcrum gripper has jaws and...

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Insert-Grippers are tailored to shape of handled material.
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Insert-Grippers are tailored to shape of handled material.

Available in vacuum- and air-powered models, Customized Insert-Grippers are designed specifically for handling inserts in plastic injection-molded parts. Housing materials include high-strength aluminum compound or polyamide-based plastic, which is safe for use with food products. With quick-action couplings, gripper heads can be replaced without dismantling gripper system.

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Grippers integrate distance and presence sensor.
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Grippers integrate distance and presence sensor.

Directly integrated into gripping center of PGN-plus Universal Gripper and MPG-plus Gripper for small components, OAS optical sensor continuously supplies control unit with information, such as how far away component is located, or if part is being securely gripped. IP65-rated sensor works with IR light at wavelength of 850 nm and operates from 14-131°F. Multi-functional device can be...

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Angular Gripper features gripping moments from 3.5-143 Nm.
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Angular Gripper features gripping moments from 3.5-143 Nm.

Available in 3 sizes for workpiece weights from 0.5-7.3 kg, Model PWG-plus features 15° stroke per finger and at least 3° travel tension angle per jaw. Unit combines double oval piston drive, one-piece aluminum housing, and virtually wear-free lever mechanism. Gripper is suitable for applications in clean and slightly dirty environments, and especially for handling of crankshafts and...

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