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Secure Gripping in Many Variants

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

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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Efficient Gripping of Large Strokes

Efficient Gripping of Large Strokes

2-Finger Long Stroke Gripper PHL from SCHUNK The PHL from SCHUNK alternatively disposes of a multi-tooth guidance or a profiled rail guidance, which increases the degree of efficiency of the gripper. For many applications, smaller and more cost-efficient sizes can now be selected. Thus over-sizing is avoided, the air consumption and energy is minimized, and the required space for applications is...

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Workholding and Material Handling Technologies to be the Focus at Westec 2012

Workholding and Material Handling Technologies to be the Focus at Westec 2012

Fixtureworks-® (Fraser, MI), a leading manufacturer and supplier of workholding technologies, material handling and machine tool components and fixturing accessories will showcase its extensive clamping, gripping, locating, positioning, roller, bumper and support products at Booth 1845 during the WESTEC 2012 Show, March 27-29, 2012, Los Angeles, California. The exhibit will feature the abrasive...

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Material Handling and Workholding Technologies at PAC Design Show 2012

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 of...

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Electric Grippers handle high-speed applications.

Electric Grippers handle high-speed applications.

Cleaner than pneumatic or hydraulic grippers, Electric Grippers are effective for handling circuit boards or other dust-sensitive products. Microprocessor can be added, which could be used to vary clamping force and velocity. This enables grippers to handle variety of sizes and shapes and minimizes need to change grippers to accommodate different types of parts.

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Material Handling and Workholding Technologies at PAC Design Show 2012

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 of...

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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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Long Stroke Gripper is offered in 90 standardized versions.

Long Stroke Gripper is offered in 90 standardized versions.

Featuring multi-tooth jaw guidance that accommodates needs of rough environments, PHL is equipped with roller bearings and profiled rail guidance to promote efficiency. Guiding carriage of gripper fingers have ball bearings that minimize friction and evenly distribute forces. Design engineer can choose among 3 strokes per size, covering entire range of strokes from 30-160 mm. Jaw guide is sealed...

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