Collet Gripper handles delicate or rugged objects.

Collet Gripper handles delicate or rugged objects.

Enabling collet to grip part on either O.D. or I.D., C-8800 Heavy-Duty 5C Collet Gripper can rapidly pick and place uniformly sized objects, and features pneumatically adjustable 360° clamping force for parts transfer. Unit can also function as workholding device for grinding, deburring, or polishing operations.

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Electric Grippers offer programmable operation.

Equipped with control system that lets users set and store different adjustments, electric versions of parallel gripper GPE and angular gripper GWE allow gripping strength and speed to be adjusted independently. Parallel gripper GPE can transfer data to PLC via pulses, enabling sorting, counting, and measurement operations. Both units employ DAE-60 electric rotary unit, which can reach up to 31...

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Unloader

Boral requested a simple unloader that can unload a 24 Kingsize wide kiln car. The request for was for no counting and minimal inspection. ASI answered this request with a unloader that is simple but operates at the required rate. Special six gripper dehacking head that spreads and rotates. The cars are unloaded using a six gripper dehacking head and brick are set down on marshaling conveyors for...

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Toellner Systems, Inc. Introduces New Parts Automation Pick & Place Transfer Unit

Toellner Systems, Inc. Introduces New Parts Automation Pick & Place Transfer Unit

Wisconsin Rapids, WI - March 7, 2008 - Toellner Systems, Inc. today announced an automation breakthrough in pick and place technology for running Op. 10 to Op. 20 between two CNC lathes. Toellner's state-of-the-art design enhances the flawless transfer of Op. 10 machined parts from one servo driven, parts loading/unloading system to a second, running Op. 20 in a fast, constant and smooth...

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O-Ring Installation Automation Technology Keeps Workers Healthy and Boasts Saving to Companies

AGI, a leading provider of sophisticated automation products, releases news of advantages associated with their O-Ring Installation Tools. These dual motion grippers provide precise O-ring and seal placement capabilities for assembly lines and single station hand assists in varied manufacturing industries. Experts agree that overuse of certain joints and tendons may contribute to ailments such as...

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Magnetic Gripper handles ferromagnetic workpieces.

Magnetic Gripper handles ferromagnetic workpieces.

Suited for loading and unloading machines and for handling both small and large workpieces, MAGNOS Magnetic Gripper MAU offers 1,675-6,700 lb max holding force. Light weight unit does not require electricity to maintain magnetic field and needs energy only for activation and deactivation. It can be adapted to any robot arm and top tooling can be contoured to any workpiece surface.

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Solid Carbide Gripper Pads & Inserts Offer Long Wear Workholding

2/13/08 Fairlane Products (Fraser, MI) has expanded its lineup of workholding and fixturing components with the manufacture of a wide range of solid carbide, serrated and smooth gripper pads and inserts, easily replaceable within workholding and positioning devices. The solid carbide construction, made from high impact grade carbide, provides toughness and long service life, helping to protect...

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Rib Gripper is designed for internal fascia mold removal.

Model GRZ 32EC-30 Actuated Rib Gripper removes automotive bumper fascias from A side of mold. Featuring 30 mm stripper stroke that has adjustment capabilities by increasing or decreasing cylinder pin to fit any size application. Gripper and cylinder assemblies are mounted on bearing rail to help support load of part being pulled from mold. Unit has custom mounting bracket to allow perpendicular...

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SCHUNK Products Certified for Use in Cleanrooms

Many SCHUNK products can now be used in cleanrooms without hesitation. This is confirmed by the certificate issued in December 2007 by TUV Sud. The certificate confirms suitability for use in Class 5 cleanrooms according to ISO 14644. ISO Class 5 is comparable to Class 100 of the US-Fed. -Std. 209, which is no longer valid, but still frequently referred to. SCHUNK succeeded in certifying entire...

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Closed-Loop Gripper offers intelligent operation.

Closed-Loop Gripper offers intelligent operation.

Able to integrated with commercially available robots, Smart Gripper 2.1 features universal operating platform and closed-loop, encoder-based positioning of robotic fingers. Direct-drive solution, operated using 24 Vdc discrete signals, offers adjustable grip force and has built-in controller. Up to 32 motion programs can be selected from non-volatile memory via 5 discrete input lines, and status...

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