Suction Cups

Food Processing & Preparation

Coated Suction Cups expand freezer merchandizing opportunities.

Displayloc™ suction cups, when coated with Tundra™, create new frozen display retail space in convenience and grocery stores. Tundra coating ensures strong grip at 32° and below, allowing screw-on suction cups to hold up to 50 lb in coolers and freezers. Application of Tundra turns Displayloc cups pink to demonstrate freezer readiness, and suction cup knob accepts various signage on post...

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Food Processing & Preparation

Friction Cups increase oily sheet metal handling safety.

Combining polyurethane and rubber properties for optimized elastic memory and press oil resistance, DURAFLEX® friction cups can help increase number of strokes per minute in stamping, cutting, bending, and punching machines. There are 3 BFFT (Bellows Flat Friction Thin) cups that optimize grip on 0.6–0.8 mm thin sheets without risk of denting surface. Also available are 3 DCF (Deep Concave...

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Robotic Press Suction Cups safely handle thin sheets.
Food Processing & Preparation

Robotic Press Suction Cups safely handle thin sheets.

Suitable for use with high-speed, robotic, pick-and-place sheet metal handling equipment, slip-free Press Automation Cups (Panel Cups) series securely grips dry and oily metal, plastic, or composite materials. Silicon-free cups, molded from ANVER Nomathane™ 50 and 60, disperse existing surface oil on stamped panels, and exhibit non-marking as well as anti-slip properties. Sealing...

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FIPA Employs Varioflex
Food Processing & Preparation

FIPA Employs Varioflex

FIPA’s custom solution enables the rapid visual inspection of plastic caps destined for use in optosensors without leaving any marks or contaminants behind CARY, N.C. – FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and End-of-Arm-Tooling (EOAT), recently employed its Varioflex® bellows suction cups to develop a low-noise,...

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Copper Infiltration Using Wrought Wire Infiltrant - Process and Productivity Improvements for Automotive Components
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Copper Infiltration Using Wrought Wire Infiltrant - Process and Productivity Improvements for Automotive Components

For the past 60 years, the use of copper infiltration on ferrous metals in powder metallurgy has been a popular method for manufacturing high performance components. Recently, a new twist on an old idea has been developed in the form of a new wrought copper alloy wire. With excellent infiltration response as well as the ability to improve numerous physical and mechanical properties of ferrous materials, this new technology presents many advantages for PM processing and production. In this comprehensive white paper, you will explore all you need to know about this material, including an in-depth look at its chemical and physical properties. Using automotive components as examples, the white paper examines the benefits of this new form of copper infiltration compared to more traditional infiltration methods. Download now, and discover if this new technology is the solution for your high performance component application.

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Raising the Bar with Rectangular Suction Cup
Food Processing & Preparation

Raising the Bar with Rectangular Suction Cup

Rectangular DURAFLEX® suction cup is perfect for handling flow-packed bars of sweets. An instant success when it was first developed, the rectangular DURAFLEX® RB20x40P suction cup is set to take the flow pack packaging market by storm. Following a six-month period of exclusive use by one of the market's machine builders, the suction cup is now available to the rest of the flow pack...

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Single Bellows Suction Cups help optimize robot productivity.
Food Processing & Preparation

Single Bellows Suction Cups help optimize robot productivity.

Combining firm bellows with soft, flexible lips made from specially developed material that features elasticity of rubber and wear resistance of polyurethane, 10–110 mm DURAFLEX® Suction Cups are particularly suitable for uneven and porous surfaces. Material is mark-free and contains no Paint Wetting Impairment Substances. With lower building height than multi-bellows cups, single bellows...

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Single-Bellows Suction Cup improves stability at elevated speeds.
Food Processing & Preparation

Single-Bellows Suction Cup improves stability at elevated speeds.

DURAFLEX® dual durometer suction cup (10–110 mm) helps accelerate robot operation and improve productivity. Product remains stable when in motion, which lets users run robots or production lines at increased speeds while maintaining accuracy and precision. Design combines firm bellows with soft, flexible lips made from material that features elasticity of rubber and wear resistance of...

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Oval NBR Suction Cups suit sheet metal handling applications.
Food Processing & Preparation

Oval NBR Suction Cups suit sheet metal handling applications.

Rated for working temperatures of -22 to +194°F, flat SM-OF and bellows SM-OB Suction Cups enable dynamic, slip-free handling of both dry and oily metal sheets. Design utilizes multi-part, anti-slip cleats together with anti-slip supporting ribs that effectively absorb shear forces and prevent deformation of thin sheets. PWIS- and silicone-free, cups feature flexible sealing lip that provides...

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Suction Cups and Vacuum Ejectors suit basic applications.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Suction Cups and Vacuum Ejectors suit basic applications.

Comprising 21 suction cups and 2 small vacuum ejectors, Value Line is suitable for applications where machine speeds and surfaces to be gripped are less challenging. Suction cups, made of TPE-U material for wear resistance, come in flat-concave, bellows, and long bellows shapes with diameters from 0.79–2.95 in. Inline vacuum ejectors can be installed directly on hose very close to point of...

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