parallel gripper

parallel gripper

[′par·ə‚lel ′grip·ər]
(control systems)
A robot end effector made up of two jawlike components that grasp objects.
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The compact 2 finger parallel gripper enclosed with a collision protection cover covers a wide range of applications -- from the small component assembly in electronics and consumer goods industry right up to assembly applications in the automotive sector.
Tenders invited for Single acting pneumatic parallel gripper with jaws
Schunk has expanded its compact class of grippers with 200, 240, and 300 size variations of its two-finger parallel gripper type JGP and three-finger centric gripper type JGZ.
Figure 2 shows the cinematic diagram of the proposed variant of parallel gripper. The transversal position of the pneumatic muscle should be noted, as well as the fact that one of the jaws is fixed.
After careful consideration, CAE chose to implement Robohand's RPW-375 wide body parallel gripper to transfer parts from station to station for its inline processing machines.
Exerting 50 lbs of grip force, the DirectConnect Parallel Gripper has a shielded design to repel contaminants.
The KONEX system from Schunk Precisian Workholding Systems (Morrisville, NC) features a two-finger parallel gripper than can handle ID's and OD's.
The DirectConnect Double Wedge Parallel Gripper series, from De-Sta-Co Industries company Robohand, will also be displayed.
We continue to experiment regularly with suction and parallel grippers with hundreds of different items.'
FIPA parallel grippers hold the wheel arches in position during gate removal.
In addition, the parallel grippers with rubber pads that hold the wheel arch in position without marring it required greater opening tolerance to accommodate minor variations in presentation of the parts to the grippers, while maintaining precise final positioning of the part prior to degating.
Based on our previous research, we developed a gripping mechanism, Movable Gripper (MovGrip), which combines the concepts of active wheels in traditional parallel grippers [11].
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