universal gripper

universal gripper

[¦yü·nə¦vər·səl ′grip·ər]
(control systems)
A versatile robot component that can grasp most kinds of objects.
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On the finger and bottom side, it is equipped with a connecting pattern identical to that of the PGN-plus universal gripper, which allows direct combination with compensation units, valves, or quick-change jaw systems.
With bolt pattern identical to PGN-plus universal gripper, PWG-plus allows direct combination with compensation units, valves, or quick-change jaw systems.
But the new tool, called the "universal gripper," suggests robots don't need fingers to move things around.
They call it a universal gripper, as it conforms to the object it's grabbing rather than being designed for particular objects, said Hod Lipson.
The robot picks up the core with its universal gripper and dips it into a bath of water wash to a defined depth.
Its universal gripper head allows it to pailetise a wide range of products and it is also equipped with an automatic pallet changing system for uninterrupted palletising and a continuous production flow.
Not a replacement for existing Ferag conveyor, said Wild, the Universal Gripper Conveyor's new gripper design facilitates transfer from one type of conveyor to another.
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