vacuum gripper

vacuum gripper

[′vak·yəm ′grip·ər]
(control systems)
A robot component that uses a suction cup connected to a vacuum source to lift and handle objects.
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It works without the cost, complexity and energy consumption of the compressed-air system required by vacuum grippers. Moreover, it isn't stymied by holes in a workpiece the way a vacuum gripper would be.
Odense, Denmark, September 02, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Purple Robotics, which has just developed an innovative vacuum gripper within just one year—the world's first gripper specifically for cobots—has now been acquired by OnRobot.
With the acquisition of Purple Robotics, OnRobot can now offer its partners a dual vacuum gripper. Purple Robotics was established by the three Danes: Lasse Kieffer, Henrik Tillitz Hansen and Peter Nadolny Madsen, all of whom have a background as product developers at Universal Robots.
Within one year, the new company Purple Robotics has developed an innovative vacuum gripper, the world's first specifically for cobots.
Meanwhile, the new firm of Purple Robotics introduced its first product, the PR10 dual electrical vacuum gripper for cobots.
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Vacuum gripper design is done by using SOLID WORKS software.
Ideal for pick-and-place work, vacuum gripper lifting systems handle panel stampings, glass, heat formed parts, and other large components, making rack or pallet loading and unloading an easy, one-person operation.
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To overcome this issue, Pacepacker fitted the M-410 with a double vacuum gripper so that the robot was capable of lifting an entire pallet layer of boxes from a single feed.