Robotiq Expands the Adaptive Grippers Line with 2-Finger Adaptive Gripper - 200
Robotiq Gripper Company Posted 01/21/2013
Less than a year after releasing the 2-Finger Adaptive Gripper with an 85 mm stroke, Robotiq unveils at Automate 2013 the 200 mm stroke, 2-Finger Adaptive Gripper with expanded capabilities.
Shortly after the successful release of the 2-Finger Adaptive Gripper which has a 85 mm stroke, numerous manufacturers asked for the same handling versatility for larger and heavier parts.
The answer to these requests is the 2-Finger Adaptive Gripper – 200, unveiled for the first time to the public at Automate 2013, booth 942. This new product has been designed using feedback from many automation engineers, who were challenged with the processing of large irregular parts and high changeover rates, in industries such as automotive parts, construction equipment and foundries. As with all Robotiq Adaptive Grippers, the goal remains the same: use a single, mechanically intelligent robot gripper to handle all your parts to reduce tooling costs and eliminate changeovers.
This new servo-electric gripper can be installed on any industrial robot to provide unparalleled versatility:
- Programmable 200 mm stroke to pick various part sizes.
- Three distinct gripping modes – parallel, encompassing and internal – enabling handling of different part geometries including flat, square, cylindrical, hollow and irregular.
- Rugged design and sealed casing appropriate for dusty or unfriendly environments.
- High grip force to handle heavy parts.
- Grip detection and real-time finger position feedback, to ensure the right part has been properly picked before the robot moves it.
- Control of finger speed and force to adapt on-the-fly to heavy or light parts.
Additional information about the 2-Finger Adaptive Gripper – 200 is available at: http://robotiq.com/en/products/electric-gripper
Robotiq designs and manufactures robotic tooling to maximize ROI in high-mix automated manufacturing automation.
Based in Quebec City, Canada, we work in partnership with robot manufacturers, system integrators, end users and an extensive network of distributors to enable new application possibilities with robotics. Robotiq is a privately held company founded in 2008.