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I need a 2 jaw robot gripper to pick and place a 20mm x 20mm x 30mm piece of aluminium. It will be fitted to a vs series denso six axis robot. Do I need to purchase a gripper that's made for the type of robot or can I make up an adapter for the gripper? Need for my final year project. Thanks for any help.
PIAB also provides vacuum products such as suction cups and air-driven vacuum pumps for EOAT. Please contact our distributor in the UK at: Phone: +44 1509 857 010 Fax: +44 1509 857 011 Email: email@example.com Website: www.piab.co.uk Thanks.
Would like a recommendation on EOAT designer to work with to design a de-palletizing row pick tool for poor quality full glass bottle corrugated cases.
PIAB has a complete line of EOAT for robotic handling. Our products are vacuum-related and we have had success in the past in handling corrugated cases. Check us out at www.piab.com/us or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks. Mike Tuohey 800-321-7422 x416
I am interested in the name of an integrator that can supply a turn key system to install windshields to cars and trucks. They must be able to install in TN, be highly reliable and of course be a part of the bidding process which includes pre-bid meetings, etc.
PIAB has vacuum products that are used for material handling in automotive, especially windshields. Check us out at our website at www.piab.com. We work through a local stocking distributor Sloan Fluid Accessories in Nashville at www.sloanfluid.com. They can be a great source for your needs. Thank you.
Is there any cost studies and data that exists that can be shared that have been done in this industry of robots that show ROI, vs other handling systems that are used in manufacturing? I am trying to find some evidence in this industry that shows real data collected showing the cost benefit of robots and the use of robots to allow a company to become more green (efficient...less use of energy consumption).
Piab's products are used often in robotic applications. I can send you some whitepapers on the subject of choosing the right vacuum system and how that can affect your carbon footprint in terns of saving energy and becoming more green. Thank you.
I am interested in the name of some proven integrators that can supply a turn key system to load cables and products in consumer electronics packaging applications. We are located in southeast Alabama.
Piab has a large range of vacuum products that can be used to handle products in a packaging application.. Along with our local distributor, we can provide a turnkey automated system. In your area, contact Air Hydro Power Alabama in Mintgomery at 866-270-7041. Thanks.
Hi, I'm using a vacuum pump with a fitting of OD 51mm, ID 46mm. I need to find a way of connecting this to an end-of-arm tool with a socket of ID 12mm. Are there any adapters available that will let me step down the diameter of the hosing I use from the vacuum pump to the tool? Thanks in advance.
Piab has a local contact in Nashville. I am sure they can find the proper fittings for you. Sloan Fluid Accessories - Nashville www.sloanfluid.com (800) 342-1302 312 Wilhagen Drive Nashville TN 37217
I am looking for a robotic system to assist with handling ceramic molds and castings that weigh at least 60 pounds. We have had several lumbar strains from lifting these molds because they are handled at least 10 times each by the employee. The molds are fragile. We do have robotics in the facility to dip the molds in the ceramics. Do you have any recommendations?
You could use some vacuum automation to assist in this handling. Small, lightweight air-operated energy-efficient vacuum pumps along with the proper suction cup to handle the weight and consistency of the mold are available from Piab at www.piab.com.
I need an integrator for a small job in Houston. Is there a directory of integrators known to be competent in the Houston area?
Our distributor in Spring, TX (Shepherd Controls) has experience with automation equipment. They are at http://shepherdcontrols.com/index.php
Hello, We have purchased a robotic arm to assist in placing circuit board components. One of the most difficult tasks we are having is deciding on how the components should be presented to the robot arm. We have approximately 100+ different components that can be placed, not all at once of course. Has anyone ran into this dilemma before or has some advise as to how we should approach this? Thank you, Larisa
Piab has a full range of suction cups that are designed to handle circuit board components,. Check out our website at www.piab.com and look under PRODUCTS>Suction cups. https://www.piab.com/en-US/products/Suction-cups/suction-cupsgrippers1/semiconductor-suction-cups/
What are the best resources to learn more about end of arm tool (EOAT) design for automotive material handling applications? Topics that I am interested in: - Interface design of tooling to robot (Specific to robot manufacturer or standard COTS interface plates) - support structure or frame (weldment vs. modular aluminum extrusion) - linear actuator selection criteria (pneumatic vs. electric) - location features on tooling (NAAMS pins, v-blocks, net pads, machined plastic) - non-marring materials for clamping interface to painted parts (UHMWPE, delrin, others?) - vision systems (correction/best fit systems such as robeye, Fanuc IRvision, 3D vision system) Also interested in end of arm tooling component suppliers, turnkey EOAT design Thanks
Piab has a specific set of products for automotive EOAT called PMAT. Please check out our website for more information. Thank you. https://www.piab.com/en-us/products/pmat/
Hello, I'm working in cell flexible solution for welding of sheet metal parts (MIG). With many parts we can use holes and pins in the welding table for positioning and clamping, but there are some appearance (external) parts where holes are not permitted, we had thought about the use of vacuum suction or magnetic solutions in the base of the welding table in order to position and hold the parts, but then we are concerned about the accuracy assurance. Mechanical fixtures devices/solutions are not very viable because some metal parts are very thin or large and tend to bend easily, besides specific devices for every product have to be designed and we are aiming for a more flexible solution. Is there a specific solution that we can use for this application? All possible ideas are welcome.
You could use a matrix of suction cups on this table that would have a check valve in each cup. That way if you are holding a part that is not covered by all the cups, the open cups would be selaed off and not lose any vacuum flow. Check out our websote at www.piab.com. We have two companies in the Netherlands you can contact for more details. Find them here https://www.piab.com/en-US/where-to-buy/ Thank you Mike
Is there a gripper that can grab a 10 inch OD aluminum tube?
Piab has a gripper that can handle tubes from its internal diameter. Ideal for any robot, this large ID gripping EOAT is ideal for heavy lifting due to its robust linkage and needle roller bearing design. The gripping pads can have a sandpaper-like coating applies to further increase its grip strength. The lifting capacity of the gripper is up to 200 kg [440 lb] with inside diameter capacity of spools ranging from 150mm [6.0 in] and up. Please ciontact me below for more information.