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TMCNet:  Robotiq Expands the Adaptive Robot Gripper Line with their Largest and Strongest Robotic Gripper So Far

[May 29, 2013]

Robotiq Expands the Adaptive Robot Gripper Line with their Largest and Strongest Robotic Gripper So Far

Quebec, Canada, May 29, 2013 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) -- The 2-Finger Adaptive Robot Gripper - 200 has been designed using feedback from many automation engineers from manufacturing industry using robotic grippers, who were challenged with the processing of a wide variety of large parts and high changeover rates, in industries such as: Automotive parts Metal fabrication Construction equipment (heavy machinery) 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, eliminate changeovers, and maximize ROI." - Samuel Bouchard, President Robotiq.


Main Features 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 - enable the handling of different part geometries Rugged design and sealed casing High grip force to handle heavy parts Grip detection and real-time finger position feedback Control of finger speed and force to adapt on-the-fly to heavy or light parts Pictures, videos and additional information about the 2-Finger Adaptive Gripper - 200 are available here.

About Robotiq Robotiq designs and manufactures robotic tooling to maximize ROI in high-mix automated manufacturing.

We work in partnership with robot manufacturers, system integrators, end users and an extensive network of distributors around the world.

Robotiq is a privately held company founded in 2008, based in Quebec City, Canada.

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