Factory automation > Grippers & ejectors

Suction cup for bag handling

29 September, 2009 by

The BL40-5 suction cup is a silicone cup with reinforced bellows and a long, thin lip designed for pick-and-place applications, mainly in the food industry, and specifically optimised to handle difficult bags - bags that are filled with liquids or with material that is not in one piece such as heavy pet food bags, bags with frozen food or bags of rice or pasta.

High-friction suction cups

29 September, 2009 by

Duraflex friction cups are designed to provide strong grip on oily and wet surfaces and they are particularly suitable for the automotive and whitegoods manufacturing industries.

Vacuum handling cylinder

30 July, 2009

The Vactivator V10 is a vacuum handling cylinder featuring automatic stroke control. The cylinder is available in V10/20 article number 01.12.645, with a stroke of 0-20 mm.

Electric gripper

30 July, 2009

The HGPLE electric gripper from Festo with an integrated motor and a gear unit provides variable positioning and speed control, giving users controlled and secure gripping. The unit is suitable for applications where no compressed air is available.

Suction cups

09 June, 2009 by

Piab’s BL30-4 suction cup is the smallest suction cup in the BL40-4 family of suction cups which are specially designed for bag handling. The BL30-4P is a suction cup which features long and flexible bellows and a long and thin lip, and is intended mainly for handling lightweight products where high application speed is required.

Reducing carbon footprint with the right vacuum system

19 December, 2008 by Josef Karbassi, Piab’s business unit manager, automotive

Today, carbon dioxide (CO2) is considered to be the largest environmental threat to our world by most researchers. Heightened levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere lead to global warming, which in the long run can jeopardise our future on this planet.

Compact solenoid valves

01 December, 2008

The UOG compact solenoid valve series combines compact dimensions with high flow rates.

Vacuum ejectors

01 December, 2008

Many applications require the use of a vacuum ejector (generator) to develop the vacuum pressure for pick and place and other applications. Using compressed air to create the vacuum pressure often places a high demand on valuable compressed air resources.

Positive pressure gripper

01 November, 2008

Many applications requiring materials handling techniques employ the use of a vacuum pump, vacuum ejectors and vacuum pads. Often it is not possible to employ vacuum pick-up due to the material or the sensitive or physical nature of the product.

Vacuum silencers

05 September, 2008

The Mini and Midi Coax silencers have been developed by Piab so that users can enjoy a lower sound level when using the Coax cartridges for direct integration or when using them on the Vacuum Gripper Systems VGS or the pump unit PMAT/Vactrap platforms.

Vacuum switches

08 August, 2008

The VS4128 and VS4118 mini vacuum switches have been developed for industries and applications with high demands on durability, such as automotive body-in-white assembly. These aluminium switches are part of Piab’s program of vacuum pumps for decentralised systems. They are preset switches with digital output and built-in LED that indicates status.

Gripper systems

17 April, 2008

The VGS series of products comprises three gripper system sizes: 2010, 3010 and 5010. Each system utilises an integrated COAX cartridge, designed to position vacuum power precisely where it's needed, making maximum use of energy and increasing speed by eliminating line losses and inefficiencies

Vacuum management

05 June, 2006

The automatic vacuum management (AVM) system is an integrated control option for highly automated systems using the Piab P6010 vacuum pump.

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