The MAXXgrip is robot vendor independent and can be deployed on any industrial robot or cobot. The articulating fingers stabilize items during pick and place operations.
The Gripper Company opens online store with configurable soft gripper
The Gripper Company opened its online shop for business with its first offering — a configurable soft gripper to meet demand for handling diverse objects while trying to keep costs down.
Celera Motion launches the company’s most compact servo drives
The Denali Series by Celera Motion are compact, ultra-fast servo drives created for a variety of service robots, surgical robots, and more.
RE2 hits technical milestone with STARFISH robotic gripper
RE2 has successfully assembled and lab tested a complete STARFISH gripper that can grasp and hold a variety of objects.
OnRobot MG10 electric magnetic gripper designed for collaborative applications
OnRobot CEO Enrico Krog Iversen alluded to a series of upcoming product announcements during his appearance on last week’s episode of The Robot Report Podcast. The 2020 RBR50 company has released the first of those products, the MG10 electric magnetic gripper. It is designed for material handling, assembly and machine tending applications in manufacturing, automotive…
OnRobot VGP20 electric vacuum gripper targets heavy-duty palletizing
After a busy year product-wise in 2020, OnRobot today released its first new end-of-arm tool (EOAT) for 2021. The VGP20 is an electric vacuum gripper that can handle payloads of 20kg (44.09lbs). OnRobot said the VGP20 is “compatible with all leading robot brands” and is designed primarily for heavy-duty palletizing applications, but it can be…
OnRobot 2FG7 parallel gripper designed for low-volume, high-mix production
The 2FG7 parallel gripper offers a maximum payload of 11 kg (24.3 lb), an external grip range of up to 74 mm (2.91 in) and a gripping force of between 20-140 N.
How precision drives can improve the performance of robotic grippers, mobile robots
As robots become more flexible and enter new industries, they need to be as precise as possible. FAULHABER MICROMO said its configurable precision drives are necessary in numerous applications.
Soft Bubble Gripper a step toward domestic robots, says Toyota Research Institute
The Soft Bubble Gripper developed by a Toyota Research Institute team combines sensors and advanced materials to more safely handle objects in a step toward household robots.
OnRobot Soft Gripper is designed for picking challenges, food handling
The new OnRobot Soft Gripper is designed to work without an external air supply. The end effector comes in three configurations, is FDA-certified, and works with the One System Solution.
OnRobot 3-finger gripper designed for heavy machine tending
OnRobot has been upfront about its aggressive plan to expand its product portfolio. It appears the Danish company is sticking to its word as it just released its second new product in about one week. The new OnRobot 3FG15 three-finger gripper features a 150mm stroke and 15 kg (33 lb) payload. It offers a gripping…
New Gecko SP robotic gripper built for finer industrial applications
The new Gecko SP gripper from OnRobot applies the award-winning technology to smaller objects such as printed circuit boards.
OnRobot raises $27.5M to continue cobot gripper growth
Danish gripper and sensor provider OnRobot has raised funding as it continues its ambitious global expansion.
OnRobot launches smaller VGC10 electric vacuum gripper
Purple Robotics first caught our attention at Automatica 2018 for its innovative PR10 vacuum gripper that doesn’t use external compressed air. The company caught the attention of OnRobot, too. It acquired Purple Robotics in August 2018 and rebranded the PR10 as the VG10. OnRobot is now introducing the VGC10, a smaller, lighter version that is…
Unified interface for OnRobot grippers gains UR+ cobot certification
The certified URCap software provides a unified interface for the new versions of OnRobot’s RG2, RG6, and VG10 grippers with Universal Robots’ cobots.
Magswitch magnetic robot grippers now available from Festo
Magswitch switchable magnets, now available through Festo, can improve the productivity and quality of stamping, welding, and pick-and-place operations.
Grippers market gains traction with global cobot growth
For the first time, the International Federation of Robotics has called out growth in collaborative robot arms, representing an opportunity for makers and users of grippers or end-of-arm tooling, writes OnRobot’s CEO.
Dynamic gripper developed at University at Buffalo offers versatility
A dynamic gripper that uses magnets to adjust how tight two robotic fingers grasp is on its way to commercialization.
Omron to debut mobile manipulator, integrated grippers at Pack Expo
Omron, an industry leader in end-to-end automation, will demonstrate an interactive collection of manufacturing equipment, including an autonomous mobile manipulator and Robotiq grippers integrated into its TM Series cobot.
PHD releases Optimax OGZ drop-in replacement pneumatic parallel grippers
PHD’s new Optimax product line is a drop-in replacement for pneumatic parallel grippers.
Designing parallel grippers for collaborative robot precision
Providing the right motor for small precision devices can be challenging, as New Scale Robotics found when it designed a parallel gripper for cobots.
Vacuum grippers from Robotiq now compatible with Omron cobots
Manufacturers can start production faster with AirPick and EPick, says Robotiq.