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Universal Robotic Gripper Features

Samuel Bouchard
by Samuel Bouchard on Apr 21, 2011 10:20:00 AM

Using our demo gripper controlled with an xBox gamepad, we have produced a short video that provides an overview of the Adaptive Gripper's features.

If you cannot see the video please click here.

The features of the gripper include:

Conforms to the shape of any part

Using 3 articulated fingers and four different grasping modes, the gripper can pick up a very high variety of parts. Different parts can be picked up from the fingertips or by using the whole finger(s) when doing an emcompassing grip.

Force and speed control

The gripper is electric. Commands are sent from the robot controller to the gripper to open and close it. Speed and force are adjustable from the teach pendant.

Partial closing / opening intelligence

You don't have to fully open or close the gripper each time. Cycle time is decreased by opening and closing just enough to minimize gripper movement for a given part.

Grip detection

Fingers close independently until they hit a part or the palm. Once the 3 fingers have made contact with something, the gripper indicates the grip status to the robot controller.

adaptive gripper specifications

 

 

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Samuel Bouchard
Written by Samuel Bouchard
Samuel Bouchard is President of Robotiq, a fast growing robotics company based out of Quebec City, Canada, that he co-founded in 2008. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and a bachelor in Engineering Physics from Laval University. He is also a regular speaker at international events on robotics technology and business.
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