Mostly used robot grippers
The robot grabs the workpiece, holds it and places it in the desired location. Whether it's large car body parts, window panes or electronic components - it's your job to find the right gripper for any application and workpiece.
The grippers are effectors for gripping workpieces or tools. Workpieces that can be gripped with this jaw gripper can be electronic components on the one hand, or large body parts on the other. You can choose from pneumatic, electric or hydraulic (for large forces) grippers.
The Two-finger-gripper, also named as jaw-gripper, as shown on the right - is suitable for rectangular workpieces.
If cylindrically workpieces, even with different radius, are to be gripped, you would use a Three-finger gripper. Pneumatic grippers are often used here.
Due to its number of joints, the Joint gripper can adapt itself to its workpiece. Thus, it is also possible to hold workpieces of different sizes and shapes with only one gripper.
Suction grippers are suitable for smooth, large workpieces. The surface should be clean, also the weight of the workpieces is limited. The main application of this gripper is to grasp window panes. Suction pads allow gripping of the component from "above", which enables gapless positioning or depositing next to each other.
Magnetic grippers are well suited for large-area metal sheets. These sheets can have different dimensions, drill holes or recesses.
Magnetic grippers can be built as permanent or electromagnetic grippers. With permanent magnet grippers, the gripping force is generated by means of a permanent magnet, which is why the workpieces must be "taken" from the gripper.
If you have an electromagnetic gripper, it is supplied with DC voltage. In this case, the ferromagnetic workpieces can be picked up and released by switching the power supply on and off.