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FIPA Launches NBR or FDA Compliant Silicone-based Oval Vacuum Cups for Cylindrical Workpieces

SpecialChem / Jun 20, 2011

The right solution for any handling task, FIPA has extended its range of vacuum cups by adding oval vacuum cups for cylindrical workpieces.

Oval Vacuum Cups
Oval Vacuum Cups

All vacuum cups have the same function in "Pick & Place" technology: Lifting and shifting parts. The vacuum cups used are entirely different depending on the shape, size and material of the objects to be handled, While one type is flat, the other has folds. Yet another type is oval or has supporting ribs.

While classic oval vacuum cups are flat and offer only a small attachment area for cylindrical parts, the new vacuum cups feature a sealing face with a three-dimensional, oval shape. The contour of the suction lip partially grips the workpiece resulting in significantly better suction than classic oval vacuum cups. The advantage is that very small diameter workpieces can be securely gripped even at high speeds. Reliable handling solutions for pipettes, pencils, bolts, needles and the like can thus be realized efficiently. The new oval vacuum cups for cylindrical workpieces are available in oil-resistant NBR (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber) or FDA-compliant, temperature-resistant silicone.

About FIPA

FIPA is an international company, operating in the fields of VacuumTechnology and End-of-Arm-Tooling. They specialize in developing and marketing quality products and innovative solutions for all aspects of material flow systems. Based in Ismaning, Munich, FIPA GmbH is characterised by sustained growth.

Source: FIPA


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