Pneumatic and Mechanical Gripper Tools Videos
This tool uses a combination of vacuum and pneumatic grip forces to pick up power systems. A dual grip combination was chosen to make sure the power systems were not crushed buy the pneumatic grip forces alone. The tool features a steel and aluminum powder coated frame, ergonomic floating handle bar, and grip/release with proportional up/down controls. The tool is integrated with a zero-gravity articulating arm and is equipped with our custom gripper safety circuit to prevent operators from accidentally releasing the parts in mid-air.
This custom lifting device grips and pitches large power line electrical insulators. The gripper features a steel and aluminum powder coated frame, force sensing up/down control, adjustable grip jaws, ergonomic high/low handle bar, momentary 90-degree pitch and high/low -grip/release controls. The tool has been integrated with a Zero Gravity Arm and is equipped with our custom gripper safety circuit to prevent operators from accidentally releasing the insulators in mid-air.
We integrated our Easy Manipulator Arm (EMA) with a custom lifting device to grip and lift large power line electrical insulators. The air powered Easy Manipulator Arm features: precision bearings for smooth, accurate 360-degree rotation at the mast, and 360-degree rotation at the secondary arm. The EMA comes equipped with operator-controlled brakes that prevent the arms movement at each rotation point. The grip tool features a steel and aluminum powder coated frame, ergonomic high/low handle bar with high/low -up/down controls, rotation brake controls, and adjustable grip jaws.
This custom lifting device grips and rotates adjustable height medical tables. The gripper features an all-aluminum powder coated frame, automatic center of gravity shift, linatex rubber covered grip jaws, adjustable height handle bar, momentary 180-degree rotation and proportional up/down controls. The tool is equipped with a safety button to prevent operators from accidentally releasing the tables in mid-air; and a safety circuit in-case there is a loss of air power.
This lifting device grips, lifts and rotates wire spools. The tool features an electropolished gripper surface to ensure a clean, debris free grip; a manual 360-degree spool rotation with rotation locks at 0 and 180-degrees. The tool is attached to an Easy Arm (articulating jib crane and smart hoist) with proportional up/down and float mode controls. The tool is equipped with a mechanical grip lever and safety lock to prevent operators from accidentally releasing the wire spools in mid-air.
This lifting device was designed to grip up to; 10 foot long, 200-pound air ducts for placement onto an Oval Tube Forming Machine called an Ovalizer. The gripper features an all-aluminum structure, utilizing a waterjet lightening hole design to reduce weight and increase strength. The grip tool has linatex rubber covered momentary grip jaws, floor casters, wrap around operator handle bars; and is equipped with pilot/closed center air valves preventing the ducts from being released upon loss of plant air.
This pneumatic lifting device was designed to grip, lift, and rotate 155mm artillery shells. The tool features momentary rotation and a common button that must be used to release the shells preventing the operator from dropping the artillery shells in mid-air. The tool is integrated with an Air Balancer allowing operators to accurately place the shells into the dunnage containers.
This lifting device was designed to grip parts with two different internal diameters. The gripper features float mode and a quick change pin to swap out the interchangeable gripper head. The grip tool includes our custom mechanical Gripper Safety Circuit preventing the operator from releasing the parts in mid-air.
This lifting device was designed to grip and lift non tempered glass panels. The tool has large handle bars on the sides to allow the operators to move the glass in or out of the middle of a rack. The tool is integrated with an Easy Arm allowing operators to be very precise in the movement of the delicate glass.
This tool was designed with 12 inches of gripper stroke allowing the operator to grip large heavy boxes. The tool features an ergonomic floating handle, momentary grip jaws for placement of boxes in tight places; and comes equipped with our Gripper Safety Circuit which prevents releasing the boxes in mid-air.
We designed this tool to grip, lift and transfer automotive wheels or rims. The tool features an ergonomic, horizontally positioned pendant handle with grip and release levers; a highly visible (green/red) poppet valve grip indicator; and our custom Gripper Safety Circuit which prevents releasing the wheels in mid-air.
This pneumatic lift assist was designed to pick up and assemble box frames. It has a manual rotate with a pneumatically actuated adjustable handle.
This tool was custom designed to lift metal castings and rotate them 180 degrees. The tool handles a wide range of parts, and has manual adjustments to allow for the quick and easy change of the width of grip jaws. The tool also had a center of gravity shift to keep the part level.
This custom lifting device was designed to OD grip round and flat parts. It has a quick change hook attachment designed to lift 100 pound metal parts. The gripper tool features float mode, round and flat grip jaws and includes our custom mechanical Gripper Safety Circuit preventing the operator from releasing the parts in mid-air.
Our in-house team of engineers redesigned our popular bag gripper tool into a compact ergonomic form factor. The tool handles bags up to 100 pounds, and can be used left or right handed.
This custom pneumatic tool lifts, grips, and rotates kegs. The tool has adjustable grip jaws that can lift Mini Kegs, Quarter Barrel Kegs, Half Barrel Kegs and Slim Quarter Kegs. It has a fully automatic and integrated center of gravity shifter that keeps the tool and kegs perfectly level to the floor. The floating handle keeps the operator at a comfortable ergonomic postion while raising or lowering the kegs; and our Gripper Safety Circuit prevents the operator from accidentally pressing the release button and dropping the kegs in mid-air.
This custom electric motor assembly tool lifts, grips, and pitches 600 pound electric motor housings, motor stators and motor laminates. Once the various electric motor parts are lifted, the operator can rotate the parts 360 degrees. The part rotation can be performed in any position along the 90 degree pitching action of the tool. The tool is integrated with a variable speed Demag Electric Chain Hoist and infinitely proportional lifting controls. Our Ergonomic Partners custom Gripper Safety Circuit prevents the operator from accidentally pressing the release button and dropping the motor parts in mid-air.
This custom tool is suspended from an Easy Arm zero gravity PLC controlled lift system. Each tool has the capability to lift diffrent size metal parts that are loaded into a CNC machining station. The lifting device features Ergonomic Partners custom gripper safely circuit, which prevents the part from being released in mid-air.
This custom pneumatic tool lifts, grips, and transfers large metal parts. The tool features float mode and our Gripper Safety Circuit which prevents the operator from accidentally pressing the release button and dropping the parts in mid-air.
This custom lifting device grips and lifts 200 pound hops bales. The tool is suspended from a Gorbel Easy Arm and grabs the bales with stainless steel prongs.
Pneumatic Gripper for Bar Stock designed to lift up 1.5 inch-to-4 inch stock weighing up to 190 pounds.
This lifting device picks up bags using two independent gripping methods. The operator can switch between the use of the vacuum gripper or the mechanical grip jaws to lift different types of bags. The gripper device was integrated with a pneumatic chain hoist and overhead crane.
Suspended from an Easy Arm this custom lifter for 150 pound brakes automatically keeps the part level and pitches 90 degrees.
This custom bag lifter is easy to use for lefties or righties and is mounted to an Easy Arm for fast pick and placement.
Tool designed to pick up 50 pound carbon fiber rolls in an area with FOD (foreign object damage) requirements.
This tool was designed to grip, lift and transfer packaging spools from pallets into boxes. The lifting device features ambidextrous grip/release operator controls and soft grip handles, continuous 360-degree swivel mount; and our Gripper Safety Circuit preventing the operator from releasing the spools in mid-air.
Grip and pitch tool designed to lift up to 150 pound aircraft flap tracks. (A 150 pound steel I-beam was substituted for the flap track.)
Custom End Effector designed to lift up to 250 pound steel pipes or cylinders to load a CNC machine. The tool can manually adjust to handle multiple widths. Tool pneumatically grips and pneumatically rotates in a clockwise/counterclockwise motion.
This custom ID grip tool is designed to pick and place 450 pound copper coils in the horizontal position. Tool has a special cushioned gripper to prevent damage to the soft copper product.
This custom lifting device picks up 80 pound sacks of coffee beans. The tool is suspended from a Gorbel Easy Arm, and features stainless steel grip prongs with an articulating operator handle.
This lifting device was designed to grip and pitch 90 pound wire spools. The gripper features a light-weight all-aluminum structure, powder coated finish, soft grip handles with tool up/down, grip/release, pitch up/down controls; and is attached to a zero gravity Gorbel Easy Arm that features float mode and lift speeds up to 180 feet per minute.
This custom pneumatic gripper tool lifts rolls of magnetic sheet. The tool is suspended from an intelligent articulating arm and features ergonomic handle controls, float mode, and our Gripper Safety Circuit preventing the operator from accidentally releasing the rolls in mid-air.
This pneumatic gripper tool was designed with slide in jaw sets to allow for the pickup of multiple different parts.
This ergonomic gripping device lifts 110 pound coils of banding material from a horizontal position and sets them down in the same orientation.
Watch this equipment demonstration video to see how easily this straight transfer lifting device can grip and move 100lb coils of fiber optic material. EAOT was hung from Gorbel Easy Arm.
Designed and built to grip, lift and rotate cylindrical catalytic converters of diffrent sizes. The gripper tool features a 180 degree rotation, floating handle, and our custom Gripper Safety Circuit preventing the operator from accidentally pressing the release button and dropping the converter in mid-air.
This lifting device is designed to palletize 60 pound potting pallets.
This tool is suspended from an Easy Arm zero gravity articulating arm; and uses a small pneumatic actuator to grip automotive parts. The pneumatic gripper design features Ergonomic Partners custom gripper safely circuit, which prevents the part from being released in mid-air.
This tool is suspended from an Easy Arm zero gravity PLC controlled lift system; and has custom grip jaws designed for minimum stroke and deflection so the operator can place the printers into boxes. The lifting device features Ergonomic Partners custom gripper safely circuit, which prevents the part from being released in mid-air.
Single and Double Oven Gripper tool with a Gorbel G-Force 360.
Integrated mechanical gripper with two stainless steel hooks to pierce the sacks and transport from a pallet to a conveyor.
OD Gripping Tool to Lift 110 pound of Banding Material and Rotate 90 Degrees Integrated with Gorbel G-Force.
OD mechanical Missile lifting device with Gorbel G-Force.
Pneumatic gripper tool for Missile crates.
Gripper tool for lifting 40 pound transformers with a dual balance float control.
Video of a gripper lift assist for T-Slot silicon wafers
This tool is designed to lift up to 100 pound brake drums and rotate them 90 degrees.
Compact, adjustable ID gripper to lift 400 pound gears with a Gorbel G-Force in float mode operation.
Mechanical gripper tool for lifting automotive mufflers to racks and jigs.
Pneumatic OD lifting device for machined metal centers.
Video of a ID mechanical cardboard core probe lifter.
Custom gripper for lifting large 50 pound 900 degree fiberglass buns from a mold and pitching 90 degress.
High cycle pick and place application utilizing a Gorbel Easy Arm with a pneumatic gripper for pick and place every 5 seconds.
CATERPILLAR Gripper tool with 3 prong grip integrated with a Gorbel G-Force for lifting 100 pound castings.
Grip and Rotate tool for 90 pound parts integrated with a Zimmerman Air Balancer.
Grip and pitch tool designed to lift up to 80 pound creel room coils. The tool is attached to a Articulating Gorbel Easy Arm with the G-Force intelligent lifting device.
Grip and pitch lifting device to load 120 pound lead plates into a lathe.
Simple video to show basic functionality of the Gorbel Easy Arm.
This tool was designed to grip parts off their center of gravity and rotate them 180 degrees.
This tool lifts and grips 150 pound computer servers.
High cycle application utilizing a Gorbel Easy Arm and OD Robo - Hand Gripper to lift 40 pound castings every 10 seconds in a low headroom environment.
Pneumatic gripper for motor stators or motor armatures using a zero gravity G-Force lifter.
This tool lifts, grips and 90 degree rotates 150 pound metal frames.
Pneumatic Gripper with pneumatic rotation to lift Cylindrical shaped parts integrated with a Zimmerman air balancer.
ID Grip tool for lifting 90 pound rolls utilizing a Robo - Hand ID gripper on a Zimmerman Air balancer for depalletizing and loading rolls.
Mechanical Roll Lifter with mechanical rotate integrated with the Gorbel G-Force.
This tool pneumatically grips the rolls and has a powered rotate to load rolls of material into boxes. This tool is integrated with a custom programmed Gorbel G-Force.
Pneumatic ID grip tool to handle 65 pound parts with tall ergonomic handle design to prevent operators from bending.
Large pneumatic gripper for handling up to 500 pound silicon ingots. This tool is integrated with a 660 pound G-Force using a remote mount handle.
Pneumatic gripper with floating handling for gripping large cylinders and rotating them 180 degrees. The tool is integrated with a Gorbel Easy Arm.
Pneumatic Grip and pneumatic pitch utilizing a Zimmerman Air Balancer for a low headroom application.
Mechanical tool with Zimmerman Air balancer used to grip and pitch wire spools of material.
Simple Pinch Gripper with Robo - Hand Gripper to lift bags of Dog Food.
Safely lift and turn rolls by the core or by the outside diameter, Failsafe gripper design, Below the hook lifting quickly attaches to standard hoist hooks
This roll turner is engineered with manual auto-leveling and turning for roll weights up to 330 pounds (150 kg).
Lifting device to grip and manually rotate 100 pound aluminum ingots.
This gripper has handles and controls on both sides allowing the operator to spin the tool 180 degrees rapidly for proper lifting of the engine block.
This tool lifts, grips and 90 degree rotates 70 pound coils.
This is the ideal tool for moving up to 150 pound brake hubs in a work cell. The tool is suspended from an Easy Arm articulating zero gravity PLC controlled lift system; and can easily transfer different size brake hubs. The lifting tool features Ergonomic Partners custom gripper safely circuit, which prevents the hubs from being released in mid-air.
Adjustable mechanical lifter that can lift one Jerry Can weighing up to 70 pounds.
Articulated mechanical lifter that can lift two Jerry Cans at one time weighing up to 140 pounds.
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