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AUG 2018

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Modern Machine Shop 297 IMTS 2018 Miscellaneous Equipment Micro Gripper Enables Small-Parts Handling SMAC Moving Coil Actuators' MGR6 series micro gripper has a low moving mass with two independent axes. It is capable of light, controlled forces and can be used as an end effector on third-party robots. The gripper measures 55 × 47.5 × 24 mm. Its stroke measures 10 mm (5 mm each), its peak force is 3.8 N and its force constant is 11.5. The gripper is suitable for small semiconductor com- ponents handling, small lens handling, stent/catheter handling, sample tube han- dling and electronics assem- bly. These applications make use of the gripper's Soft- Land feature, programmable down to as low as 2.5 G of force, and two independently controlled gripper fingers that enable gripping of asym- metrical and offset parts. The gripper records and reports what has happened during the handling process. For example, it monitors when a pickup has occurred, when the correct position has been achieved, when a part has been put down and more. It enables increased small-part assembly, partic- ularly of complicated small products that are made in high quantities. The gripper's built-in sensor feedback system enables it to perform a task and verify its quality at the same time. The gripper features programmable speeds, positions and forces with data feedback. The ability to independently control each jaw enables precise force control, measurement and positioning. This makes it suitable for a range of positioning, measuring and inspection applications. | SMAC Moving Coil Actuators | East, Level 2, Booth 121368 Experience networked production live – with the virtual reality app from ZOLLER. Download now! Efficient tool data handling with connected hardware and software solutions Easily create a smart factory by combining Smart Cabinets, presetting and measuring machines, and TMS Tool Management Solutions software with the z.One central tool database from ZOLLER. With ZOLLER, it's that easy to get started with Industry 4.0! The Smart Line Is Here Visit ZOLLER live! West Building Level 3 – 432018 Sept. 10 – 15, 2018, Chicago www.zoller-usa.com

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