PRODUCT

    GECKO GRIPPER

    KEY FEATURES
     

     

    • Grips with gecko-inspired adhesive
    • Picks up flat objects without air systems
    • Can lift solid or porous objects
    • Instantaneous gripping
    • Integrated load sensor for precise gripping
    • Range sensor –part presence
    • 3 ways to clean: autonomous, robotically and manually

     

     

    TECHNICALSPECIFICATIONS
     

    Specification or Feature
    Value / Comments
    Gripper
    Workpiece material
    Polished Steel
    Acrylic
    Glass
    Sheet Metal
    Maximum payload (x2 safety factor)
    4.1 kg
    4.1 kg
    3.3 kg
    3.1 kg
    Maximum payload with Cleaning System
    1.6 kg
    1.6 kg
    1.3 kg
    1.3 kg
    Pre-load required for max adhesion
    125 N
    Detachment time
    500 ms
    Holds part on power loss?
    Yes
    Pads
    Change-out interval
    50,000 to 100,000 cycles
    Autonomous cleaning system
    Piezoelectric
    Minimum run-time for cleaning
    1 second
    Autonomous cleaning interval and % recovery
    15 sec: 3% / 2 min: 5%/ 15 min: 15% (max)
    Robotic cleaning system
    Silicone roller
    Robotic cleaning interval and % recovery
    Variable / 100%
     
    Sensors
    Pre-load sensor
    Ultrasonic Range sensor
    Range
    0-400 N
    0 – 260 mm
    Sensitivity
    1 N
    300 KHz