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Quick-Change Robotic Arm Gripper Offers Part-Holding Flexibility

Kurt Workholding’s RV36 Gripper is a quick-change robotic arm gripper that saves space and improves efficiency with quick-change, customizable jaws and custom accessories.

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Kurt Workholding RV36 Gripper

Kurt Workholding RV36 Gripper 

Kurt Workholding’s RV36 Gripper is a quick-change robotic arm gripper that saves space and improves efficiency with quick-change, customizable jaws and custom accessories. It features a two-finger parallel gripper design that enables automated finger/end effector changes without changing the gripper body itself. Quick-change jaws help users save on gripper body expenses and creates greater part-holding flexibility.

The compact gripper comes standard with integrated electronics featuring sensors that ensure fingers and parts are in place and ready for production. It is made from high-strength aluminum alloy to keep weight to a minimum, while a hardcoat finish reduces wear and increases life in the field. A smaller gripper size enables easier storage where space is a premium.

The quick-change finger system uses a pull-stud technology that gives the robot gripper the ability to automatically change gripper fingers and accommodates a variety of end-effector options. The gripper’s double-acting piston enables maximum clamping and unclamping force. It comes in carvable aluminum or steel finger options that can be machined to work in a variety of applications. Additional finger sets are also sold separately. Kurt RV36 Grippers will be available in August 2021.

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