Piab Gripper Can Handle Fresh, Unpackaged, and Delicate Food Items

Can also handle odd-shaped machine parts and remove injection molded parts

Piab Pi Softgrip 100

Developed especially with the food industry automation in mind, the Piab pisoftgrip 100-4 vacuum gripper has four gripping fingers and a vacuum cavity, allowing it to hold objects up to 3.93 in. in width. The largest version in a series of grippers, it is made in one piece, resulting in a simple and robust product. Made in detectable silicone approved for direct contact with food, the vacuum gripper can be used to automate the handling of all sorts of fresh, unpackaged, and delicate food items, without the risk of crushing them.

Piab pisoftgrip vacuum grippers are excellent, cost-effective, and robust solutions for sensitive and fragile objects. They have a very small footprint, making them ideal for multiple applications, even in space-restraint machine settings. The vacuum tools are as simple to control and install as a suction cup. They do not require any specific programming. To ensure the right gripping force for gentle but safe handling of delicate objects, the vacuum level can easily be adjusted.

The intuitive and user-friendly design makes pisoftgrip vacuum grippers easy to integrate into automated procedures, where they can help to secure the quality of products and increase overall productivity. With the washdown fittings, cleaning them is made easy.

The pisoftgrip 100-4 is the largest version in a series of grippers, consisting of the three-finger based version pisoftgrip 50-3 and 30-3 for small fruit and pralines picking, as well as the two-finger version pisoftgrip 50-2, a great gripping solution for small, sensitive oblong objects like waffle cones or fish cuts. The grippers in the pisoftgrip family can be integrated in applications requiring multiple picks or as a standalone tool.

Major benefits of the pisoftgrip series:

  •        Cost-effective solution for sensitive and delicate objects
  •        Silicone material enables application in high- and low-temperature environments
  •        Easy installation without programming
  •        Simple to clean with the washdown fitting
  •        Not sensitive to dust thanks to the sealed vacuum cavity


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