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Vacuum-Gripper System

The VGS 3010 is a flexible solution for automated material-handling applications.

Featuring a Duraflex suction cup and COAX cartridge, the decentralized vacuum system reliably grips porous surfaces, making it suited for handling corrugated boxes and containers. COAX technology integrates the internal components of a multistage vacuum pump into a vacuum cartridge. The result is a small, efficient, reliable system that permits high speeds in rotary feeder and robot-picker applications. The VGS 3010's vacuum pump avoids pressure losses inherent to traditional vacuum systems with a central vacuum pump, and can function at operating pressures below 45 psi.

PIAB USA Inc., 65 Sharp St., Hingham, MA 02043, (800) 321-7422,

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