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Sprue grippers

FIPA grippers and gripper fingers are the right choice when it comes to the safe and precise removal of injection moulding parts or general handling of parts.


The FIPA portfolio includes grippers with and without stroke, grippers for direct assembly and gripper fingers for gripping behind workpieces.

FIPA grippers with grip detection safely grip and detect components smaller than 1 mm.


New to the range are the utility model protected 100 series grippers with HNBR elastomer. The completely covered four sides of the jaws guarantee a gentle gripping process and prevents the scratching of the product being handled by the grippers. An additional benefit is the gap-free closing jaws.

Also among new innovations are the 840 series stroke grippers, which are able to grip flat sprues or flaps with high force and, therefore, are ideal for removing bumpers. The prestroke guides the grippers into the correct position on the workpiece. With the return stroke, the gripper tool pulls out exactly and enables the precise depositing of even large workpieces.


Series 80 - miniature grippers, clamping diameter 10 mm

Highest gripping force in relation to size
  • Gripper for small sprues and restricted space requirements
  • High gripping force and wide jaw opening
  • Body and jaws made of high-strength anodised aluminium alloy

Technical data

Item no.GR04.080
Principle of operation Single-acting
Medium Filtered and oiled / unoiled air
Operating pressure [bar] 6
Closing force at 6 bar [N] 12
Weight [g] 8
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Series 90 - miniature grippers, clamping diameter 10 mm

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GR04.090
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GR04.091
  • * = Sensing of parts larger 2 mm
  • Gripper for small sprues and restricted space requirements
  • High gripping force and wide jaw opening
  • Part control via indirect sensing
    - Sensor activated if no part has been gripped
  • Body and jaws made of high-strength anodised aluminium alloy

Technical data

Item no.GR04.090GR04.091
Principle of operation Single-acting Single-acting
Medium Filtered and oiled / unoiled air Filtered and oiled / unoiled air
Operating pressure [bar] 2.5 - 6 2.5 - 6
Sensor -- PNP*
Closing force at 6 bar [N] 15 15
Weight [g] 15 17
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+Ordering notes

  • GR04.091: Sensor cable with plug 3-wire M8, length 0.3 m included in scope of delivery

+Notes

  • PNP inverter 20.530 enables direct part detection: Sensor is activated if a part has been gripped
  • The converter 20.531 enables use of the grippers in NPN circuits

+Dimensions

BDD_GR04.090_kat

GR04.090

BDD_GR04.091_kat

GR04.091

  • 1 = Compressed air connection

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cableSuitable signal converter
GR04.09120.50320.530, 20.531

NEW

Series 100 - sprue grippers without sensor

  • Clamping diameter 10 mm
  • GR04.102A: Double-acting to enable short duty cycles
  • GR04.100, GR04.102A: Jaws made of anodised aluminium alloy
  • GR04.105: Sawtooth jaws made of zinc pladed stell for higher grip force
  • GR04.106: Jaws with intercangeable HNBR pads for gentle gripping
  • Body made of anodised aluminium alloy
  • Principle of operation: GR04.100, GR04.105, GR04.106, single-acting; GR04.102A double-acting
  • Medium: Filtered and oiled / unoiled air

Technical data

Item no.GR04.100GR04.102AGR04.105GR04.106
Max. operating pressure [bar] 8 8 8 8
Closing force at 6 bar [N] 28 20 28 28
Weight [g] 48 49 79 48
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BDD_GR04.100

GR04.100

BDD_GR04.102A

GR04.102A

BDD_GR04.105

GR04.105

BDD_GR04.106

GR04.106

  • 1 = Compressed air connection
  • 2 = Compressed air connection open
  • 3 = Compressed air connection close

+NEW Grippers

  • GR04.105: Sawtooth jaws made of zinc pladed stell for higher grip force
  • GR04.106: Jaws with intercangeable HNBR pads for gentle gripping

+Accessories

Item no. Replacement parts
GR04.106GR04.103-4HNBR

Series 100 - gripper, clamping diameter 10 mm, with sensor

GR04.101A: Detects sprues larger 1 mm
sprue-grippers-fipa-gr04101A Enlarge picture
GR04.101A
sprue-grippers-fipa-gr04104 Enlarge picture
GR04.104
  • Grippers with wide jaw opening for large sprues
  • Gap-free closing for flat sprues
  • Model 101A with direct part detection, large area sensor activation, regardless of sprue position
  • Model 104 with indirect part detection, signals when jaws are closed because no part has been gripped
    - No moving parts
  • Body and jaws made of high-strength anodised aluminium alloy

Technical data

Item no.GR04.101AGR04.101A/NPNGR04.104GR04.104/NPN
Principle of operation Single-acting Single-acting Single-acting Single-acting
Medium Filtered and oiled / unoiled air Filtered and oiled / unoiled air Filtered and oiled / unoiled air Filtered and oiled / unoiled air
Operating pressure [bar] 2.5 - 8 2.5 - 8 2.5 - 8 2.5 - 8
Sensor PNP NPN PNP NPN
Closing force at 6 bar [N] 22 22 22 22
Weight [g] 48 48 53 53
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+Ordering notes

  • Sensor with 3-pole M8 connector cable 0.2 m included in scope of delivery

+Dimensions

BDD_GR04.101A

GR04.101A, GR04.101A/NPN

BDD_GR04.104

GR04.104, GR04.104/NPN

  • 1 = Compressed air connection

+Wiring diagram sensors

+Large area sprue detection

Direct sprue detection GR04.101A, GR04.101A/NPN - indirect sprue detection GR04.104, GR04.104/NPN

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cableSuitable sensors
GR04.101A20.503--
GR04.101A/NPN20.503--
GR04.10420.503GR04.203P
GR04.104/NPN20.503GR04.203N

Series 100 - grippers, clamping diameter 10 mm, adaptable

BA_GR04.103-Greifzangen Enlarge picture
Example of use with HNBR padded jaws GR04.103-4
  • * = Closing force depends on geometry of gripper jaws
  • Medium sized gripper for adapting customised jaws
  • Wide opening for large sprues
  • Exchangeable jaws available
  • Body and jaws made of high-strength anodised aluminium alloy

Technical data

Item no.GR04.103
Principle of operation Single-acting
Medium Filtered and oiled / unoiled air
Operating pressure [bar] 2.5 - 8
Closing force at 6 bar [N] *
Weight [g] 44
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Exchangeable jaws

  • GR04.103-1:
    Aluminium-blanks: For customised jaw design
  • GR04.103-2: V-shape
    Safe and secure grip of soft sprues or multi-component systems. Enables three-point contact when gripping conical sprues
  • GR04.103-3: V-shape, prism shape
    Safe and secure grip of soft sprues or multi-component systems. Axial gripping of sprues
  • GR04.103-4: Jaws with HNBR elastomer pad
    2x padded jaws: Soft gripping of sensitive components, films and more. Temperature range up to about 140 °C

+Dimensions

BDD_GR04.103

GR04.103

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* = Closing force depends on geometry of gripper jaws

+Accessories

Item no. Exchangeable jaws
GR04.103GR04.103-1, GR04.103-2, GR04.103-3, GR04.103-4

Series 100 - grippers, clamping diameter 10 mm, HNBR-gummed jaws

Gentle product contact on all sides
hnbr-sprue-grippers-fipa-gr04100 Enlarge picture
Coated jaws protected by a utility model
  • Fully HNBR-coated jaws allow for gentle gripping without scratching the workpiece
  • Gripper with wide opening jaws for large sprues
  • Gap-free closing for flat sprues
  • Body and jaws made of high-strength anodised aluminium alloy

Technical data

Item no.GR04.100-HNBR
Principle of operation Single-acting
Medium Filtered and oiled / unoiled air
Operating pressure [bar] 2.5 - 8
Closing force at 6 bar [N] 22
Weight [g] 48
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Exchangeable jaws for gripper GR04.103

grippers-exchangeable-jaws-fipa-gr041031-1034 Enlarge picture
GR04.103-1 and GR04.103-4
BA_GR04.103-2_103-3-Wechselbacken Enlarge picture
GR04.103-2 and GR04.103-3
  • * = Closing force depends on geometry of gripper jaws
  • Gripper jaws to be used with base gripper GR04.103
  • Easy adjustment to changing product requirements

Technical data

Item no.GR04.103-1GR04.103-2GR04.103-3GR04.103-4
Closing force [N] * 23 23 23
Weight [g] 40 14 14 14
Jaw design Raw jaws V-shape V-shape, prism shape Jaws with HNBR elastomer
Application benefit Aluminium-blanks: For customised jaw design Safe and secure grip of soft sprues or multi-component systems. Enables three-point contact when gripping conical sprues Safe and secure grip of soft sprues or multi-component systems. Axial gripping of sprues 2x padded jaws: Soft gripping of sensitive components, films and more. Temperature range up to about 140 °C
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+Ordering notes

  • One set of HNBR pads for GR04.103-4 included in scope of delivery

+Dimensions

BDD_GR04.103-1

GR04.103-1

BDD_GR04.103-2

GR04.103-2

BDD_GR04.103-3

GR04.103-3

BDD_GR04.103-4

GR04.103-4

+Accessories

Item no. HNBR elastomer
GR04.103-4GR04.103-4HNBR

Series 130 - grippers, clamping diameter 20 mm, without sensor

Self-centering factory setting
sprue-grippers-fipa-gr04131A Enlarge picture
GR04.131A with straight jaws
sprue-grippers-fipa-gr04131B Enlarge picture
GR04.131B with rounded jaws for inclined or very large sprues
  • Gripper with high gripping force and wide jaw opening for large sprues
  • Narrow closing gap for flat sprues (model A closes gap-free!)
  • Model B comes with rounded jaws with saw tooth profile for gripping inclined or very large sprues
  • Easy assembly / disassembly of gripper jaws without snap-rings
  • Body and jaws made of high-strength anodised aluminium alloy

Technical data

Item no.GR04.131AGR04.131B
Principle of operation Single-acting Single-acting
Medium Filtered and oiled / unoiled air Filtered and oiled / unoiled air
Operating pressure [bar] 2.5 - 8 2.5 - 8
Closing force at 6 bar [N] 95 95
Weight [g] 124 124
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  • If required the grippers can be easily converted to non self-centering
  • If part detection is required, please use the grippers GR04.131D, GR04.131E or GR04.130F

+Dimensions

BDD_GR04.131A

GR04.131A

BDD_GR04.131B

GR04.131B

+Assembly of the gripper jaws without snap rings


Series 130 - grippers, clamping diameter 20 mm, adaptable

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Example of use with HNBR-gummed exchangeable jaws GR04.130C-4
  • * = Closing force depends on geometry of gripper jaws
  • Medium sized gripper for adapting customised jaws
  • Wide opening for large sprues
  • Variety of interchangeable jaws available as standard
  • Body and jaws made of high-strength anodised aluminium alloy

Technical data

Item no.GR04.131C
Principle of operation Single-acting
Medium Filtered and oiled / unoiled air
Operating pressure [bar] 2.5 - 8
Closing force at 6 bar [N] *
Weight [g] 110
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Exchangeable jaws

  • GR04.130C-1:
    Aluminium-blanks: For customised jaw design
  • GR04.130C-2: V-shape
    Safe and secure grip of soft sprues or multi-component systems. Enables three-point contact when gripping conical sprues
  • GR04.130C-3: V-shape, prism shape
    Safe and secure grip of soft sprues or multi-component systems. Axial gripping of sprues
  • GR04.130C-4: Jaws with HNBR elastomer
    2x padded jaws: Soft gripping of sensitive components, films and more. Temperature range up to about 140 °C

+Dimensions

BDD_GR04.131C

GR04.131C

+Accessories

Item no. Exchangeable jaws
GR04.131CGR04.130C-1, GR04.130C-2, GR04.130C-3, GR04.130C-4

Series 130 - grippers, clamping diameter 20 mm, with direct sensing

Detects sprues larger 1 mm, self-centering factory setting
sprue-grippers-fipa-gr04131d Enlarge picture
GR04.131D with straight jaws
BA_GR04.131E-Greifzangen Enlarge picture
GR04.131E with rounded jaw for very large or inclined sprues
  • Grippers with high gripping force and very wide jaw opening for large sprues
  • Narrow closing gap for flat sprues (model A closes gap-free!)
  • Self-centering factory setting
  • Large area sensor activation, regardless of sprue position
  • Easy assembly / disassembly of the gripper jaws without snap-rings
  • Model E comes with rounded jaw with saw tooth profile for gripping inclined or very large sprues
  • Body and jaws made of high-strength anodised aluminium alloy

Technical data

Item no.GR04.131DGR04.131D/NPNGR04.131EGR04.131E/NPN
Principle of operation Single-acting Single-acting Single-acting Single-acting
Medium Filtered and oiled / unoiled air Filtered and oiled / unoiled air Filtered and oiled / unoiled air Filtered and oiled / unoiled air
Operating pressure [bar] 2 - 8 2 - 8 2 - 8 2 - 8
Sensor PNP NPN PNP NPN
Closing force at 6 bar [N] 95 95 95 95
Weight [g] 134 134 134 134
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Included in scope of delivery

  • Sensor GR04.131-S1, resp. GR04.131-S2, cable 0.2 m, 3-pin M8 male plug
  • Extension cable 2 m, 3-pin M8 socket, free end

+Notes

  • If required the grippers can be easily converted to non self-centering

+Dimensions

BDD_GR04.131D

GR04.131D, GR04.131D/NPN

BDD_GR04.131E

GR04.131E, GR04.131E/NPN

+Assembly of the gripper jaws without snap rings

+Large area sensor activation

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cableSuitable extension tube
GR04.131D20.503GR06.022
GR04.131D/NPN20.503GR06.022
GR04.131E20.503GR06.022
GR04.131E/NPN20.503GR06.022

Series 130 - grippers, clamping diameter 20 mm, with indirect sensor

Sensor activation with jaws fully closed
  • Grippers with high gripping force and wide jaw opening for large sprues
  • Narrow closing gap for flat sprues
  • Signals when jaws are closed because no part has been gripped
  • Sensor with no moving parts for increased mechanical stability
  • Body and jaws made of high-strength anodised aluminium alloy

Technical data

Item no.GR04.130F
Principle of operation Single-acting
Medium Filtered and oiled / unoiled air
Operating pressure [bar] 2.5 - 8
Closing force at 6 bar [N] 95
Weight [g] 120
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+Ordering notes

  • Sensor GR04.111A, cable 0.3 m, 3-pin M8 male connector, free end, included in scope of delivery

+Dimensions

BDD_GR04.130F_kat2703

GR04.130F

  • 1 = Compressed air connection

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cableSuitable extension tube
GR04.130F20.503GR06.022

Exchangeable jaws for gripper GR04.131C

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GR04.130C-1 and GR04.130C-4
BA_GR04.103-2_103-3-Wechselbacken Enlarge picture
GR04.130C-2 and GR04.130C-3
  • * = Closing force depends on geometry of gripper jaws
  • Gripper jaws to be used with base gripper GR04.131C
  • Easy adjustment to changing product requirements

Technical data

Item no.GR04.130C-1GR04.130C-2GR04.130C-3GR04.130C-4
Closing force [N] * 60 60 60
Weight [g] 87 36 36 35
Jaw design Raw jaws V-shape V-shape, prism shape Jaws with HNBR elastomer
Application benefit Aluminium-blanks: For customised jaw design Safe and secure grip of soft sprues or multi-component systems. Enables three-point contact when gripping conical sprues Safe and secure grip of soft sprues or multi-component systems. Axial gripping of sprues 2x padded jaws: Soft gripping of sensitive components, films and more. Temperature range up to about 140 °C
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+Ordering notes

  • One set of HNBR pads included in scope of delivery

+Dimensions

BDD_GR04.130C-1

GR04.130C-1

BDD_GR04.130C-2

GR04.130C-2

BDD_GR04.130C-3

GR04.130C-3

BDD_GR04.130-C-4

GR04.130C-4

+Accessories

Item no. HNBR elastomer
GR04.130C-4GR04.130C-4HNBR

Series 140 - power grippers, clamping diameter 20 mm

Detects sprues larger 1 mm, self-centering factory setting
BA_Greifzange-GR04.140-anw2 Enlarge picture
Application example: Gripping of plastic flaps
  • Grippers with high gripping force and narrow closing gap for flat sprues
  • Large area sensor activation, regardless of sprue position
  • Easy exchange of jaws without snap-rings
  • Body and jaws made of high-strength anodised aluminium alloy

Technical data

Item no.GR04.140AGR04.140BGR04.140B/NPN
Principle of operation Single-acting Single-acting Single-acting
Medium Filtered and oiled / unoiled air Filtered and oiled / unoiled air Filtered and oiled / unoiled air
Operating pressure [bar] 2 - 8 2 - 8 2 - 8
Sensor -- PNP NPN
Closing force at 6 bar [N] 380 380 380
Weight [g] 395 405 405
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  • Included in scope of delivery
  • Sensor GR04.131-S1, resp. GR04.131-S2, cable 0.2 m, 3-pin M8 male plug
  • Extension cable 2 m, 3-pin M8 socket, free end

+Notes

  • If required, the grippers can be easily converted to non self-centering

+Dimensions

BDD_GR04.140A

GR04.140A

BDD_GR04.140B

GR04.140B, GR04.140B/NPN

+Assembly of the gripper jaws without snap rings

+Large area sensor activation

GR04.140B | GR04.140B/NPN

+Installation example with side-mounted fitting

+Accessories

Item no. Suitable connector cable
GR04.140B20.503
GR04.140B/NPN20.503