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Bellows vacuum cups made from Varioflex® - SP-BX

Long life time and an outstanding holding capacity – FIPA bellows vacuum cups made of oil- and ozone-resistant Varioflex® composite material consist of a dimensionally stable body (60° Shore) and soft, low-marking sealing lip (30° Shore). The body prevents lateral buckling over a broad range of shear force. The soft sealing lip ensures minimum leakage, even on uneven product surfaces.

The outstanding recovery force of the body allows for the use of this bellows vacuum cup in systems with short cycle times.


FIPA offers a selection of Varioflex® bellows vacuum cups with 1.5 bellows (SP-BX1 series) and 2.5 bellows (SP-BX2 series) with diameters ranging from 15 to 75 mm.


FIPA Varioflex® bellows vacuum cups with 1.5 bellows can be used as vacuum cups for gripping dry sheet metal. Supports prevent deep drawing effects when working with thin-walled sheet metal.


FIPA Varioflex® bellows vacuum cups with 2.5 bellows are designed for applications that require good height and angle compensation, for example, the demoulding of injection moulding parts.


Varioflex® bellows cups, 1.5 folds - SP-BX1

Polyurethane Composite Material 60° / 30°

Technical data

Item no. [mm]Material / ColourModel / Lip dimensionsDiameter [mm]Connection threadNumber of foldsUsage temperature [°C]Data Sheet
Bellows vacuum cups 1.5 folds - SP-BX1 fully assembled with fittingBellows vacuum cups 1.5 folds - SP-BX1 fully assembled with fitting
22.016.253._* 4.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-15 16M5-male1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.016.254._* 4.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-15 16M6-male1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.021.255._* 5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-2021G1/8-male1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.026.256._* 5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-2526G1/8-male1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.037.257._* 9Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-3537G1/8-female1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.037.258._* 9Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-3537G1/4-male1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.053.259._* 10Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-5053G1/8-female1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.053.260._* 10Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-5053G1/4-male1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.053.261._* 10Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-5053G3/8-male1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.075.262._* 18Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-7575G3/8-male1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.075.263._* 18Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-75 75G3/8-female1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.115.266._* 28Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-115115G3/8-female1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.115.267._* 28Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-115115G1/2-female1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.160.264._* 40Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-160160G3/8-female1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
22.160.265._* 40Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-160160G1/2-female1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
Spare cupsSpare cups
23.016.263._* 4.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-1516--1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
23.021.264._* 5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-2021--1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
23.026.265._* 5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-2526--1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
23.037.266._* 9Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-3537--1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
23.053.267._* 10Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-5053--1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
23.115.274._* 28Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-115115--1.510 - 50 Download datasheet
23.160.273._* 40Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)SP-BX1-160160--1.510 - 50 Download datasheet

+Product description

Bellows vacuum cups with 1.5 folds made of an extremely wear-resistant polymer.

Soft, flexible sealing lip in 30° Shore A (red).

Stable body in 60° Shore A (black).

Cleats stabilise the product.

+Advantage

  • Long life cycle reduces machine downtimes
  • Perfect sealing performance on rough or uneven surface
  • High stability and fast reset
  • Oil and Ozone resistant
  • Extremely low-marking
  • Bellows compensate for height differences
  • Cleats allow for fast acceleration

Varioflex® bellows cups, 2.5 folds - SP-BX2

Polyurethane Composite Material 60° / 30°

Technical data

Item no.Model / Lip dimensionsDiameter [mm]Connection thread [mm]Number of foldsMaterial / ColourDesignUsage temperature [°C]Data Sheet
Bellows vacuum cups 2.5 folds - SP-BX2 fully assembled with fittingBellows vacuum cups 2.5 folds - SP-BX2 fully assembled with fitting
20.016.145._* SP-BX2-1516M5-male5.52.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)--10 - 50 Download datasheet
20.016.146._* SP-BX2-1516M6-male5.52.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)--10 - 50 Download datasheet
20.021.147._* SP-BX2-2021G1/8-male6.52.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)--10 - 50 Download datasheet
20.026.148._* SP-BX2-2526G1/8-male82.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet
20.037.149._* SP-BX2-3537G1/8-female142.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet
20.037.150._* SP-BX2-3537G1/4-male142.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet
20.053.151._* SP-BX2-5053G1/8-female192.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet
20.053.152._* SP-BX2-5053G1/4-male192.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet
20.053.153._* SP-BX2-5053G3/8-male192.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet
20.077.154._* SP-BX2-7577G3/8-male252.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet
20.077.155._* SP-BX2-7577G3/8-female252.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet
Spare cupsSpare cups
21.016.175._* SP-BX2-1516--5.52.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)--10 - 50 Download datasheet
21.021.176._* SP-BX2-2021--6.52.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)--10 - 50 Download datasheet
21.026.177._* SP-BX2-2526--82.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet
21.037.177._* SP-BX2-3537--142.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet
21.053.178._* SP-BX2-5053--192.5Varioflex® 60°/30° (sw/r)Filter disc optional10 - 50 Download datasheet

+Ordering notes

  • For versions with a filter disc, please add "FI" to the material code
  • The filter disc is delivered assembled for diameters of 26 - 53 mm
  • The filter disc is included for diameters ≥ 77 mm

+Product description

Bellows vacuum cups with 2.5 bellows made of an extremely wear-resistant polymer.

Soft, flexible sealing lip in 30° Shore A (red).

Stable body in 60° Shore A (black).

+Advantage

  • Long life cycle reduces machine downtimes
  • Perfect sealing performance on rough or uneven surface
  • High stability and fast reset
  • Oil and Ozone resistant
  • Extremely low-marking
  • Excellent height and angle compensation
  • Optional: Filter disc from Ø 26 mm installed between the bellows