With all four sides of the jaws coated with HNBR, the 100 series’ new gripper really makes an impression. The coating prevents damage caused by scratches when placing the gripper on the part to be handled. With complex-shaped workpieces in particular, a risk of scratching can occur, for example, through vibrations caused during the rapid positioning of the gripper. The new gripper is thus a wise measure to reduce the production of scrap.
As an elastomer containing no paint-wetting impairment substances, the HNBR coating leaves no markings on the workpiece that could potentially prevent any subsequent painting or coating.
The properties of the new HNBR-coated sprue gripper: