Universal end arm effector reduces engineering and build time by allowing a wide range of adjustment for quick and easy set-up. Grippers, vacuum cups, part sensors, and locating pins are mounted with swivel brackets to enhance flexibility. The units are lightweight and exceptionally rigid. Applications include robotic part handling and transfer ones.
BTM Corp., 300 Davis Rd., Marysville, MI 48040, FAX (810) 364-6178.
Sales of semiconductors, interconnects, and other electronic components in North America were flat through the second quarter of 2015, reflecting a pattern that’s been repeating itself for several years.
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