Design Engineering

Servo Gripper

By Design Engineering staff   

Automation Motion Control Machine Building

Schunk EGL gripper offers flexible control of speed, position and gripping force.

15-schunk-EGL-gripper-360SCHUNK released its EGL gripper, featuring on-board power and control electronics. The component is powered by 24 VDC and can communicate by Profibus-DP or CAN-bus.

There is an electric brake, which allows for position maintenance and a pseudo absolute encoder function. The EGL weighs 1.8 kg, but features a stroke of 49mm per jaw and can generate up to 600 N of grip force, which allows it to grip work pieces weighing 3 kg.


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