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Manipulator and Robot Grippers

  • Adam Morecki
  • Józef Knapczyk
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 402)

Abstract

The main function of a gripper is to grasp the object of manipulation, hold it during manipulation, and release it at its destination. Various factors influence gripper design and construction: these are mainly object-related features, such as its shape, mass, dimensions, mass distribution, material, surface, temperature, etc. Various systems have been proposed for the classification of the many different grippers that can be found in practice.

Keywords

Force Grip Industrial Robot Force Finger Gear Drive Kinematic Pair 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Morecki
    • 1
  • Józef Knapczyk
    • 2
  1. 1.Warsaw University of TechnologyPoland
  2. 2.Cracow University of TechnologyPoland

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