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Robotic End of Arm Tooling and Grippers Webinar

February 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Robotic end of arm tools, also commonly called robotic grippers or end effectors, occupy a critical position in many robotic systems.

In this webinar, we will explore their role as the interface between robots and the materials they handle. We will review the different types of grippers, criteria for choosing the proper gripper, how 3D printing can play a role, as well as common applications in manufacturing.

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This event is sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Purdue MEP, The Center for Industrial Research and Service at Iowa State University (CIRAS), and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC).


Cost: FREE!  A recording of the panel discussion will be available for download at Automation Series website following the live session.

Sponsor: IMEC

Contact Name: Purdue MEP

Contact Email: tapmep@purdue.edu 


February 9, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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