Transporter Magnetic End-of-Arm Tooling

March 13, 2013

Industrial Magnetics Inc. has expanded its line of Transporter LP magnetic end-of-arm tooling, designed to magnetically transfer metal blanks, stampings and parts in automated station-to-station, press-to-press transfer and robotic pick-and-place applications.

Engineered with powerful Rare Earth magnets that positively hold the part during transfer, even during unexpected loss of shop air, the Transporter family greatly reduces slipping and shifting, offers more options for pick-up points on stamped, perforated and odd-shaped parts and a significant reduction in shop air costs over vacuum and suction cups.

Now available in 5 different configurations, including Standard, Non-Rotating(NR), Destacking(DS), Double-Acting(DA) and Extra-Strong(ES) models, the Transporter LP's are designed to directly replace vacuum cups with only minor tooling adjustments and can be easily installed to existing air connections on tooling booms or robotic face plates. Ideal for applications in the Appliance, Automotive, and Office Furniture industries, as well as numerous other material handling applications, the Transporter LP is next-generation sheet handling technology.

Related Glossary Terms

  • shop air

    shop air

    Pressurized air system that cools the workpiece and tool when machining dry. Also refers to central pneumatic system.

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