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FlexShapeGripper / Adaptive gripper

FlexShapeGripper
FlexShapeGripper

Discipline: Professional Concept

Discipline: Professional Concept

The chameleon is able to catch a variety of different insects by putting its tongue over the respective prey and securely enclosing it. The FlexShapeGripper uses this principle to grip the widest range of objects in a form-fitting manner. Using its elastic silicone cap, it can even pick up several objects in a single gripping process and put them down together. In future, the FlexShapeGripper could be used in any facility where multiple objects with a range of different shapes are handled at the same time – for example in the service robotics sector, for assembly tasks or when handling small parts.

  • TARGET GROUPS Other target groups:: Marketing, Forschung

  • TARGET REGIONS Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, South America

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME other period:: *

Client / Manufacturer

Festo

Festo AG & Co. KG
Esslingen, Germany

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Design

Festo

Festo AG & Co. KG
Esslingen, Germany

Dr. Elias Knubben (Projektleitung, Designer), Dr. Heinrich Frontzek (Projektleitung), Jon Eirik Mangschau, Ole Jørgen Iversen (Entwickler, Designer), Nadine Kärcher, Mart Moerdijk, Sebastian Schrof, Halvor Skrede (Entwickler)

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