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piGRIP® foam lip for rough surfaces

Foam suction cup handles difficult objects with ease

Date 04/05/2012

New rough surface suction cup lip for piGRIP® line.

Piab, a leading supplier of industrial vacuum technology, launches a new rough surface lip for the piGRIP® suction cup platform. piGRIP®, the first configurable suction cup on the market allows companies to choose the ideal combination of lip and bellow so products can be handled at previously unprecedented speeds while realizing energy savings.

The new rough surface lip (FLI-F) is ideal for handling heavy textured surfaces or objects with relief/embossing and generally very rough surfaces, such as raw wood, structured shower Plexiglas, tile, diamond plates and caps or covers for medicine containers.

It can handle up to a few millimeters in height differences with excellent sealing capability. This lip has been optimized to provide maximum grip and lifting performance on the previously mentioned surfaces.

The material of the rough surface lip is a long-wearing natural foam rubber that is free from Silicone.

About Piab

Established in 1951, Piab designs innovative vacuum solutions that improve the energy-efficiency, productivity, and working environments of vacuum users around the world. As a reliable partner to many of the world's largest manufacturers, Piab develops and manufactures a complete line of vacuum pumps, vacuum accessories, vacuum conveyors and suction cups for a variety of automated material handling and factory automation processes. Piab utilizes COAX®, a completely new dimension in vacuum technology, in many of its original products and solutions. COAX® cartridges are smaller, more energy efficient and more reliable than conventional ejectors, and can be integrated directly into machinery. This allows for the design of a flexible, modular vacuum system. Piab is a worldwide organization with subsidiaries and distributors in more than 50 countries. Its headquarters are in Sweden. For more information about Piab vacuum solutions for a diverse range of applications, visit

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Häla El Sheemy Washbrook, Vice President Marketing and Communications Manager
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