To avoid bending stress, a suction cup can be fitted with a ball joint.Read more
To avoid bending stress, a suction cup can be fitted with a ball joint.
It depends on the weight of the product that should be lifted and how many suction cups that can be used for the object. Calculate the weight to be lifted per suction cup and then take the weight multiplied with the gravity force (g = 9,81) and you have the lifting force needed in Newton (N).
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Please see our storage guidelines:
Storage guidelines of suction cups and rubber products (pdf)
All suction cups not in contact with an object (open) will draw in a lot of air and demand a larger pump than actually necessary. By using different valves, such as piSAVE® sense, in the suction cups, the suction cups will be normally closed until they come in contact with the handled object. Only the cups needed in the specific lifting cycle will be open and flow air. Please see the video piSAVE® sense.
DURAFLEX® is a patented material specially developed to feature the elasticity of rubber and the wear resistance of polyurethane. The DURAFLEX® material is mark-free.
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