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Piab’s FBG Bag Gripper

The FBG palletizing solution from Piab allows you to quickly adjust the stainless-steel gripper fingers to accommodate changes in bag size.  Simply adjust the width by loosening eight bolts and fit the tool to the new bag.  Designed to ensure that goods are not damaged, this end of arm tool can accommodate a variety of requirements including pallet handling and slip sheet systems.

  • Heavy-duty rails and bearings with double seals

  • Simple bag width adjustment by loosening 8 bolts

  • Solid stainless-steel Gripper Fingers with radiused ends to avoid damage to the bag

  • Adjustable Decking Plates are independent of the Gripper Fingers enabling a very tight loading pattern and squared-up bags

  • Top-mounted bag clamps to secure the bag, allows high speed traversing, faster load times

  • High-flow pneumatic solenoid valves for fast movement

  • Reliable ultrasonic bag presence sensor

  • Custom adaptor plate to accommodate any robot interface

  • Accessory options for the bag gripper

  • Slip Sheet includes – stroking pneumatic cylinders equipped with Duraflex cups and 1 Piab COAX® vacuum generator with vacuum confirmation switch

  • Pallet Hook option includes – rotating pallet hooks that can pick up a pallet, equipped with an ultra-sonic pallet presence sensor, hooks are controlled via one pneumatic cylinder

  • Valve Package options – Discrete I/O is the default option, bag gripper can be equipped with DeviceNet, Ethernet or Custom

Our team of robotic specialists will work with you to find the best solution for your application, performing evaluations through proof-of-concept testing & time studies.  We’ll help you select the ideal applications and then conduct simulations to test and demonstrate that the robot will meet your requirements.

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