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Piab’s piCOBOT® L Vacuum Gripper Unit

Piab’s piCOBOT® L allows you to make use of the full capacity of your cobot or small industrial robot for anything up to 35 lbs.  No matter what you want to lift, air permeable cartons or leak free metal sheets, the hardware and software of the pump unit can be configured exactly to the requirements of your application.  With the right vacuum flow, piCOBOT® L enables fast movement for high productivity in packaging and palletizing, part assembly or machine tending.

  • Designed for deployment with small industrial robots but also safe for collaborative applications

  • Lift bigger and heavier boxes up to 16 kg/35 lbs payload at just 107 mm/4.2 in build height

  • High serviceability due to easy access of relevant parts for increased uptime

  • Suitable for deployment in harsh environments thanks to robust pump body

  • IP65 compliant for deployment in damp / spray environments

  • Powerful, can be equipped with up to 4 COAX® SX42 ejectors

  • Enables fast movements for high productivity in palletizing, pick and place, part assembly or machine tending

  • High flexibility thanks to usability with a broad range of gripper units, from Piab standard or Custom-Line solutions to in-house developments


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Related Products

piCOBOT® Tool Changer

The piCOBOT® Tool Changer enables tool changing of end-effectors for increased flexibility when using one robot with a piCOBOT® pump unit for many different tasks.

  • Equipped with a lever to lock or unlock the adapter plate of an end-effector, either manually or automatically, when combined with the docking station for piCOBOT (sold separately)

  • Compatible with the piCOBOT and piCOBOT® L

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piCOBOT® Foam Grippers

  • Configure size and foam thickness to optimize the gripper for your needs

  • Available with both flow reduction technology for handling of non-leaking materials and check valve technology for handling materials with different porosities

  • Mount directly on the piCOBOT® L or use a tool changer

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piCOBOT® Docking Station

The piCOBOT® Docking Station holds additional end-effectors to facilitate automatic tool changing when using the tool changer for piCOBOT®.  By automatically removing one gripping unit and picking-up another, no human interference is necessary, thereby ensuring a continuous, uninterrupted process.

  • PiCOBOT® can pick up different tools from the docking stations to accommodate for different lifting objects

  • Available in two sizes depending on the depth of the end-effector

  • Docking station is compatible with the piCOBOT and piCOBOT® L

  • Automatic tool changing is achieved when the docking station is combined with the piCOBOT® tool changer (sold separately)

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Adjustable Gripper

  • Flexible and adjustable gripper to perfectly match application needs

  • Optimized design for high reliability and fast cycle times

  • Re-configurable within 2 minutes

  • Flexible and stepless adjustability in suction cup distance

  • Integrated piSAVE® sense technology allowing for single and/or double picking

  • Stepless angle adjustability of individual suction cups for maximum adaption to object surface variations

  • The piGRIP® suction cup (sold separately) is excellent for lifting and handling difficult and heavy bags and pouches with liquids

  • Bellow suction cups with excellent gripping performance on corrugated and porous or surface leaking objects such as cardboard, textured plastic parts and

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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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