Mechanical Gripper for Handling Ceramic Substrates and Trays
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29
A technique is described whereby a mechanical gripper, or end effector attached to a robot, is used to handle both ceramic substrates and trays during test operations. It is unique in that the gripper is capable of picking up and placing five parts at a time as well as having the ability to pick and place a tray by actuating fingers in the opposite direction.