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Roller Type Pick-Up Pads for Disk Gripper

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000038208D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Bicknese, BW Fjellanger, JL Malek, SS Schwieters, CR Sherry, SR [+details]

Abstract

The figures illustrate a design for disk gripper pads with integral rollers. The disk gripper, shown in Fig. 1, is a robotic end of an arm tool used to handle 5-1/4 inch disks. Pads 10 are the portion of the gripper which come in contact with the edges of a disk 20.