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Universal Adapter for Interchangeable Gripper Tools

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051889D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

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Westermann, KH [+details]


In the conventional device, there is a fixed gripper tool configuration which restricts the kinds of items which may be picked up and, therefore, results in high cost. There is shown and described a modification to that gripper tool which permits two tools to be manipulated where formerly only one could be accommodated.