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This End-of-Arm-Tool is completely made from >ASS< components. It shows how slide units move nippers to the edge of a plastic part (not shown) to cut tabs of the edge with minimal vestige.  Sensors are connected to a Relay Box RPLG 8.

It is often necessary to manipulate the parts in the End-of-Arm Tool to be able to remove them from the tooling. In this case grippers are stretching the Parts and Grippers on rotary cylinders peel the part out of the tool.

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EOAT_4 Shown here, is an EOAT using vacuum cups mounted on cylinders, to grab the part from the side. This tool is made from  standard >ASS< components

Besides custom EOATs >ASS< designs and builds fixtures for complex de-gating applications. This unit is controlled via a PLC and uses an operator to load and unload automotive instrument panels.


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EOAT_Tooling7Custom EOAT build with spring compensated plates illustrate how standard and custom made >ASS< components compliment each other for a total solution.

EOAT_Tooling8Small parts handling is shown here with standard >ASS< ID gripper. Part present and short shoot detection is accomplished with Laser Sensors. The total EOAT is build from 100% Off-the-Shelf >ASS< EOAT components.