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Piab is proud to announce the launch of the new piSAFE® program

POSTED 04/16/2021

Piab’s new piSAFE® program enables new benefits in applications where safety, flexibility, speed and performance are key. The solutions in the piSAFE® program are developed to provide configurable and low weight products that can be adapted to your specific needs.

While maintaining market leading vacuum performance through Piab’s patented COAX® technology the flexible design and ease of maintenance makes it a perfect choice for challenging robotic applications and ergonomic handling devices where safety is a key concern. Whether you want a centralized or decentralized vacuum gripping system, interfaces towards common (industrial standard) EOAT systems or stand-alone mounting, the piSAFE® program provides a high vacuum safety and high performing configuration specified for you.

piSAFE® program key benefits:

  • Vacuum safety non-return valve (check valve) which holds vacuum in sealed applications in case of a system or power failure
  • Available configurations suitable for both centralized and decentralized vacuum systems
  • Can replace more expensive mechanical or vacuum-tank safety arrangements in robotic tools and ergonomic equipment
  • Suitable in robotic applications where high demand of safety is required
  • Suitable for ergonomic lifting devices/manipulators and cranes which must comply with lifting norms such as (DIN/SS) – EN 13155 and ASME Standard B30.20
  • Through the energy saving features, the noise level is reduced as well as the carbon footprint
  • Air consumption is reduced up to 98% per cycle
  • Light-weight materials lower the weight for EOAT and ensure less wear on robotic motors and drive with a possibility for increased speed/acceleration or a smaller, cheaper robot

piSAFE® program key features:

  • Configurable with vacuum ejectors based on COAX® technology with integrated control functions for energy-saving and release
  • Vacuum sensing port included for easy installation of good-to-go switch
  •  Configurable with different types of release functions supporting maximum release speed and air-consumption free release
  • Configurable with multiple mounting options
  • The modular design facilitates opportunities for easy maintenance, quick connect options and is fit for application configurations