Hand-like robotic grippers

Hand-like robotic grippers

June 10, 2019

THK America, Inc.

https://www.thk.com/
Automation

Schaumburg, Illinois – Linear motion guides manufacturer THK America Inc. has added the Type TRX Robot Hand to its lineup.

The TRX is a human hand-shaped three-finger linkage system that enables the grasping of objects of various sizes and shapes. THK’s robot hand integrates fingers, actuator, and a driver controller for an all-in-one, space-saving design.

The TRX Hand Robot is available in compact and large models. The compact Type TRX-S weighs 320g. This lighter robot hand allows for the transfer of a heavier object when attached to a robot arm. The maximum gripping diameter of the TRX-S is 100mm. The large Type TRX-L weighs 1,200g and features a maximum gripping diameter of 150mm.

THK manufactures a range of linear motion products, including LM guides, ball screws, mechanical actuators, and ball splines. THK’s Global Engineering Team can provide customized linear motion solutions from their standard linear motion products as well as from mechatronics products for demanding applications.