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3D printing is one of the central technologies advancing the capabilities of industrial robotics. It enables greater design freedom, lower cost and shorter lead time in producing custom grippers and end effectors for robotic applications.
And with customisation being a new norm in robotics and automation, 3D printing provides a solution for cost-effective custom grippers, without huge investments in moulds or CNC machining.
Below, we dive into the benefits of 3D printing for grippers and how different companies are using the technology to create advanced gripper designs and achieve faster ...