V E X Grippers (Devices that can attach to objects). Outline. Gripper Theory Control Speed Common Types of Grippers Servo Grip Motorized Grip Pneumatic Grip Roller Grip Challenge Hints Use Lock Bars to attach devices to axles Use an Ultrasonic Ranger to find objects.
Vex Labs Gridiron Robot
Robert’s ARL robot in 2006
FVC Team 31 in 2005
FVC Team 34 in 2005
Lock-bars allow for any component to be attached to an axle and rotated by a motor or servo.
by Greg Needel (www.robogreg.com)