DHDS-32-A – Festo Three-point Grippers

USD $ 2,678.13

SKU: Festo 1259493

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 1259493
Festo Three-point Grippers: DHDS-32-A
OEM Spec Ref 

The Festo DHDS-32-A three-point gripper is engineered to offer exceptional control and efficiency for complex automated tasks. This product, with MPN 1259493, stands out due to its precise gripping capability, which makes it ideal for a wide range of industrial applications.

Key Features:

  • Precision Gripping: This gripper allows for highly accurate positioning and handling of various materials, ensuring operational accuracy.
  • High Durability: Constructed with robust materials, it withstands harsh industrial environments, maintaining performance over prolonged usage.
  • Compact Design: Its streamlined design facilitates integration into tight spaces, maximizing the utility of the operational area.
  • Energy Efficiency: Designed to operate with minimal energy consumption, it helps reduce operational costs and supports sustainability initiatives.


  • Enhanced Operational Efficiency: Optimizes automated processes by improving the speed and precision of material handling.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: The durable build and energy-efficient operation lower both initial and ongoing expenses.
  • Adaptability: Its versatility allows for use in various sectors, including manufacturing, packaging, and assembly.


  • Automated Assembly: Crucial for precise handling and positioning tasks in automated assembly lines.
  • Robotics: Integrates seamlessly into robotic systems for advanced manufacturing processes.
  • Quality Control: Essential for operations requiring high precision and reliability.

The Festo DHDS-32-A is a cornerstone for industries looking to enhance their automation capabilities with a reliable, precise, and efficient three-point gripper.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Size 32
Stroke per gripper jaw 3.9 mm
Max. interchangeability ≤0.2 mm
Max. gripper jaw angular play ax, ay ≤0.2 deg
Max. gripper jaw backlash Sz ≤0.02 mm
Rotational symmetry ≤0.2 mm
Pneumatic gripper repetition accuracy ≤0.04 mm
Number of gripper jaws 3
Mounting position Any
Mode of operation Double-acting
Gripper function 3-point
Structural design Lever
Positively driven motion sequence
Position sensing For proximity sensor
Symbol 00991894
Gripping force per gripper jaw at 6 bar, opening 405 N
Gripping force per gripper jaw at 6 bar, closing 345 N
Operating pressure 2 bar … 8 bar
Max. operating frequency of pneumatic gripper ≤4 Hz
Min. opening time at 6 bar 44 ms
Min. closing time at 6 bar 51 ms
Operating medium Compressed air as per ISO 8573-1:2010 [7:4:4]
Information on operating and pilot media Operation with oil lubrication possible (required for further use)
Corrosion resistance class (CRC) 1 – Low corrosion stress
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B2-L
Suitability for the production of Li-ion batteries Metals with more than 5% copper by mass are excluded from use. Exception are printed circuit boards, cables, electrical connectors and coils
Ambient temperature 5 °C … 60 °C
Gripping force per gripper jaw at 6 bar, opening 135 N
Gripping force per gripper jaw at 6 bar, closing 115 N
Mass moment of inertia 0.79 kgcm²
Maximum force on gripper jaw Fz, static 150 N
Maximum torque on gripper jaw, Mx static 9 Nm
Maximum torque on gripper jaw, My static 9 Nm
Maximum torque on gripper jaw, Mz static 9 Nm
Relubrication interval for guidance elements 10 MioCyc
Max. mass per external gripper finger 150 g
Product weight 276 g
Type of mounting With internal thread and dowel pin
Pneumatic connection M5
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Cover cap material PA
Housing material Wrought aluminum alloy, hard-anodized
Gripper jaw material High-alloy stainless steel
Weight 0.276 kg

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