DHPC-16-A-S – Festo Parallel Grippers

USD $ 225.75

SKU: Festo 8116785

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 8116785
Festo Parallel Grippers: DHPC-16-A-S
OEM Spec Ref 

The Festo DHPC-16-A-S parallel grippers, with MPN 8116785, are engineered for exceptional performance in automated handling and assembly applications. These precision grippers are a cornerstone of efficiency and reliability in industrial settings, enabling precise manipulation of a wide range of components with unparalleled accuracy.

Key Features:

  • Precision Gripping: Offers accurate positioning and secure handling of objects, ensuring operational consistency across various applications.
  • Durable Construction: Built to withstand the rigors of continuous industrial use, providing long-lasting reliability and performance.
  • Compact Design: Its sleek, space-saving configuration is ideal for integration into complex machinery where space is at a premium.
  • High-Speed Operation: Designed for rapid motion, facilitating quicker cycle times and increasing throughput in high-volume production environments.


  • Enhanced Productivity: By enabling faster and more precise handling, it significantly boosts overall system efficiency and output.
  • Reduced Downtime: Reliable performance and robust construction minimize breakdowns and maintenance needs, thereby decreasing operational interruptions.
  • Cost Efficiency: Optimized for energy efficiency and minimal maintenance, it helps reduce running costs over its operational lifespan.


  • Automated Assembly Lines: Crucial for precision component placement and assembly, enhancing both speed and quality.
  • Quality Control Systems: Assists in meticulous inspection processes by securely manipulating parts for detailed examination.
  • Packaging and Sorting: Ideal for tasks requiring the rapid and precise handling of varied products, from electronics to consumer goods.

The Festo DHPC-16-A-S parallel grippers are designed to meet the demanding needs of modern industries, combining cutting-edge technology with robust construction to deliver unmatched performance and reliability. Whether it’s enhancing precision in electronics assembly or boosting efficiency in packaging, these grippers are an invaluable asset to any automation system.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Size 16
Stroke per gripper jaw 3 mm
Max. interchangeability 0.2 mm
Max. gripper jaw angular play ax, ay 0 deg
Max. gripper jaw backlash Sz 0 mm
Rotational symmetry ≤0.2 mm
Pneumatic gripper repetition accuracy ≤0.02 mm
Number of gripper jaws 2
Actuator system Pneumatic
Mounting position Any
Mode of operation Double-acting
Gripper function Parallel
Gripping force backup Without
Structural design Connection direction at side
Standard mounting type for gripper fingers
Positively driven motion sequence
Guide Ball guide
Position sensing For proximity sensor
Symbol 00991894
Variants Metals with copper, zinc or nickel as main constituent are excluded from use. Exceptions are nickel in steel, chemically nickel-plated surfaces, printed circuit boards, cables, electrical plug connectors and coils.
Gripping force per gripper jaw at 6 bar, opening 125.4 N
Gripping force per gripper jaw at 6 bar, closing 107.8 N
Operating pressure 0.1 MPa … 0.8 MPa
Operating pressure 1 bar … 8 bar
Operating pressure 14.5 psi … 116 psi
Max. operating frequency of pneumatic gripper 3 Hz
Min. opening time at 6 bar 29 ms
Min. closing time at 6 bar 31 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) 0 – No corrosion stress
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B2-L
Suitability for the production of Li-ion batteries Metals with more than 1% by mass of copper, zinc or nickel by mass are excluded from use. Exceptions are nickel in steel, chemically nickel-plated surfaces, printed circuit boards, cables, electrical plug connectors and coils
Ambient temperature -10 °C … 60 °C
Gripping force per gripper jaw at 6 bar, opening 62.7 N
Gripping force per gripper jaw at 6 bar, closing 53.9 N
Mass moment of inertia 0.146 kgcm²
Maximum force on gripper jaw Fz, static 49 N
Maximum torque on gripper jaw, Mx static 0.34 Nm
Maximum torque on gripper jaw, My static 0.68 Nm
Maximum torque on gripper jaw, Mz static 0.34 Nm
Product weight 110 g
Type of mounting Optionally:
Direct mounting via through-hole
Direct fastening via thread
With through-hole and dowel pin
With internal thread and dowel pin
Pneumatic connection M3
Note on materials RoHS-compliant
Housing material Aluminum, anodized
Gripper jaw material High-alloy stainless steel