Vacuum cups are indispensible accessories for a vacuum system, for lifting, carrying and generally handling items, which have no handles or are too fragile to be handled in a different way.
There are many types of vacuum cups, such as flat, bellow cups, reinforced for very heavy loads or corrugated surfaces, with vulcanized supports or not, with foam rubber and in many shapes, according to the application.
Their size vary according to the weight and the dimensions of every object that they handle, with diameter from 4mm up to 350mm.
Also, depending to the material that the cups get in touch with, there is the possibility of producing them in many different compounds, however the basic ones that are being used in the majority of the applications are three:
- Natural para-rubber
- Anti-olio (oil-proof rubber)