Schunk EGP 40

£785.20

The Schunk EGP 40 2-finger parallel gripper has smooth-running base jaws guided on roller bearings. Its main applications are in gripping and moving small and medium-sized workpieces at high speed, using flexible force.

Potential use cases: assembly, testing, laboratory work and the pharmaceutical industry.

Schunk EGP 40 technical specifications

(includes electrical IO cable)

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Schunk EGP 50

£915.60

Similar to the Schunk EGP 40 gripper, this 2-finger parallel gripper also uses roller bearings to guide its base jaws. The main difference between the Schunk EGP 40 and the EGP 50 is in the total payload of the collected workpiece.

Potential use cases: assembly, testing, laboratory work and the pharmaceutical industry.

Schunk EGP 50 technical specifications

(includes electrical IO cable)

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Active8 Robots 1 cup suction gripper

£495.00

The Active8 Robots 1 cup suction gripper features a collaborative design, with no sharp corners. When mounted on to an Eva, it allows you to pick up objects without damaging the finish of the item. The flexible cup design also allows you to tailor the gripper to your specific use case, without needing to adjust the position of the robot.

The Active8 1 cup gripper is suited to picking up materials such as plastics, metal, glass, cardboard, bags and films.

Potential use cases: pick and place, machine tending, bin picking, QC with smart camera, packaging and sorting, and more.

Active8 Robots 2 cup suction gripper technical specifications

Read our blog post on industrial applications for a video of Eva using this gripper in an inspection use case

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Active8 Robots 2 cup suction gripper

£750.00

The Active8 Robots 2 cup suction gripper allows Eva to accurately pick up objects off a flat surface without risking damage to the finish. The adjustable gripper width also allows you to tailor this end of arm tool to your specific requirements and use cases.

The cups are suited to picking up materials such as plastics, metal, glass, cardboard, bags and films.

Potential use cases: pick and place, machine tending, loading sheets on to a conveyor belt, packaging and sorting, and more.

Active8 Robots 2 cup suction gripper technical specifications

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Active8 Robots 4 cup suction gripper

£820.00

The Active8 Robots 4 cup suction gripper, like the 2 cup suction gripper, allows Eva to accurately pick up objects such as sheet metal off a flat surface without risking damage to the finish. The larger surface area of this gripper allows it to pick up items that are bigger and wider than those best suited to the 2 cup suction gripper.

Potential use cases: pick and place, machine tending, loading sheets on to a conveyor belt, packaging and sorting, and more.

Active8 Robots 4 cup suction gripper technical specifications

Watch our Qualitetch testimonial to see Eva use this end of arm tool

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Active8 Robots 6 cup suction gripper

£945.00

The Active8 Robots 6 cup suction gripper features a collaborative design, with no sharp corners. When mounted on to an Eva, it allows you to pick up objects without damaging the finish of the item. The flexible cup design also allows you to tailor the gripper to your specific use case, without needing to adjust the position of the robot.

The Active8 6 cup gripper is suited to picking up materials such as plastics, metal, glass, cardboard, bags and films.

Potential use cases: pick and place, machine tending, bin picking, QC with smart camera, packaging and sorting, and more.

Active8 Robots 6 cup suction gripper technical specifications

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Schunk MPG-plus 40

£267.00

The Schunk MPG-plus 40 gripper is an end of arm tool that can be added on to Eva in order to help with lightweight pick and place use cases. The tool itself weighs only 180g, making it an ideal addition to the robot. It can pick up the same weight as the Schunk EGP 40 gripper.

Potential use cases: assembly, testing, laboratory work and the pharmaceutical industry.

Schunk MPG-plus 40 technical specifications

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Schunk SHS tool changer – SHA unit

£343.00

Required together with the Schunk SHK robot-side unit, as part of the Schunk SHS tool changer. This part of the tool changer is connected to the gripper and therefore, if you have multiple grippers you want to use with the SHA robot-side tool, you will require one SHK unit per gripper.

Schunk SHS tool changer technical specifications

Robot-side tool sold separately at £595.60 per unit

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Schunk SWS tool changer – SWA unit

£292.70

The Schunk SWS tool changer – SWA unit is required together with the Schunk SWK robot-side unit, as part of the automatic Schunk SWS tool changer. This tool connects directly to the gripper and therefore you will require one SWA unit per gripper used.

Schunk SWS tool changer technical specifications

Tool-side sold separately at £847.20 per unit

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Schunk SWS tool changer

£847.20

The Schunk SWS tool changer allows the user flexibility in the types of use cases that Eva can perform, without the need for human intervention. The tool also has integrated pneumatic feed-through, offering a safe power supply of the handling modules and tools. This tool is a size 005 if used with an Eva.

The robot-side unit (SWK) comes with an ISO mounting pattern, as well as a patented fail-safe mechanism. The tool changer also allows you to pass through electrics and pneumatics for additional ease of use and convenience.

Schunk SWS tool changer technical specifications

Tool-side sold separately at £292.70 per unit

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Schunk SHS tool changer

£595.60

If you find yourself needing to change the end of arm tooling on your Eva frequently, and if you’re already using Schunk grippers, then the Schunk SHS tool changer is the right system for you. It allows the user to manually change the gripper in use quickly, based on the use case requirements. This tool is a size 40 if used with an Eva.

The robot-side unit (SHK) comes with an ISO mounting pattern, removing the requirement for any additional adapter plates. The tool-side unit (SHA) stays with the gripper, therefore you will need one per gripper used. The tool changer also allows you to pass through electrics, meaning you won’t need to disconnect the system entirely between tool changes.

Schunk SHS tool changer technical specifications

Tool-side sold separately at £343 per unit

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Order & Delivery

If I order now, when will I receive my robot?

We want our customers to get value out of their Eva as soon as possible, so we like to have a chat first to understand your use case, requirements and how best to serve you. Request a quote today to get started.

What’s in the box?

One Eva Robotic Arm, a power cable, an emergency stop button and cable, reference and safety manuals, a brake release lever and an I/O adapter. There are no teach pendants or external control devices, as these are not required. You can connect to Eva over wifi, and program the robot from any browser.

Where is Eva shipping to?

We’re currently shipping to UK and Europe and any country that accepts CE certification. We’re actively looking at certification requirements for the US and Asia.

Do you also integrate Eva?

We understand Eva is sometimes only part of the solution and we often offer integration services to help install Eva into your operations including tooling, vision systems, and interaction with other industrial machinery. If we are not best placed to integrate your project we can recommend some partners.

If you feel that your application requires a site visit or proof of concept, simply contact us and a member of the team will get back to you.

Is there a software subscription or cost?

  • Your purchase of Eva includes a license to use the current version of Choreograph (our robot control software) indefinitely.
  • Critical updates, such as security patches, will always be free.

Can I see the user manual or a STEP/CAD model?

Yes! Fill in this form.

Software

Is there an API?

Eva is programmable with HTTP REST API available via Ethernet or WiFi. Documentation is stored on the robot computer.

Is there a ROS package or any SDKs?

  • Eva does not currently have a supporting ROS module – this on our roadmap for the coming months.
  • We do provide a Python SDK for Eva.

What capabilities does Eva have for reporting back positions?

Eva can report joint angles the HTTP API or SDKs at a rate of 30 Hz.

Can we send a trigger from another device, such as a sensor?

Yes, Eva can be triggered via other devices through its digital and analog IOs (4X: Analog Inputs, 2X: Analog Outputs, 6X: Digital Inputs 6X: Digital Outputs).

Can I control the robot by specifying angles or cartesian coordinates?

Yes, information can be sent to the robot in the form of specific angles for each joint, or an end effector position (cartesian coordinates and orientation).

Hardware

What’s Eva’s payload/reach/accuracy/speed?

Download the spec sheet here.

Does Eva need to be rehomed after every power cycle?

No, Eva has absolute encoders (they don’t lose position on power down), and therefore does not need to be rehomed each power cycle.

What kind of motors move Eva?

Brushless DC motors.

How do I attach end-effectors? Do you sell them?

  • Our end-effector mounting plate is designed to ISO 9409-1-40-4-M6. That means it uses four M6 screws arranged in a circle 40 mm in diameter. It’s compatible with off the shelf grippers from Industry standard suppliers like Schunk and Zimmer.
  • We’ve tested the robot with electrical grippers (2, 3 fingers), pneumatic grippers, vacuum grippers, and custom built capacitive end effectors.
  • Eva features an IO connector on the head, which can send power and data to end effectors.
  • We offer a few popular end effectors which work well with our robot’s size and payload, such as Schunk’s EGP 40 and EGP 50. You can find all our available end effectors on our accessories page.
  • We can also help you with custom end effectors, simply contact us for more information.

Where is Eva’s control unit?

  • Eva has an onboard computer, stored in the base of the robot. This makes the entire system compact and lightweight.
  • Eva’s control software, Choreograph, is installed on the onboard computer and is accessed through your web browser via wifi or ethernet.

How can I attach Eva to my work surface?

Use four M6 screws or bolts, arranged in a 132 x 132 mm square. It can also be attached with simple G clamps, but this affects its repeatability. Eva should be installed in an upright position, and is not suitable for inverted or wall mounting.

Applications & Safety

What are Eva’s popular use cases?

Can Eva work with inspection cameras?

  • Yes, Eva can integrate with industrial cameras.
  • Eva gets inputs from the inspection camera via IOs and takes action based on the inputs it receives.
  • Check out our blog post for a montage of Eva integrations and use cases which include vision systems.

What can’t Eva do?

  • We don’t guarantee in-flight accuracy – so we can’t recommend welding, milling, 3d printing, laser cutting, drawing or in-line gluing applications.
  • Eva does not yet feature torque sensing. We do not recommend it for cutting or screwing.
  • Eva is not certified to work with raw or unpackaged food or drinks, nor is it suitable for medical applications. However, many clean room use cases can be performed by covering the robot with a clean room sheath.
  • Eva is not suitable for environments with a risk of flash over or combustible dusts.

What are Eva’s safety features?

  • Category 0 emergency stop functionality (ie: power immediately removed from motors).
  • A manual brake release to move the robot even when unpowered.
  • Inherently lighter and slower than larger cobots so less risk of damage.
  • No pinch points in the design.

Services & Warranty

What operating hours do you guarantee?

We have a standard product warranty of 1 year.

How many hours can the robot run without taking a break?

For some light use cases, Eva can run 24/7. This is not possible in humid or hot environment, or with applications requiring fast movement or heavy payloads.

What assistance will be provided post sale?

  • Eva comes with a standard 1 year product warranty.
  • We provide online technical support via Zendesk, and will be bringing a public support community online in the coming months.
  • We will continuously roll out tutorials as well as tips and tricks to make programming easier.
  • We intend to offer additional services like predictive maintenance, remote diagnostics and an uptime warranty in the future.
  • If you need a more hands on service post-sale to ensure maintenance and upkeep, there are a number of integrators we trust and can recommend.