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FIPA Launches Bernoulli Vacuum Cups for Direct Food Contact

February 20, 2014
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Bernoulli vacuum cups provide a solution for gentle handling of food and other delicate products. The grippers are made from PEEK, which is a material suitable for use with food products, and meet the stringent FDA requirements. The vacuum cups are based on the Bernoulli Principle. In this process, compressed air flows through a very fine nozzle on the underside of the vacuum cup and is greatly accelerated. The rapid air flow produces underpressure and acts like an air cushion on which the product floats almost contactless, which is ideal for handling delicate porous products. Thanks to high chemical resistance and hygienic design, they can easily withstand industrial cleaning processes. For handling larger/heavier objects, several cups can easily be combined. Two key features have been added to this new product line: greater suction force and less weight. Compared to conventional Bernoulli cups made of aluminum they are up to 75% lighter and offer two times more suction power.  
FIPA Inc., Cary, NC 919-651-9888 www.fipa.com

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