October 19, 2022

Manufacturing environments often require robust and dependable robotic end-of-arm tooling in order to prevent damage and downtime from failed equipment as a result of dust and debris. This is especially true in manufacturing environments that generate a lot of dirt or even those where corrosive materials are handled.

When you have a challenging manufacturing environment, it’s essential to have durable and efficient robotic tooling for your processes. That’s why RAD robotic collision sensors are designed to work in harsh manufacturing environments, providing reliable performance and durability, preventing downtime, and increasing productivity.

Durable and Fully Sealed Sensors

A failed collision sensor can quickly disrupt your operations. Since collision sensors are designed to protect robotic tooling by sensing a collision and stopping the robot to reduce the impact, a broken sensor can quickly lead to costly damage and downtime.

RAD’s collision sensors are fully sealed, so dust and dirt cannot get inside the equipment. Since they are fully sealed, they can even be compatible with hygienic manufacturing environments, such as food manufacturing settings.

Our pneumatic high-angle and stainless steel collision sensors have bodies made with anodized aluminum and internal contact surfaces made of hardened tool steel, making them corrosion-resistant for even the most challenging manufacturing situations.

Viton Seals and Debris Shield Options

Our pneumatic collision sensors come with different options to ensure the sensor will work efficiently and provide maximum performance and longevity for your particular applications.

You have the option for debris shields, which are necessary for machining manufacturing environments or settings where the sensors have the potential to be damaged by paint, shards, or other debris. The debris shield keeps the sensor protected, so it has a longer lifespan and minimal risk of damage.

RAD also allows the option for Viton seals on certain collision sensors, which are ideal for harsh manufacturing environments of up to 400 degrees and are resistant to corrosive substances and extreme pressure.

Warrantied Products and Quick Repairs

All of RAD’s products, including our collision sensors, come with a standard 12-month warranty against manufacturing defects. We also repair our own products and provide a quick evaluation and turnaround time for repairs, as well as fast shipping for orders.

Before ordering your collision sensor, we invite you to contact us so that we can ensure you choose the sensor that will work best for your specific manufacturing environment. Whether you need a robust option for a harsh environment or a spring-loaded sensor, we can help you make the right choice.

Find Your Ideal Robotic Collision Sensor Today

In an unforgiving manufacturing environment, you need collision sensors that can withstand dust, dirt, and debris to protect your robotic tooling and keep your operations steady. Find the right collision sensor for your particular needs by contacting RAD today. Our collision sensors are designed to withstand challenging conditions for reliable performance and longevity.

September 29, 2022

Robots play a crucial role in manufacturing environments, so when a robot or robot tooling goes down, it can cost companies a significant amount in downtime and repairs. As such, it’s imperative that your supplier be able to repair or replace your robotic end-of-arm tooling, also called robotic tooling or robot tooling, in short order.

When you have robotic tooling from RAD, you get a quick evaluation and turnaround time for all our products, which helps minimize downtime and lost revenue. Here’s how RAD works with clients to accelerate the repair process so they can restore operations as soon as possible.

Fast Turnaround Time for Evaluations and Repairs

To reduce any delays in the process, RAD will evaluate your end-of-arm tooling the same day that the tool arrives to us. This way, we can let you know what the issue is and give you an estimated time to complete the repair.

We aim to complete each repair as quickly as possible without compromising the quality of our work, and we make every effort to restore your RAD end-of-arm tooling to its original product specification.

Overall, you can expect your robotic tooling to be repaired and shipped back to you within five business days.

The Option to Have the Tooling Repaired or Replaced

RAD gives you the option to continue with the repair, get a replacement, or have the tooling returned to you as it came to us.

We understand that not every repair will be cost-effective or feasible for every customer. As soon as we receive the tooling, we will evaluate it and contact you with an estimate to repair it. You can then choose if you’d like to proceed with the repair, have the product returned to you, or replace it with a completely new unit.

Having this option for your RAD tooling allows you to quickly determine what you need to restore operations and get the process underway as soon as possible.

Technically Qualified Service Representatives

Our team knows there are few things more frustrating than contacting a repair or service company and speaking with someone who is not familiar with the tooling or does not know how to help you. That’s why RAD only employs technically qualified service representatives so we don’t waste your time or ours.

Each technician is familiar with RAD products and will assist you with the repair process and ensure a positive resolution for your needs with the highest level of customer service. We even have spare RAD parts we can ship to you, including select legacy products, so that you can repair your unit on-site.

Get Your RAD Robotic Tooling Repaired

We are here to assist you with your RAD robotic tooling repair needs to minimize downtime and associated costs by evaluating and repairing our products as quickly as possible. When you need prompt service and support, you can depend on us.

Contact RAD today at (937) 667-5705 to discuss your service issue and get the repair or replacement process started so you can get back up and running with the right tools and support.

August 21, 2020

While hand deburring is certainly successful with highly-trained individuals, the output is often far below what manufacturers need to meet their demand. Too often, hand deburring results in more part scraps and lack of inconsistency, which translates to lower quality products.

Robotic deburring can be highly cost-effective and consistent, yet finding the right robotic deburring tool can be challenging. Robots must be properly programmed to execute successful deburring, and there are certain factors to take into account when choosing the right tool.

Here are three tips to help you make the right decision when searching for robotic deburring tools for your automation needs!

Consider Part Geometry

The size, shape, weight, and complexity of your parts that need to be deburred is an essential consideration when looking for the right deburring device. Not every robotic deburring tool can successfully deburr parts of every shape.

The tool you choose will vary based on the location and size of the burrs and how well your tooling complies with the device—in other words, how well it consistently makes contact with and applies force to the part for successful deburring.

If your parts are complex and have tight spaces, you may need a radially compliant device. However, if your burrs are consistently on the edge of the product, axially compliant could be a better choice. It all depends on what your parts look like and how successful your tooling will be to remove burrs without compromising part quality.

Look for Variable Speed Options

Choosing variable speed deburring tools over fixed RPMs gives you greater flexibility. Variable speeds gives your tooling the ability to automatically adjust to part differences, which saves you time and effort on programming. Many different materials can be deburred with just one variable speed robotic deburring device.

Variable speed devices aren’t limited to burrs of a specific size and shape as fixed RPM models are. When deburring, the burr needs to be completely removed, but you don’t want to take off any more material than necessary, which can affect your part’s quality and function. This alone is difficult for many deburring robotic devices to accomplish.

Fortunately, variable speed gives you the flexibility you need for your parts to increase consistency while reducing programming efforts.

Consider Radially Compliant Deburring Tools

Axially compliant tools can be effective for specific applications such as edge deburring. However, for the majority of applications, parts and burrs aren’t consistent, which makes having a robotic deburring tool that can accommodate part and burr changes essential.

Radially compliant deburring tools easily accommodate changes without the need to manually reorient the robot, saving you time and effort. With radially compliant devices, manual deburring is mimicked, giving you consistent force and the ability to get into tighter areas.

With radially compliant deburring tools, you can also remove parting lines and flash, whereas axially compliant tools wouldn’t. Considering radial instead of axial for your deburring processes gives you a greater range of flexibility without sacrificing results.

Invest in the Right Deburring Tool

RAD’s Variable-Speed, Radially-Compliant OmniForce™ Deburring Tool easily adapts to part irregularities and reduces scrap, giving your machines maximum uptime with minimal programming. For consistent results with variable speeds, our deburring tools can successfully be used with your robot arms, gantry systems, cartesian robots, and can even be pedestal mounted to meet your automation needs. Find out more about our automatic deburring tools by contacting us at (937) 667-5705!

July 21, 2020

Your end of arm tooling (EOAT), designed to attach to the end of your robot, connects your machine to your automation needs. EOAT gives automation machines their function, allowing your business to increase production while lowering costs and downtime with the right tools.

But choosing the right EOAT is a pivotal decision. Tooling such as robotic grippers, tool changers, and deburring devices all have different roles in automation. Which device you choose all depends on what processes and components you need them for.

Here are some tips for choosing the best robotic end of arm tooling to support optimal function and productivity!

Know Your Automation Needs

Deburring ToolEOAT has many functions in automation, but in order to identify the right device for your needs, you’ll need to look at the product being handled, the speed at which you need it transferred, and even space requirements. The components being handled by your EOAT are important too—are they fragile, irregular shapes, or large?

All these considerations will factor into which tool you choose. At RAD, we have a range of models to cover all requirements for your automation needs, regardless of your specifications. Even if you have a manufacturing environment with extreme dirt and dust, our equipment is designed to last many years even in harsh settings.

Consider Pneumatic EOAT

There are different types of EOAT and they can be powered differently as well. For example, electric and hydraulic grippers are two choices, but they may not be ideal for every setting.

Hydraulic grippers or EOAT can’t be used for automation in the food industry, because they can leak and contaminate food items. Electric grippers are often more costly and don’t provide as much power. They also tend to wear out faster, leading to increased downtime and reduced reliability.

Pneumatic grippers are ideal for a variety of applications, even in diverse settings. They provide a lot of power for their size and are highly efficient. They’re simple to swap out for maintenance, long-lasting, and deliver consistent power. All of our grippers at RAD are pneumatic.

Evaluate the Shape and Size of Your Parts

2 Jaw GripperThe size and shape of the items you need your EOAT to manipulate and transport is a huge factor in your decision-making process. Parts of different shapes, sizes, and fragility have different considerations when it comes to your robotic tooling.

For example:

  • 2-jaw grippers are best for parts of a consistent shape and size with flat surfaces and without fragility concerns.

  • 3-jaw grippers provide more flexibility as they can accommodate parts of different sizes and are ideal for parts with cylindrical surfaces.

  • Collet grippers are also good choices for cylindrical parts or delicate parts.

At RAD, we also offer deburring EOAT to help you polish parts, and automatic tool changers, which keep your machinery efficient even when you need to change out tooling. You can maximum uptime and reduce the need for on-site labor and maintenance with our devices for your robots!

Let Us Help You Find the Right Component

Once you know what your automation setup needs to properly function, choosing the best EOAT is easier. RAD’s EOAT is an investment into your automation that lasts many years, even in challenging environments. Let us help you identify the right tooling for your robotics to boost productivity and keep your automation setup profitable. Contact us at (937) 667-5705!

June 22, 2020

When choosing a robotic gripper for your automation needs, your best choice all depends on your application. There are a range of End of Arm Tooling (EOAT) devices that may work for your process, but that doesn’t mean that every tool will be the most advantageous.

At RAD, our complete line of grippers covers all your automation specifications. No matter what your needs are, we have the make and model to meet them with our industry-leading products. All of our grippers are designed with maximum durability to last.

We offer 2-jaw, 3-jaw, and collet robotic grippers for your applications. But what are the different uses for these grippers and their particular features?

2-Jaw Grippers: Best for Consistent Processes 

2 Jaw GripperExcellent for items with flat surfaces, 2-jaw grippers are an affordable, dependable choice that work with a wide range of applications. Our 2-jaw parallel grippers are incredibly versatile and we have models designed for use in dirty or harsh environments.

With two points providing even pressure on the item for increased stability, 2-jaw grippers are best for parts that are all similarly sized. However, 2-jaw grippers may not be your ideal choice for fragile items.

With adapter plates for easy installation, 2-jaw grippers can be customized for your manufacturing process, whether you need to grip items from the side or top.

3-Jaw Grippers: For Larger or Irregular Parts

3 Jaw GripperDesigned to carry larger objects than 2-jaw grippers, 3-jaw grippers do well with irregularly-shaped parts, as the three points that touch the part self-adjust to the shape. It’s important to know that 3-jaw grippers can only grip parts axially, and they put even pressure on each point for increased stability.

With better centering and a secure grip, 3-jaw grippers provide accurate performance and can be great options for cylindrical or even surfaces. Like 2-jaw grippers, be cautious when choosing these for delicate parts.

All of our 3-jaw grippers at RAD work well in harsh environments and are one of our most popular designs for a variety of automation processes!

Collet Grippers: Best for Delicate or Similarly-Sized Parts

GripperCollet grippers deliver high-speed performance for parts of consistent shape and size. Providing 360 contact with even pressure, these robotic grippers are an excellent choice for delicate parts.

Adjustable to fit different-sized parts for various applications, collet grippers provide flexibility, but are ideal for parts that have tight tolerances. Easy to change out for maintenance and even field reparable, collet grippers can help reduce downtime.

With their centering capabilities, collet grippers are also an excellent EOAT device for deburring parts or polishing parts. Collet grippers can also work well with cylindrical parts, just as long as part shape and size are consistent.

Why RAD?

At RAD, our robotic grippers are designed to outperform and outlast. You won’t have to change your gripper for many years, even if it’s operating in a challenging environment.

We have a model to fit your specific automation process, and we never receive returns or complaints because our products deliver maximum performance and longevity. We also offer a two-day lead time on orders, which you won’t find anywhere else.

Looking for the right robotic gripper for your applications? We can help you select the right tool for years of reliable performance in your automation lineup at RAD!

May 7, 2020

A robotic collet gripper is a tool designed to attach to your robot to transport products in your automation line. With a robotic collet gripper, you can automate processes that include gripping parts that are identical in size.

The collet will open and extend to grab the item and then close and retract to move it. By automating your transport processes for items with a collet gripper, you can prevent damage to your materials and increase your manufacturing efficiency!

Benefits of Using a Robotic Collet Gripper

There are many benefits of using a robotic collet gripper for the proper applications. These grippers:

  • Work quickly. Since they have a high clamping force, collet grippers can rapidly perform their task, allowing you to increase productivity.

  • Center parts. Their centering capabilities allow you to use collet grippers for deburring or polishing parts for safety and efficiency.

  • Perform optimal gripping. Collet grippers use 360-degree contact on your item, which provides even pressure to prevent damage to even the most delicate parts.

  • Have a narrow profile. This allows the gripper to reach for items in constricted areas where materials may be crowded together.

  • Are adjustable. You’re able to pneumatically adjust the collet’s gripping force, which means you can adapt the gripper to function with different parts. They’re also flexible enough to give you hundreds of different sizes for different parts.

  • Maintain durability. Its aluminum casing keeps the tool light while the collets and brushings are made of durable steel.

Robotic collet grippers from RAD are also easy to change out, allowing you to quickly swap out a gripper for maintenance or repairs to keep your automation processes up and running.

Our collet grippers can also be repaired in the field to reduce downtime, and should you ever need a replacement part, we can usually ship items that same day to help you get your replacement component as soon as possible.

Are There Customizations for Collet Grippers for My Application?

You can easily customize collet grippers to suit your particular application. For example, for those who need collet grippers for harsh environments, we offer Viton seals, which help your gripper resist damage from corrosive fluids and high temperatures.

Other customizations include adapter plates for easy installation, collision sensors to protect your investment, and tool changers so that your robot can perform different operations without the need for you to manually swap out tools.

With customizations for your collet grippers, you can ensure your robot tooling is perfectly adapted to your environment for maximum performance.

When to Consider a Robotic Collet Gripper

Robotic collet grippers are excellent for a variety of applications. However, since they’re designed for parts with particular dimensions, these grippers are best used for:

  • Parts that are all the same size

  • Items that have tight tolerances

  • Parts with cylindrical surfaces

  • Holding items that need to be polished, grinded, or deburred

If you’re not sure whether or not a collet gripper would be the ideal fit for your particular application, our team at RAD can help you discover if these grippers are the best choice for you!

Discover More About Our Collet Grippers

For automation processes that need quick transport of uniform parts, collet grippers can deliver a variety of benefits. Discover more about what our collet grippers can do for you at RAD!

March 19, 2020

Tool changers for robotic applications aren’t the bulky and ineffective tools they were in the past. Today, automatic tool changers allow your robots to quickly swap out their end-effectors—including grippers, vacuum tools, and deburring devices—within seconds.

These fail-safe changes decrease downtime that was previously necessary for manually changing tools on the assembly line. Now, you can invest in one end of arm tooling device (EOAT) and use it for a variety of applications. Automatic tool changers use pass-through utilities to transfer power from the robot to the EOAT.

What are some other benefits of a robotic tool changer, and how can you select the right one for your application?

Tool Changers Deliver Versatile Robotic Solutions

Tool changers are versatile enough to support complex applications in automation. They automatically detach and pick up an end-effector with a different device, meaning they can begin doing another task within seconds.

Today’s automation systems need this flexibility and time-saving advantage, especially when manufacturers invest in high-tech equipment that they expect to use for a variety of assembly line processes.

Eliminate unnecessary tooling and increase efficiency by using individual tools that change automatically in seconds. You can accomplish numerous tasks with one investment instead of using multi-tool devices that require separate handling and maintenance.

Increase Uptime and Reliability

Manually changing tooling can take time, but automatic tool changers are designed to switch effortlessly. The tooling consists of a robot and the actual tool, which is attached to the robot via the end-effector.

Having a reliable tool changer for your robot applications is essential, especially in processes where robots collaborate. Tool changers come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are typically made from aluminum to keep the tooling light and allow the robot to maintain as much load capacity as possible.

Tool changers allow you to maximize uptime and reduce downtime for your automation applications. Instead of taking the time to manually swap out tools, tools can be quickly changed for necessary maintenance without wasting time or effort.

How to Choose the Right Tool Changer for Your Applications

What should you look for when it comes to the right automatic tool changer for your application? Begin by looking for a fail-safe locking mechanism, which helps avoid interruptions ensure reliability for your processes.

Next, determine the moment capacity of your tool changer to identify the correct one. For example, if moment capacity is low or moderate, you can simply choose a tool changer with a similar payload rating to the robot it’ll be attached to.

However, if moment capacity is high or you need a more precise selection, you can calculate the worst-case moment for your application. To do this, simply:

  • Estimate the center of gravity (CG) for your heaviest EOAT

  • Determine the distance (D) from the center of gravity to the bottom of the tool plate

  • Calculate the weight W) of your heaviest EOAT

  • Multiply the weight (W) by the distance (D) to get an approximate static moment (M)

Once you’ve determined this number, you can choose a tool changer with a moment capacity equal to or greater than the approximate static moment.

Find Out More About Automatic Tool Changers With Us at RAD

Automatic tool changers deliver unmatched efficiency and flexibility for your manufacturing processes. Get the best tool changer for your automation needs with help from our team at RAD. We offer automatic tool changers to fit your moment capacity and provide the most effective tooling for your robots!

February 21, 2020

In the past, deburring processes—in which excess material on parts is removed—needed to be done through manual labor. Deburring tools weren’t designed to perform well in automated processes, and those that did make it onto the automation line failed to compensate for part differences. These early deburring devices lead to inconsistent part quality, increased programming time, higher safety risk, and more material waste for companies.

Today, pneumatic compliant deburring tools for robots have changed all this. These tools make the automated deburring process safer, more dependable, and cost-effective with consistent force and minimal programming. The money these tools save clients, combined with the flexibility they provide, makes them an ideal addition for automated processes that require deburring. How do RAD’s tools accomplish this?

Compensates for Part Irregularities

Pneumatic compliant deburring tools from RAD allow clients to maximize their machine performance. By compensating for part irregularities during the deburring process without damaging the part, these tools increase uptime and reduce cost from wasted material, machine downtime, and programming adjustments.

Our deburring tools accommodate variations in objects through 360-degree uniform radial compliance, meaning clients won’t have to make changes in the robot’s orientation via programming. The deburring pressure applied against the object is easily adjustable through either manual or programmable pneumatic regulation.

Variable Speed for More Applications

Deburring ToolRAD’s deburring tools deliver greater flexibility through variable speeds, allowing our clients to use the device on different materials. These devices save clients money by preventing them from having to purchase numerous tools to accomplish similar tasks, even among various parts. Fixed RPM motors can’t provide this level of flexibility for different applications.

Pneumatic compliant deburring tools can also be mounted in five different angles so you can fully take advantage of this device for a variety of materials, and it can even be pedestal-mounted for even greater flexibility. Each of the speeds allows for a quiet run time with minimal vibration and the option of using less than 90 psi air pressure.

Save Time With Programming

As a result of our deburring tool’s ability to accommodate variances in parts, clients won’t need to program as many path points for the device, saving valuable time. The device easily adapts to variations between the robot and the tool, so programmers have less work to do, allowing our clients to invest their resources back into their company.

Easily adjustable when necessary, programmers can save time spent on multiple applications where traditional deburring tools would need to be continuously adjusted based on part differences. Our deburring devices don’t exactly follow the part, allowing it to adapt to these deviations with consistent force and results.

Need Deburring Tools? We’ve Got You Covered

As deburring technology takes its place in automation, RAD’s pneumatic compliant deburring device provides greater flexibility and other benefits that manual tools can’t offer. Our device delivers on the precision companies need to maximize machine performance and save money. Check out our variable-speed, radially complaint OmniForce™ tool for your deburring processes today!

February 5, 2020

When implementing an automated system for your production line, it’s essential to choose the right End of Arm Tooling (EOAT) device. Designed for robots, these grippers grasp and move objects to increase production, but you need to have the right type of robotic gripper to make your automation process successful.

The right EOAT shouldn’t compromise the integrity of your applications or employee safety—yet without the right device, your automation systems won’t benefit. These tools have a variety of ends including robotic fingers, vacuum cups, pliers, and more, and can range from electric to hydraulic.

There are several factors to take into account when choosing the right gripper for your application. Here’s how you can evaluate and pick the best one!

Choose the Right Gripper for Your Specific Process

GripperConsider the specific process you need the gripper for, as this will influence what type you choose. The speed of the process, the environment, and the level of precision are all factors to take into account. 

If your process is fast, vacuum cups are a practical consideration. However, if your application needs slower yet more accurate manipulation, robotic fingers or pliers may be better options.

Harsh environments or manufacturing facilities that have a lot of dust or debris need to ensure their robotic grippers are built to withstand such conditions while still being appropriate for your industry. For example, hydraulic grippers aren’t allowed in applications in the food industry due to the potential for oil leaks and contamination.

For applications that require high precision, mechanical grippers are ideal. If your EOAT needs to be able to reliably sort parts, especially when there are inconsistent part sizes, choosing a gripper that excels in precision is necessary.

Consider the Shape, Weight, and Size of Your Parts

Next, consider your parts when it comes to choosing the right EOAT gripper. Size, shape and surface type, and weight are all essential factors when it comes to making the best choice.

  • Size. If you’re considering robotic fingers for your gripper, the larger the part size, the more fingers you’ll need for your device. Small or irregularly shaped parts typically require grippers with high precision to streamline your automation process.
  • Shape. Certain robotic grippers are better for certain shapes. For example, parts with flat surfaces can be moved by grippers with vacuum cups or two-jaw grippers, while other shapes can be handled by multi-finger tools. Automation processes moving irregularly-shaped parts can benefit from electric grippers, which tend to be more flexible than pneumatic ones.  Parts with cylindrical surfaces need to have three-jaw grippers or an alternative such as collet grippers. If you manufacture textiles, needle grippers may be beneficial, while multi-finger grippers are best for parts that aren’t traditionally able to be moved easily in automation, such as uneven or circular objects.
  • Weight. Your gripper needs to be able to handle the weight of the part while at the same time keeping up with the speed your process requires. This is where calculations, including the part weight and gripper acceleration, will help maximize the benefits of your EOAT device and preventing damage.

Remember that when applying automation to collaborative applications in which humans and robotic tools work together, you’ll need an EOAT device that’s compliant with all International Organization for Standardization (ISO) safety standards.

Get the Perfect EOAT Device With Us at RAD

Many factors influence the success of your automation process when it comes to EOAT devices. By considering your automation needs as they relate to your procedures and parts, you can make the best decision for your arm gripper. At RAD, we offer a range of end of arm tooling devices for you to maximize productivity in your manufacturing processes—check out our EOAT grippers today!

December 30, 2019

In the past, removing burrs—sharp edges or imperfections on parts—was done manually. Although manual deburring works, it’s a time-consuming process, and it’s impossible to recreate the consistency a robotic deburring tool does with a manual deburring process.

Robotic deburring tools provide numerous benefits over manual deburring, and these benefits support the investment and productivity for manufacturers. These automatic deburring processes offer high ROI for companies that need a capable machine to deliver on the proficiency and consistency that only robotics can offer.

What are some of the productivity benefits of these automatic deburring tools, and what applications are they used for?

Robotic Deburring Tool Benefits

Performed by a robotic arm, robotic deburring offers the following benefits for manufacturers over manual deburring:

  • Safety. Automating your deburring process with robotic tools allows you to minimize incidents that can happen during manual processes. Robotic arms increase safety, which can protect your equipment, reduce your liability, and enhance your production.


  • Consistency. Robotic deburring tools provide more consistent work than manual labor. Robots are able to perform the same task but with higher precision and without tiring, which results in better consistency, product quality, and value for your company.


  • Speed. Not only are manual deburring processes slower, but they’re also more prone to error. Robots never tire and only need routine maintenance to maintain their uptime, which results in higher output for you with reduced liability and increased profits.


  • Efficiency. The efficiency robotic tools provide is unmatched by manual labor. These robotic deburring tools can quickly and efficiently remove sharp edges and imperfections to enhance the safety and quality of your products.


Robotic tools are simple to program and are more affordable today than ever before. They’re easy enough to be implemented into your production line, creating a seamless process for your deburring needs regardless of your application.

Useful Applications for Robotic Deburring Tools

Deburring ToolThere are a variety of applications that can work with robotic deburring tools. They can be used on automated equipment, robot arms, linear actuators, cartesian robots, and CNC holders. Robotic deburring tools can also be pedestal mounted for your convenience.

Robotic deburring tools are also highly flexible, allowing you to vary the motor speed used on different components while maintaining the same consistency. These tools can adjust to variations in the parts they’re deburring without you having to alter the position of the robot, therefore simplifying your programming and eliminating the need for multiple devices.

These deburring tools can also get into narrow areas, are quiet, and are easy to install. Their adjustable force allows you to vary the speed based on the parts being deburred. Regardless of your application type, it could be time to consider switching from manual deburring to automatic with robotics!

Is It Time to Switch from Manual to Robotic?

If you’re still using manual deburring processes for your manufacturing, it could be time to consider switching to robotics. The high productivity, consistency, and safety of robotic deburring tools make them an ideal choice for a variety of different processes.

At RAD, we offer our variable-speed, radially compliant OmniForce™ deburring tool, which is able to accommodate differences in parts while using the same high-speed precision and performance. Our advanced robotic tools allow you to automate your processes for better value, safety, and efficiency!


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