Parallelogram manipulators

A combination of pneumatic hoists with parallelograms, our range of parallelogram manipulators is a gravity-defying solution that enables the equalization of torsional forces.

Our parallelogram manipulators come with a standard working radius of up to 3200 mm, but can be adjusted to suit the task at hand.

The optimized cross section and low dead weight of our compact parallelogram manipulators make it suitable for light-weight applications.

Application examples




Technical specifications

Design variations

  • floor-mounted on a column
  • ceiling-mounted and stationary
  • ceiling-mounted and traversable in a suspension crane or rail system


Control options

  • one, two, or multiple load balancing
  • up/down control, with and without no-load balancing
  • intuitive hand force detection
  • safety features, such as gripper safety release

Features / Benefits

  • electro-pneumatic brakes
  • maintenance unit
  • slewing angle sensor
  • lifting lock
  • mobile base plate
*With pressure of 6 bars. Custom designs are available upon request.
Basic unit Load capacity [kg] Working radius [mm] Stroke [mm] Slewing range [°] Load flange torque [Nm]
Z-AP-10 120* 3200 1700 330 800
Z-AP-20 240* 3200 1700 330 1200
Z-AP-50 300* 3200 1700 330 1500

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