PHD, Inc. revolutionized pneumatic actuators with the innovative Tom Thumb® Cylinder over 60 years ago. Today, PHD is setting the standard in industrial automation actuators with Optimax®, a product line that broadens PHD’s range of product offerings and provides machine builders and end users with more choices.
Built on the foundation of long-life products for industrial automation, PHD Optimax actuators are designed to meet machine builders’ performance requirements at a competitive price. These economical, efficient, and reliable actuators provide an alternative choice to PHD’s standard “built-to-order” product line, delivering even more cost-effective solutions to meet industrial application needs.
In a continuing effort to expand the Optimax product line, PHD is proud to release a drop-in replacement gripper targeted to the OEM market.
The PHD Optimax® Series OGZ Pneumatic Miniature Parallel Grippers feature an integral linear guide for high rigidity and precision. They are available in four sizes with base dowel mounting for accurate locating and standard magnets on pistons for externally mounted switches and fulfill a variety of applications. Also, offered is an optional switch bundle making it easier and more cost effective than purchasing separately.