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Vacuum Suction Cup Sizing

Details: Size the Vacuum Suction Cup to provide enough holding force.

Container Height:   


The above calculation calculates the holding force needed for an object under different load cases.

Once the holding force is determined, consult vendor's catalog to find out the cup that can provide above holding force under certain vacuum pressure.

Friction Factor (Reference only)

0.1 for oily surfaces
0.2 … 0.3 for wet surfaces
0.5 for wood, metal, glass, stone …
0.6 for rough surfaces

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