The world's first certified HRC gripper on the market

The 5-finger hand SVH receives the DGUV certificate for safe, collaborative operation

SCHUNK, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology has succeeded in taking a decisive step towards safe human/robot collaboration: As the world's first robot gripper, the SCHUNK SVH 5-finger hand has been certified and approved by the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) for collaborative operation.

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The ready for series production version of the anthropomorphic SCHUNK 5-finger hand grips nearly as perfectly as the human hand. Due to the moving parts with a total of nine drives, various gripping operations can be executed with high sensitivity. Elastic gripping surfaces ensure a reliable grip on objects. The electronics are completely integrated in the wrist.

Product details

Field of application

In addition to new dimensions in gripping and manipulation tasks, SCHUNK is defining the possibility of human/robot communication with the 5-finger hand in the service robotics.

Advantages – Your benefit

  • Suitable for mobile fields of application
  • Extremely compact design
  • Defined interfaces

The mega trend of human/robot collaboration

The innovative family-owned company SCHUNK impressively demonstrates how humans and robots will be able to work hand in hand with each other in the future by means of various HRC grippers. The highlight was the SCHUNK Co-act gripper JL1, which as a technology leader of a new gripper generation is in a position to interact and communicate directly with humans.

Overview SCHUNK Co-act grippers