R2D2 Gripper uses a Firgelli Linear Actuators

The Star wars Robots have allot of linear actuators and motors to make them move the way we see in the movies, and the grippers were one of the hardest for the movies because they are so small. This was particularly challenging on R2D2 which is already a small Robot and the Gripper even smaller. For this the Lucas Team turned to us for Micro Linear Actuators. Here you can see in the Video the gripper in operation. The same actuators were also used in the Periscope device too just with a longer stroke actuator

 

Tags:

Share this article

Featured Products

Classic Rod Linear Actuators
Classic Rod Linear Actuators In Stock
From $119.99USD
Premium Linear Actuators
Premium Linear Actuators In Stock
From $136.95USD
TVL-170 Rear Mount Pop-Up TV Lift
TVL-170 Rear Mount Pop-Up TV Lift In Stock
On Sale $690.00USD
12v  Linear Actuators
Bullet Series 50 Cal. Linear Actuators In Stock
From $279.99USD

Need Help Finding the Right Actuator?

We precision engineer and manufacture our products so you get direct manufacturers pricing. We offer same day shipping and knowledgeable customer support. Try using our Actuator Calculator to get help picking the right actuator for your application.