AUTOMATION GRIPPERS The DPD Robohand series double-wedge parallel grippers from DE-STA-CO (www.destaco.com; Madison Heights, MI) are available in 12 sizes that cover strokes from 1/16 in. to 2 in. and are available in configurations for short and long strokes. The grippers exert forces from 12 lb. to 400 lb. Can be mounted directly to other modular automation products without adapter plates. Jaw components are precision ground to minimize jaw play.