Pneumatic gripper tubes – GGU

The GGU Pneumatic grippers

The GGU pneumatic gripper tubes consist of 2 sides (4) ref. sketch equipped with 2 inflatable pneumatic parts attached to a spacer (5). It is equipped with 2 fasteners and 2 supply hoses (3) for connecting to a source of compressed air.  This GGU pneumatic clamp allows palletizing or depalletizing bottles of any shape or neck size and the handle glass or plastic containers row by row or by full layers.

User / use

Bottling: (De)palletization of bottles

Bottle manufacturers: Palletization of bottles

General industry: (de)palletization of various containers (plastic containers, cardboard containers, hollow glass, PET…)

Technical characteristics

The GGU pneumatic gripper tubes consist of 2 inflatable parts manufactured from vulcanized rubber that can withstand abrasion and repeated pressure and deflation.

The standard length of the GGU pneumatic gripper is 1340 mm, and includes 3 attachments spaced 510 mm from the centre attachment. It is also delivered with 2 compressed air supply hoses positioned at 300 mm from the central attachment. This gripper is also available in a length of 1470 mm.


The GGU pneumatic gripper lets you handle all types of glass bottles and jars. It is a universal (de)palletization solution for glass containers. We offer several types. You can move bottles row by row or by full layer. Implementation of the GGU gripper is very fast and easy, thanks to its quick attachment system and air supply fittings that we can adapt to suit your installation. The strength of the GGU pneumatic gripper is that it can be mounted on an automatic palletizer or on a semi-automatic gripper head.


The GGU pneumatic gripper is divided into three areas:

  • 2 rigid sides equipped with inflatable cylinders
  • 3 attachment points
  • 2 inflatable tubes equipped with a hose and a quick-connect fitting that can be connected to a compressed air source


Simtech has a technical department that designs products customised to specification. We can develop an existing product of our Flexgrip line to adapt to your needs or offer you a complete solution adapted to your process by adapting:

  • the length of the clamp
  • the inflating / deflating speed
  • To meet a hygiene and quality certification by a rubber coating certified food grade by the FDA.

Why choose Simtech grippers?

Simplicity of use | Saves time | Saves space | Profitability | adaptable to your installations | production flexibility (grippers for all bottle formats) | Low maintenance

Why choose Simtech quality?

We are manufacturers and ISO 9001: 2015 certified | We have qualified staff | We export our products worldwide

We have more than 25 years experience in our field