Robotic Accessories are the Humans Behind the Robot

John Henry Foster distributes an assortment of robotic accessories to help streamline and automate your workload production. We have partnered with Robotiq and Murrplastik to provide you with the following options:


  • Adaptive Grippers
  • Wrist Camera
  • Force Torque Sensors


  • Cable Management Solutions

Take Control of Your Robot Automation Projects

Robotic automation accessories can be a game changer in the way your business performs its day to day tasks. Accessories are chosen for their flexibility, durability and ease of adapting to various robotic projects that results in increased productivity, quality and consistency. John Henry Foster offers the most innovative product lines on the market today including:

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These products specialize in reducing engineering time for custom tooling, design and programming. The same hardware can be reused from one project to the next and they also have the ability to adapt on the fly when production changes. Contact us today to find out how to put these accessories to work for you.

Downloading the following eBook will help you learn how to choose the right gripper in simple and easy steps. The key to success is to first identify what your applications needs are.  Analyzing your part(s), your process, your feeding operations and your environment will help your figure out which gripper will suit your application.

Sample Applications


When flexible devices such as adaptive grippers are paired together with a robot, a virtual infinity of assembly motions and operations can be combined to create the necessary assembly tasks and they can also be programmed using hand-guiding without the need for a programming specialist.

Pick & Place

Compact design, easy to use and no need for fencing are the key in most of these applications. In fact, not using fencing can make the design of a production line a lot easier. Even if the robot doesn’t work directly alongside humans if such a situation might occur, the robot can react properly.

Machine Tending

General applications include placing a raw part in a machine and removing the machined part after this stage of the process has been completed. Typically the robot has a pick and place layout and can determine the required position incrementally and literally execute a matrix of picking and placing options.

John Henry Foster’s goal of providing innovative and state-of-the-art products continues to expand and now includes a range of industrial robots. Our team of experts are positioned to support your productivity and efficiency needs with this versatile product.  Please contact us today at 651.452.8452 or email us to learn more about this or any of our product offerings.

As a leading provider of premium quality compressed air and automation solutions since 1938, John Henry Foster delivers customized automation products and design-to-build solutions to clients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and northern Iowa. Our talented and innovative employees serve customers in virtually every industry that utilizes motion control technology and power generation.

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