Laboratory automation: handling samples

Laboratory automation

Modular solutions for every task

From identifying and checking the sample carriers to opening and closing sample vials and dispensing liquids in microwell plates, with Festo you can implement customised applications for sample preparation in the smallest of spaces.

The modular system solutions work quickly, precisely, consistently and efficiently. The results of the automated processes can always be reproduced and verified. The degree of automation can be flexibly adapted to your individual requirements, from automating individual process steps to linking complex individual processes.

We can provide you with everything you need from a single source, from conceptualisation and joint development to supplying the subsystems.

Gripping, opening and dispensing

The extremely compact rotary gripper module EHMD is ideal for laboratory automation applications such as opening and closing a wide range of small sample vials. In combination with a gripper and handling system, it becomes a ready-to-install complete solution.

Hybrid rotary linear module DSL-16-...-SA

  • Pneumatic lifting and gripping motion
  • Electric rotation
  • Slim and compact
  • Individually adjustable torques

Find out more about the linear module (PDF)


Positioning, identification and evaluation for laboratory technology applications

The sensor reads the barcode and checks the quality of the sample by comparing the image with specific characteristics such as fill quantity and blood quality.

Compact handling system YXMx

  • Matching, ready-to-use system kit including software, controller and kinematics
  • Easy to integrate into the application environment
  • Easy to program and commission

Find out more about the handling system YXCM here (PDF).

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