Industrial manipulator with articulated arms

Thanks to reduced dimensions, the Micropartner MI is a particularly easy-to-handle lifting device. It’s designed to quickly move medium-light, center and off-set loads in any direction. Equipped with special gripping tools, the operator can work quickly with effortless precision and in ergonomic and safe conditions thanks to the Micropartner MI.



A pneumatic cylinder fed with compressed-air and combined with a transmission lever system provides balance to the load weight applied.

The cylinder force is controlled through two pneumatic circuits. The first one always keeps the weight system balanced; the second keeps the weight load balanced. The operator can change the load level by applying a minimum force on the gripping tool or directly on the load.

Stainless steel version

Dalmec can manufacture the MICROPARTNER in stainless steel. The manipulator and the gripping equipments are built for cleanliness in the pharmaceutical, food and chemical industries, as well as other sterile environments.

The structure is developed using AISI 304 stainless steel with a few parts in AISI 420/421. Welding is mostly performed using MAG and MIG methods in an inert gas atmosphere. Major welds, from an aesthetic and functional standpoint, are ground and smoothed. Visible surfaces are polished and brush-finished.

Explosion-proof version in conformity with ATEX Directive

Dalmec can supply explosion-proof versions in conformity with the ATEX Directive, suitable for the installation of the manipulator in explosion-risk environments classified as zone 1 or 2.

The manipulators equipped with electric pumps for the handling of bags and boxes are also included.

The certification is made in our plant by the qualified Engineer of a Notified Body according to the ann. IX 94/9/EC-ATEX Directive, which ensures the total conformity of the manipulator with the Directive.


Allows for fast presetting of the load balancing effect in case of weight change.

Up/down lever

Enables quick, precise and linear lifting and handling of the load without any adjustments through manipulating a lever control.

Lever push button

Manipulating a pneumatic push button after lifting the load through a lever control allows for efficient load balancing.


Manipulating the gripping through proper controls allows for automatic load balancing without any adjustment.

Technical Specifications

  • Max weight capacity: 1500 Kg
  • Max working radius: 5000 mm
  • Vertical lift: 3050 mm
  • Control system: solely pneumatic
  • Supply: filtrated compressed-air (40 µm), not lubricated
  • Working pressure: 0.7 ÷ 0.8 Mpa
  • Working temperature: from +0° to +45° C
  • Noise level: <70 dB
  • Consumption: from 100 Nl ÷ 600 Nl per working cycle
  • Rotations:
    – constant 360° on the column and tooling axis
    – 300° on the intermediate axis

Micropartner Column

Anchorage systems:

  • Fixed base-plate
  • Portable base-plate for forklift truck transfer
  • Portable base-plate for pallet truck transfer
  • Portable base-plate for manual transport
  • Trolley mounted base-plate for floor tracks
  • Floor built-in track

Micropartner Fixed Overhead

Anchor flange:

  • The MICROPARTNER overhead version allows the elimination of any floor obstructions.
  • The flange of the manipulator is built with holes for screws to anchor to a strong plate, to the ceiling or to a shelf.
  • All movements are free and obtained with minimum effort by the direct action of the operator on the gripping tooling or on the load.

Micropartner Overhead Running


  • The Manipulator is supplied with an overhead trolley to run in a tracking system.
  • Tracking system:
    • The tracking system is composed of two opposite aluminum U sections with connecting and stiffening ribs, complete with attachment points for an overhead suspension and end buffers. The junction between the various parts is done with screws.
  • Portable base-plate for manual transport.
  • Attachment:
    • The attachment of the tracking system to the supporting structure is carried out by means of rods and suspension brackets.

Fixed base-plate for floor anchoring

The base plate of the column is supplied with holes designed for the floor fastening through anchoring screws or bolts.

Autostable base-plate for forklift truck

The manipulator column is fixed on the autostable base-plate, designed to allow the transfer with a forklift truck in different working areas.

Autostable base-plate for pallet truck

The manipulator column is fixed on the autostable base-plate, designed to allow the transfer with a pallet truck in different working areas.

Manual autostable base-plate

The autostable base-plate allows the manual transport of the manipulator. The front wheels can be hydraulically lowered.

Trolley mounted base-plate

The autostable trolley base-plate is suitable for the running on a dual track runway, composed of two stainless steel plates placed on the floor. The base-plate is completed with motorization and safety locks.


Floor built-in track system

The manipulator is fixed on a trolley running on track supplied in double U profile, complete with supporting structure and upper telescoping at floor level. This application is suitable for a floor built-in application.


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