A line of vacuum system components for building and repairing robotics, automation, pick-and-place and EOAT includes a variety of suspensions, fittings, brackets, and suction cups. Suitable for use in most types of high-speed automation and packaging machinery, the components accommodate a variety of applications. The vacuum stems and load-leveling extensions have threads on the I.D. and O.D. to compensate for uneven loads, and the spring-loaded suspensions cushion the pickup. The components are compatible with most vacuum material handling equipment.