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SCHUNK

211 Kitty Hawk Dr., Morrisville, NC, 27560, USA

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SCHUNK

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

SHS Manual Tool Change System comes with ISO flange pattern.

March 27, 2017

Available in six sizes, SHS Manual Tool Change System features integrated pneumatic feed through. System can be easily assembled without need of additional adapter plates.

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Universal Hydraulic Toolholder is suitable for high volume cutting.

January 20, 2017

Transfering torques up to 520 Nm at 20 mm clamping diameter, Universal Hydraulic Toolholder is available in lengths CAT 40 (4“) and CAT 50 (6“). Suitable for high volume cutting, with vibration damping less than 0.003mm at 2,5 x D. Product is designed with HSK-A63, SK40, BT40, AT40, and CAT50 interfaces. Tendo E compact protects machine spindle and cutting tool from damage. Unit is... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Clamping Vise suits raw and finished part machining.

October 20, 2016

As single-acting clamping vise with fixed jaw, KONTEC KSC-F achieves high clamping forces at low torque. Actuation is possible via standard hexagon connection using socket wrench, extension, or torque wrench. Eliminating need for re-tightening with torque wrench, 160° Quick Clamp force intensifier enables workpieces to be clamped in <1 sec and vise to be safely locked. Clamping force... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Universal Rotary Unit features high torque design.

October 19, 2016

Available in sizes 16, 32, and 40, SRM Universal Rotary Unit features internal shock absorbers that provide high inertia capacity as well as fast swivel times. Product offers large pinion mounting surface for stability and large center bore for feeding through items such as cables and hoses. Modular air feed-through and electrical feed-through versions are available as factory options or as field... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Hydraulic Toolholder supports milling, drilling, and reaming.

October 19, 2016

Suited for high-volume cutting, TENDO E Universal Hydraulic Expansion Toolholder can safely transfer torques up to 384 lb-ft at 20 mm clamping diameter. With vibration damping and precise run out accuracy of less than 0.0001 in. at 2.5 x D, toolholder protects machine spindle and cutting tool from damage. Tools can be quickly changed with Allen key, and common spindle connections are available,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Grippers are designed for industrial environments.

September 12, 2016

Powered by brushless DC servo motor and controlled by DIO, PGN-Plus-E digitally controlled mechatronic gripper features multi-tooth guidance for maximized moment capacity, continuous lubrication pocket in guide contour, and wedge-hook kinematics with optimal surface coverage in all stroke positions. PGN-Plus P offers permanent lubrication via continuous lubrication pockets in guidance. Size... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pneumatic Power Chuck offers accelerated clamping.

July 18, 2016

Self-contained ROTA TB2, used for machining rods and pipes, is available with through-hole of up to 560 mm. With air pressure of 6 bar, it is possible to achieve clamping forces of up to 280 kN. Base jaw guidance is equipped with seal to prevent penetration of contamination, and base jaws are optimized for minimal loss of centrifugal force. Sizes from 470–1,000 mm with bore diameters from... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Clamping System handles small precision components.

May 19, 2016

Featuring height of only 20 mm, VERO-S NSE Mini pneumatic quick-change module is suited for retrofitting existing machines to achieve full utilization of machine area and direct clamping of small workpieces. Patented dual stroke actuation ensures high clamping performance. With 90 mm module diameter and clamping pin diameter of 20 mm, standard integrated turbo function of NSE Mini achieves... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Magnetic Gripper handles parts weighing up to 10 kg.

April 26, 2016

Featuring compact dimensions of 26 x 98 mm, EGM-M Monopole Gripper operates with electro-permanent magnets, which do not require compressed air or vacuum. Only short current pulse for 300 ms is required for actuation and deactivation. Since no energy supply is required in activated condition, parts remain securely gripped even in case of emergency stop or sudden loss of power. Digitally... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Modular System supports direct workpiece clamping.

April 26, 2016

By using clamping pillars with modular structure, VERO-S WDB enable freely molded parts and other workpieces to be clamped directly on machine table, without additional equipment. All interfaces have taper centering mechanism that is free from play and guarantees repeat accuracy of <0.005 mm between individual components. Actual workpiece clamping takes place by spring force in self-locking, form... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Universal Hydraulic Toolholder can serve high-volume applications.

March 18, 2016

TENDO E compact, which eliminates use of different holder technologies for milling, drilling, and reaming, can safely transfer up to 520 Nm torque at 20 mm clamping diameter. With vibration damping and run out accuracy of <0.003 mm at 2.5 x D, this hydraulic expansion toolholder is applicable across rough milling to finish operations and protects machine spindle and cutting tool... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Digital Control Mechatronic Gripper delivers process stability.

March 17, 2016

Powered by brushless DC servo motor and controlled by digital I/O, PGN-Plus-E offers gripping force that can be adjusted in 4 levels and comes in size 80. Multi-tooth guidance, designed for higher moment capacity, features continuous lubrication pocket in guide contour and wedge-hook kinematics with maximized surface coverage in all stroke positions. Suited for industrial... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Centric Clamping Vise increases versatility via adaptability.

March 17, 2016

Available with 40, 80, or 125 mm jaw width and up to 25 kN clamping force, KONTEC KSC 80 provides optimal jaw support for ID and OD clamping. This multifaceted component, which can be adapted for conventional clamping, short clamping depths for 5-sided machining, mold parts, plates, or saw cuts, features pre-tensioned, backlash-free center bearing and extra fitted slide to ensure repeat... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Pneumatic Gripper is designed for optimized capacity.

February 19, 2016

Offered in sizes 50–125, PGN-Plus-P can be used in cleanrooms and areas with high temperatures/contamination/aggressive media. Supporting dimensions between 6 load-bearing shoulders of multi-tooth guidance maximize allowed moment capacity, while drive piston area increases grip force to handle higher workpiece weights. Permanent lubrication is provided through continuous pockets in... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Rapid Mechatronic Gripper handles small parts.

January 28, 2016

Available in size 25, Model EGP 25 provides stroke of 3 mm per finger. Optional EGP 25 Speed version reduces internal gear ratio, exchanging grip force for speed to open or close in 0.03 seconds. With grip force of 13 N, unit is capable of handling parts up to 0.05 kg. Maintenance-free servomotors as well as powerful junction roller guide guarantee maximum efficiency, making electric IP30-rated... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Modular System enables direct workpiece clamping.

October 19, 2015

For applications requiring small batch sizes, precision, and complex geometries, modular direct workpiece clamping system consists of VERO-S WDB base modules for machine table, VERO-S WDN clamping modules, and freely combinable VERO-S WDS stacking modules. Standard heights of latter are 30 and 50 mm to allow fine graduations of 10 mm in height of clamping columns. Distortion-free... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Universal Gripper offers repeat accuracy of 0.01 mm.

September 23, 2015

Available in unit sizes 50–125, PGN-plus Permanent Gripper features oval piston drive, ensuring high forces in confined spaces. Complete contour of multi-tooth guidance is equipped with grease pockets, which ensures continuous and even distribution of lubricant, even with short strokes. Gripper is suited for machine/system loading in metal cutting industry, assembly applications in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Universal Hydraulic Toolholder streamlines operations.

June 18, 2015

Negating use of different holder technologies for milling, drilling, and reaming, TENDO E compact enables safe transfer torques up to 384 lb-ft at 20 mm clamping diameter and is suited for high volume-cutting. This hydraulic expansion toolholder, featuring vibration damping as well as precise run out accuracy of <0.003 mm at 2.5 x D, protects machine spindle and cutting tool from damage. Tools... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Milling Toolholder increases heavy-duty cutting productivity.

May 20, 2015

Precision-balanced to G 6.3 at 15,000 rpm, maintenance-free SINO-R holds tool securely, with max torque transmission of 627 lb-ft, at clamping diameter of 1.25 in. Flexibility due to use of intermediate sleeves allows clamping of nearly all common tool shank diameters, while design promotes tool life and material removal rates. Based on expansion technology system with solid body... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Precision Toolholders meet automotive industry requirements.

April 14, 2015

Maintenance-free TENDO products increase tool service life and prevent chipping at tool cutting edge. TENDO E Compact uses hydraulic expansion technology and has flexible clamping range. With one-piece design manufactured from tool steel, Tendo Platinum hydraulic toolholders can be used with all clamping diameters, have multiple gage lengths, and can be directly clamped. TENDO Tech toolholders... Read More

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