Workpiece Holding

Material Handling & Storage

Gripping Tools for Packaging and Palletizing

September 29, 2016

Piab’s Kenos range of suction pad grippers are perfect for packaging and palletizing Piab is extending its program of advanced packaging and palletizing products with the Kenos range of suction pad/foam grippers. The gripping systems – Kenos Vacuum Gripper (KVG), Kenos Sack Gripper (KSG) and Kenos Vacuum Gripper Layer (KVGL) – use Piab’s proprietary and energy efficient multi-stage... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Pegboard Bin Adapters support multiple bin sizes.

September 27, 2016

Designed to allow multiple hanging bin sizes to be installed on existing standard pegboard and slatwall systems, Pegboard Bin Adapters include Model 30111, which is 5 in. long with 30-lb weight capacity, and Model 30112, which is 10 ¾ in. long with 60-lb capacity. Welded steel construction provides secure hanging of Akro-Mils' AkroBins®, InSight® Bins, and Universal Hanging Bins. Bins attach directly to adapter, which allows for maximization of users’ storage space. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bellows Vacuum Cups persevere in short-cycle applications.

September 26, 2016

Featuring dimensionally stable body and soft, low-marking sealing lip, SP-BX Series Varioflex® bellows vacuum cups facilitate gentle and reliable lifting, handling, and placement of hot, delicate, curved, and rough plastic parts. Construction is of oil-, ozone-, and wear-resistant polyurethane composite material that withstands temperatures up to 122°F as well as regular contact with abrasive surfaces over extended periods. Bellows are available with 1.5 or 2.5 folds. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Acting Toggle Clamps feature vertical mounting base.

September 15, 2016

Made of case-hardened sheet metal, zinc-plated, with blue passivated finish, GN 810.1 Universal Fit Steel Vertical Acting Toggle Clamps work according to toggle principle, as lever and clamping bar move in same direction. Products in U-bar version with 2 flanged washers can accommodate application specific clamping screw. Version including spindle assembly with neoprene rubber tip is available as standard. Universal Fit base allows for both inch and metric hole pattern mounting. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Grippers With Soft Pads suit injection-molded plastics applications.

September 15, 2016

Models of 100 Series include GR04.106 single-acting, non-sensing sprue grippers with anodized aluminum alloy housings and soft, quickly replaceable HNBR elastomer pads on inner jaws. Facilitating and accelerating removal and replacement, elastic, clip-mounted jaw pads, temperature resistant from -22 to +320°F, have low-marking, low-abrasion, and wear-resistant design free of silicone and PWIS. Jaws each have 10 mm clamping dia, and grippers provide 28 N max gripping force at 6 bar. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Glebar Focuses on Automation Enhancements at IMTS 2016

September 14, 2016

Systems feature ability to be fitted with robots, cleaning and drying stations and inspection systems for truly “turnkey hands off” automation CHICAGO – Glebar Company kicks off IMTS 2016 (booth N-7317) here with a focus on the latest automation enhancements for its centerless grinding and gauging systems which address the increasing demand for more precision manufactured components in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

The TENDO Platinum Completes the Range of Precision Toolholders

September 13, 2016

The TENDO Platinum toolholder is an advanced technology toolholder promising durablity, ease of use, and precision for almost any milling, drilling, and reaming application.  TENDO Platinum has improved brazing technology by using a unique brazing and hardening process all in the same cycle which allows for the most rigid and durable tool clamping available. Being manufactured from highest... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Maxcess to Showcase Industry-Leading Technology at Labelexpo Americas 2016

September 12, 2016

One-stop-shop for all of your web handling needs on display at booth 717 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for web handling applications, will showcase industry-leading technology from Fife, Tidland, MAGPOWR, Webex and Valley Roller September 13-15 at Labelexpo 2016 in Rosemont, Illinois. “2016 has been a busy year for new product... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

ELP Electric Linear Module

September 12, 2016

The SCHUNK ELP can be adjusted in two simple steps making it the most user friendly electric linear module on the market! The end positions can be mechanically adjusted with a screw and the speed of extension and retraction is adjusted using rotary switches on the side of the unit. Speed can be automatically adjusted, depending on extension weight and no shock absorber adjustment is... 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 of drive piston area promotes grip force and weight handling capacity. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Omnidirectional Clamping Vise maximizes workholding strength.

September 2, 2016

Optimized for workholding strength and performance where flatness and parallelism are critical, DX6™ CrossOver™ occupies 16.810 x 7.391 in. footprint and features full 9 in. jaw opening within inside jaw position. AngLock® design creates all-directional clamping alignment, and downward force reduces jaw deflection. While pull-type design reduces stress in body and maintains flatness after assembly, 4-bolt stationary jaw design reduces deflection and alleviates body stress. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

See Enerpac Hydraulics in Action in September at IMTS 2016

September 1, 2016

Cudahy, Wisconsin - August 29th, 2016 - Enerpac Workholding, a worldwide manufacturer of hydraulic workholding solutions, announces its participation at this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS 2016) from September 12th-17th, located at McCormick Place in Chicago Illinois, booth W-1922. Enerpac Workholding will be highlighting its full range of... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Acting Toggle Clamps feature universal fit base.

August 31, 2016

With Universal Fit horizontal mounting base that allows for both inch and metric hole pattern mounting, GN 810 Stainless Steel Vertical Acting Toggle Clamps work according to toggle principle, as lever and clamping bar move in same direction. RoHS compliant units in U-bar version with 2 flanged washers can accommodate application-specific clamping screw. Version including spindle assembly with neoprene rubber tip is available as standard. Hand grip is made from oil-resistant red plastic. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Electronic Knifeholders offer wireless operation.

August 31, 2016

Available in Control and Control Plus models, Tidland Control Series ensures proper setup by self-calibrating to optimize both side force and overlap, minimizing blade wear and changes. Control Plus models offer closed-loop side force control and real-time monitoring via onboard touchscreen or PC interface to ensure maximum slit quality. Knifeholders optimize safety by minimizing need for operator intervention and are durable enough to withstand harsh mill environments. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Auto Blade Fuse Holders foster identification via color.

August 30, 2016

Able to accept standard, mini, and low-profile mini fuses, Auto Blade Fuse Holders are rated for 20 A, 500 Vac continuous usage and available with color-coded bodies that match those in use for actual automotive fuses: red (10 A), blue (15 A), and yellow (20 A). This accelerates and facilitates identification of automotive blade fuses on PCBs. SMT and THM types, featuring UL 94 V-0 high-temp nylon bodies and tin-nickel-plated brass contacts, withstand shock and vibration with fuse installed.
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Material Handling & Storage

Arched Pull Handles come in tapped and through hole versions.

August 18, 2016

Made of 304 stainless steel with matte shot-blast finish, RoHS-compliant GN 565.9 Stainless Steel Arched Pull Handles are suitable for door or drawer applications on medical, pharmaceutical, packaging, and any other equipment that requires corrosion-free environments. Through hole version accepts 10-32 UNC and 10-24 UNC inch size socket cap screws and metric size M5 (DIN 912) socket cap screws, while tapped version accepts M6 x1.0 pitch fastener of choice. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Heavy Duty Machining - but Safe

August 11, 2016

The importance of the tool holder is still understated, especially when it comes to roughing and heavy duty machining. Metal removal rates in these types of processes are absolutely crucial for the productivity of the machining operation. By using special shrink fit chucks with drive pins and spiral grooves in the tool shank it is now possible to perform high-feed full slotting of up to 2 x D... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

GF Machining Solutions Offers Faster Set-Ups with System 3R Delphin Clamping System

August 5, 2016

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.  – The System 3R Delphin Zero Point system from GF Machining Solutions provides an affordable clamping system for use during heavy milling operations on a variety of machine tools. With the Delphin system, manufacturers can increase their overall productivity by streamlining set-ups and reducing machine idle time. The System 3R Delphin system has been optimized to handle... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

High-Pressure Vises support milling and grinding.

August 5, 2016

Manufactured to precision tolerances, Arnold High-Pressure Vises provide controllable power and dependable clamping for variety of workholding applications. All-purpose Classic Hydravise delivers up to 18,000 lb of clamping pressure, with jaw widths ranging from 3.5–8 in. Hydraulic and mechanical spindles are available, as are narrow base configurations for applications requiring close mounting. Vises are also available for HMCs and VMCs, twin workpiece clamping, and 5-axis machining. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Boiler Tube Joint Alignment Tool helps minimize weld failure.

July 28, 2016

Made of precision machined high strength steel, Esco HOG TIE® Boiler Tube Weld Alignment Clamp rapidly and accurately aligns boiler tube ends to minimize risk of failure from misalignment when welding water wall boiler tubes. One side has 2 through-holes and other has threaded inserts which accept 2 bolts that draw them together, exposing tube ends for tack welding before removal to finish entire tube joint weld. Clamp is available in 7 sizes for tube from 1.75–3.25 in. O.D. Read More