Morrisville, NC 27560
New Sizes for the WSG Series
The WSG series of servo-electric 2-Finger Parallel Grippers are versatile, sensitive and simple to use. They are designed for parts handling and assembly processes where high flexibility or sensitivity are required. SCHUNK has now expanded the series with a long-stroke version and a compact small parts version. The WSG has a long stroke which allows reliable handling of different components and...Read More »
Perfect Partners for Automated Pallet Change
The NSA plus module for the VEROS quick change pallet system ensures maximum preci-sion for automated machine loading. The extra low installation height means plenty of space is left in the machine room while the robust design guarantees a secure hold, even at rough machining. The VERO-S NSA plus palletizing module achieves pull-in forces of up to 20,000 N. The holding forces are higher than...Read More »
Hydraulic Toolholder supports milling, drilling, and reaming.
Suited for high volume cutting, TENDO E compact can safely transfer torques up to 384 lb-ft at 20 mm clamping diameter. Universal toolholder provides vibration damping and precise run out accuracy of less than 0.0001 in. at 2.5 x D, protecting machine spindle and cutting tool from damage. Common spindle connections are available, including HSK-A63, SK40, BT40, CAT40, and CAT50 interfaces.Read More »
Efficiency Booster for Small Part Handling
With the micro valve MV 10, you can easily boost the productivity and energy efficiency of Pick & Place applications for small parts. This pneumatic valve is so small it can be integrated directly on grippers or other pneumatic actuators and can be plugged or screwed into the actuator ports. Traditional systems use valves located in a control cabinet some distance from the gripper and use tubing...Read More »
Diaphragm Clamping System handles small parts.
Able to clamp work piece sizes from 36–125 mm in diameter, VERO-S SPM Plus 138 Module allows users to machine contour of work piece into SPM unit. Radial aligned clamping sides of quick-change pallet system pulls in clamping pin and locks it, retracting Diaphragm top plate to hold work piece with up to 50 kN of force and repeat accuracy of at least 0.0002 in. Hardened stainless steel is used...Read More »
Milling Toolholder suits heavy-duty cutting applications.
Suited for rough milling, SINO-R Toolholder is based on expansion technology system with solid body and pressure medium, quickly clamping cutting tool by using spanner wrench. Unit holds tool securely with max torque transmission of 627 lb-ft, at clamping diameter of 1.25 in. Interaction of high radial rigidity and optimized dampening maximizes material removal rates. Precision balanced to G 6.3...Read More »
ROBO-STOX Marks Launch of Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF with Robot Hand Ringing NASDAQ Closing Bell
SDH Hand from SCHUNK Rings NASDAQ Closing Bell ROBO-STOX LLC, the world leader in developing investment solutions targeting the robotics and automation space, commemorated the launch of the ROBO-STOX™ Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF (Ticker: ROBO) by having a robot ring the closing bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York's Times Square on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. The ETF recently...Read More »
SCHUNK's SDH Hand Rings the NASDAQ Closing Bell for Launch of ROBO-STOX(TM) Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF
The SDH hand attached to the UR5 robot arm from Universal Robots will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell on Tuesday, November 12 to mark the launch of the ROBO-STOX™ Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF (Ticker Symbol: ROBO). The robotic bell ringing marks the first time a non-human performs this prestigious task. SCHUNK has been chosen by ROBO-STOX to ring the bell along with Universal Robots to...Read More »
Hydraulic Expansion Toolholder offers ¾ in. dia clamping.
Available for SK 40 and CAT 40 interfaces, TENDOS-ES Toolholder allows tool to be clamped directly in mounting taper, so tool shank is supported via spindle. Clamping diameter is 20 mm, and standard TENDO sleeves can be used to clamp smaller tool shank diameters with balancing grade of G 2.5 at 25,000 rpm. With run-out accuracy of less than 0.003 mm, 26.0 mm TENDOS-ES L1 is suited for rough...Read More »
Clamping Force Block offers flexible chuck jaw monitoring.
With one-piece rigid base body, wedge hook kinematics, and long ground jaw guides, TANDEM KSP plus provides concentrated clamping forces up to 55 kN with repeat accuracy up to 0.01 m. Whether using ID or OD clamping, opened or clamped positions for any base jaw position can be adjusted. Monitoring is done via 2 inductive proximity switches, which are integrated in recesses in base jaws. Optimized...Read More »