New EGH Co-Act Gripper Comes with Integrated Status Display

Press Release Summary:

  • Offers gripper movement with parallel kinematics for constant gripping force during the entire stroke
  • Features quick-release assembly lock and optional flexible gripper fingers
  • Controls via IO-Link and ideal for handling, assembly, and electronics industries

Original Press Release:

Introducing the New EGH Co-Act Gripper

Recently introduced as part of SCHUNK's Plug and Work portfolio, the new EGH Co-act gripper is a great way to easily implement automation with a cobot. Easy to install and control and fully programmable to ensure flexible workpiece handling, the EGH is particularly suited to the handling, assembly, and electronics industries. Additional features include:

Integrated status display for visualizing the current operational status on eye level
Control via IO-Link allows for pre-positioning of gripper fingers and evaluation of gripper condition
Gripper movement with parallel kinematics for constant gripping force during the entire stroke
Easily accessible quick-release assembly lock for simple and quick mounting to the lightweight robot
Optional flexible gripper fingers to improve flexibility and range of usage of the gripper

Starter kits are available for quick and easy installation.

About SCHUNK
SCHUNK is a competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology. 3,500 employees in 9 plants and 34 directly owned subsidiaries ensure an intensive market presence. With more than 11,000 standard components SCHUNK offers the world’s largest assortment of gripping systems and clamping technology from one source. Since 2012, Goalkeeper legend Jens Lehmann is brand ambassador for safe, precise gripping and holding. www.schunk.com

Technical Contact:
Jesse Hayes
Group Manager, Automation
919-767-1975
jesse.hayes@us.schunk.com
schunk.com

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