Modular System enables direct workpiece clamping.
Workholding Systems

Modular System enables direct workpiece clamping.

For applications requiringÂ- 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....

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ABB to Feature Its Flexible Robotic Gear Handling Cell Technology at Gear Expo 2015
Grippers (Tools)

ABB to Feature Its Flexible Robotic Gear Handling Cell Technology at Gear Expo 2015

The cell is used to transfer gears between alloy trays and baskets in the heat treatment process, replacing manual handling and improving system performance and uptime. AUBURN HILLS, Mich.Â-  - ABB Robotics will feature its Robotic Gear Handling Cell technology at Gear Expo 2015, October 20th – 22nd at the Cobo Center in Detroit (Booth # 1039). The cell is used to transfer gears between...

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Gap-Free Sprue Grippers handle thin, complex workpieces.
Pickers

Gap-Free Sprue Grippers handle thin, complex workpieces.

Suited for plastics processing and tooling machines, 10 mm dia 100 Series is available with standard, sensor-enabled, andÂ- fully elastomer-coated jaws. Design enables secure, gap-free gripping of workpieces ranging from flat and malleable parts and sprues as thin as 1 mm to those with material thickness up to 10 mm. Able to operate in environments with filtered and oiled or unoiled air,...

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Universal Gripper offers repeat accuracy of 0.01 mm.
Grippers (Tools)

Universal Gripper offers repeat accuracy of 0.01 mm.

Available in unit sizes 50–125, PGN-plus Permanent GripperÂ- 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...

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Synthetic Gripper handles complex, sensitive workpieces.
Grippers (Tools)

Synthetic Gripper handles complex, sensitive workpieces.

Available in 2 sizes with gripping forces of 80 and 152 (N), RRMG Synthetic Gripper features jaws with free-form surfaces that adapt to different workpiece geometries, whether they are round or prismatic in shape. Customizable gripper can perform up to 16 million gripping cycles without experiencing wear or requiring maintenance. For maximum process control and automation, users can add optional...

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Adjustable Holding Force ID Grippers have 8-85 mm dia range.
Tooling

Adjustable Holding Force ID Grippers have 8-85 mm dia range.

Color-coded to correspond with clamping positions for pushed and drawn parts, ID grippers offer alternative to suction cups and sprue grippers for workpieces with holes or recesses. Elastomer bellows, respectively rated to withstand temperatures up to 266 and 392°F, are made of EPDM or FDA-approved silicone. Made of anodized aluminum, these single-acting, pneumatically operated expansion...

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Compact ID Grippers feature 3-10 mm diameter range.
Grippers (Tools)

Compact ID Grippers feature 3-10 mm diameter range.

Designed with interchangeable polyamide gripper heads, Single-Acting Pneumatically Operated Expansion Grippers handle lightweight parts with small dimensions and are suitable for integration into complex gripper systems. Units are made of anodized aluminum with silicone O-ring for optimized holding force. Optimal feed pressure is 6 bar and clamping diameter is 14 mm. FDA-approved for direct...

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Sprue Grippers feature fully elastomer coated jaws.
Grippers (Tools)

Sprue Grippers feature fully elastomer coated jaws.

Designed to gently grip workpieces to prevent surface of even delicate materials from scratching, 100 SeriesÂ- is suited for removing workpieces from injection molding machines. Made of high-strength anodized aluminum alloy, grippers feature gap-free jaws that are completely coated with hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber on all sides. Single-acting units have 10 mm clamping diameter,...

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EGN: The First Certified Safety Gripper
Clamping Systems

EGN: The First Certified Safety Gripper

The EGN Safety is the first certified safety gripping system from SCHUNK for use with human and robot interaction. It is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 13849 specifications. If the production process is interrupted by an emergency shut-off, the SCHUNK EGN goes into either a safety speed mode or a safe stop mode, depending on the activated protection zone. Unlike other options on the...

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OEM and End-Users See Improved Efficiency and Productivity with Custom Workholding and Automation Products from DE-STA-CO
Rotary Positioning Stages / Tables

OEM and End-Users See Improved Efficiency and Productivity with Custom Workholding and Automation Products from DE-STA-CO

Auburn Hills, Mich. — DE-STA-CO is expanding its custom manufacturing capabilities to provide OEM and end-users with application-designed productivity tools out of the box. Customers can work directly with DE-STA-CO engineers to modify any of its clamping, automation and material handling solutions, to produce products that are perfectly matched to a specific application. Standard tools often...

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