For the first time ever, hydraulic expansion toolholders can safely transfer torques of up to 520 Nm (384 ft-lbs) at a 20 mm clamping diameter and are perfectly suited for high volume cutting. With excellent vibration damping and precise run out accuracy of less than 0.003 mm (0.0001") at 2,5 x D, this innovative holder protects the machine spindle and the cutting tool from... (read more)
With an Anthropomorphic Gripper Hand, SCHUNK the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems, is pushing hard to extend the development of humanoid service robots forward. The design study, which has been introduced at the International Expert Days on Service Robotics 2012, is available as a Right and Left "Hand" for the first time. (read more)
Stay Competitive and rethink your manufacturing process. With set-up times reduced by as much as 90%, SCHUNK's new VERO-S stainless steel module has a pull-in force of up to 9,000 lbs thanks to the patented dual clamping stroke and the integrated turbo function. The rigidity of the clamping system benefits from this higher force. As a result, considerab... (read more)
The new SCHUNK Pick & Place unit PPU-E30 is ideally suited for highly dynamic pick & place applications that require a large degree of repeat accuracy. With an amazing cycle time of 0.58 seconds and a repeat accuracy of less than 0.01 millimeters, it is setting benchmarks in assembly automation. (read more)
The clamping of thin-walled and easily deformed components is challenging. With its ROTA NCR 6-jaw compensation chuck,SCHUNK offers a standard solution for this type of workpiece. SCHUNK has now standardized the sizes of the ROTA NCR with diameters of up to 1200 mm and, in doing so, opened up the possibilities for precision workpiece clamp... (read more)
SCHUNK's proven PZN-plus series has been extended with the new size 380 to cope with the constantly increasing performance requirements. This series can be used with the handling of weights of up to 190 kg (420 lbs), making it perfect for the handling of heavy workpieces.
The multi-tooth guidance of the PZN-plus 3-finger centric gr... (read more)
To operators, who wish to utilze the full potential of 5-axes machining in the mold and die production, SCHUNK offers a most efficient and flexible NC-Quick Clamping Vise type KSG-5A. Between its high 5-axes jaws, the workpieces can be clamped within seconds in a way that provides full spindle clearance. Suitable for the individual workpiece, the operator can assemble various t... (read more)
SCHUNK has expanded its compact class, the 2-Finger-Parallel Gripper type JGP and the 3-Finger-Centric Gripper type JGZ with the sizes 200, 240, and 300 now. All the modules are equipped with a powerful pneumatic oval or round piston drive and together with the compact dimensions, an excellent power density is achieved. The integrated jaw guidances in a rigid T-slot ensure ... (read more)
SCHUNK PZB-plus is a newly designed series of 3-finger centric grippers, whose special feature is a central bore designed as a sleeve. This central bore, which is also equipped with female threads for customer-specific add-ons, can be used to supply material or as an ejector.
However, it can also be used to monitor the handling or assembly process with a ca... (read more)
The TENDOS-ES L1 is 26.0 mm, has a run-out accuracy of less ... (read more)
SCHUNK, Inc. is introducing its new hydraulic expansion extension TENDO-SVL. The extension transforms almost every precision toolholder into a highly versatile specialist for narrow spaces independent from the spindle interface. The precise run-out, excellent vibration dampening, and the internal coolant supply ensure outstanding machining results and a long tool life.... (read more)
The SCHUNK ROTA THWplus quick jaw change chuck stands alone when judged on the measurement of set-up efficiency. In less than 60 seconds a complete jaw set can be changed with a repeatability of less than 0.0005". This eliminates the need to re-bore jaws in many cases. A unique wedge-bar actuation system allows this chuck to offer larger through holes with faster spindle sp... (read more)
SCHUNK has expanded its already extensive product range of Automation Components by the acquisition of the firm Gemotec Montagetechnik in Bavaria, Germany.
The Gemotec system is a complete product line of modular assembly technology, consisting of pneumatically and electrically operated linear units, gripper modules and rotary actuators. The Gemotec components sta... (read more)
The general trend towards miniaturization continues, and SCHUNK Inc. is your perfect partner for applications in this environment. In offering you the best solution possible, we added the sizes 16, 20 and 25 to the successful pneumatic MPZ 3-Finger Centric Gripper. These miniaturized grippers can be used for the handling of several small components.
The MPZ can be us... (read more)
The TRIBOS-R polygonal clamping technology from SCHUNK GmbH & Co. KG is specifically designed for the requirements of powerful machining. In addition to the familiar advantages of TRIBOS toolholding and workholding, the toolholders in this series provide a substantially reinforced base body for receiving the high radial forces that are generated during rough machining. The basic structure i... (read more)
You've probably already had a handling application where a workpiece had to be mounted and had to be reoriented for the next processing step. Often this is done with a combination of several swivel and gripping units or a regrip station. The complexity and costs of such an implementation should not be underestimated.
The patented swivel finger SFD from SCHUNK offers you a considerable po... (read more)
SCHUNK Inc. introduces a new line of steady rests and now offers a broad range that can support diameters from 0.157 inch to 18.110 inch. The ZENTRICO THLplus has been redesigned to offer higher body stiffness, better centering accuracies with greater clamping forces. These improvements enhance the machining process by offering the workpiece the best support with ... (read more)
SCHUNK Inc has tailored its LEG long-stroke electric gripper to meet the automation requirements of the packaging industry regarding lightweight gripping systems with flexible strokes. The LEG was developed as a lightweight gripper weighing only 8.8 kg. When operated with a single servomotor, it delivers a gripping force of 1140 N and a variable stroke from zero t... (read more)
SCHUNK Inc. has introduced the new FTC compliant force-torque sensor. The FTC sensor was designed to address the ever-increasing demand of industry to further develop automation systems for more sophisticated tasks. This sensor simplifies difficult automated robotic component assembly operations. (read more)
With the new SINO-R, SCHUNK is extending its toolholder product range. SINO-R is especially well suited for heavy-duty metal cutting and rough milling.
The universal toolholder is based on the expansion technology system with a solid body as a pressure medium and is clamped in no time using a simple actuation key. This saves the user a lot of set-up time an... (read more)
The new miniaturized RP gripper rotary unit from SCHUNK is designed for applications in the production and assembly of minuscule components.
It is made up of a combination of the RM rotary module with a pneumatic parallel gripper based on the MPG, but the drive of this gripper has been modified with a longer piston rod in order to operate it on the rota... (read more)