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SCHUNK EGS gripper swivel unit now available in 40 size

  • 01-Jan-2019

SCHUNK is continuing to expand its 24 V modular system for assembly automation: SCHUNK EGS - the world's most compact electrical gripper swivel unit – is now available in size 40, and thereby parts weighing up to 0.55 kg can be handled and rotated in extremely compact spaces... Read More

Lightweight chuck enables minimum acceleration and braking times

  • 01-Jan-2019

The SCHUNK ROTA NCE lightweight chuck sets a new benchmark for lathe chucks. The specialists at the SCHUNK competence center for lathe chuck technology and stationary workholding have invested around 700 hours of computing time in the finite element method in Mengen, Germany, with the aim of adjusting the geometry of the lathe chuck to the distribution of forces in order to ensure maximum rigidity, concentricity- and run-out accuracy despite the lightweight geometry.... Read More

SCHUNK offers low-maintenance power lathe chuck

  • 01-Dec-2018

Constant clamping forces, minimal maintenance costs as well as high energy efficiency, and productivity are assured with the versatile SCHUNK ROTA NCA power lathe chuck.... Read More

Robot-guided palletizing systems enable versatile production around the clock

  • 01-Dec-2018

Using robots is considered to be an especially flexible way of increasing efficiency, provided that their peripherals are precisely aligned with the respective requirements.... Read More

SCHUNK’s new magnetic chucks increase user comfort

  • 01-Nov-2018

SCHUNK MAGNOS magnetic chucks provide low-deformation workpiece clamping, free accessibility, and a fast workpiece change... Read More

Clamping specialist SCHUNK expands modular system with KONTEC KSC-D

  • 01-Sep-2018

The family of manual SCHUNK KONTEC KSC Basic-Line is known for high clamping forces, ease of use, short set-up times and excellent price-performance ratio. ... Read More

SCHUNK’s compensation jaw sets a new benchmark

  • 01-Sep-2018

The hydraulic compensation jaws from SCHUNK, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology, set a new benchmark in hydraulic compensation jaws for low-deformation workpiece clamping.... Read More

SCHUNK launches world’s first gripper with certified PROFINET interface

  • 01-Aug-2018

With the intelligent SCHUNK EGL PROFINET parallel gripper, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology SCHUNK has been exploiting the potential for highly flexible applications for users in the diverse Industry 4.0 environment.... Read More

Teamwork between humans and robots in the electronics industry

  • 01-Aug-2018

The automated system – consisting SAR 1700 depanelling machine and a UR5 six-axis robot arm from Universal Robots equipped with a SCHUNK Co-act EGP-C gripper - increases production efficiency in electronics industry... Read More

SCHUNK launches world's first gripper with certified PROFINET interface

  • 14-Jul-2018

With a variable gripping force between 50 N and 600 N, SCHUNK EGL PROFINET parallel gripper covers an extremely wide range of components.... Read More

SCHUNK builds first certified industrial gripper for collaborative operation

  • 01-Jul-2018

SCHUNK is building on its advantage when it comes to grippers for collaborative operation: with the SCHUNK Co-act EGP-C gripper, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology.... Read More

SCHUNK AGE-W saves time and cost

  • 01-Jul-2018

Due to the rotational and angular compensation of the AGE-W, the robot end effector is adjusted to the position of the component... Read More

Clamping different geometries fast and flexibly

  • 01-Jun-2018

PRONTOPrism jaws – Schunk Pronto prism jaws allow flexible clamping of various workpiece geometries on lathe chucks. A complete set of jaws can be precisely exchanged within 15 seconds.... Read More

SCHUNK models digital gripper twins for high-performance

  • 02-May-2018

Chicken or egg? By going digital of assembly systems, this famous question will soon be cleared up. For the Hannover Messe, SCHUNK is beginning to digitalise its entire gripper range and thus paves the way for virtual commissioning and simulation of complete handling solutions.... Read More

SCHUNK presents pressure maintenance valve with manual ventilation

  • 01-Apr-2018

In the case of a sudden drop in pressure the build up pressure in the piston area of pneumatic gripping, swivel, linear and quick-change modules will not get lost, due to the SCHUNK SDV-P pressure maintenance valves.... Read More