Vacuum Technology for Efficient Processes

Schmalz is one of the world’s leading suppliers in automation technology, handling technology and clamping technology

Product News: New Schmalz Nozzle Technology for Efficient Vacuum Generation

Compact ejectors with new nozzle technology

That’s how efficient vacuum generation works: Schmalz equipped its new compact ejector series SCPS/SCPSi with new eco nozzle technology. Schmalz also offers the energy-efficient ejector module of the compact ejectors SCPS/SCPSi separately under the name “ecoPump SEP".

The energy-efficient vacuum generators are ideal for a wide variety of highly dynamic handling processes. Not only airtight product, but also porous cardboard or tightly filled pouches can be gripped with these ejectors.

Products and Solutions

Solutions for automated processes

For automated processes Schmalz offers a wide range of individual vacuum component products, from suction pads and special grippers to vacuum generators and switches. The wide range of products from Schmalz allows vacuum systems to be assembled that fit the requirements of the customer perfectly.
The range of individual vacuum components is complemented by the vacuum gripping systems from Schmalz. Gripping systems in the form of large-area gripping systems, layer gripping systems and vacuum spiders have a modular construction. These gripping solutions are configured and planned by Schmalz. In this way, customers profit from the company’s extensive knowledge. The complete systems are ready for connection and provide for maximum flexibility when used in robotic applications.

Solutions for manual handling

Vacuum handling systems that are operated manually simplify production processes through easy and efficient handling of workpieces. The load-bearing devices lighten the weight of the workpiece for the operator and enable ergonomic work without endangering the employees’ health. The vacuum tube lifter Jumbo is particularly suitable for quick lifting tasks. The vacuum lifting device VacuMaster can lift loads weighing several tons safely and reliably.
The handling systems are completed with crane systems and slewing cranes. The crane solutions from Schmalz are especially easy to move. Aluminum crane rails and the ability to cover large work areas make the cranes and slewing cranes the perfect partner for the lifting aids.

Clamping solutions

Vacuum clamping systems for CNC machining centers make set-up times short and enable efficient all-round machining of workpieces. Schmalz offers clamping solutions for CNC machining centers whether they are being equipped for the first time or existing machines are being updated.
The matrix plate is the ideal precision clamping technology for metal and plastic processing. Flat workpieces can be clamped precisely and in a process-safe manner with the matrix plate.
With the Multi-Clamp series, Schmalz offers a clamping solution for manual machining tasks. Using special suction cups, smaller and medium-sized workpieces can be machined on five sides without causing any damage. The clamping solutions are attached directly to the workbench or the machining table.

Sales network

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We maintain a worldwide sales network for you. Our system consultants will work together with you to design the vacuum system that suits you. Whether you are looking for a vacuum solution for automation technology, handling technology or clamping technology, Schmalz is the right partner. Our sales network, with local field representatives, international overseas subsidiaries and trade partners, guarantees our customers quick and competent information and advice.


Schmalz Media Center

Vacuum Tube Lifter JumboFlex

You will find application videos of our vacuum solutions for automation technology, handling technology and clamping technology in the Schmalz media library. Watch how tube lifters and lifting devices can be deployed for handling tasks in practice, how gripping systems and vacuum components create the link to the workpiece in entirely different robotic applications and how clamping technology is modernizing CNC machining centers.


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Process data readouts on a smartphone: Safety through transparency

In automation technology, visualization of the relevant process data is becoming more and more important. Users require reliable information on the safety of facilities and individual components. This is necessary for resolving faults and carrying out precautionary maintenance, for example. That is why, for years, vacuum specialist Schmalz has been pressing ahead with integrated communications from gripping system components all the way up to the management level. Now the company is taking the next step. Near-field communication (NFC) protocols allow data from intelligent vacuum components to be read directly from the processor of a device to a mobile end device, opening up totally new opportunities for optimizing production processes.