Vacuum Technology for Efficient Processes
Schmalz is one of the world’s leading suppliers in automation technology, handling technology and clamping technology
Product News: Vacuum Lifter JumboFlex for Workpieces Weighing up to 50 kg
The new vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex 50 is the answer to current and future requirements for workplace ergonomics and occupational health and safety. Whether you are handling cardboard boxes, sacks, crates or buckets – the JumboFlex 50 is the ideal vacuum lifter for a wide variety of workpieces weighing up to 50 kg. The innovative one-hand operation ensures fast, ergonomic handling processes.
30 Years of Vacuum Technology
Schmalz has been working in the field of vacuum technology for three decades now. 1984 marked the company’s entry into this sector with the development of a vacuum table. As pioneers in vacuum technology, Schmalz employees still strive to look to the future and offer innovative solutions customers will love. Their focus is on being as close to customers as possible. The company achieves this with its own international subsidiaries in all the world’s key markets, as well as sales partners in over 50 other countries. This enables Schmalz to offer personal, on-site consultations and excellent service. In the past 30 years, Schmalz has become a leader on the worldwide vacuum technology market – and plans to continue writing this success story in the future.
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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.
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.
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
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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Industry 4.0 a Practical Reality: Optimized Production Process with Intelligent Energy and Process Control
As interesting as the debate surrounding the much-cited Industry 4.0 is, companies are finding it difficult to implement the concept in concrete applications. J. Schmalz GmbH from Glatten, Germany is showing how the gap from theory to practical application can be bridged using an example from the automotive industry. Since the IO-Link-compatible vacuum generators from Schmalz use intelligent energy and process control and perform complex tasks in the configuration, optimization, and maintenance of the handling system, automated handling of sheet metal parts with suction spiders is far more efficient.More