Handling technology at the JEC

Vacuum Technology at the JEC World

Schmalz will be presenting its wide range of vacuum solutions at this year's trade show: This includes gripping solutions for cut textiles, prepregs and finished parts.

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Industry solutions composite

Vacuum Technology for Automation

Schmalz offers a wide range of vacuum components for an even wider range of industries. From suction cups to mounting equipment to vacuum generation, customers can obtain all components needed for a vacuum system from a single source. Our product spectrum for the composites industry include:

Matrix gripper for handling flexible and unstable workpieces

The area gripper is ideal for removing thin and porous workpieces from cutter tables. These applications often require selective removal of patterns. With the matrix gripper, you can very flexibly remove patterns of different sizes and shapes because the gripper’s individual suction points can be controlled separately. Gentle handling of workpieces with different shapes and properties by gripping across the workpiece surface offers advantages in terms of depositing precision, as well as maintaining the appropriate dimensions and shape.

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Needle grippers SNG-V-S in slim design

The needle gripper SNG-V-S stands out with its slim design. The intersecting needles create a powerful holding force even with highly unstable workpieces. The gripper inserts several needles into the material in opposing directions, ensuring the workpiece is held securely in the correct position without being damaged. Minimized effective areas mean that even very small parts can be moved reliably.

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Flow Grippers SCG

  • Suction rate: 270 l/min to 650 l/min
  • Flow grippers for axial or lateral mounting
  • Suction area diameter: 40 mm and 60 mm, suction cup: 20 mm to 50 mm
  • Suction surface material: POM, suction cup material: SI-HD, NBR-AS

Needle Grippers

  • Gripping through the insertion of needles
  • Handling of workpieces that are difficult to pick up using suction
  • Handling of porous materials

Flat Suction Cups SGPN

  • Diameter: 15 to 40 mm
  • Material: FPM, HT1, NK, SI
  • Connection nipple plugged into elastomer part

Bellows Suction Cups FSG (2.5 Folds)

  • Diameter: 3 to 88 mm
  • Material: HT1, NBR, NBR-AS, NK, SI, SI-AS
  • Connection nipple plugged into elastomer part

Bellows Suction Cups FSGA (1.5 Folds)

  • Diameter: 6 to 78 mm
  • Material: HT1, NBR, NK, SI
  • Connection nipple plugged into elastomer part

Floating Suction Cups SBS

  • Diameter: 20 to 120 mm
  • Holding force: 2.0 to 104.0 N
  • Rubber buffer on the bottom side of the suction cup

3D Clamping Solutions

Workpieces with uneven, rounded or curved contours present a new challenge for clamping technology. With clamping solutions from Schmalz, complex components for CNC machining and measurement processes can be clamped without a problem.

Schmalz Suction Cup Balance SSCB

For more flexibility in automated production environments, Schmalz has developed the Suction Cup Balance SSCB: A gripping and clamping system with automated conversion capability for 3D mold surfaces. The Suction Cup Balance SSCB avoids expensive and lengthy conversion times: It adapts flexibly to different and complex shaped components. This allows for smaller lot sizes to be produced in an economical manner.

Schmalz Suction Cup Balance SSCB

Vacuum Technology on the JEC World

Visit us in hall 5, booth S61

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