News about Vacuum Clamping Systems

10/22/2018

Schmalz optimizes vacuum clamping system for glass machining

Schmalz has revised its SQC vacuum clamping system for glass machining and made the design perfect for the interfering contours of the original equipment. This makes use on Bystronic glass grinding machines even simpler. Thanks to the quick-change system that can be operated without tools, setup times are significantly reduced.

03/12/2018

Change Suction Cups with More Speed and Flexibility with Our New Adapter

Schmalz has developed a new adapter for vacuum blocks: Thanks to the AP-S4, VCBL-B-series vacuum blocks can also now be used on CNC machining centers with the TVN system from SCM/Morbidelli. This addition to the product range gives the user a much more flexible and cost-effective system in comparison to the original equipment.

02/13/2018

Mechanical Clamps from Schmalz: Always Right Where You Need Them

The company Löffler Massivholzverarbeitungs-GmbH specializes in premium wood turning and milling work. They rely on clamping technology from J. Schmalz GmbH in order to use their new woodworking center to its maximum potential. The mechanical clamp VCMC-K1 securely fixes the workpieces in place. Even when great forces are involved, the wood being worked always stays exactly where it’s supposed to, shortening set-up times and facilitating the work of the employees.

11/15/2017

Schmalz Aluminum Vacuum Blocks Provide the Necessary Grip on Bath Furnishings

The company talsee is a trustworthy partner for anyone wishing to turn their bathroom into an oasis of wellbeing. Its manufacturing center in hochdorf, in the seetal region of switzerland, is well known for its custom fabrication of bath furnishings such as bathroom furniture, mirrored cabinets, and bathtubs. For working with the challenging material corian®, talsee relies on a vacuum solution from schmalz. Aluminum vacuum blocks ensure that the material is gripped securely during sawing and milling operations. For talsee, this solution brings significant time savings and increases process reliability.

09/19/2016

Custom Vacuum Suction Cups for Glass Working

The vacuum specialist Schmalz has developed new suction cups for grinding glass workpieces on flat table machines produced by the Japanese manufacturer Bando Kiko.

06/24/2016

Schmalz Suction Cup Balance SSCB

For gripping and clamping of 3D mold surfaces in the production Schmalz has developed the Suction Cup Balance SSCB. It is gripping and clamping system in one and therefore is very flexible.

03/15/2016

Powerful Vacuum Blocks for Clamping Solid Wood Workpieces

J. Schmalz GmbH has produced a new range of aluminum vacuum blocks for machining structured solid wood workpieces. The hose-free vacuum clamping system for CNC machining centers with a console table ensures the workpiece is held securely in place, enabling high precision in the production process.

03/15/2016

Aluminum Vacuum Blocks from Schmalz: A Strong Hold on Shear Forces

The machining of solid core plastic sheets and hardwood workpieces requires high cutting forces. This posed a challenge for the Eibl joinery firm, who found that workpieces kept slipping during the clamping process, thereby jeopardizing a safe machining process. Help finally came in the form of a solution provided by vacuum specialist Schmalz. Efficient aluminum vacuum blocks ensure the sheets are held securely in place and control the shear forces that are at play, allowing rapid and reliable processing.

07/23/2015

Schmalz vacuum blocks for CNC woodworking machines from Biesse: The innovative alternative

The Dittus carpentry workshop manufactures high-quality wood shop fittings and interior furnishings. To meet its customers exacting demands for quality and delivery times, the company uses a 5-axis CNC woodworking machine from the Italian manufacturer Biesse, with vacuum blocks serving as the clamping solution. But instead of the factory-fitted vacuum blocks, Dittus employs an alternative product from the vacuum specialist Schmalz: The Schmalz blocks are extremely durable, with a modular design and convincing price-performance ratio. Workpieces of varying dimensions are clamped securely and without damage.

05/19/2015

Schmalz Offers Cost-Effective Alternative to Original Replacement Blocks

Schmalz has developed new vacuum blocks to use with the CNC wood machining centers manufactured by the Italian company Biesse. The vacuum blocks represent a genuine alternative to original replacement blocks for a number of reasons: Not only are they extremely robust and able to hold the workpiece securely in the correct position, they also offer excellent value for money.