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Schunk discusses working hand in hand with robots

Schunk discusses working hand in hand with robots

In this interview, we talk about robotic grippers with the experts at Schunk, whose Co-act EGP-C gripper has now also been DGUV certified for HRC operations by the German Social Accident Insurance, following the certification of the SVH 5-finger hand. Why is certifying individual components so important for you, when it is actually the entire […]

By July 31, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Schunk grows team with new area sales manager

Schunk grows team with new area sales manager

Gripping systems and clamping technology specialist Schunk has welcomed a new area sales manager to its expanding UK team. As the latest addition to the team, Gerry Cook will be covering London and the South East area for clamping technology. Gerry is a self-motivated sales professional with a strong engineering background. With extensive manufacturing expertise, […]

Schunk hosts 10th annual robotics symposium

Schunk hosts 10th annual robotics symposium

Schunk’s Expert Days on Service Robotics have reached a major milestone, celebrating their tenth anniversary. The banner headline for this year’s event is “Smart Future with Cobots and Co-acts,” and will examine technological developments, challenges and opportunities for service robotics. The event runs from 28 February to 1 March, 2018. The topic spectrum will range […]

By February 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Schunk develops new gripping control modules

Schunk develops new gripping control modules

Schunk has developed its modularly designed Schunk ECM controller for electrically driven gripping and rotary modules. With an input voltage of 24V or 48V and equipped with robust M12 standard plug connectors, it can be connected quickly and easily. Control can be provided via Profinet, Profibus (up to 12Mbit/s) or CAN (up to 1Mbit/s). The […]

By October 2, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Schunk introduces HRC collaborative grippers

Schunk introduces HRC collaborative grippers

Typically robots used in manufacturing are kept in cages to protect people working near them from getting hurt. According to many handling experts, this is now changing and that the direct collaboration of humans with robots will soon be an integral part of production automation in a few years. Schunk is working on ‘taming’ grippers […]

By July 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Schunk shows new IO-Link gripper at EMO

Schunk shows new IO-Link gripper at EMO

At the forthcoming EMO exhibition, Schunk will be further expanding its flagship PGN-plus gripper brand with the arrival of the PGN-plus-E with an IO-link. The competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology will be presenting the world’s first lifelong maintenance-free 24V premium electric gripper, which completely fulfils the IO-link class B standard at EMO, […]

By July 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
World’s first DGUV-certified gripper grasps attention

World’s first DGUV-certified gripper grasps attention

SCHUNK recently demonstrated why its product range is the industry benchmark at the Advanced Manufacturing and Subcon exhibition. At the Birmingham NEC, the German manufacturer showed a host of new and established Gripping, Toolholding and Workholding product lines that delighted international visitors to Advanced Manufacturing and also the subcontract exhibitors at Subcon. SCHUNK used the […]

By June 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Schunk brings magnetic gripper to UK exhibition

Schunk brings magnetic gripper to UK exhibition

Schunk will once again be showing why its product range is the industry benchmark at the Manufacturing & Engineering North East (MENE) exhibition. At the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on the 5th and 6th of July on Stand D13, the German manufacturer will highlight the new GSW-M Magnetic Gripper, a vacuum gripper for spindle […]

By May 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Schunk wins Hermes Award with new gripper

Schunk wins Hermes Award with new gripper

The Hermes Award, one of the world’s most coveted technology prizes, goes to Schunk, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology from Lauffen, Germany. During the opening of the Hannover Messe by the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Managing Partner of Schunk Henrik A Schunk received the award from Federal Minister for Education, […]

By April 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Schunk to demo the benefits of Industry 4.0 at AMB

Schunk to demo the benefits of Industry 4.0 at AMB

Automated machine loading and the trend toward Industry 4.0 are the central topics of AMB 2016, according to Dr. Markus Klaiber, the CTO of clamping and gripping specialist Schunk. “Modern machining center concepts must take three factors into account: the shortest possible cycle times, maximum system availability and the ability to respond very flexibly to […]

By August 15, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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