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29.08.2019

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High-power 5-axis vises with adjustable centres

Clamping and gripping technology expert Schunk has increased its product line of power-amplified 5-axis vises, responding to customer demands.

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01.08.2019

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Smart clamping and gripping systems for machining

“Smart loading, smart machining, smart networking — these three key topics will shape industrial production in the next five years,” emphasises Henrik A. Schunk.

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04.06.2019

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Schunk is investing 85 million euros in its production sites

With an investment Schunk is looking to grow internationally. Aside from new production space, a new administration building has also been built recently.

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06.05.2019

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Intelligent grippers

Gripping small components with active, gripping force maintenance. EGI can diverse range of handling tasks in electronics, pharmaceutical and laboratory applications.

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26.02.2019

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With just a few clicks to the right tool holder

The Quickfinder by Schunk is an easy and accessible way to find a suitable tool.

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24.01.2019

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Ping pong robots

Students of Heilbronn University were challenged with a construction task involving ping pong balls. Schunk was part of the jury and supporting the challenge.

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09.01.2019

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Polygonal clamping technology now also for driven tools

Schunk has developed special polygonal toolholders with ER cone for this purpose that can be combined with all commercially available mountings for ER collets and with driven tools in particular.

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20.12.2018

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Clamping stations with compact dimensions

The miniature clamping stations from the Schunk Vero-S NSL mini 100-25 series ensure high clamping forces in a compact design. The powerful 1-way, 2-way, and 4-way clamping stations are particularly designed for the requirements of modern small parts production.

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24.07.2018

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Well-armed clamping technology for the smart factory

At AMB, Schunk will showcase clamping devices and grippers for monitoring clamping forces, temperature and vibration characteristics in real time.

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12.12.2017

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Achieving low deformation in workpiece clamping

Conventional chucks or face plates reach their limits in cutting applications where thin walled parts are concerned. the parts are deformed in the clamping process, shaping and geometric tolerances are difficult to adhere to and the interference contours of the clamping devices r...

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30.08.2017

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September Product Gallery 2017 with EMO highlights

Featuring numerous innovations that were presented at EMO 2017, Hanover, Germany.

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25.07.2017

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Schunk equippment for smart production

Dr Markus Klaiber is certain: “The industrial production is undergoing a fundamental change.” Schunk's CTO is convinced that digitalisation will play a major role at EMO 2017 and the company, therefore, will present its own smart production solutions.

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28.09.2015

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Fully automated quick-change system minimises set-up times

Germany – Changing jaws in less than five seconds while maintaining process reliability is possible with the retrofittable Schunk Pronto quick-change system, the clamping technology supplier says.

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23.09.2015

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Optimised system allows for minimum set-up times

Germany – The quick-change jaw system Pronto from clamping technology and gripping systems specialist Schunk is said to lower set-up time of a complete jaw set to 30 seconds.

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05.09.2015

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Quick-change chuck for lathes with short-strokecylinder saves time, ideal for first-time users

Germany – Schunk has launched the Rota NCX quick-change chuck for lathes with short-stroke cylinders.

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08.08.2014

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Ultra-fine balanced tool holder targets micro-machining applications

Germany – According to Schunk, for precision in the sub-micron range during ultra-precision machining, tool holders need features such as top-notch balancing.

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09.10.2013

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Schunk appoints regional salesmen in England

The duo has significant industry experience, the company said.

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06.09.2012

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Units indicate when magnetic chucks are active

Since the display module functions without an energy supply, it doesn’t matter if the magnetic clamping plate has electric current or not.

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11.04.2012

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With strategic focus, celebrity ad campaign, Schunk aims to solidify market position

“Superior Clamping and Gripping” are the words Schunk GmbH has chosen to characterise its strategic focus for the coming years. And to promote visibility during this period, the machine engineering company has named soccer goalkeeper Jens Lehmann its brand ambassador.

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