In operation: a major project in the matter of integrated End of Arm Tool building!

Contract awarded. In the selection procedure of a further supplier for automobile interior finishing, we were able to assert ourselves and received the contract for a total of twelve grippers and three cutting stations. Automatic component transport and casting trimming are incorporated, and ...

In operation: a major project in the matter of integrated End of Arm Tool building!

Contract awarded. In the selection procedure of a further supplier for automobile interior finishing, we were able to assert ourselves and received the contract for a total of twelve grippers and three cutting stations. Automatic component transport and casting trimming are incorporated, and rapidly exchangeable attachments provide flexibility in component production.
Delivered in the meantime, they successfully round off an injection moulding production line. A further milestone of our gripper building department, the know-how of which forms the basis for our expanding modular gripper system!
Ironically however, exploitation of the full creative potential that we invest for the customer's benefit was inhibited by the customer himself in this case: the assignment-related performance specification stipulated the most common commercially available End of Arm Tool system, thereby ruling out our most innovative product, the prismatically-guided PreciGrip system. Customer technicians who subsequently acquainted themselves with it expressly regretted the decision and gave precedence to our product for future projects!
In summary: "being too straight laced" hinders innovation!

For any End of Arm Tool builder who has ever had his hands on the PreciGrip is convinced! It is also understandable that many hesitate in converting immediately. This is why we offer the option at an increasing number of interfaces of partially using PreciGrip components - with the above-mentioned advantages and with continued use of their former system (see article above).
PreciGrip part expansion at a later date is not ruled out in this case: the added values in terms of greater ease of assembly, dimensional stability, savings in weight and increased stability simply cannot be dismissed!

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SCHUNK's New Safety Gripping System EGN

SCHUNK's New Safety Gripping System EGN

With the SLS, SOS, and STO functionalities, the SCHUNK EGN gripping system certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 13849 enables safe human/machine collaboration. If the production process is interrupted by an emergency shut-off, the SCHUNK EGN goes into either a safely limited speed mode or a safe stop mode depending on the activated protection zone. In contrast to other solutions available on the market, the SCHUNK safety gripping system is continuously powered even in the safe operating stop so that the gripped parts are reliably held even without mechanical maintenance of gripping force. As soon as the protection zone is released, the gripper immediately switches back to the regular operating mode without the system having to be restarted.