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As Seen In Modern Machine Shop
Schunk Opens Service, Technology Center in Houston, Texas
The center offers a range of services to local manufacturers.
One Next-Step Advancement for Cobots: Specialized Grippers
Grippers and end-effectors developed specifically for collaborative robots represent new advancements in this type of robot technology.
Hydraulic Expansion Toolholder Transfers 520 Nm of Torque
Schunk’s Tendo E Compact toolholder eliminates the need for different holder technologies for milling, drilling and reaming.
Slideshow: Trends and Technology at IMTS 2016
The size and scope of a show like IMTS makes it impossible to cover everything of interest, but here's a taste of the technology and trends we were taking note of this year.
Technology That Enables You To Get A Grip
Since 2012, German soccer goalkeeper legend Jens Lehmann has acted as brand ambassador for precise gripping and safe holding from Schunk. In keeping with that theme, the company is again giving away it signature blue soccer balls in its Booth W-2000.
Power Lathe Chuck Decreases Setup Time
Schunk will exhibit the Rota NCX, a power lathe chuck with quick jaw-change system.
On Display at Amerimold 2016
Highlights include modular workholding, stable cutting tools, new machine tool offerings and non-contact measurement.
Hydraulic Toolholder Maintains Runout Accuracy
Schunk is expanding its line of hydraulic expansion toolholders with the Tendo Aviation designed for demanding applications such as those commonly performed in the aerospace industry.
Optimum Workholding Increases Output
This investment casting company doubled production of a series of parts by incorporating workholding into a cell that keeps pallets constantly moving across the machine tool.
North Carolina Recognizes Manufacturing Apprenticeship Programs
One of the speakers, a second-year apprentice, is in the middle of an apprenticeship with Schunk.
Toolholder Reduces Spindle, Tool Wear
Schunk’s Tendo Platinum toolholder for milling, drilling and reaming is made using a single-cycle brazing and hardening process, enabling rigid and durable tool clamping.
Video: Machine Tool Serves as its Own Robot
Schunk’s Gripper with Spindle Interface device enables a machine to load and unload workpieces on its own. See how.
Fixture Maintains Axial Position for Unattended Tool Grinding
The Schunk Prismo3 toolholder for tool grinding directly clamps shank diameters between 3 and 20 mm without the use of collet chucks or sleeves.
Magnetic Chuck Enables Simultaneous 5-Sided Machining in 1 Setup
Schunk’s Magnos magnetic chuck enables all five sides of a workpiece to be machined simultaneously in one setup.
Manually Actuated Clamping Devices Ease Tool Changes
The SVP-Mini and SVP-RM manually actuated clamping devices from Schunk are run on factory-defined set pressure.
Custom Clamping Concept Optimizes Multitasking
To get the most potential out of its multitasking machine, Trumpf uses a detailed custom clamping concept from Schunk.
Weldon-Flat Tools in a Precision Toolholder
This system uses the standard Weldon flat so that end mills do not have to be modified for locking in place when a precision toolholder takes high-force cuts.
More Than Just Workholding
When you think of Schunk, you might think solely of workholding solutions. Or, you might even think of automation. However, many IMTS attendees don’t realize that Schunk offers both.
Quick-Change Pallet System Module Holds Small Workpieces
Designed for use with Schunk's Vero-S quick-change pallet system, the Vero-S SPM plus 138 diaphragm clamping module is machinable to accommodate the contour of a specific workpiece.
Product Spotlight Slideshow: Micromachining
May’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight covers machines and tools used for micromachining applications.