Powerhouse for 5-axis machining
The KONTEC KSX NC vise from SCHUNK is a powerful clamping system for simultaneous 5-axis machining. The compact, and easily accessible clamping system from the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems disposes of tool-free adjustable clamping forces between 4 and 40 kN, which are measured directly at the workpiece. This is a great deal of power for a safe hold, even for minimum clamping surfaces. The support surfaces at a height of 211 mm ensure that the workpieces are easily accessible from all sides.
Jaw change within less than 30 seconds
The compact TANDEM KSP plus clamping force blocks from SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems are renowned for their high clamping force and repeat accuracy. Combined with the BWM jaw quick-change system, this power house is setting new standards in terms of set-up time. Independent from its installation position, the clamping blocks can be retrofitted in less than 30 seconds with a new set of chuck jaws for outside clamping.
Clamping force block with flexible chuck jaw monitoring
The TANDEM KSP plus clamping force block from SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems, is setting new standards in automated manufacturing. For the first time ever, a standardized clamping force block provides for flexible monitoring along the whole jaw stroke. Whether using I.D. or O.D. clamping: With a few grips the positions "opened" or "clamped" for any base jaw position can be adjusted. Monitoring is done via two inductive proximity switches, which are integrated in two special recesses of the base jaws. The system is sealed, and is therefore resistant against dirt. Since the signal can be directly processed in the machine control unit, the flexible queried clamping force blocks can be quickly and easily integrated into existing machines.
Home game for Jens Lehmann and the German Machine Tool Industry
Inspired by the dynamics of the world-class goalkeeper and SCHUNK brand ambassador, Jens Lehmann, leading providers of the German machine tool industry did not talk about bland performance data, efficient process networking, and effective CRM tools during the recent technology-goalkeeper discussion at SCHUNK, the expert in clamping technology and gripping systems. This time, the discussion has been focused more than ever on the human factor. It quickly becomes clear: Many aspects of the soccer game can be transferred to this industry: The enthusiasm and joy of peak performances and also how to deal with defeats.
TRIBOS Clamping Device:
Compact, cost-efficient, quiet
The automatic TRIBOS SVP-4 clamping device from SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems, is much more compact and lighter than its predecessor. Moreover, an innovative pump ensures that the device is especially quiet while working. On option, it can be operated with 220 V AC from the socket, or if required, operated mobil with rechargeable batteries.
Meet the No. 1 in precise gripping and concentrated safe holding at the AMB 2012
Experience Jens Lehman live at SCHUNK at the AMB on September 19, 2012!
Hall 1 | Booth 1G12
New edition of the best-seller ROTA-S plus
The manual ROTA-S plus lathe chuck from SCHUNK has been sold over 10000 times now. With version 2.0, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems continues its success story with the highly efficient classic chuck: An optimized wedge bar drive system and an improved lubricant system ensure consistently high clamping forces from the new lathe chuck.
Handy set of jaw turning discs
The compact, light, and attractively priced ADR set of jaw turning discs from SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems, make the precise turning operation of soft chuck jaws a simple process. In the past, operators had to use a variety of different rings. With the ADR from SCHUNK, only one set with some turning discs is needed, whereby the diameter of the discs is increased in 2 mm increments.
Status display for MAGNOS square pole plates
SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems, is setting standards in magnetic clamping technology in terms of process reliability: For the first time ever, MAGNOS magnetic chucks which are based on square pole technology can be equipped or retrofitted with an optical, or for automated machine loading with a mechanically interrogating status display.
The hydraulically actuated, self-centering precision steady rests ZENTRICO THL plus from SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems are equipped with a standard full equipment, and therefore are precisely tailored to the increasing precision requirements of turning operations. Due to the optimized lever kinematics, central lubrication, integrated roller rinsing, and dirt guard, they achieve maximum clamping forces per roller and maximum centering and repeat accuracies of up to 0.01 mm.
Safe hold without interfering contours in optimum cycle time
In the field of laser machining of ferro-magnetic workpieces, magnetic clamping technology offers the most efficient clamping solutions. Components of varied geometries can be machined efficiently from five sides without interfering contours in optimum cycle times.
Rapid workpiece change on milling/turn centers
The VERO-S NSL turn clamping station from SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems is a real productivity booster for milling/turning centers. It is based on the highly efficient VERO-S quick-change pallet system, and transfers the effect of the rapid workpiece change onto the lathe machining. By means of the patented double angled stroke, and the integrated turbo function, the NSL turn achieves pull-down forces of up to 125 kN, and holding forces of up to 375 kN. Therefore the clamping station from the innovative family-owned company ensures an extremely rigid and reliable clamping of devices and workpieces.
Powerful robot coupling for pallet handling
If machine tools are loaded automatically, a reliable, precise, and space saving workpiece change is playing an important role. For this particular case, SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems has developed a slim, light-weight coupling with minimized interfering contours, where the pallet loading is taking place very close to the machine table. By using the VERO-S NSR, very thin attachments to the clamping station and pallet are feasible, and therefore a lot of space remains for the workpiece in the machine room, and for the axes motions.
Talented Slimming Agent for every Toolholder
If there are narrow spaces in the metal cutting industry, conventional clamping systems quickly approach their limits. Since the boom of modern 5-axis machines, more and more slim and precise tool mountings are requested - or versatile tool extensions, which can be flexibly inserted in almost every interface.
Square pole technology increases productivity
in surface grinding up to 200%
Users who have to reach high accuracies during surface grinding can now sharply increase their productivity. Compared to conventional parallel pole technology, the MAGNOS square pole grinding plates from SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems, can achieve an increase in productivity up to 200%. This is due to the use of moveable pole extensions which ensure a homogenous, deformation-free clamping. They are used for grinding flat workpieces, unevenness is compensated, parallelism is ensured, and therefore micron precise grinding operations can be carried out at the first go.
The world’s first chuck jaw app comes from SCHUNK
SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems is setting new standards with the world’s first chuck jaw app. Five clicks in the free chuck jaw quick finder are enough for selecting the matching chuck jaw from the world’s largest standard chuck jaw program.
Secure hold using vacuum technology
With the PLANOS vacuum clamping system from SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems, flat workpieces as well as those with a flat underside can be clamped on the machine table using vacuum simply, quickly and safely. In order to further enhance the user flexibility, SCHUNK has recently introduced a standardized adapter plate by which the vacuum clamping system can also be used on MAGNOS magnetic chucks.
Turning technology of the future: high-precision and less maintenance
"The lathe chuck technology of the future." - this is what the sealed 3- or 6-jaw power chucks type ROTA NCS from SCHUNK are called by those who use them. The innovative lathe chuck from the competence leader in clamping technology and gripping systems combines high clamping forces, maximum precision and minimum effort. In view of the continuously increasing quality requirements in modern metal cutting, the benefits of the ROTA NCS ensure a maximum investment safety.
Clamping equipment has a major influence of quality
and cost-effectiveness in tool grinding
A few thousands of a millimeter in the tool grinding determine the quality of the finished cutting edges. The clamping equipment plays an important role in the process. Its runout and repeat accuracy as well as its vibration behavior have a considerable impact on the grinding result. An example of a precision mount especially well-suited for grinding is the TENDO hydraulic expanding toolholder from SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems.
Precise clamping system for automated manufacturing
SCHUNK, the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems has developed the compact VERO-S NSA quick-change pallet module for automated machine loading. At a repeat accuracy of less than 0.005 mm it allows a fully automated pallet change of the highest precision. The clamping system from the innovative family-owned company is extremely thin, and leaves enough space for the workpiece in the machine and for axis motions. If required, it can be integrated in the machine table.
New catalog for Stationary Workholding 2012
SCHUNK is the only manufacturer that offers a vast, standardized modular system for highly efficient workpiece clamping. The competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems bundles its complete program on stationary workholding in a new catalog.