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COMPANY PROFILE

SCHUNK Inc.

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  • Member Since 1998
  • Robotic Supplier

SCHUNK is a family owned operation and a global player in one. Totaling more than 60 years of experience, SCHUNK offers worldwide leading technology in gripping systems and clamping technology. With more than 2,300 employees located in more than 50 countries in a network of directly owned subsidiaries, SCHUNK offers global customer service and technical support.

SCHUNK designs and manufactures an unmatched selection of gripping systems including grippers, rotary modules, linear modules, robotic components, sensors and accessories.

SCHUNK lives its mission that "with a pioneering spirit and perfection, we are setting worldwide standards". As a brand ambassador of the SCHUNK team, the No. 1 goalkeeper communicates our global competence leadership for clamping technology and gripping systems. The top performance of SCHUNK and Jens Lehmann are characterized by dynamics, precision, and reliability.

News

PPU-P and VCU

POSTED: 08/23/2013

Rapid Pick & Place with the new PPU-P and VCU With up to 120 cycles per minute, the PPU-P from SCHUNK is the fastest pneumatic Pick & Place Unit on the market. Thanks to the valve control unit, compressed air and energy consumption is minimized, while the cycle frequency

OPS Plus Collision and Overload Sensor

POSTED: 08/23/2013

The OPS plus effectively protects the robot and end effector from being damaged during a crash. The OPS plus will allow the EOAT to deflect and comply in the event of a crash. At the same time, a mechanical

RST Series Compact Ring Indexing Table

POSTED: 07/23/2013

Schunk has expanded its product range and now offers a compact ring indexing table for assembly applications within the Gemotec system. This means that customers of the automation specialist from Lauffen can now also purchase a ring indexing table

Pneumatic PHL and Electric EGA

POSTED: 06/23/2013

The PHL from SCHUNK comes in two versions: The pneumatic PHL and the electric EGA. The standard PHL alternatively has the bearing options of a multi-tooth guidance or a profiled rail guidance, which increases the degree of efficiency of

HSB Modular System

POSTED: 06/04/2013

With its HSB system, SCHUNK has included in its product range a sophisticated modular system of electrically driven linear axes, which leaves virtually no wish unfulfilled. The linear axes are suitable for practically all handling applications, as they are precise

Magnetic Gripper EGM

POSTED: 05/23/2013

The Magnetic Gripper EGM from SCHUNK maintains high holding forces even in confined work spaces. It is light-weight, yet powerful enough to handle difficult applications even in situations which may require an emergency stop. It also promotes energy efficiency because

SRU plus 20-S

POSTED: 05/19/2013

The SRU plus 20-S is SCHUNK’S new high speed addition to the SRU plus series of economical universal rotary units. Compared with other available rotary units of the same size, this high speed module can increase the number of

Rotary Feed-through DDF-I

POSTED: 04/23/2013

The DDF-I is the world’s first rotary feed-through with integrated BUS technology. It can be used for connecting mechatronic gripper modules, valves, or sensors located downstream from a rotary axis for especially stable control of processes. Up to 26 electric signals are transmitted simultaneously, 13

Alternative, Intelligent, Adaptable

POSTED: 04/23/2012

Mechatronic gripping modules offer numerous possibilities for users and design engineers. SCHUNK is now going one step further, by bundling

Powerful robot coupling for pallet handling

POSTED: 04/19/2012

If machine tools are loaded automatically, a reliable, precise, and space saving workpiece pallet changer is playing an important role

Flexible Use of Mechatronic Grippers for Rapid Small Part Handling

POSTED: 04/17/2012

The conversion from pneumatic to electric gripping modules has been made much simpler

Powerball Arm: Maneuverable, Powerful and Precise

POSTED: 04/16/2012

The Powerball concept from SCHUNK, takes another giant step forward: This fifth genera-tion lightweight arm presents an especially compact and

Powerful Miniature Parallel Gripper: MPG-plus

POSTED: 04/12/2012

With the MPG-plus, SCHUNK brings about new solutions for the handling of small components.

World’s Longest Stroke - 3 Finger Gripper

POSTED: 07/07/2011

With more than 225mm of radial stroke, wide part range is no problem for the PZH-SF 3 finger gripper.

Stroke Module KLM 300

POSTED: 06/09/2011

For loading machine tools, power and precision are both required. For this type of application, SCHUNK enlarged its modular system with the stroke module KLM 300. Double-seated and robust dimensioned guiding shafts assure that the module can handle high payloads

4th Annual SCHUNK ExpertDays on Service Robotics

POSTED: 03/16/2011

On February 23 and 24, 2011 experts from all over the world met at the 4th annual ExpertDays on Service

SCHUNK Highlights at Automate 2011

POSTED: 02/16/2011

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New Centric Grippers with Multitooth Guidance Gripper

POSTED: 12/22/2010

PZB-plus is a newly designed series of 3-finger centric grippers, whose special feature is a central bore designed as a

SCHUNK GSW-B with Shaft Interface

POSTED: 11/16/2010

SCHUNK has developed a module program, by which machine tools can be automated quickly, easily and cost-effectively with a shaft

SCHUNK Was Awarded Qualified Supplier to DMG / MORI SEIKI

POSTED: 11/08/2010

SCHUNK is pleased to announce the agreement it has reached with DMG / MORI SEIKI to be an official DMG


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