Tag Archive for grippers

Lifelong maintenance-free 24V premium electric gripper with IO-link

SCHUNK further expands its PGN-plus gripper flagship: with the PGN-plus-E IO-link, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology presents the world’s first lifelong maintenance-free 24V premium electric gripper, which completely fulfills the IO-link class B standard.

Using HRC Grippers with Machine Tools

Typically robots used in manufacturing are kept in cages, to protect people working near them from getting hurt. According to many handling experts, this is now changing and that the direct collaboration of humans with robots will soon be an integral part of production automation in a few years. SCHUNK, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology are working on “taming” grippers for collaborative scenarios, and for the production field.

New SCHUNK business unit is focusing on robotics

With the help of log files, complete procedures in lab applications can be exactly documented.

In the following interview Dr. Roko Tschakarow, Business Unit Manager Mobile Gripping Systems of SCHUNK GmbH & Co. KG talks about current developments and trends in the field of service robotics.