Probably the most impressive symposium of the service robotics movement celebrates a major anniversary: SCHUNK, a competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology, is holding the now-legendary SCHUNK Expert Days on Service Robotics for the tenth time.
The family of manual SCHUNK KONTEC KSC Basic-Line is known for high clamping forces, ease of use, short set-up times and excellent price-performance ratio. SCHUNK, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology is now expanding its modular system with the SCHUNK KONTEC KSC-D, a lightweight and flat double clamping vise especially designed for demanding applications in automated machine tools with workpiece storage.
The iRex 2017 was held in Tokyo to discuss the topic “The Robot Revolution Has Begun – Toward Heartwarming Society” and showcased the latest developments in the robotics industry with a special focus on subjects such as artificial intelligence, big data, and new communication strategies and networks.
In the future, the high-precision SCHUNK TRIBOS polygonal clamping technology will also be used for lathes and automatic revolving transfer machines. SCHUNK, a competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology, has developed special polygonal toolholders with ER cone for this purpose, which can be combined with all commercially available mountings for ER collets and with driven tools in particular.
Ever-shortening product life cycles, the trend towards automation and development leaps in the field of peripherals lead to individual processes as well as entire machine and system concepts being made available today much earlier than was the case a few years ago. In order to keep up with the market, the equipment in particular offers…
Long a hidden champion among German SMEs – now an internationally respected trend-setter in smart production: As the winner of the Hermes Award, with live applications for human/robot collaboration, and with intelligent tools for the smart factory, SCHUNK, the competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology was a crowd-puller at Hannover Messe 2017.