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Schmalz is the leading supplier in vacuum automation supplying the entire range of vacuum components and robotic/gantry style vacuum gripping end effector tools. Vacuum Automation Components Innovative vacuum automation components from Schmalz offer reliable solutions for automation and handling tasks. The product range includes suction cups in (14) standard materials and specialty cup lines e.g. automotive cups or cups for the packaging industry. Schmalz also supplies vacuum generators, blowers, electric vacuum pumps, mounting elements, switches and system monitoring devices. Vacuum Gripping Systems Robotic & gantry style vacuum gripping systems from Schmalz provide significant productivity improvements. The range extends from pallet layer size grippers to complete vacuum spiders, delivered ready for connection, for use in all areas of automation. Located in Raleigh, NC, Schmalz Inc. has a National sales force and a network of Authorized Schmalz Distributors in all states

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Schmalz Bellows Suction Cups with Rectangular Surface for the Packaging Industry

POSTED 06/30/2009

Especially for the packaging industry, the vacuum specialist Schmalz offers a complete line of rectangular bellows suction pads.

Schmalz offers a complete line of rectangular bellows suction cups.Here are the highlights of the rectangular bellows suction pads FSGB-R:
- Large rectangular suction surface 
- Easy gripping of rectangular workpieces
- Soft and flexible corrugations
- Excellent adaptability to non-uniform surfaces and non-rigid workpieces 
- Soft and adaptable sealing lip: optimised sealing on structured surfaces and workpieces with folds 
- Optional supporting frames available for mounting in the corrugations improved stability of the suction pad in  
   the corrugations

By these product carachteristics, the rectangular bellows suction pads Rectangular bellows suction pad for handling non-rigid workpieces.FSGB-R are suitable for the following applications:

- Handling of rectangular packing materials with non-uniform surfaces  
  such as handling of film-packed products, filled plastic bags and 
  workpieces with folds
- Handling of non-rigid workpieces and flexible outer packing materials 
   which can be deformed during handling  
- Handling of film-packed solids and liquids