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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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Vacuum Layer Gripping System SPZ-M-C for Handling Entire Product Layers

POSTED 05/06/2015

The vacuum layer gripping system SPZ-M-C generates a local and a global vacuum, as well as mechanical clamping forces, to achieve the necessary holding force. The suction area is equipped with suction pads to provide the local vacuum, which is applied to the corresponding surface of the workpiece. The built-in check valves immediately seal off unused suction pads, allowing you to lift even layering patterns with gaps. The patented curtain concept externally seals the entire product layer.