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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 Suction Spider SSP in a Assembly Line for Wooden Boards

POSTED 05/06/2015

The vacuum suction spider SSP is equipped with suction pads that are specially designed for the wood industry. A double sealing lip on the inside of the suction pad results in an very tight seal on rough and smooth surfaces. The special structure of the bottom surface of the suction pad allows for extremely short cycle times and highly dynamic handling.