Schmalz logoSchmalz provides a complete range of vacuum products that include Vacuum Components, used primarily for pick and place, robotic end effectors, packaging / palletizing and assembly; Ergonomic Vacuum Lifting Systems, used primarily for material handling; and Vacuum Clamping Systems, used primarily to clamp wood and plastics on dry running CNC machines. 

Their complete product line provides solutions to problems and meets requirements across a broad spectrum of industries, such as: Food and beverage processing, medical, appliance manufacturing, woodworking, metalworking, automotive, electronics, chemical, cd/dvd production, packaging, palletizing, plastic injection molding, glass handling, printing and more.

Vacuum Components

Innovative vacuum components from Schmalz offer many users in various sectors of industry reliable support in the solution of automation and handling tasks. The wide range of components extends from suction pads and vacuum generators to mounting elements and system monitoring devices.  The Schmalz range of suction pads offers an almost unlimited number of suction pads with various shapes, sizes and materials. 

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Bellows Suction Pads for Bag Packaging

Schmalz introduced its new suction pad series SPB4f for flexible use in the packaging industry. The suction pad allows for dynamic and safe handling of all kinds of bag packaging.Schmalz Bellows Suction Pads more information

The bellows suction pad series SPB4f from Schmalz is able to meet the many handling challenges of the bag packaging industry. The SPB4f is ideal for use in connection with Delta robots for quick handling of flexible materials in case packer and pick-and-place applications.  In order to transport bags and other flexible packages safely, the bellows suction pad is equipped with a sealing lip that allows it to adapt particularly well to the workpiece. It even provides an optimal seal when used with bag packaging with a large number of folds. In order to further optimize the sealing properties and to increase the holding force, segmented flow fins are integrated into the sealing lip.

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Vacuum Gripping Systems

Schmalz's complex vacuum gripping systems let you implement decisive productivity increases during automated processes. The systems range from layer and large-area vacuum gripping systems to ready-to-install vacuum suction spiders for use in all areas of automation.  The large-area vacuum gripping systems FXC and FMC guarantee maximum flexibility during automated handling processes. It makes automated palletizing, depalletizing, order picking and sorting of the most varied goods in varying dimensions with only one gripper possible.

Schmalz gripping systems Workpieces made from the most varied materials, such as carton, wood, metal sheets (dry) and plastic, both with and without cut-outs, can be handled.  With the vacuum layer gripper SPZ, entire product layers can be palletized and depalletized. Loading and unloading of partially filled pallets is made possible by a combination of vacuum technology and mechanical gripper support.

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Vacuum Handling Systems

Schmalz's vacuum handling systems streamline and humanize production processes by easily and efficiently handling workpieces. They persuade by their functionality, safety and ergonomics, for example during loading and unloading of machines. They are the link between commercial investment and ergonomic working environmentSchmalz Handling Sytems because they help avoid damages to health caused by lifting and moving heavy loads.

With vacuum handling systems, production processes are streamlined and processing times shortened; at the same time staff members' motivation and productivity are increased.  The vacuum tube lifter Jumbo is particularly well suited for frequent and rapid lifting and movement of carton boxes, bags, barrels, wooden sheets and many other applications with a weight of up to 300 kg.

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Vacuum Clamping Systems

Future-oriented vacuum clamping technology from Schmalz is the intelligent response to the continually increasing demands for more productivity and economic operation of CNC machine tools.  The Matrix-Plate is particularly suitable for process-safe clamping of large, flat metal workpieces with smooth bottom surfaces on CNC machining centres and guarantees very short set-up times.  The high flexible, low-priced Vacuum Clamping SySchmalz clamping Systemsstem Multi-Clamp can be used on almost every flat surface. Therefore it is the perfect solution for clamping small and medium-sized workpieces in a workshop or on the Jobsite. 

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Shaltz Automation, Inc., 5190 Exchange Drive, Flint, MI 48507 Tel: 810-732-1970