Friction guide system designed for reliable slide movement

Accuride has announced the FG115 Friction Guide System. Said to be affordable, lightweight, easy-to-install and low-maintenance, the linear track system brings smooth, reliable slide movement to automated machinery in production lines. The system is designed with two core components: a rail and a carriage. Customers may choose rail lengths of 1 or 2 metres, as […]

Automatic loader added to optimizing saw

TigerStop has announced the addition of AutoLoader, an automatic infeed station for the TigerSaw 1000, its fully automated cross-cutting saw system. With the infeed station, an operator can load five pieces at a time, reducing manual material handling time and increasing operator capacity for performing value-added tasks, such as sorting finished parts. The loader can […]

Vacuum suction robot grippers made-to-measure

Schmalz individually designs vacuum suction spiders for different application needs. The spiders have been designed according to a modular principle. All versions of the vacuum suction spider are derived from the basic design which can be flexibly optimized for complex handling tasks. Applications for the grippers include automation of handling tasks in panel processing and […]

Software drives panel storage system

The Holz-Her Store-Master panel storage system is suitable for a variety of formats and materials. The panels can be positioned by the manipulator in a chaotic as well as a structured environment. In each case, exactly the right panel is selected by a computer during removal, the company says. Stock panels can be rotated by […]

Agile lift truck works in narrower aisles

The Combi-MR a multi-directional reach/lift truck introduced by Combilift that allows the operator to perform compact turns in confined spaces, creating the opportunity to reduce aisle width and increase storage space. It’s characterized by its extreme maneuverability and unique steering function, the company says. The multifunctional controlled joystick allows the operator to change direction and […]

Folding miter saw stand

The model K-2690N Deluxe Universal Folding Miter Saw Stand from King Canada is constructed for 8-1/4, 10 and 12 in. applications. King miter saws and other miter saws having a foot print no larger than 15 in. deep. The unit includes: 440 lb (200 kg) capacity; 48-1/2 to 124 in. adjustable extensions to handle extra […]

Automated material pusher and stop machine

The TigerStop automated material pusher and stop system is said to increase speed and accuracy with a machine that is easy to operate. Automation means faster material processing – just punch in a cut list, the stop will move to position, and simply place the material and cut, according to TigerStop. The machine can be […]