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© Schmalz, 12/13 I Article No. 29.01.03.00865 I Subject to technical changes without notice I Schmalz is a registered trademark. Ergonomic Handling Solutions Vacuum Handling Systems Solutions for the Wood and Glass Industry 4

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Vacuum Handling Systems Manually operated vacuum handling systems rationalize manufacturing processes and reduce lead times while increasing employees' motivation and performance. Schmalz lifting devices and tube lifters feature functionality, safety and ergonomic operation in processes such as the loading and unloading of machines. The vacuum lifters relieve the operator from the workpieces weight and enable to work ergonomically and health protective. Ergonomic Handling Solutions "We use a tube lifter JumboErgo to load our CNC machining center. Now it is possible for my employee to load...

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Vacuum Handling Systems Ergonomic Handling Solutions Handling Tasks in the Wood and Glass Industries Horizontal Handling of Swiveling and Turning of Handling of Wooden Workpieces Wooden Workpieces Glass Workpieces • Horizontal gripping of workpieces • Horizontal or vertical gripping of • Vertical or horizontal gripping of • Horizontal loading and unloading workpieces workpieces of machines • Horizontal or vertical loading and • Vertical or horizontal loading and unloading of machines unloading of machines Sample application, page 4 Sample application, page 6 Sample application, page 8

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Horizontal Handling of Wooden Workpieces Simple and Ergonomic The workpiece is gripped and transported horizontally. The wood machining tool, e.g. a CNC machining center or a horizontal saw, is loaded and unloaded using Schmalz vacuum lifters. Special Industry Requirements • Horizontal handling of large workpieces • Secure gripping of coated and porous workpieces • Often used in tight spaces Vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex for handling light, coated wooden boards up to 35 kg Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster VHB for unplaned boards and planks

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Vacuum tube lifter JumboErgo being used to load a CNC machining center Vacuum tube lifter JumboErgo with large-area gripper FM being used to handle workpieces with gaps Vacuum tube lifter JumboErgo being used to load a CNC machining center Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster Multi for handling a large, porous wooden board

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Swiveling and Turning of Wooden Workpieces Quick and Easy The workpiece can be gripped horizontally or vertically and swiveled by 90° or turned by 180° during the handling process. The wood machining tool, e.g. a CNC machining center or a horizontal or vertical saw, is loaded and unloaded using Schmalz vacuum lifters. Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster HHVM being used to load a vertical saw Special Industry Requirements • Swivel large workpieces by 90° or turn by 180° • Secure gripping of coated and porous workpieces • Often used in tight spaces Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster Multi with two...

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Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster Comfort being used to turn wooden boards by 180° Vacuum tube lifter JumboErgo with pneumatic swiveling unit PSE for swiveling workpieces by 90° Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster HHVM being used to load a vertical saw Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster Multi being used to swivel large, porous wooden boards by 90°

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Handling of Glass Workpieces Safe and Minimal Marking The sensitive glass workpieces are gripped horizontally or vertically and can be rotated, swiveled by 90° and turned by 180° during handling. Schmalz vacuum lifters realize the transportation of workpieces as well as the loading and unloading of the machining tool. Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster Window being used to unload a vertical glazing press Special Industry Requirements • Rotate workpieces by 90° • Swivel workpieces by 90° or turn by 180° • Handle sensitive workpieces safely with minimal marking • Exact, infinitely variable...

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Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster Comfort being used to turn a glass sheet by 180° Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster Basic being used to swivel a glass sheet by 90° Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster Window Comfort being used to handle a multi frame window Vacuum lifting device VacuMaster Window being used to handle a glass sheet vertically

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Vacuum Tube Lifters Jumbo Modular System Design The vacuum tube lifter Jumbo is particularly suited to frequent and fast lifting and transportation of workpieces weighing up to 300 kg. Loads are gripped and lifted exclusively by using the medium vacuum. Due to its modular design, the vacuum tube lifter can be customized to each individual application. Modular System Lifting unit • Available for loads up to 300 kg • Standard lifting stroke lengths 1,700 mm and 2,100 mm Operating unit • Three variants available - JumboErgo - JumboFlex - JumboSprint Vacuum generation • Broad spectrum of vacuum...

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Functionality Ergonomic Operating Unit The selection of a suitable operating unit depends upon the requirements of the handling task. Operating unit JumboErgo Operating unit JumboFlex Operating unit JumboSprint • Handling of large, light and heavy loads • Precise, ergonomic single-hand operation with integrated controls for both righthanded and left-handed operators • Accurate, gentle handling of heavy, compact loads in a harsh working environment • Twist grip operation (similar to motorcycle gas grip): load is lowered by "accelerating," load is lifted by "decelerating" • Quick-change...

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Vacuum Lifting Devices VacuMaster Modular System Design The vacuum lifting device VacuMaster is the ideal tool for handling workpieces weighing up to 2,000 kg. The workpiece to be lifted is gripped by the lifting device VacuMaster and then lifted safely with the aid of the chain hoist. Robust and reliable performance are the major features of these lifting devices. Thanks to the modular design, the vacuum tube lifters of the Basic and Comfort series can be adjusted to each individual application. Modular System VacuMaster Basic and VacuMaster Comfort Jib cranes and crane systems • Modular...

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