HRC applications and examples

The new collaborative Co-act grippers from SCHUNK For every robot and every application

Cobots Equipped by SCHUNK — Under the new brand name Co-act (collaborative actuator), SCHUNK will be presenting its gripping technology program for safe human-robot collaboration. You can find examples for human-robot collaboration and the cobot fittings with safe gripping technology in the following applications.

KUKA LBR iiwa Equipped by Co-act EGP gripper

Industry: Automotive

HRC topic: Collaborative assembly of heavy workpieces

Application: Using a Co-act EGP gripper, the robot guides a motor adapter to a motor block, positions it, and holds it in position while fitting the screws. The fine adjustment and connection with screws are carried out manually by employees.

Customer benefits: Improvement of ergonomics and increase of efficiency due to simultaneous work processes

KUKA LBR iiwa Equipped by Co-act WSG gripper

Industry: Quality assurance

HRC topic: Collaborative handling of workpieces in dangerous areas

Application: Aluminum cast mounting brackets are to be tested for quality using an x-ray machine. Using a Co-act WSG gripper, the robot handles tasks within the radiation areas of x-ray machines. Reworking or removal of components is carried out by the employee.

Customer benefits: Protection of the health of the employees

FANUC CR35iA Equipped by Co-act EGN gripper

Industry: Automotive

HRC topic: Collaborative assembly of heavy workpieces

Application: Using the Co-act EGN gripper, the robot functions as an "intelligent load lifters" for rim handling. The employee guides the gripper to the rim using the manual guidance function, positioning it in the wheel housing. After positioning, rims are mounted by employees.

Customer benefits: improvement of ergonomics and load carrying with heavy workpieces.

More SCHUNK Co-act grippers for the FANUC CR35iA

Co-act EGP gripper

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COMAU Racer5 Collaborative Equipped by Co-act EGP gripper

Industry: Electronics

HRC topic: Collaborative handling for filigree assembly

Application: The robot equips a housing with printed circuit boards with a Co-act EGP gripper. It transfers the fully assembled module to the employee working next to it for fixing the screws and quality test.

Customer benefits: Eliminates the necessity of performing tasks requiring a high level of concentration.

Universal Robots UR5 Equipped by Co-act WSG Gripper

Industry: Metal working

HRC topic: Collaborative handling for repetitive tasks

Application: The robot with a Co-act WSG gripper loads and unloads a machine tool. Employees can operate several machines and ensure the supply of raw and finished parts.

Customer benefits: Increase in efficiency due to loading with robots.

The new SCHUNK end-of-arm modular system

The most comprehensive modular gripping system for all Universal Robots on the market.

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Further SCHUNK Co-act grippers for Universal Robots

Co-act EGP-C gripper

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ABB-YuMi Equipped by Co-act MPG-plus gripper

Industry: Electronics

HRC topic: Collaborative assembly of mechatronics modules

Application: The robot precisely inserts electronic components into a housing with a Co-act MPG-plus gripper. The final assembly and function test are carried out by employees.

Customer benefits: Increase in efficiency due to simultaneous work and taking over tasks that require high concentration.



Are you facing a specific HRC challenge and do you want to learn more about the SCHUNK HRC grippers?

Contact us and give us more information about your individual requirement or send us a completed
check-list.

You can reach the SCHUNK Co-act team by:

Tel.: +49-7133-103-3444
E-Mail: co-act-team@de.schunk.com

We look forward to hearing from you!