Vacuum cups are designed for handling round, oval and other hard-to-grip shapes with either smooth or textured surfaces.
Vacuum cups are designed for handling round, oval and other hard-to-grip shapes with either smooth or textured surfaces. Replacement vacuum cups are available to fit any type of vacuum equipment, including lifters, manipulators, pick-and-place systems, packaging, label applicators and robotic end-of-arm tooling. An online catalog allows users to select available cups to match their needs and couple them with accessories such as level compensators, swivel joints, vacuum valves, fittings and adaptors.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey