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Sommer Automatic

Zimmer Group has rebranded the former Sommer Automatic under Zimmer Group components since the beginning of 2016. This is an effort to streamline the distribution channel to better serve customers and ensure consistent quality. The Zimmer Group brand is now clearly positioned and unites technologies from handling, damping, linear, processing, tool, and machine tooling technologies under one roof.

Zimmer Group components can be found in, but not limited to the following industries: furniture manufacturing, food, cosmetics, packaging, medical & pharmaceutical, metal working, engineering, automotive, plastics, electronics, rail vehicles, solar and aerospace.

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Pneumatic Grippers

2-Jaw Parallel Grippers

GPP5000 - "The Universal One", up to 30% more gripping force and 10% more static forces and moments than the benchmark. Sealed guide IP64 / Protective version IP67 (with purged air)

GPP1000 - "The Cost-Effective Model", parallel gripper with an unbeatable price/performance ratio. Gripper jaw set and fixation material included. Can be configured for spring opening or spring closing. One installation size with three strokes; 4mm, 8mm, and 16mm per gripping jaw.

MGP800 - Robust light weight housing of hard coated aluminum alloy. Position sensing via a permanent magnet for direct position sensing of piston movement. Integrated gripping force safety device if loss of pressure, spring integrated into cylinder as energy storage (starting from size 803).

GP - Switch cam installed on griper jaw for position sensing. Double acting pneumatic cylinder with integrated mechanical gripping force safety device (S-Model) in case of loss of pressure. Driven by a double acting pneumatic cylinder.

GP400 - Extremely robust T-Slot guide for maximum force and moment resistance. Air connection and mounting available on multiple sides. Permanent magnet for direct monitoring of piston setting. Spring integrated into cylinder as energy storage/safety device if loss of pressure.

GP200 - Gripper jaw wipers protect from dust, dirt, and liquids. Overlapping flat guides for stability with an infinite adjustable opening-stroke. Up to 5 million cycles, maintenance free. Mounting possible from multiple sides versatile positioning.

MGH8000 Long Stroke - High drive force with long stroke. High precision with triple round shaft guide. Robust lightweight housing of hard coated aluminum alloy. Driven by two double acting cylinders .

GH6000 Long Stroke - Direct drive synchronized via a gear wheel. T-Slot guide for maximum forces and moments capacities with a long stroke. Maintenance free up to 10 million cycles. Hard coated anodized aluminum alloy.

GH7000 Long Stroke - Heavy load linear guide for use under extreme conditions. Ideal for highest transverse forces and moments capacity. Direct drive synchronized via a gearwheel.

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3-Jaw Concentric Grippers

GPD5000 - "The Universal One", up to 30% more gripping force and 10% more static forces and moments than the benchmark. Protected against corrosion with up to 30 million cycles without maintenance. IP64 sealed guide, with protector version up to IP67 (with purged air).

MGD800 - Long life and continuous precision with ground hardened steel gripper jaws. Magnetic field sensor allows direct positioning of piston. Maintenance free up to 10 million cycles.

GD - Large stroke with compact design. Ideal for parts with different diameters. Maintenance free up to 10 million cycles. Planetary transmission provides synchronized jaw movement.

GD300 - Robust T-Slot guide for maximum forces and moments capacity. High precision and long lasting life time via ground surfaced and hardened steel gripper jaws. Dust cover available as option for harsh environments.

GD500 Long Stroke - Compact overall height with maximum gripping forces. Direct drive synchronized via cam disc. Individual gripper finger positioning via centering sleeves. Maintenance free up to 10 million cycles.

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2-Jaw Angular Grippers

GG4000 - Suitable for use under extreme conditions, sealed rotation axis guaranteed process reliability even under the harshest conditions.

GZ1000 - Gripper jaws available in different versions. Flexible mounting possibilities via fit, thread, and lock nut. Maintenance free up to 2 million cycles.

MGW800 - High gripping force with direct piston position sensing via magnetic field sensors. Energy supply possible from several sides. NC models additionally equipped with spring as mechanical safety in case of pressure loss.

GG1000 - Functional parts made of hardened steel to ensure high repeatability. Driven by double-acting pneumatic cylinder. Maintenance free up to 10 million cycles.

GK - Adjustable stroke from 1-180°. Lightweight heavy duty housing of hard coated anodized alloy. Maintenance free up to 5 million cycles.

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Electric Grippers

2-Jaw Parallel Grippers

GEP5000 - "All in One", approximately the same gripping force and connection hole patterns as a comparable pneumatic gripper. Plug & play single-cable solution, supports incredibly easy control using I/O signals.

GEP9000 - Up to 250 gripping cycles per minute. Integrated control for simplest operation. Maintenance free up to 30 million cycles. Energy supplied through a standardized interface M12 round connector. Position sensing via integrated Hallsensor.

GEP1400 - Electric drive by 24 VDC step motor. Positively driven curve disc provides synchronized gripper jaw movement and high force transfer. Robust, lightweight housing composed of hard coated aluminum alloy.

GEH6000 Long Stroke - Speed and position adjustable. Data interface available via Profibus, DeviceNet, or CANopen. Driven by a DC motor with encoder. Self-locking helical & worm gear in case of pressure drop.

GEH8000 Long Stroke - Ideal for the highest transverse forces and moments capacity. For use under extreme conditions. Gripper jaw made of hardened steel with individual gripper finger mounting.

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3-Jaw Concentric Grippers

GED5000 - "All in One", approximately the same gripping force and connection hole patterns as a comparable pneumatic gripper. Plug & play single-cable solution, supports incredibly easy control using I/O signals.

GED1300 - Robust T-Slot guide for high forces and moments capacity. Maintenance free up to 5 million cycles. Quick and cost effective positioning of the gripper fingers via removable centering sleeves.

Sommer Automatic Grippers

Angular Grip & Rotate Modules

2-Jaw Parallel Rotary Grippers

DGP400 - Double acting pneumatic cylinder for maximum power in both opening and closing. Rotation angle 90° or 180° individually adjustable, end-stops included.

DGK - Wear-resistant rotating drive. Stroke adjustment screw provides infinite adjustment of opening angle. Synchronized parallel movement of the gripper jaws with guided toggle linkage.

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Swivel and Rotary Modules

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Pneumatic

  • Rotor Cylinder

  • Flat Swivel Units

  • Angle Pivot Units

  • Swivel Jaws

Electric

  • DES Rotary Modules

 

 

 

 

Ball Joints

  • KG

Sommer Ball Joints

Cutting Tongs

  • ZK1000

  • ZK

Sommer Cutting Tongs

Sommer Cutting Tongs ZK

Robot Accessories

  • Tool Changers

  • Rotary Distributors

  • Axis Compensation Modules

  • Collision Protection

  • Energy Elements

    Sommer Manual Robot AccessoriesSommer Pneumatic Robot Accessories

Separators

  • VEG

  • VE

  • VE9200

Sommer Separators

Sommer Separators

Linear Modules

Linear CylindersSommer Linear Cylinders

  • SHX

  • LI

Linear Rail Slides

Sommer Linear Rail Slides
  • LS

  • LSF

  • LSX

Lifting Cylinders

Sommer Lifting Cylinders

  • HZ

Vacuum Components

  • Suction Cups

  • Adapters

  • Adapters & Compensation Modules

  • Vacuum Generators

  • Sensing Units

  • MCS System

  • Handling Components

Sommer Suction Cups

Sommer Vacuum Generators

Sommer Adapters

Sommer Sensing Units

Sommer MCS System

handling components

Sensors and Holders

  • Magnetic Field Sensors

  • Inductive Proximity Switches

  • Sensor Cables

  • Holders

  • Stop Stroke Adjustment Screws

Sommer Magnetic Field Sensors

Sommer Stop Stroke Adjustment Screws

Sommer Sensor Cables

Sommer Holders

Valves, Fittings & Accessories

  • Connectors

  • Valves

  • Jaw Accessories

  • Jaw Extensions

  • Pneumatic Rotary Manifolds

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