Being the world leader in its sector, Schunk gives its customers the opportunity to test automation solutions in a realistic environment with its Collaborative Gripper Application Center (CoLab).
World leader in robotic automation equipment, CNC machine workpiece clamping systems and tool holders, Schunk has implemented the new CoLab Application Center at Brackenheim Hausen facilities in Germany. In the Collaborative Robot Application Center, Schunk enables its customers to test automation solutions in a realistic environment, and at the same time offers the opportunity to develop the most suitable solution for its customers with the support of its engineers.
As a company based in Germany, operating in more than 50 countries around the world and a technology pioneer in the field of robotic automation equipment, CNC machine workpiece clamping systems and tool holders, Schunk has launched the new Collaborative Gripper Application Center (CoLab) at Brackenheim Hausen facilities in Germany. provides its customers with the necessary environment to test their automation solutions in a realistic environment. CoLab Application Center focuses especially on new technologies and application areas.
Dedicated engineer support to customers
The boundaries of automation possibilities, which show a great variety today, are expanding day by day with the current technologies. Uncertainties stand out as one of the important obstacles faced by process automation and the exploration of potentials. Is a planned cobot implementation a technically useful solution? Will the desired working times be achieved? Many questions such as can occupy the minds of producers. Wishing to answer these and similar questions, Schunk expanded its service range and launched the CoLab Application Center. In this center, Schunk provides engineer support to its customers, thus enabling the most suitable solution for applications.
Fast and risk-free application solutions
Consisting of small cells, industrial robots and test rigs for lightweight designs, CoLab helps manufacturers in the process of discovering appropriate solutions to application problems with 12 industrial robots and cobots. Providing a great support to its customers with CoLab, Schunk also offers its wide product portfolio in order to develop the most suitable solutions for any application in a fast and risk-free manner. Thanks to the validation process, it provides the opportunity to evaluate any special need and give reliable answers to all questions.
Possibility to pre-test the automation application
Offering application support with its new Schunk Adheso holder, Schunk creates a test environment for magnetic holder applications. On the CoLab platform, which has lightweight robots and many application areas, traditional industrial robots of other manufacturers can also be applied without any problems. While exploring new application areas with its customers, Schunk also gains experience in the use of new technologies, and thanks to CoLab, users can directly see how the solution works and test it beforehand. Customers can visit CoLab facilities and view the facility through online meetings or webinars. In the Schunk CoLab Application Center, customers who want to pre-validate an automation solution are also given the opportunity to contact a field service consultant or technical sales teams.