Auburn Hills, Mich. (Oct. 22, 2014) - DE-STA-CO’s booth at the upcoming ASSEMBLY Show will include a wide range of its most innovative, efficient workholding tools, but what is under the tools may be equally interesting for attendees. That’s because DE-STA-CO is mounting the equipment on top of two of its yet-to-be-released rotary indexers, providing a sneak peak of future products.
The ASSEMBLY Show is held Oct. 28-30 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. Attendees can find DE-STA-CO in booth #1619, next to Showcase Theater #2.
“In addition to showcasing some of our recently launched products, we decided to show manufacturing professionals what they have to look forward to in the coming year,” says Darren Greene, director, global marketing and business intelligence for DE-STA-CO. “Our newest clamps, grippers and lightweight tooling will be on display, but we are also going to demonstrate our new E-Series indexers which are under development. This will provide us with the opportunity to get feedback from potential customers that we can use to improve each product.”
DE-STA-CO’s CAMCO-brand E-Series indexers are designed to move a variety of products and components at exact intervals to precise locations. They offer controlled acceleration and deceleration, smooth motion and easy maintenance. At the ASSEMBLY Show, a medium-duty indexer (MDE) will be mounted on top of a servo-driven heavy-duty indexer (HDE), with both programmed to rotate in opposite directions.
The MDE indexer’s dial plate will be fitted with four of DE-STA-CO’s latest workholding products, including a Robohand G100 Series pneumatic parallel gripper, 82M-3E Series enclosed pneumatic power clamp, Accelerate® lightweight end effector tooling, and the 8700 Series pneumatic lever clamp.
Making its debut at the ASSEMBLY Show, the 8700 Series pneumatic lever clamp is a lightweight, space-saving alternative to traditional pneumatic toggle and swing clamps. It features an arm that arcs up and out of the way on a single plane, which remains completely within the clamp’s footprint while in the open position. Since the 8700 Series clamp does not rotate its arm to the side like a swing clamp, it prevents interference with adjacent components on crowded fixtures.
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To learn more about the DE-STA-CO 8700 series pneumatic lever clamp, stop by the DE-STA-CO booth (#C3666) at FABTECH, visit destaco.com or call (888) DESTACO (888-337-8226). DE-STA-CO is also active on Facebook, facebook.com/destaco and Twitter, @destacochat.
DE-STA-CO is a global automation and workholding company that has provided productivity solutions to the manufacturing industry since 1915. Quality, innovation and service have made DE-STA-CO a leader in the design and manufacture of cost-reducing, flexible automation solutions for industrial customers around the world. The company is committed to the Team DE-STA-CO philosophy, a progressive approach to doing business that focuses on providing consistent, standard-setting service and products to every customer, regardless of geographic location.
The new 8700 series pneumatic lever clamp from DE-STA-CO provides up to 25 percent more clamping force than comparably sized swing clamps, but its arm remains completely within the clamp’s footprint while in the open position. This makes it ideal for tight spaces.