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    The smart cup for composites handling

    Pre-impregnation composite materials – or pre-preg composites as they’re usually known – typically take the form of heavy, floppy sheets that resemble the thick felt used for roofing purposes. Their flexibility and weight means that pre-preg composites are notoriously difficult to handle. When a pattern maker asked Simmatic to devise a reliable way of lifting […]

  • New Member of the Sales Team!

    We are delighted to welcome new employee Paul Belfield to the Simmatic team.  Paul has vast knowledge and experience within the vacuum and pneumatic industry and will be covering the north of the UK as our sales application engineer. This will strategically help our presence in the north and make site appointments much more readily […]

  • New Job Role at Simmatic!

    Sales / Applications Engineer (Mechanical) Nationwide £30,000 – £35,000 OTE + Car + Private Health Are you a Sales / Applications Engineer with a Mechanical Engineering background looking for a new challenge, a new opportunity that will bring greater awareness and reward for your success. On offer is a varied role where you will be […]

  • New VMECA Miniature VGRIP Vacuum Gripper

    This NEW miniature EPDM Sponge VGRIP from VMECA can handle some of those more awkward shapes and sizes, conventional vacuum cups struggle to lift. Its tiny size and low weight will make it a popular choice with design engineers that are looking for a small compact solution. With its high speed and performance this miniature […]

  • PPMA 2015 – Results

    Well its been 3 weeks since the PPMA exhibition and what a fantastic show it was! We would like to thank everyone who visited our stand and showed an interest in our products. The exhibition was a great success and we thoroughly enjoyed meeting customers old and new. We discussed many different applications and will […]

  • V10 Miniature Adjustable Switch for Vacuum or Pressure

    The VMECA V10 miniature switch is only 10mm wide and is suitable for Pressure or Vacuum applications. Can be configured with 1/8BSP, 4 or 6mm Stem Connections. Hysteresis and window Comparator Modes PNP or NPN Transistor Output, 3 wire, 30VDC 80ma. Contact Simmatic Automation and Quote V10 miniature switch.

  • MHZ2 Pneumatic Parallel Gripper

    These extremely competitive MHZ2 Parallel Grippers from Simmatic are not SMC, but retain the overall, and mounting dimensions making them interchangeable for ease of replacement. Available in bore sizes 6,10,16,20,25,32 and 40mm Diameters in Single acting (Normally Open or Normally Closed), or Double Acting. Optional Finger arrangements and mountings are available. For full technical details […]

  • Rodless Pneumatic Cylinders from Simmatic

    Due to increasing demand Simmatic have launched a new range of Rodless Pneumatic Cylinders. With two of the Main rodless cylinder manufacturers being bought by Parker. Availability and price has been a concern for many customers. These rodless cylinders are now available in 25, 32, 40, 50 and 63 Diameter and strokes upto 6000mm. Two […]

  • MHY2 Type 180 Degree Angular Gripper, Not SMC

    Simmatic are pleased to introduce a New range of MHY2 180 degree, cam style, angular grippers. These are not SMC but are interchangeable retaining overall size and mounting dimensions. Available in Bore sizes 10,16,20 and 25mm Dia and with optional position sensors.  

  • Solar Cell Vacuum Gripper

    Simmatic have launched a range of Solar Cell Vacuum Grippers for handling sensitive Solar cells. Different face plates with flat or Point contact PEEK material are available to suit each of the different stages of manufacture.