Flat-panel display production

Fast and safe transport of glass plates in high vacuum

Sliding Fork

Sliding fork telescopic handling system

  • Stable even at weights over 10 kg
  • Suitable for high temperatures = low-cost alternative to clean room robots 
  • Special glass supports prevent marks on the glass plates. 
  • Installation space = workpiece size 
  • Jerk-free and precise movements up to 2,100 mm with electric spindle drive 

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Teamwork for controlled and safe positioning with quietly running motor

Electric cylinder EPCO

Electric cylinder EPCO and motor controller CMMO-ST Entire system comprising drive, motor, controller and cabling

  • Easy to order using the order code
  • Simple configuration via web server




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Product information on EPCO

Product information on CMMO-ST

Electric cylinder EPCO in the catalogue

Motor controller CMMO-ST in the catalogue

Safely actuate gas valves in coating processes

Valve terminal VTOC

Valve terminal VTOC

  • Special valve terminal for use as a pilot valve
  • 2-channel control of media valves via all conventional bus systems avoids maloperations
  • Built-in fibre-optic cable system for maximum process reliability


Product information on VTOC

Valve terminal VTOC in the catalogue

Gentle and careful lifting of substrates

Lifting system

The challenge: high weight, maximum speed and even movement

Lifting systems from Festo combine the advantages of electrical and pneumatic axes:

The electric axis DGE with toothed belt drive controls the movement. The pneumatic axis DGP corrects the weight - faster than conventional counter-balancers with spindle axes.


The glass is transported both quickly and gently.


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