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The Variax VGX Series is a coil feeder for presses that inherits the high level of accuracy of our top-selling VG Series.
Material thickness, feed pitch, and release timing are easy to adjust, even during operation.
Wide Product Lineup
Available in a wide range of models and sizes, and designed to meet various feeding conditions.
Ultra-high-speed Feeding
Capable of ultra-high-speed feeding rates of up to 2,000 spm (model VGX30).
Many Adjustable Features
Adjustment dials used for all adjustments (push buttons used on the VGX350)
with digital readout for material thickness and release position.
Handles Various Materials
Inherently designed to feed irregularly shaped material, soft material, and processed material.
Typical Applications
  • Connector
  • IC lead frame presses
  • Beverage can presses
VGX General Specifications
Size Unit VGX30 VGX60 VGX100 VGX350
Feed Pitch mm 0 to 30 0 to 60 0 to 100 ** 50 to 350
Minimum Increments for Feed Pitch mm 0.005 0.01
Material Thickness (Note 1) mm 0.1 to 2 ** 0.1 to 1
Grip Force N 1700 5000
Material Width mm 8 to 100 70 to 420
Max Strokes min-1 2000 1500 1000 300
Max Feed Rate m/min 50 90
Feed Period deg 156 165 165 165
Repeatability (Note 2) mm ±0.025 ±0.08
Pilot Release (°) Approx. 51 Approx. 49 ** Approx. 46
Input Shaft Drive Ratio rpm: s 1: 1 *2: 1
Operating Air Pressure kPa 490 to 690
Hydraulic Pressure kPa 290 to 490
Oil Flow Rate l/min 0.4 1.5
Lubrication System Forced supplied lubrication
Power Supply V 100 VAC, single phase
Product Weight kg 95 750
* Requires two turns of the input shaft to make one feed motion. ** On the VGX350, the adjustments for feed pitch, material thickness, and release position are push-button adjustments.
Note 1) Contact Sankyo for material thicknesses of more than 1mm.
Note 2) Feed accuracy varies according to actual operating conditions. Figures listed here are for reference only.
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