Sealing Foams for Area Gripping Systems

Universal sealing element for handling different workpieces

Schmalz sealing foams are used on vacuum gripping systems from Schmalz such as the area gripping system FXP/FMP and the area gripping system FMHD as well as on grippers from other manufacturers. The advantage of sealing foams is that you can handle different workpieces with minimum leaks using the same gripper. This allows you to move workpieces with unevenness, roughness and gaps dynamically and efficiently.


High-quality replacement and exchange foams for vacuum gripping systems from Schmalz of the FXP/FMP, FMHD, FQE, FXCB/FMCB series as well as for grippers from other manufacturers
Use for handling different workpieces with the same gripper with as little leakage as possible
Safe and efficient handling of workpieces with irregularities, rough surfaces and recesses
Long service life, up to ten times longer compared to competitive foams
Fast stand up behavior
Low quality variation in technical properties over the service life
Easy to change without cleaning for up to 90 % time savings

Why use sealing foams from Schmalz?

Schmalz is an expert in sealing foams for area grippers. Sealing foams from Schmalz are particularly impressive due to their quality, long service life and fast replacement times. Even with prolonged use, the quality of the sealing foams does not diminish.

ZEL foam
ZEL foam

Display glass, stainless-steel sheets, plastic

  • Polyurethane foam for special applications
  • Leaves very few marks. Only suitable for smooth workpieces due to the hardness of the material.
SI foam
SI foam

Food logistics, plastics, glass

  • Silicone foam for special applications
  • Suitable for food packaging and increased temperature requirements
N foam
N foam

Glass, packaging, metal, plastic

  • Standard foam with skin formation
  • Excellently suited for mark-free handling and applications with increased demands on the chemical resistance of the foam
O foam
O foam

Wood, glass, packaging, logistics, metal, plastic

  • Skinless, universally applicable standard foam
  • Excellent sealing and spring-back properties for long service life and dynamic cycle times
Sandwich foam
Sandwich foam


  • Combination of different standard foams
  • By combining the technical properties of different standard foams, they can be optimized for the specific handling task. For example, a wear-resistant foam that is also suitable for very fast cycle times
SWG foam
SWG foam

Sacks, bags, stones

  • Natural rubber foam for special applications
  • Wear-resistant foam for handling sharp-edged and abrasive workpieces
Foam with SU protection
Foam with SU protection

Display glass, electronics

  • Protective polyurethane layer for special applications
  • For handling workpieces with sensitive surfaces, electronic components and for avoiding marks. Suitable only for workpieces that are mostly smooth.
Foam with ESD protection
Foam with ESD protection

Display glass, electronics

  • Protective polyurethane layer for special applications
  • For handling workpieces with sensitive surfaces, electronic components and for avoiding marks. For damage-free and controlled dissipation of the stresses applied to the workpiece.

Elongated suction cell, one row

Elongated suction cell, two rows

Elongated suction cells, three rows

Elongated suction cells, 5 rows

Cylindrical suction cells, large diameter

Cylindrical suction cells, small diameter

One row, with mounting holes

Four rows, with mounting holes

Ordering information

You already use a gripping system from Schmalz?

Simply enter the article number of your gripper in our search to find the corresponding article. You can order replacement foams directly from our online shop via the accessories list of your gripper.

You use a gripper from another manufacturer?

Now you too can benefit from our comprehensive knowledge: We can also produce foams for your grippers from other manufacturers on request. Contact us and we will provide an obligation-free quotation for your sealing foam from Schmalz.

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