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Posted by: 29. July 2013

Ever Considered a “Nested-Plate” Approach?

Using a custom adaptor plate with a vacuum chuck enables various different shapes and sizes of nested components to be machined in one setup.

 

Our recent Top Shops survey revealed that one quarter of the shops in our benchmarking group used vacuum workholding chucks. This calls to mind a past story that describes how a shop applied this technology to machine multiple military components nested in plate rather than individual blanks. The story also offers explains the basics of vacuum workholding.

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