Grippers Feature Sandpaper-Like Surface
Fixtureworks offers a variety of workholding technologies, material handing and machine tool components.
Fixtureworks offers a variety of workholding technologies, material handing and machine tool components. Its abrasive diamond surface grippers feature a surface comparable to 100-grit sandpaper bonded permanently to a stainless steel pad. They are designed for non-slip gripping on smooth and slippery surfaces with minimal clamping force and surface marking. The company also offers non-marking, non-staining Sof-Top grippers designed to protect against damage on delicate work surfaces.
Also available are urethane-covered bearings, which feature a smooth surface that is cast directly to a precision-sealed ball bearing and designed to provide a smooth, quiet and non-marring operation. Cam follower covers also have a smooth urethane outer surface that is permanently bonded to a steel insert. They are designed to be press fit on to standard cam followers to prevent metal-to-metal contact and damage to finished or delicate surfaces. The company’s press fit rollers have a smooth surface permanently bonded to a steel insert and enable customizing the mounting configuration.
The company’s other offerings include Fairlane Products line of grippers, rest pads, Swivots swivel/pivoting positioning components, quick-release ball-lock pins, rollers and bumpers; Kipp spring plungers, rest and riser pads, levers, handles, knobs, and hand wheels; Imao supports and stops, risers, T-nuts, sliding mounts, springs, supports, grid plates and blocks; OK-Vise single- and double-wedge clamp designs; Mitee-Bite low-profile edge clamps; and Modern Industries mPower product line, which includes quick-change precision locating and mounting systems, and modular tooling, plates and columns.