Locating/Mounting System Eases Component Changes
Kurt’s PinLock system is designed to ease attachment and removal of fixtures, subplates and vises from machining centers.
Kurt’s PinLock system is designed to ease attachment and removal of fixtures, subplates and vises from machining centers. It also is suitable for setting up and interchanging multiple pallets for a series of machining centers.
The system’s helical extraction design helps overcome binding in side-load conditions and enhances its removal in virtually any application, the company says. It uses a pin assembly to engage and create a locking force with line contact rather than point contact. It also is interchangeable with ball-locking systems. The system consists of high-precision pins, bushings and liners that provide locating repeatability ranging to ±0.0005". Shanks and bushings are made of heat-treated, alloy steel with a black-oxide finish.
Liner bushings are available for fixture plate thickness of 0.75" and 1" for 20-, 25- and 30-mm sizes. Larger-sized liner bushings are available for 0.75", 1", 1.5" and 2" fixture-plate thicknesses. Back-mount and front-mount receiver bushings are available for receiver plates between 0.75" and 2" thick.
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