The company features two styles of magnetic workholding devices: permanent magnetic blocks and electro-permanent magnets. According to the company, magnets are ideal for machining flat stock steel because they provide access to five sides of the workpiece. Part setups are quick and easy, the company says, and the magnetic devices maintain maximum hold-down force. They are designed for both horizontal and vertical machining applications.
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LeanWerks uses innovative probing, tooling and workholding strategies to enable its turn-mill to machine castings complete, in effect turning it into a five-axis machining center.