Advanced Machine & Engineering Co.

2500 Latham St.
Rockford, IL 61103-3963 US


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Machine Products and Services From Advanced Machine & Engineering Co.

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co., of Rockford, IL, was founded in 1966 by Willy Goellner.

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Case Study: Chip Conveyor System Saves Floor Space
Hennig explains how its CDF system is used to remove a variety of chips and save space for Advanced Machine and Engineering in this short video case study.

OTT-Jakob power drawbar

Compact Drawbar Enables Power-Off Clamping
Advanced Machine & Engineering offers the OTT-Jakob power drawbar for toolholding.

TRD uses and Enshu HMC to produce more than 450 different parts

Flexible Fixturing Improves Cylinder Component Production
Advanced Machine and Engineering (AME) provides modular tombstone fixtures to run 56 different block sizes for Rockford, Illinois-area cylinder component manufacturer.

Advanced Machine & Engineering Triage 5axesClamp

Clamp Enables Greater Spindle Access
The Triage 5axesClamp from Advanced Machine & Engineering enables five-axis spindles to reach virtually all areas of a workpiece.

Saw/Drill Cuts Railroad Rails
The Amsaw R-series saw from Advanced Machine & Engineering is designed to produce smooth, accurate cuts, resulting in improved efficiency and productivity.

Advanced Machine & Engineering Triag 5axesClamp

Five-Axis Clamp Eases Access to Workpieces
The Triag 5axesClamp from Advanced Machine & Engineering is designed to ease the difficulty that five-axis machines have reaching all areas parts using conventional workholding technology.

Power Drawbar Features Increased Spring Force
The OTT-Jakob power drawbar from Advanced Machine and Engineering is held securely in the spindle taper with gripper fingers.

Five-Axis Clamp for Complex Parts
Available from Advanced Machine & Engineering, the Triag 5axesClamp is said to help five-axis machine spindles reach all areas of a complex part.

AME Distributes Stotz Measuring Systems
Rockford, Illinois-based Advanced Machine & Engineering (AME) is now the exclusive North American distributor for Stotz measuring systems, which include air and electronic gaging devices.

Workholding Products for a Variety of User Needs
Advanced Machine & Engineering’s 12-page workholding solutions brochure features modular components, self-aligning fixture elements (S.A.F.E.), grids, force cartridges, tombstones, locating systems and high-density workholding systems.

Dovetail Vise-Clamping Component
AME says its dovetail vise clamping component is useful for a variety of applications and industries, especially aerospace aluminum milling applications. Precision bushing holes are designed for quick and easy location of the vise, the company says.

Amrok Fixture

Dedicated Fixture Eases Large-Part Clamping
Large parts can be difficult to fixture for effecient machining. With a custom-designed Amrok fixture, workholding manufacturer Advanced Machine & Engineering was able to effectively clamp 5,000-pound sections of a slurry mining pump and significantly reduce cycle times.

Modular Workholding, Tombstones
The company features Amflex/S. A. F.

5-Axis Workholding System
 Advanced Machine & Engineering announces the availability of the Triag 5axesClamp. According to the company, the spindle on a five-axis machine often has difficulty reaching all areas of a complex part using conventional workholding technology. The Triag workholding system minimizes interference, allowing machining spindles full access to workpieces, even in high-density applications.

hydraulic fixtures

Hydraulic Workholding Doubles Output
When customer-supplied fixtures just weren’t cutting it, this automotive shop turned to Advanced Machine & Engineering for dedicated, hydraulic tombstones to use on its high-volume production runs. The new fixtures have since reduced load/unload time, cycle time and scrap rates while providing error-free loading.

Product Categories of Advanced Machine & Engineering Co.

Angle & Sub Plates
Bearings, Pulleys, Clutches, Gears & V-Belts
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
Conference, Seminar or Exhibition Organizers
Fixturing Systems
Gages - Digital
Hydraulic & Pneumatic Equipment
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Lifting & Positioning Equipment
Machining Services
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Heads/Attachments
Pedestal Type Fixtures & Tombstone Blocks
Press Safety Equipment
Replacement Parts/Repair Parts
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Saw Blades
Sawing Machines, Circular Cut-Off Saws (Cold)
Speed Reducers and Gear Boxes
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change
Vises & Vise Jaws
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Power Check
Tschudin & Heid

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Machine Products and Services From Advanced Machine & Engineering Co.

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co., of Rockford, IL, was founded in 1966 by Willy Goellner. Established originally as Advanced Engineering Co., the company offered design, engineering, and consulting to industry - especially in Machine Tools, Assembly and Packaging Machines. Today, Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. is segmented into six strategic operating units each with multiple product lines to better serve their customers: • Spindle Interface Products:    OTT Power Drawbars and components    HSK tools    Driven tools    Spindle shaft services • Components:    Spieth precision locknuts, clamping sleeves, guide bushings, hydraulic sleeves and expansion gibs    Amdisk clamp disks and Ambush squeeze bushings    Precision gears • Rod Locks:    Amlok hydraulic and pneumatic rod locks, and integrated cylinders    Sitema press safety products • Fixturing and Workholding Solutions    Dedicated fixtures    Amrok Tombstones    Amforce force cartridges    Amflex S.A.F.E.    Triag modular workholding systems • Machine Rebuilding ServicesCutoff Sawing Systems and Speedcut circular carbide tipped blades and blade servicesContract Machining & Inspection Advance Machine & Engineering continues to acquire state-of-the-art equipment and highly-skilled machinists & staff, and to adopt quality assurance techniques. Continuous improvement of existing products and processes, as well as new product developments are part of their past, present and future. AME is ISO 9001 Certified.