IBAG North America

80 Republic Dr.
North Haven, CT 06473 US

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IBAG North America is headquartered in a modern plant in North Haven Connecticut, an established New England community where traditional values of education and craftsmanship have become the foundation for a growing complex of commerce, industry and high technology.

IBAG North America

IBAG HIGH SPEED MILLING SPINDLES IBAG North America designs and manufacturers advanced high speed milling spindle systems that perform at maximum speeds up to 140,000 RPM, and power levels up to 130 HP.

IBAG North America

IBAG "MICRO LINE" HIGH SPEED SPINDLES FOR SWISS MACHINING The world's most compact milling & drilling spindles for Swiss machining.

IBAG North America

WITTE VACUUM WORKHOLDING SYSTEMS IBAG North America is the exclusive representative of Witte, a German manufacturer of high quality vacuum workholding chucks, pumps and accessories.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Backworking Swiss-Type Spindle Promotes Surface Quality in Micro Milling
PMTS 2017: Ibag North America will feature the new 25-mm backworking spindle designed for Star Swiss-type machines that features 60,000 rpm with grease-packed lubrication and 80,000 rpm with oil-mist lubrication.

Ibag North America Micro Collet

Collets Designed for Use with High-Speed Spindles
Ibag North America displays its Ibag Micro Collet for precision-part manufacturing that enables accuracies of 1-micron TIR at the collet nose and accommodates tool diameters ranging to 1/8".

IBAG Micro LIne high-speed spindle

Compact, High-Speed Spindles Enable Ultra-Small Drilling
IBAG North America offers its Micro Line compact, high-speed spindles for Swiss-type turning machines.

Compact, High-Speed Spindles for Swiss Turning
IBAG’s expanded Micro Line compact, high-speed spindles are designed for Swiss turning.

Ibag backworking spindles

High-Torque Backworking Spindle for Swiss Applications
Ibag offers high-torque backworking spindles in 20-, 22-, and 25-mm sizes.

Micro Collets Increase Spindle Accuracy
Ibag North America’s micro collet system is designed to improve accuracies for precision milling and ultra-small drilling applications, such as in medical and other micro-manufacturing industries.

Spindles for Swiss Turning
The expanded Micro Line spindles for Swiss turning features 20-, 22- and 25-mm diameter models.

Compact, High Speed Spindles
The expanded Micro line of high speed spindles for Swiss turning now includes 20- and 22-mm diameters along with the 25-mm diameter model previously available.

Spindles for Swiss Turning
The company has added a 20-mm and 22-mm-diameter model to its Micro line of high-speed spindles for Swiss turning. Right-hand spindles are also available. These spindles eliminate secondary operations for Swiss-type lathes.

Process Monitoring System
Ibag’s Argotech PA-4 process analyzer provides continuous monitoring of repeating machine processes in real-time through pre-positioned sensors on the machine. The company says it is useful for the production of miniature parts. The analyzer detects a range of conditions that may result in poor quality production and unnecessary downtime.

Spindles Designed For Compact Tooling Areas
The 20- and 22-mm spindles from the company’s expanded “Micro Line” complement its existing line of 25-mm-diameter spindles, offering high speed precision milling and drilling capabilities for smaller Swiss turning equipment. Right-hand spindles are also available. These spindles are said to eliminate secondary operations for Swiss-type lathes.

Phil Hammond examines the batch

Finding The Right Words And The Right Process
This greeting card giant leverages hand-engraving competencies, digital media and high speed machining to produce press-ready dies so its cards are ready for the consumer's viewing pleasure.

vise uses frozen water to secure workpieces

Cold Cuts
What does a shop do with a workpiece that needs machining but can't be toe-clamped, bolted, chucked or held in a conventional vise? Securely holding many so called exotic materials - ceramics, carbides, glass, and other brittle blanks - is a challenge. The Ice Vice may offer a solution.

A Little Speed On The Side, Please
In the work-a-day world of metalworking shops, sometimes you need high speed machining capability, and sometimes you don't. With a relatively simple retrofit, this West Coast aerospace shop gets high speed machining capability on demand.

High-rpm machines

Standard Jobs Beyond Standard Speed
This job shop is defining the role of extremely high spindle speed in variable-volume, variable-part-number production.

water bearing milling spindles

The Fluid Transition
A watershed moment in spindle evolution? For the latest generation of high speed spindles used in milling, spindle makers look beyond traditional bearings.

Twin Spindle tool changer

Automatic Toolchanger For Auxiliary Spindles
For many shops, machine tools designed and dedicated to high speed milling are too expensive or too limited in productive capacity to justify. One approach around this constraint has been to mount an auxiliary spindle alongside the main spindle on a standard vertical machining center.

Yes, it IS a machine tool

It's A Machine Tool Robot
This machine has a dual identity. It looks like an industrial robot. In some applications, such as assembly, it is. However, put a spindle and cutting tool on the end of this five-axis machine and it becomes a machining and drilling center. The inherent stiffness of the machine's tripod design makes it accurate enough to machine aerospace and automotive applications.

Belt Driven Spindle

High Speed Spindle Design and Construction
Engineering Research Center for Net Shape Manufacturing

Product Categories of IBAG North America

Chillers
Chucks, Precision
Chucks, Special
Chucks, Vacuum
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
CNC Attachments
Drilling Attachments
Drilling Heads/Attachments
Fixturing Systems
Grinding Attachments & Accessories
Milling Heads/Attachments
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Spindles
Tool Condition Monitoring Systems
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

IBAG
IBAG Plug & Go Spindles
Montronix
Vac Mat
Witte